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CNC Machining is a complicated business, whether dealing with Used CNC machines or new, everyone runs their shop a little differently. Because of that, certain simple machine tool tricks may completely fly under the radar...

If you're active in the CNC machining community to any degree, you've likely heard the names Haas and Mazak tossed around a lot. They are two juggernauts of the industry, each taking up huge shares of the market and each...

So you're going to sell your used CNC equipment, and you want to maximize the ease—and profits—of doing so. Maybe you're a new hobbyist, looking to trade your first lathe in for something a little more powerful. Or maybe...

Watching a CNC machine at work is actually really cool. In the day to day grind of grueling shop work it can be easy to forget that fact, but it's true, and it's probably why many of you got into this trade in the first...

Milling machines are, barring perhaps the lathe, the most widely used varieties of machine tools—and why shouldn't they be? Spanning from 5-axes to machining centers to Bullards, there's probably a milling machine for any...

There are so many things to love about CNC machining: watching a formless hunk of metal given form and purpose, executing a program flawlessly after hours of design work, or even just watching these complex tools at work....

Lasers; the stuff of science fiction for most people, but for machinists they are just another tool in the shop. It's pretty incredible, really, how something as fantastic as cutting metal with a beam of light can become...

A few years back we ran a piece comparing and contrasting the functionality of Vertical and Horizontal Machining Centers. The exact distinction is still an area of confusion for many, and given the price of buying even a ...

If you're trying to sell CNC machines, you probably have lots of questions, from when to sell, to how to sell, to preparation. Among the biggest questions on your mind, though, is likely whether or not you should sell...

You've got a machine to sell and you've found yourself a seller; all that's left is preparing your machine for sale. First off, you may be wondering why you need to prepare anything in the first place, after all, isn't it...