15 September 2021

CANADIAN MANUFACTURING TECHNOLOGY SHOW OCT 4-7 2021

OMAX abrasive waterjet cutting machines cut virtually any material with exceptional precision. With a waterjet cutting machine, there are no heat affected zones, no hazardous fumes, and the cutting tool is always sharp. Click here to register for free, as our guest! Join Spark & Co. proud distributor of OMAX waterjet cutting machines in booth […]

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4 May 2021

Accelerated Investment Incentive for your capital investment in machinery

Introduced in Canada’s 2018 federal fall economic statement, the Accelerated Investment Incentive provides an enhanced capital cost allowance (CCA) on equipment purchases. Full expensing in the first year for manufacturing and processing (M&P) and clean energy equipment purchases was also introduced as part of the Accelerated Investment Incentive.  How it works The Accelerated Investment Incentive […]

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3 May 2021

Your Comprehensive Waterjet Buying Guide

Not all waterjets are created equal. Do your homework before making a purchase. A waterjet cutting machine is a complex piece of machinery with several key components, such as a high-pressure pump, nozzle and control software. But it doesn’t end there! There are many things to consider before purchasing a waterjet, from cutting speeds to […]

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26 April 2021

Waterjet tips to optimize performance: Water Quality

It’s pretty simple: clean water equals pump performance. Waterjet tips to optimize performance : Contaminants in the water can wreak havoc on pump components and pressure lines. Too much calcium will create water turbulence when stuck in your diamond, which reduces mixing tube and/or nozzle life. By removing microscopic particles produced during the waterjet cutting […]

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23 April 2021

Top 3 manufacturers in the world Han’s Laser cutting group and his division of Coractive announces a new state-of-the-art $34 million production facility

Quebec, April 22nd, 2021 – Han’s Laser cutting with his division Coractive and a team of financial partners today announced an investment of more than $34 million in the construction of a new state-of-the-art fiber optic production facility to be located in the Quebec City region. The 75,000 square foot facility will quintuple the company’s production capacity […]

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19 April 2021

HAN’S FIBER LASER CUTTING MACHINE

New Han’s  fiber laser cutting machine offered in 2 kw and 20  kw for more flexibility and very fast drilling time. We also offer Han’s Tube laser machines at very competitive prices. MAIN FEATURES HF-Series is a gantry dual-drive structure laser cutting machine equipped with integral-weld machine frame and aviation aluminum casting beam. Creative Structure […]

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WATERJET 5 BUYING TIPS: BUYING CHEAP CAN BE EXPENSIVE

Waterjet 5 buying tips : There’s no shame in looking for the best deal, but sometimes, taking the cheap route can cost you a bundle. For example, buying a machine that was designed for other processes, such as plasma cutting, and then was retrofitted with waterjet cutting heads, will encounter problems with moisture and abrasives. […]

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28 October 2020

SPARK & CO EXCLUSIVE DISTRIBUTOR OF HAN’S CANADIAN-MADE LASER SYSTEMS

Once again, Spark & Co expands its portfolio of high-performance products to include Han’s Laser Smart Equipment Group, proudly made and serviced in Canada.     Boisbriand, October 28, 2020 –Spark & Co. is pleased to announce the addition of the Han’s Laser brand to its impressive product line. Among the top three laser manufacturers […]

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17 April 2020

STORIES OF HUMANITY AND KINDNESS FROM OUR CUSTOMERS PART 1

  We know that this happens throughout the manufacturing community, but here at Spark & Co. we would like to share the stories of humanity and kindness from our customers. Such as the one of our customer Hi-Tech EDM, located in Vaughn, Ontario, Canada. Which, although is currently closed, is donating its time and efforts to […]

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24 March 2020

IMPORTANT – PLEASE SHARE | MANUFACTURING HELP FOR MEDICAL COMPANIES IN CANADA!

