Innovations In Materials Handling Automations include Safety and Ergonomics

A safe work environment saves lives, and that's more important than profits. In fact, death or injury in the workplace only eats into a company's profits when you consider costly worker's compensation, injury lawsuits, wrongful death lawsuits,…

CNC Is Easy

Computer numerical control or "CNC" machines have only increased in popularity since their introduction in 1989. And it's no secret as to why. Using computer algorithms and settings for automated control, CNC machines make high-precision manufacturing…

The Introduction and Adoption of Laser Cutting

The art of laser cutting has been around for several years. The Egyptians used lathe cutting and milling practices. While not as far back as the Egyptians, the history of laser cutting technology planted its roots during the 1940s.

All About Machining

Machining encompasses a wide range of technologies and techniques. It’s the process of removing material from a piece to create a specific or intended design. Metal, plastic, rubber and paper goods are commonly fabricated through machining. Precision…

How to Cut CNC Manufacturing Costs

For most lines of business, modern technology means opportunities to cut manufacturing costs. This is why more and more companies are turning to CNC manufacturing as a means of trimming down production costs. This kind of computer-run machining…

Mass CNC Milling and Routing

Mostly-Printed-CNC is a new phenomenon that is made up of 3D printed parts as well as standard metal tubing! This concept is similar to the RepRap printer model concept. Having access to a 3D printer is key when wanting to access this new…

Using A Lathe For The First Time - Part 2

Did you learn a lot in Part 1 of our blogs that begins to walk you through using a new lathe?  Part 2 continues on describing even more components.  There are more suggestions for optimal lathe use, as well.  CNCCookbook, provides so many…

Using A Lathe For The First Time - Part 1

If you are starting in the CNC and lathe industry and are just getting started with your new machinery, take some time to learn all about how to operate the machinery.  Lathes can be intimidating because there are a lot of working parts that…

G-Coding on Haas Machines

If you operate Haas lathes or other machines, then you will find this article useful. Fully understanding a CNC machine's g-codes will get you the best results and outcomes when machining. The blog post below gives you some background on Haas'…

When You Can't Find Test Points

If you are a system developer, this article might be a worthwhile read.  There are occasions when you run into problems while programming a board.  Any problems with software or design systems are stressful, but when it has to do with having…