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5 Ways How The CNC Machining Industry Will Advance in 2023

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The CNC (computer numerical control) machining industry is constantly advancing, and in 2023, we can expect to see even more advancements that will shape the future of manufacturing. Here are five ways that the CNC machining industry is advancing in 2023: Increased Automation  Automation is becoming more and more prevalent in the CNC machining industry, […]

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Benefits of Resharpening End Mills

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Extend Tool Life and Increase Your Profit Margin  CNC machining is a complicated and expensive business, as the effectiveness of any given machining process heavily relies on every tool to work properly. As a result, it is important to keep tools in perfect shape and replace any broken ones. This is certainly the case for […]

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Understanding CNC Lathe Parts and Terminology

A CNC lathe is essential to the machining process, but what is it exactly? In this blog, we explain CNC lathe parts and common terminology used in the industry. What is a CNC lathe? A CNC lathe, also known as a turning machine, is the main tool used in CNC turning. It is operated by […]

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Tips To Achieve Better Finishes With Your CNC Router

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Use the Right Feeds and Speeds One of the most important components in getting your desired finish is to use recommended feeds and speeds for machining. To achieve a uniform surface finish, the CNC router must be set to the right feed and speed parameters depending on the material that’s being machined.   Adopt Lighter […]

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Benefits of Anodizing Aluminium in CNC Machining

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Advantages of Anodizing Corrosion is often a concern with many metals. At Epic Tool, we work with our clients to identify solutions that are tailor made to their specific applications. One of the post processing methods that we often utilize in conjunction with our machining services is anodizing.   What is Anodizing? The process of […]

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Must-know CNC Machine Safety Basics

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With the increase of CNC machines being used in the manufacturing industry, it’s important that the same consideration is deployed to the safety protocols of handling CNC machines. If you’re in hopes of learning about CNC machine safety, then you’re in the right place. This blog is all you need to know. 5 CNC Machining […]

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8 Things To Know About Thread Forming Taps

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1. Chips Aren’t Formed When using a Form Tap, chips are not formed, which means there’s no need to evacuate any part material. With thread forming, the tool is clear of any flutes as chip evacuation is not a concern. Rather than using cutting methods, Form Taps mold the workpiece together to produce the right […]

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Types of CNC Spindle Malfunctions

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In CNC machining, the spindle is both a strength and weakness. When bearings or other components in a spindle assembly start malfunctioning, it’s time to pause operations and determine what’s happening or else greater disasters could follow. This blog will provide you an outline of various defects, distortions, and complications that can occur when the […]

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Material Guideline for CNC Machining

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CNC machining has become extremely popular in different manufacturing industries because of the incredible advantages they possess. Turning, milling, drilling, and prototyping are just some of the types of machining that can be performed by using CNC machines. All these actions are performed in a short duration with accuracy and efficiency. CNC machines require precision, […]

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Using Ballbar Testing in CNC Machining

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What is Ballbar Testing? Ballbar Testing – the easiest, fastest, and most precise method for determining the accuracy of CNC machine cuts. With the advancement of technology surrounding CNC machines and their maintenance, the use of Ballbar Testing has become a standard operating procedure for a lot of production floors, including the one at Epic […]

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