As you know, the world was not ready for a pandemic and we are currently experiencing a global shortage of medical supplies desperately needed to save lives. Spark & Co is a machine tool distributor for MC Machinery and OMAX Waterjets. We have new machines sitting idle in our showroom. These machines could be used to make medical parts, […]

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16 March 2020

COVID-19 CORONAVIRUS UPDATE FROM SPARK & CO

Spark & Co want the best interest of our community and has been monitoring updates from the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (the CDC), the World Health Organization (WHO), and Canada Department of Health and Human Services, as well as reports in the media, about the rapid spread of the COVID-19 coronavirus In the […]

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10 February 2020

LEARN HOW TO IMPROVE YOUR SINKER EDM PROCESS ONE SPARK AT A TIME

We are proud to share this link for the article “Inside the Sinker EDM Process, One Spark at a Time”, which appeared in the February issue of Modern Machine Shop online magazine. The author of this article is Pat Crownhart, Sinker EDM products and applications manager at our partner McMachinery he explains the casting discharge […]

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18 June 2019

SPECIAL HOT PRICE-MITSUBISHI MV2400-R M800 WIRE EDM (DEMO)

Demonstration Model 2018 Mitsubishi MV2400-R Wire EDM with M800 Control – Axis Travel: X-23.6″ x Y-15.7″ x Z-12.2″ – (S/N: 57DU2021) (New-Jan-2018) – FOB: Elk Grove Village, IL – Two (2) Year Warranty  –  REG: $178, 000. 00 USD  –  HOT DEAL: $159,500.00 USD Contact us: https://www.spark-co.com/contact-us The MV2400-R Advance Plus M800 offers value and accuracy through improved machine construction, auto-threading, internal machine communication, enhanced power supply technology and reduced operating costs. Features: New M800 Series […]

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1 May 2018

WATERJET SOFTWARE OMAX LAYOUT TUTORIAL

Layout Omax Sofware  ( LAYOUT ) is our innovative CAD software that creates tool paths for your OMAX or MAXIEM waterjet cutting system. ‘’ LAYOUT’’ includes all the basic commands you’d expect to find in any CAD package, as well as  tools that are specific  to abrasive jet and waterjet machining, including cut quality quality […]

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13 April 2018

SPARK & CO BECOMES PARTNER OF EXTRUDE HONE

Canada’s one-stop shop for waterjet, CNC and EDM machining solutions, Spark & Co. has finalized a strategic partnership with Extrude Hone, machined component shaping and finishing solution specialist. Blainville, April 9, 2018 – Nationwide distributor of CNC controlled EDM, waterjet, and machining solutions since 2002, Blainville-based Spark & Co. announces a strategic partnership with Extrude Hone, […]

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9 April 2018

SLM SOLUTIONS: ADDITIVE MANUFACTURING TECHNOLOGY IN CANADA

In support of its growth plans in North America, SLM Solutions has developed a strategic sales partnership with Spark & Co., a Canadian machine tool distributor. Spark & Co. will begin selling the SLM Solutions line of highly productive metal additive manufacturing machines to customers in Quebec and Ontario Canada.   “We are pleased to […]

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15 February 2018

OMAX WATERJET – WHAT IS INTELLI-MAX MAKE TUTORIAL

Because MAKE cuts the part in software first before sending it to the machine, the comprehensive and highly detailed part time estimates, job quoting and reporting features are precise down to fractions of a second. These reports can be created from your desktop or laptop computer, away from the machine. This MAKE expand abrasive waterjet […]

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17 January 2018

GARNET FOR ABRASIVE CUTTING – BARTON THE GLOBAL LEADER IN GARNET ABRASIVES

For more than 130 years, BARTON has produced the world’s highest quality garnet abrasives for waterjet cutting or abrasive cutting. BARTON is the global leader in waterjet abrasives, offering the only comprehensive line of high performance HPX® Adirondack Garnet and HPA® alluvial garnet abrasives plus Spark & Co offers spare parts for all water jet […]

