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How to Sell Your CNC Machine

by J. Quentin Murray on Jul 7, 2017 1:00:00 PM

So, you've thought it over and decided that the time is right to sell your machine...now what? When selling a giant, expensive piece of equipment it can be difficult to know where to start. While you'll likely be making...

Parting with an old machine can be hard. It was likely a huge investment, and has probably served you well for dozens of projects, so trashing it, especially while it still functions perfectly fine, can be a hard...

Automation is intended to make our lives easier, and typically it does, especially in the world of lathes. However, while they may be more efficient than their manual counterparts, CNC lathes come with their own host of...

The typewriter. The phonograph. The flip phone. Human technology is constantly moving forward, and as it does many things once on the very cutting edge get left in the dust. Yet, for entirely valid reason, you'll find...

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...