Technology Access Centre for Aerospace & Manufacturing
(TACAM)

Red River College

Winnipeg, MB

ABOUT TACAM

The Technology Access Centre for Aerospace and Manufacturing (TACAM) is Red River College’s portal to its aerospace and manufacturing applied research technological assets, specialized facilities and subject matter expertise. TACAM is one of Canada’s foremost technology access centres and has been serving the Manitoba region since 2012, with a mandate to support regional innovation. Industry benefits from applied research and development activities, technology evaluation and adoption, technical and business services, and training and knowledge dissemination.


Contact TACAM

TACAM Dele Ola

Dele Ola
Director

+1-204-631-3430

oola@rrc.ca


TACAM Samantha Owsianski

Samantha Owsianski
Industry Liaison Manager

+1-204-631-3432

N/A



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RESEARCH AND INNOVATION EXPERTISE

EXPERTISE

  1. Advanced manufacturing and materials
  2. Smart Factory / Learning Factory
  3. Manufacturing Automation and Robotics
  4. Rapid prototyping technologies
  5. Non-destructive inspection
  6. Physical and computer-based simulations

Previous Research Projects:

TECHNOLOGY SECTORS

  1. Advanced Manufacturing
  2. Aerospace
  3. Agriculture
  4. Automotive and Surface Transportation
  5. Clean Technology
  6. Energy
  7. Food Innovation
  8. Marine
  9. Medical Devices
  10. Mining

EQUIPMENT AND LABS

Equipment Function
Okuma Laser Ex Series MU 5000V Hybrid Additive Manufacturing System Smart Factory
GE vtome m300 Industrial nano-focus X-Ray CT Scanner Smart Factory
Thermographic Non-Destructive Inspection System Smart Factory
Systems Controls, Data Acquisition and Industrial IoT Software Smart Factory
Creaform 3D Metrology High-Speed Laser Scanning System Smart Factory
AON-M2 High Temperature Polymer and Composite 3D Printer Smart Factory
Automation Systems (FMS 200, HAS 200 and ITS 200) Smart Factory
Sawyer Collaborative Robot Smart Factory
Baxter Collaborative Robot Smart Factory
Universal Robots – UR10 (Collaborative) Smart Factory
Ridgeback Omnidirectional Platform Smart Factory
Boxer Autonomous Factory Vehicle Smart Factory
Eddie Robot Smart Factory
Industrial networking system Smart Factory
ABB Flex Robotic Training Work Cells Smart Factory
Motoman MH5 (training robots) Smart Factory
Fanuc LR Mate 200iC Smart Factory
Motoman Dual-Arm SDA 10D Smart Factory
Motoman MH6 (welding robot) Smart Factory
ABB IRB 120 Smart Factory
MIG robotic welding training cell Smart Factory
High-speed imaging system Smart Factory
Fortus 400 mc 3D Printer Smart Factory
Advanced robotic Cold Metal Transfer (CMT) welder Centre for Aerospace Technology and Training
Lasers: Manual Nd: YAG laser, robotic CO2 laser, laser-MIG hybrid welder, diode laser Centre for Aerospace Technology and Training
Micro TIG welder Centre for Aerospace Technology and Training
Robotic High-Pressure Cold Spray System Centre for Aerospace Technology and Training
75 Kilogram Yaskawa Motoman Industrial Robots Centre for Aerospace Technology and Training
Leading and trailing edge robotic compressor blade profiling system Centre for Aerospace Technology and Training
Robotic welding seam tracking Centre for Aerospace Technology and Training
Digital industrial X-ray system Centre for Aerospace Technology and Training
Chemical vapour deposition/flouride ion cleaning Centre for Aerospace Technology and Training
Metallurgy lab Centre for Aerospace Technology and Training
Hexagon 3D Laser CMM System Centre for Aerospace Technology and Training
Haas Vertical CNC Mill: Mini Mill, vf1, vf2, Horizontal Model Faactory Machine Shop and Haas Innovation Centre
Computer numerical control (CNC): TL Lathes, SL20 Bar Feeder, SL20 APL, SL20, SL10 Model Faactory Machine Shop and Haas Innovation Centre
Manual machining: lathes, milling machines, surface grinders, cylindrical grinders Model Faactory Machine Shop and Haas Innovation Centre
Gas high heat furnace, gas tempering furnace Model Faactory Machine Shop and Haas Innovation Centre
Inspection: coordinate measuring machines (CMM): Mitutoyo CMM & Profile Projector, Brown & Share CMM Optical Comparator Model Faactory Machine Shop and Haas Innovation Centre
CNC Training Simulators Model Faactory Machine Shop and Haas Innovation Centre
Haas 5-Axis UMC 750 Machining Centre Model Faactory Machine Shop and Haas Innovation Centre
Contamination controlled area shop Composite Model Factory
AGFM CNC Cloth Cutter Composite Model Factory
CNC 5-axis router Composite Model Factory
Ovens for curing composite parts Composite Model Factory
Heated platen press Composite Model Factory
Environmental booth Composite Model Factory
Paint booth Composite Model Factory
Non-destructive inspection: Ultrasonic, liquid penetrant inspection (LPI), and magnetic penetrant inspection (MPI). Composite Model Factory
Optical layup template projector (OLT) Composite Model Factory
Metal/engine-specific: Sheet metal shop, gas turbine repair and overhaul shop, avionics shop, large aircraft hangar, stores, etc. Composite Model Factory
5-axis Gantry LaserUT® NDI System Centre for Non-Destructive Inspection (CNDI)
  • Manitoba Aerospace Inc. (MAI)
  • Canadian Manufacturers & Exporters (CME)
  • Tech-Access Canada
  • Manitoba’s Advanced Manufacturing Coalition (AMC)
  • Vehicle Technology Centre (VTC)
  • Economic Development Winnipeg (EDW)
  • National Research Council (NRC)
  • Natural Sciences and Engineering Research Council (NSERC)
  • Research Manitoba (RM)
  • Canada Foundation for Innovation (CFI)
  • Western Economic Diversification (WD)
  • University of Manitoba