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The lathe is so fundamental and ubiquitous that it's hard to imagine a modern shop without one. It got that way simply because it's so basic. While it may not seem that way through all of the wiring and gears behind a...

So, you've done some reading, talked to your friends, consulted your astrologist, and you've decided it's time to get into the world of CNC machinery. Perhaps you've been using manual machines and you're ready for an...

When you ask a seasoned machinist to sell you a used Bullard Machine, they’ll flash you a smile, and take you to one of two machines: either they’ll show you any machine made by the now defunct Bullard Machine Tool...

When it comes to buying used CNC machinery online, there are enough machines to make your head spin. Even if you know exactly what kind of equipment you're looking for (quite a challenge in and of itself), picking a...

Laser Cutter vs Wire EDM

by Diego Zacarias on Apr 27, 2017 4:19:13 PM

Laser cutters and wire EDMs are similar machines in many ways. They both utilize fine-point, thermal technology for cutting and shaping work materials, and they are both a good choice for operations that require tight...

What is an EDM Machine?

by Diego Zacarias on Apr 20, 2017 1:45:41 PM

EDM or electrical discharge machining is a manufacturing process by which heated electrodes are utilized to shape a workpiece by melting away excess materials. There are two kinds of EDM machines: wired and sinker. This...

As most people know, the word “laser” is an acronym for light amplification by stimulated emission of radiation. When this powerful technology is guided and controlled with a multi-axis CNC machine, it can cut and shape...

What is a CNC Lathe Machine?

by Diego Zacarias on Mar 24, 2017 3:51:03 PM

A lathe is a machine that rotates a workpiece on a spindle to cut away excess material, using cutting tools and drill bits with different diameters that are applied to the workpiece to produce a symmetrical object. These...

What is a CNC Milling Machine?

by Diego Zacarias on Mar 9, 2017 4:57:29 PM

The logistics process for a used CNC machine is more involved and assumes more responsibility on the buyer than shipping directly from a new machine dealer. First, the machine must be picked-up from the original seller...