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Understanding Common Causes of CNC Machine Issues

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Operating a CNC machine is never an easy task. Production output must be maintained with the highest of standards with high-speed tools performing multiple tasks. A mis-measurement or timing error, even to the slightest extent, can mean the difference between a flawless production and wasting time and money. Lack of CNC Machine maintenance The reality […]

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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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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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CNC Milling: The Causes and Effects of Built-Up Edge

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Like any heavy machine manufacturing, designing, or building, there is always the risk of error. That is why if you are looking to order custom carbide tools, it is imperative you choose a manufacturer who is heavily experienced in the trade. One common risk of improper CNC milling is dealing with built-up edges during your […]

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Tips to Increase Your CNC Machine Longevity

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The team here at Epic Tool is a dedicated carbide tool company specializing in constructing carbide tools for all commercial and specialized manufacturing needs. We have developed excellent relationships with our customers from various trades and industries. We are happy to be a part of innovative industries and technological developments from aerospace, automotive, power generation, […]

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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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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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Basic CNC Tooling for Digital Woodworkers

Understanding CNC mills can be confusing due to the overwhelming minutiae of design detail and a bewildering number of choices. But, it doesn’t have to be that way. Fortunately, woodworkers have a fairly narrow focus: Cutting wood on a CNC. We have special considerations to consider but the good news is that by focusing on […]

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