By leveraging the region’s investment in technology and equipment, MI-Zone can assist new and existing manufacturers to find the right equipment to make it better, make it faster, and make it efficiently.  Listed below is a general description of the equipment and capacity accessible through MI-Zone if you are not sure what equipment will meet your needs or don’t see what you are looking for, connect with us and we will can determine the right solution.

Prototype Development Equipment

3D Printers

  • variety of sizing and cost from ABS, thermoplastic, various sizes up to 10″x10″x12″ build envelope

Manufacturing Equipment

  • Full CNC manufacturing capability: including 3 axis, 4 axis and 5 axis simultaneous machining,  and lathes, routers and mills.
  • CNC milling- accommodating sizes
  • Twin spindle mill turn
  • CNC lathes
  • Horizontal dual pallet high production machine
  • Full complement of supporting equipment such as drill presses, saws, hydraulic presses and brakes, grinders, and polishers
  • Composite manufacturing capability with dedicated autoclave.
  • Computer controlled shape cutting table (size 4 ft by 10 ft) plasma or oxysetaline

Welding & Machine Shop (Welding Test Centre)

  • Certified Centre for CWB and TSSA test procedures
  • 56 Shielded Metal Arc Welding stations SMAW
  • 12 MIG stations
  • 20 TIG machines
  • 50 ton Haco shear
  • 2 Brake presses
  • CNC Plasma cutter
  • 20 Oxy fuel work stations
  • 5000 Watt TruLaser
  • Align Bore Welder
  • Large Indexable Rotary Key Slotter
  • Large and Small Manual Drill Presses
  • Hyd-Mech Saw and Horizontal Band Saw
  • Manual Band Saw
  • Full complement of support equipment such as horizontal band saw, iron worker, grinders, vertical band saws, milling machines, and lathe.

Bending and Forming

  • Metal Brake
  • Metal Shear
  • Metal Plate Roller
  • 15 ton Iron Worker

Materials Testing Equipment

  • Materials testing capability including infrared cameras, optical and metallurgical microscopes, ultrasonic inspection, magnetic particle testers, as well as testing equipment for hardness, surface-roughness, and tensile strength.
  • Full electrical lab for testing and calibration

Quality Control and Assurance

  • Faro Platinum Arm

Finishing Equipment

  • Vibrating deburring
  • Aluminum anodizing
  • DiamonDyzing
  • Engraving – flat laser and rotary

Additional Equipment

  • 6 Ton Forklifts
  • 15 Ton and 5 Ton Shop Cranes
  • Swinging Jib Cranes
  • 2 Ton Monorails