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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...

Now that you have determined that a used CNC machine is right for your businessyou will have to decide when to buy it. Your choice should be based on your business needs and financing. However, there are some general...

Used CNC machines have lower price tags than new ones, which can make buyers question the condition the machine will come in. Many buyers know that a used machine can have hidden issues that will end up costing more to...

You’ve decided to buy a used CNC machine, but what is important to look for in it? As I mentioned before, getting a certified machine inspector is your best choice to make before committing to any purchased. However, it...

Choosing the Right Used CNC Machine

by Diego Zacarias on Jan 23, 2017 2:02:38 PM

Even if you determine that a used CNC machine is right for your business, shopping for a particular machine can be overwhelming. In addition to the initial machine purchase, there are other factors that will contribute to...