Buying a Grinder: Applications for Grinding Machines

Buying a Grinder: Applications for Grinding Machines

According to Modern Machine Shop: Automotive “Common automotive applications for OD and ID grinding include brake cylinders, brake pistons, hydraulic steering pistons, selector shafts, spline and gear shafts, connecting rods, camshafts, and crank shafts....
Advantages of CNC Machining Over Traditional Machining

Advantages of CNC Machining Over Traditional Machining

According to Industry Today: “With the development of PCs, numerical systems penetrated almost all industries. Today, CNC machines are popular with most manufacturers across the board for manufacturing and fabricating applications. CNC systems are a significant...
Predicting 2021 Trends in the CNC Machining Industry

Predicting 2021 Trends in the CNC Machining Industry

Consider these trends in the CNC industry this year. According to Science Times: “The circumstances of 2020 have accelerated the CNC industry’s technological innovation. With an increased focus on automation and waste reduction, accompanied by a renewed...
What is a Jig Grinder?

What is a Jig Grinder?

Have you heard of a jig grinder? According to Wise Geek: “A machine that can reshape metal and metallic items is often called a grinder. There are several types of these machines. A jig grinder is one that is often used to grind complex shapes and holes. It may...
Gear Production: Higher Speed, Closer Precision

Gear Production: Higher Speed, Closer Precision

Two of the most important things to consider with gear production are speed and precision. According to Fabricating & Metalworking: “NUM Corporation (Napierville, IL) offers a high performance CNC solution for gear production machines that fully automates...
What It Takes for Oilfield Success

What It Takes for Oilfield Success

New to oilfields? Consider these tips for success. According to Modern Machine Shop: “A two-lane road separates Hunt and Hunt’s two manufacturing facilities in Houston, Texas. Such a physical separation seems fitting, because the newer building, constructed in...