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Section 179, Machine Tools and You

by Mike Denny on Nov 15, 2018 10:09:47 AM

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...

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 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...

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...

In 2007, newly formed Doosan Infracore Machine Tools had an image issue.
As with cars and electronics, machine tools built in Korea were often viewed as the "cheap" alternative to their Japanese counterparts. Doosan...

Making the Most of Your Next Lathe Purchase

Machinery buyers can stretch resources by purchasing a used CNC lathe instead of a new model, and our new guide can help you buy with confidence. You will learn basic...

Orders are on the rise at many machine shops serving oilfield and gas producers, but there's no telling how long the good times will last in the unpredictable energy industry. Shop owners must balance the benefits of...