On this PathPilot Quick Tip, a quick-and-dirty way to count parts in PathPilot. Tormach's PathPilot Quick Tips are short weekly videos that cover quick, usef...
ETG-4 Tool & Cutter Grinder
The ETG-4 Tool & Cutter Grinder is flexible and accurate -- capable of regrinding and manufacturing precise tooling designs. Maximum Workpiece Ø: 100 mm Maximum Workpiece Length: 530 mm Engineered to be a flexible and accurate machine, the ETG-4 CNC Tool and Cutter Grinder is capable of regrinding and manufacturing precise tooling designs. The ETG-4 also provides the added functionality of a 4-station CNC controlled wheel changer, ball screw driven X, Y and Z axes coupled with a direct drive A-Axis headstock and B-Axis grinding spindle pivot designed by Star®.
What Not to Donate: Thrift Store Donation Guidelines
Every thrift store has different rules, but these items are commonly turned away at donation centers. Call ahead to see if your local store can accept them.
Efficient Metal Forming and Fabrication Available
It can be tough to find a high-quality company that specializes in metal forming and fabrication services. C R Industries, Inc., however, is a Cudahy, Wisconsin-based business that knows the ins and outs of the field. If you’re a professional … Continue reading →
How to Polish Rusty Steel
Steel, when exposed to moisture and oxygen, forms a crusty chemical component called iron oxide -- otherwise known as rust. The best way to remove rust is to never allow steel to rust in the first ...
This is What a Massive 500 Gallon Propane Tank Explosion Looks Like
If there's one thing that you want to avoid with anything that's propane powered from your grill to your heater, It would most obviously be a situation that would put the propane tank in danger of building up enough pressure to explode and send shrapnel flying everywhere. While these tanks are fitted with safety...
Antimicrobial Powder Coating of Metal
If you’re looking to protect your surfaces using the highest quality material possible that will perform double-duty, powder coating provides the optimal balance of strength, dependability, and affordability. Unlike many other finishes that chip and flake due to the effects … Continue reading →
How Pawn Shops Work
If you have never dealt with a pawn shop before, you may be unaware of how a pawn shop works. You may even be making incorrect assumptions about pawn shops because the way the media perceives them is often in a dark light. The truth of the matter is that pawn shops are far from the scary. One way to describe a pawn shop is to refer to it as a permanent location for an ongoing garage sale. However, pawn shops are particularly unique because they also provide collateral loans. If you are confused, read on to learn about the different things you should know before visiting your local pawn shop Collateral Loans The thing that pawn shops are known most for is the fact that they offer quick cash in the form…
Beginner machining tips, learned the hard way
View the entire project including tons of video: wp.me/p5PaNG-2c3J I've recently been learning the basics of CNC machining. That's a kind of funny sen...
What Is CNC Machining? Overview of the CNC Machining Process
CNC machining is a manufacturing process in which pre-programmed computer software dictates the movement of factory tools and machinery.