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Bending Sheet Metal with a Press Brake

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Intro If you’ve worked in a metal fabricating shop or industrial production floor, there’s a good chance you’ve heard, seen, or worked with a Press Brake. They’re used to create precise bends in metal and other materials. Press Brakes have been around a long time. In ancient times, metal was folded using a sledgehammer and […]

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Using Custom Carbide Tools to Create a More Competitive Business

Carbide tooling solutions and companies that use their products have a significant advantage working with the rigid material of Carbide for their business needs. Epic Tool is based in Stoney Creek, Ontario, and works exclusively with carbide. We proudly produce upwards of 300 custom carbide tools a day and manufacture everything on our Canadian soil! […]

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The Growing Popularity of Tungsten Carbide

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Epic Tool is a Hamilton CNC machinery company specializing in tungsten carbide. Our highly experienced staff is dedicated to providing the most exceptional customer service and crafting premium carbide tools for all our clients. We have seen it bloom and gain more popularity throughout our time in the carbide industry. This blog article will unpack […]

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Tips to Reduce Tool Deflection in CNC Machining

CNC Milling Process

Epic Tool has been crafting custom carbide tools in Hamilton, Ontario, for over a decade. Our team creates lasting, durable, and exceptional tools with high-quality carbide and precise CNC machining. We know that CNC machining takes an expert in machinery and attention to detail to conduct successfully. Tool deflection is a significant issue and system […]

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Why Carbide Remains One of the Most Popular Tool Materials

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The Team here at Epic Tool in Stoney Creek, Ontario, is proud to work with one of the most robust and most widely used materials, Carbide, on a daily basis since 2005. From CNC milling to custom carbide tool cuts, we are not only happy but proud to use this material in our everyday life, […]

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The Benefits of Choosing Carbide Tooling Solutions

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Epic Tool is one of North America’s top carbide tooling solutions companies. We have exclusively worked with carbide for the last ten years and produce upwards of 300 carbide tools per day. You can say we are carbide experts and have outlined the benefits of working with and purchasing carbide tooling solutions for your company. […]

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Why Epic Tool is Part of Hamilton’s Fastest Growing Companies

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The team here at Epic Tool Inc is very proud to be a part of Hamilton’s Fastest Growing Companies. We are a tooling solutions company with a wide range of standard and custom products, serving a handful of skilled industries across North America since 2005. We will highlight some of the reasons we are recognized […]

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How to Prevent Breakage and Chipping on Carbide End Mills

Carbide End Mills

Carbide end mills are made to last the test of time for various projects and materials. Any contractor understands this and will happily invest in custom carbide tools for their projects and businesses. The team at Epic Tool Inc understands this but still wants to offer some tips on how to prevent any possible breakage […]

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Speeding Up Your Tool Change Time

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It is not uncommon for machining centres to have automatic tool changing devices to automate the tool changing process. Newer models exhibit quicker tool changing times. If you’re trying to minimize cycle time, there may be some things you can do to reduce tool change time. Reducing tool changing time will make the machine more […]

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5 Mistakes to Avoid When Designing Parts

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Unnecessary Machining A common mistake when designing parts is designing unnecessary features to machine. Such unnecessary machining adds to your run time and final production cost. There are many approaches that may be a neat addition to your machine visually, but add significant run time to machine away the remaining material. Instead, eliminate the need […]

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