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CNC Milling vs Lathe

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There differences between CNC milling vs lathe functionality is very distinct. It all depends on the needed results and the workpiece, but the difference between the two machines is definitely evident. For clarification, a CNC Mill uses a table that grips the workpiece while moving it around a stationary tool cutting head. A CNC Lathe […]

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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 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 Advantages of CNC Machining for Manufacturers

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Epic Tool is a Hamilton-based business that specializes in custom carbide tooling and CNC machining. We have been committed to providing exceptional customer service paired with top-notch carbide tool solutions. We have long-term relationships with our clients who are a part of highly regarded innovative industries that create state-of-the-art products and technologies. We have put […]

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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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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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Tips to Reduce Tool Deflection in CNC Machining

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Epic Tool has been crafting custom carbide tools in Hamilton, Ontario, for over a decade. Our team creates lasting, durable, and exceptional tools with high-quality carbide and precise CNC machining. We know that CNC machining takes an expert in machinery and attention to detail to conduct successfully. Tool deflection is a significant issue and system […]

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How the Manufacturing Industry Will Change in Canada in 2021

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The team here at Epic Tool Inc specializes in designing and manufacturing custom carbide tooling, all of which are made through highly detailed CNC grinding. From automotive to aerospace, we produce for an array of Canadian manufacturers. This blog post will highlight how these industries may shift this year and what you can expect. Post […]

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