Swiss CNC lathe

Who Uses a Swiss CNC Lathe?

In a 2013 Capital Expenditure Survey, one notable takeaway is that companies expect to purchase a Swiss CNC machine. In recent years, this survey has routinely shown that medical and electronic applications account for a large share of the expected expenditure on such machines. So what is a Swiss CNC machine and what can we do with it? You will find out the answer in this article.

Jul 21, 2021
Precision Machining

What Is Precision Machining?

Jul 13, 2021
Coffee Robots 2021

Coffee Robots in 2021 - An Overview Of The Current Contenders

Jul 9, 2021
Journal Bearing

What is a Journal Bearing?

Journal bearings (more commonly known as plain bearings or sliding bearings) are constructed with a shaft (journal) that rotates in a supporting sleeve or housing. There is no rolling element in these bearings. Their design and construction are relatively simple, but the operation can be quite complex.

Jun 30, 2021
Sleeve Bearing

Sleeve Bearings are Super Important Components!

Sleeve bearings are an altered tube or pipe with the inner surface machined to a  shaft of a certain diameter. They make linear movement between two sections simpler. Sleeve bearings are made of metal, plastic, or fiber-reinforced composite sleeves that minimize vibration and noise by using a sliding motion to absorb friction between two moving parts. Let us find out why these inconspicuous components are crucial for many machines.

Jun 30, 2021
Face Cutter

Face Cutter Basics

Face milling (or facing) is a machining technique that cuts away a thin layer of materials away from a workpiece. The purpose of a face milling process is not to change the shape/form of the workpiece, but to create a fine surface finish. This technique is performed by a face cutter and best for processing workpieces with large flat surfaces.

Jun 21, 2021
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