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5 Ways How The CNC Machining Industry Will Advance in 2023

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The CNC (computer numerical control) machining industry is constantly advancing, and in 2023, we can expect to see even more advancements that will shape the future of manufacturing. Here are five ways that the CNC machining industry is advancing in 2023: Increased Automation  Automation is becoming more and more prevalent in the CNC machining industry, […]

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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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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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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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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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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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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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