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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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Choosing the right CNC motor for your project

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Which CNC motor to choose? Well, there’s no easy answer to this as every case requires an engineer and/or designer to identify and implement the most practical solution for a particular project’s task, requirements, and budget.  Electrical motors are needed when the application needs precise control, for instance, stepper and servo motors. Both motors are […]

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Everything to Know About Brass Parts in CNC Machining

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Are you a CNC machinist or someone interested in CNC machining? Then this blog is for you! Today we will drop some knowledge in regards to machining brass materials on a CNC machine. Best Brass for Machining The chemical formula to make a brass alloy is very simple; add Zinc to Copper and stir in […]

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Tips For Improving Machining Tolerances

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Here are Tips to Help You Maintain a Tight Tolerance:   Machine Maintenance Maintenance is a big factor that affects performance. Even though CNC mills usually have minimal deflection, things may move with time, causing variances. In order to maintain a tighter machine tolerance, it’s important that the machine is well serviced. You should consider […]

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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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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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The Mold and Die Tooling Industry

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Mold and dies are extremely crucial to mass production in the manufacturing industry. Sheet metal and other forms of metal are shaped using different processes such as stamping, forming, etc., depending on dies. Molds find utility in injection molding, for instance, melted resin or casting molten metal. Dies are mostly associated with metal, while molds […]

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A Career In CNC Machining: What You Need To Know

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CNC Machining: A Growing Industry CNC, aka Computer Numerical Control – originated back in the 1950s. At the time, it was mechanical punch cards directing machine tools to complete certain tasks. Now, we have advanced computers and Computer Assisted Design programs controlling tools that are capable of a wide array of actions, tool changes, workpiece […]

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3 Tips for Proper CNC Tool Inspection

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A machine that creates perfection also needs to be maintained to perfection. The prep work is half the work itself and to avoid breakage, dysfunctionality, and bad quality work, it’s a must to inspect CNC tools. Everyone has their own method, but in this blog we will be discussing what we believe at Epic Tool […]

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