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  • Why maintenance should not be overlooked: CNC tips
    January 27, 2023

    Why maintenance should not be overlooked: CNC tips

    Production stops when the CNC machine is down. When it comes to breakdowns, prevention is the goal, but repairs are a reality, too. So let's explore why proper maintenance is essential for profitability... Regular & preventive maintenance = machine efficiency...

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  • RE-SHARPENING VS BUYING NEW TOOLS
    November 28, 2022

    RE-SHARPENING VS BUYING NEW TOOLS

    Re-sharpening vs buying new tools that is one of the common dilemmas. So is it economical and worthwhile to get your tools sharpened, or are you better off just buying new ones? Should you sharpen or toss, repair or replace? There are...

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  • Tips for successful and safe bandsawing
    September 28, 2022

    Tips for successful and safe bandsawing

    Bandsaws are powerful machines used in various applications and industries, from aerospace and automobile manufacturing to medical device industries and much more. These machines are efficient at cutting metal and other industrial materials into whatever shape is needed. As with...

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  • The importance of accurate toolholding
    July 12, 2022

    The importance of accurate toolholding

    Toolholding, whose significance is often overlooked plays a very important, critical part in connecting the machine spindle and cutting tool. When the CNC set-up is not coupled with clean, accurate parts & accessories, it can have problematic if not disastrous...

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  • When should I sharpen my blades?
    April 20, 2022

    When should I sharpen my blades?

    If a saw blade runs 10 hours and has 10% wear, when it is has run twenty hours it will have 30% wear. This obviously depends on the materials, the machine and the saw blade, but it is always true...

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  • Ever wondered how Bi-metal holesaws are made?
    January 29, 2022

    Ever wondered how Bi-metal holesaws are made?

    With Bi-metal holesaws, mean that the teeth are made from a hardened metal that’s different from what the rest of the cup is made from. The bi-metal hole saw is “the workhorse of the industry,” and is used by many...

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