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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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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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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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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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How Temperature Affects CNC Performance

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CNC machining stands for computer numerical control and plays a vital role in the modern manufacturing world. Our team at Epic Tools is located in Stoney Creek, Ontario, and specializes in using CNC machining alongside carbide steel to create custom carbide tools. This production system allows for highly detailed and specific measurements to be cut […]

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Why Carbide Remains One of the Most Popular Tool Materials

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The Team here at Epic Tool in Stoney Creek, Ontario, is proud to work with one of the most robust and most widely used materials, Carbide, on a daily basis since 2005. From CNC milling to custom carbide tool cuts, we are not only happy but proud to use this material in our everyday life, […]

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Why Epic Tool is Part of Hamilton’s Fastest Growing Companies

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The team here at Epic Tool Inc is very proud to be a part of Hamilton’s Fastest Growing Companies. We are a tooling solutions company with a wide range of standard and custom products, serving a handful of skilled industries across North America since 2005. We will highlight some of the reasons we are recognized […]

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