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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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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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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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A Quick Guide to CNC Cutting

CNC cutting has evolved with major leaps Regardless of the shape, design, edge, or opening – CNC Cutting machines can manage basically anything you throw at it. However, it wasn’t always that way. Right after its arrival in the 1950s, CNC Cutting was quite simple when compared with the high-tech that emerges from CNC machines […]

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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 Best Qualities of a Professional CNC Machinist

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Whether you’re considering a CNC Machinist career or already working as one in the industry and just looking to climb the ladder of success; either way, the best qualities of a professional CNC Machinist are what you need to succeed. Besides, if you’re reading this chances are you’re already a perfectionist because if you weren’t, […]

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