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Complete die cast die for a structural component for an EV OEM
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Welcome to Cana-Datum

Cana-Datum Moulds Ltd., established in 1986, was created to manufacture precision tools and dies for the non-ferrous metal casting industry. Our specialty is large tooling for magnesium and aluminium components. Being conveniently located in southern Ontario, we have been able to build a strong customer base throughout North America. We offer a wide range of products and services in the rapid prototyping, rapid tooling, production tooling, trim dies, and advanced engineering. In order to meet the growing and specific needs of the industry, we also design and build tools for sand-casting, permanent mould, gravity casting, CMM and machining fixtures.

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3-D machined components for a trim die


Cana-Datum is a full service tooling source from prototype & product development to production tooling with complete ongoing maintenance services. Our focus has always been on advanced engineering....

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Each member our Advanced Engineering Staff has a minimum of 10 years of industry experience. Our Advanced Engineering Staff uses industry specific tools and techniques to ensure that...

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