Safety Tips for Operating a CNC Machine

February 23rd, 2017

CNC machines, regardless of how big or small they might be, are still machines. They consist of sharp and hard pieces that could easily injure someone if use inappropriately. Using a CNC machine could be dangerous if you did not use the machine properly. In order to protect yourself and the people around you, it’s… Read more »

Need A Part Made – Do It Yourself!

September 18th, 2015

As a business owner, when you are designing a new part and need to create it, you have a good amount of options on how you will get it done. You could order them through a third party but a lot of the time it ends up being more of a hassle than it’s worth…. Read more »

When The Pros Need It Cut, They Use CNC Machines!

August 17th, 2015

We’ve all seen the shows on television where they create cool custom motorcycles and chances are at some point you have seen one in your neighborhood. Many of these have these very intricate and precise cuts and designs that really make you wonder how they were able to do it. The truth is when it… Read more »

Engrave to Perfection!

May 27th, 2015

When milling a material, sometimes you are looking to engrave on to it. However, due to some limitations, you might not be able to get as creative as you would like. You could just keep it as is but that would end up being very dissatisfying and leave you with the final result you don’t… Read more »

Put the Milling Power in Your Hands

May 14th, 2015

A milling machine is already an impressive piece of equipment when it comes to cutting parts and other metals to exact specifications. However, nothing is perfect and improvements can be made. Adding an accessory can improve the performance and output of the machines, and even provide better control over your equipment. Something like a hand-held… Read more »

How “Made in the USA” Could Fall Apart

November 26th, 2014

The gradual degradation of vocational education at the secondary school level in the United States has resulted in a severe shortage of skilled manufacturing workers. Where traditional and vocational high schools once graduated job-ready 18-year-olds with the skillsets and training to enter the workforce, vocational training has increasingly been farmed out to for-profit post-secondary educational… Read more »

What is Machine Milling?

June 20th, 2008

Machine milling is the process by which metals and other solid materials are shaped, typically through the use of a rotating saw-like machine. The work piece is passed through a rotating multiple tooth cutter. The cutting action of the multiple teeth around the cutter provides a quick machining method. The machined surface might also be… Read more »