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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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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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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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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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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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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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Understanding Types of CNC Coolant Delivery Systems

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Coolant delivery systems vary in CNC machining One of the most important parts of the machining process is the coolant. It is widely used to temper high temperatures typically during machining and helps in chip evacuation. In this blog, you will discover the various types of coolant delivery methods that are typically used in CNC […]

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The Best Preventative Maintenance Checklist for CNC Machines

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It’s safe to say we can all agree that solving problems before they actually happen is the smart thing to do. Especially for CNC machines, it’s an absolute must! Due to so many CNC machines in operation today, it’s very important to keep a Preventative Maintenance checklist short, sweet, and straight to the point. You […]

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