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Hardcore at-home CNC Plasma Cutter
A torch is a useful tool for cutting metal, but making precision cuts by hand is impossible. CNC systems carry a plasma torch over a table based on programed X-Y axis coordinates. More...
3/10/2018

The Rise of Multisensor Measurement
Multisensor CMMs can measure 2D and 3D parts interchangeably, giving manufacturers a competitive edge. More...

The Truth about Balance: It’s the Assembly that Matters
There is a cloud of misinformation surrounding the topic of balance in the metalworking industry. More...

Researchers develop the world’s largest solid 3D printed tool for aircraft manufacturing
The Department of Energy’s Oak Ridge National Laboratory have developed a 3D printed trim-and-drill tool that has received the title of largest solid 3D printed item by Guinness World Records in just 30 hours More...

6 Measurable Ways Equipment Maintenance Training Benefits Your Factory
A study of nearly 1,200 maintenance technicians in 67 US manufacturing sites showed that technical maintenance training is playing a critical role in closing the skills gap impacting American manufacturing. More...

Machine “Power Users” Push Limits of Precision
This shop had to learn new strategies in order push it's 5-Axis CNC beyond its advertised precision of ±2 µm on the part. More...

The What, Why and How of 5-Axis CNC Machining
In the simplest terms, 5-axis machining involves using a CNC to move a part or cutting tool along five different axes simultaneously. More...

Toolholding 101: Top Tips for High Productivity Machining
It’s not enough to just tighten a collet’s drawbar with a box wrench anymore. Turning cutting tools faster has productivity benefits but also introduces new problems in toolholding as the physics of rotating masses become dominant. More...