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14 December 2017

OMAX WATERJET – WATERJET CUTTING FOR ALL APPLICATIONS

Omax waterjet can cut stone , copper , composites , titanium , carbon steel , stainless , hardened tool steel , glass and carbon fibre with the best precision in the industry. A heat affected zone can weaken integrity of a part and lead to failure. The lack of any HAZ makes the abrasive jet […]

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WATERJET DRIVES ENGINEERING INNOVATION

NASCAR is observed by fans as an definitive test of man and machine. Needing a fast, high-precision cutting solution for short-run production and fast prototyping; Hendrick Motorsports, added an abrasive waterjet machine to their team. The Omax 55100 Jet Machining Centers not only met those demanding expectations, but also offered the flexibility to cut an […]

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THE PROMISE OF WATERJET TECHNOLOGY FOR MICROMACHINING

One area that has fascinated substantial attention is applying Waterjet to the production of parts in the “micro” range, that is, parts smaller than 300 microns. Ongoing efforts by Dr. Liu, senior scientist at Omax Corporation, in order to further the development of this process are supported by a grant from the National Science Foundation […]

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DIAMOND F.C. FILLS WATERJET CUTTING NICHE

When Igor Koybash and Konstantyn Lysogor, co-owners of Diamond F.C. Inc.based in Concord, Ontario, noticed a growing demand for waterjet cutting, they wasted no time in completing this application. Given the rapid growth of the company, both partners believe they have made the right choice. The Omax 80160 waterjet cutting center allows large-scale precision machining […]

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BETCOR SAYS INNOVATION IS THE KEY IN JOB SHOP MACHINING

At initial glance, they look like most other job shops. However, Betcor Manufacturing in Ontario, Canada is a small custom job shop with a difference. At one end of the shop is a piece of equipment that is anything but traditional state-of-the-art abrasive waterjet machining center. The OMAX 55100 JetMachining® Center has allowed Betcor to […]

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INNOVATIVE CUTTING ANTECH WIRE EDM

Founded in 1996, Antech Wire EDM Inc. is a high precision wire EDM and machining establishment, located in Oshawa, Ontario. Antech doesn’t believe in second best so they opted for the OMAX 55100 waterjet machining center that now permits them to be a very versatile shop. They have the full abilities of part production as […]

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ABRASIVE WATERJETS : HARNESSING THE UNDERWATER OVERACHIEVERS

From the basic experimental beginnings of the 1950’s, waterjet technology has become one of the fastest growing segments of the production cutting machine industry. The real assets of a waterjet system are the short time required to program and set-up the machine to make a part. Today, thanks to the addition of an abrasive to […]

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A.B.M. TOOL & DIE BELIEVES IN MAXIMIZING NEW TECHNOLOGY

Founded in 1969 by Armando Blagonic as a job shop offering both machining and fabricating services, A.B.M. Tool & Die Co. Ltd has expanded into large metal stamping manufacture. Relying on other suppliers for cutting work, they still needed help with their tooling builds. After considering laser and plasma as an alternative, they quickly realized […]

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2D+3D = 5 – AXIS WATERJET CUTTING

The cutting technology is a gateway to new fabricating opportunities Because abrasive waterjet machines cut almost any material, fabricating shops with five-axis machine can broaden their markets in terms of the materials they are able to process. To make these waterjets cutting machines even more user-friendly, advanced control software has a multitude of tube and […]

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22 November 2017

WATERJET CUTTING EDGE QUALITY

Waterjet cutting edge quality refers to how rough the edge of a cut part appears and how square or tapered it is. With waterjet, edge qualities typically range from Quality 1 (Q1) to Quality 5 (Q5) with Q5 being the best, most accurate edge quality. Following are descriptions for edge quality options available when cutting […]

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10 November 2017

OMAX WATERJET 20TH ANNIVERSARY

Canadian number one selling waterjet. Omax & Spark & Co offers local service in Canada. We cut a wide range of materials like steel, aluminum, stainless, glass. Omax celebrate 20th anniversary. We have more than 500 machines installed in Canada.

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