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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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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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CNC Operator vs CNC Machinist: What’s the difference?

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Operator vs Machinist CNC Machinists are skilled and knowledgeable of two main things and it’s not hard to guess either. CNC, and machining. Typically, CNC Machinists are highly trained machinists who learned CNC programming from the ground up as part of their training and eventually on the job. These experts combine their technical knowledge of […]

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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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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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Understanding Types of CNC Coolant Delivery Systems in CNC

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Computer Numerical Control machining has become a gamechanger for the manufacturing industries. From aerospace or automotive to other complex and heavy-duty manufacturing industries, CNC machining has transformed industry standards. The team at Epic Tools specializes in carbide tool manufacturing with CNC machining and has put together this blog post to help current or future CNC […]

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Get to Know the Differences between Horizontal vs Vertical Milling

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Computer control milling is the process of cutting various tools and materials and is one of the most popular methods of production for major industries and manufacturers. This method produces very specific and intricate cuts, which is why endless major industries use CNC milling. The team here at Epic Tools specializes in manufacturing custom carbide […]

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