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The powerhouse of the workshop - The Grinding machine

The powerhouse of the workshop: The Grinding machine

Not to be confused with a milling machine, a grinder is a heavy-duty machine used to remove material from the surface of a workpiece. While milling machines have a rotating cutting tool that is placed on a stationary workpiece, the grinder has a rotating grinding wheel that is also placed on a stationary workpiece. There are several different types of grinders, each of which works differently.

Aug 4, 2020
What is a Horizontal Boring Machine

What is a Horizontal Boring Machine?

A horizontal boring machine is a specialized machine tool that bores holes in a horizontal direction in relation to the floor.  There are three main types including floor, table, and planer. Boring machines can process extremely large and heavy parts and allows operators to reach hard to machine geometries and small cavities.

Aug 4, 2020
Introduction to Vertical Machining or CNC VMC

Introduction to Vertical Machining or CNC VMC

Vertical machining has been in its most basic form for over 150 years. However, this is still one of the latest forms of machining technology (the oldest are lathes / lathes). The "milling" process includes a rotating cutter or drill bit and a movable work table to which the workpiece is attached.

Aug 3, 2020
What is a Foundry

What is a Foundry?

Foundries are plants engaged in the production of metal castings and services related to foundry

Aug 3, 2020
Why Seam Welders are underrated

Why Seam Welders are underrated

Welding or resistance welding is a welding procedure that produces a weld on the friction or wears surface of two chemically similar metals. This welding process is of course different from butt welding, but it can also produce overlap and butt joints.

Jul 31, 2020
How to keep your CNC Machining Center in good shape

How to keep your CNC Machining Center in good shape

Whether you own a manufacturing business or a small CNC shop, the efficiency and status of the CNC machining center are crucial for the company's long-term success. That is why it is important to ensure that CNC machining centers are ready for rolling and smooth machining of parts in a timely manner. When something disrupts the operation of a CNC machining center, the consequences can be serious and have a very negative impact on your business and reputation. Even worse, many production systems and devices are customs made, so replacing or repairing them is expensive. If one or more machines fail, it can cost many, many wasted hours.

Jul 31, 2020
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