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Tips for Prolonging the Life of Your Cutting Tools

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Maintaining and caring for your cutting tools ensures their longevity and consistent performance. At Epic Tool, we understand the importance of maximizing the lifespan of your Millstar cutting tools. Here are some practical tips to help you achieve this: Proper Tool Storage Proper storage is crucial to prevent damage to your cutting tools. Ensure that […]

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Partnering with the Best: Epic Tool’s Premier Brands

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At Epic Tool, we believe in delivering only the highest quality products to our customers. This commitment to excellence is reflected in our partnerships with some of the leading brands in the tooling industry. Here’s a look at the top brands we proudly collaborate with to bring you superior tooling solutions. Millstar Canada Manufactured exclusively […]

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Precision in the Skies: The Role of Carbide Cutting Tools in Aircraft Manufacture

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  In the world of aviation, precision is not just a luxury; it’s a necessity. Every component of an aircraft, from the smallest screw to the largest wing, must meet rigorous standards to ensure safety and reliability. One key player in this high-stakes game is carbide-cutting tools. These remarkable tools play a pivotal role in […]

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Carbide Cutting Tools – The Most Common Uses For Carbide

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Carbide cutting tools are a popular choice in the world of precision machining due to their exceptional hardness, durability, and resistance to wear and tear. These tools are made by combining tungsten carbide with a metallic binder, creating a material that is tough enough to handle even the most challenging machining applications. There are many […]

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The Future of the Machining Industry

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The future of the machining industry is concentrated on the increased implementation of Artificial Intelligence (AI) into machine operating applications. You might assume that this means the human component will become obsolete, but that’s not the case at all. The hands on component makes everything happen in the first place. Humans are needed for upgrading […]

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5 Things You Need To Know About Aerospace CNC Machining

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#1 – Parts Made of Lightweight Metals are Crucial to the Performance of Aircraft Aluminum and titanium are the most used metals in aircrafts for a reason. Titanium is as strong as steel but 45% lighter, while aluminum which isn’t as strong is about 33% lighter. These lightweight metals help increase fuel economy and overall […]

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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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The Advantages of CNC Machining for Manufacturers

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Epic Tool is a Hamilton-based business that specializes in custom carbide tooling and CNC machining. We have been committed to providing exceptional customer service paired with top-notch carbide tool solutions. We have long-term relationships with our clients who are a part of highly regarded innovative industries that create state-of-the-art products and technologies. We have put […]

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How the Manufacturing Industry Will Change in Canada in 2021

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The team here at Epic Tool Inc specializes in designing and manufacturing custom carbide tooling, all of which are made through highly detailed CNC grinding. From automotive to aerospace, we produce for an array of Canadian manufacturers. This blog post will highlight how these industries may shift this year and what you can expect. Post […]

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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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