Tag Archives: CNC

The History of CNC Machines

CNC machining or Computer Numerical Control originally came from NC or just Numerical Control. NC machines didn’t necessarily use computers, they could be controlled by other factors. CNC machines control tools through a computer program. When these machines first came … Continue reading

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Milling Machine, the machine center

What’s the most versatile machining tool? If you answered: milling machine or mill, you’re correct. Though it’s not the only machine with a long list of capabilities, it’s ranked pretty high and can confidently be said to have initiated the … Continue reading

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Educational Resources for Machinists and Machine Shops

With the speed at which technology develops in the machining world, the opportunity and need for continued education seems to be never ending. Because of this, we found some excellent (and free) educational resources for those of you working on … Continue reading

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What Is 5-Axis Machining and What Can It Do For You?

5-axis machining is the ability of a CNC machine to move a part or a tool on five different axes at the same time. 3-axis machining centers move a part in two directions (X and Y), and the tool moves … Continue reading

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Brooks now offering Yama Seiki products

Brook is pleased to announce the arrival of a new product line, Yama Seiki! In 2000, Yama Seiki was established to unite Goodway Machine Corp and Awea Mechantronic Co. to form one of the most extensive machine tool lines the … Continue reading

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Advanced Manufacturing Center Open House – Jan. 29, 2013

As part of Dream It. Do It., a Connecticut statewide initiative focused on creating a positive awareness of manufacturing careers and conveying what 21st century manufacturing is like, the Connecticut Center for Advanced Technology, Inc. (CCAT) is opening the doors … Continue reading

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IMTS 2012 Photos

In case you weren’t able to make IMTS 2012, we took plenty of pictures. IMTS 2012 attracted over 100,000 attendees. All of our product lines were represented at the show which was held September 10-15 in Chicago. IMTS 2012 Photos … Continue reading

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