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Sharing Pitfalls and Triumphs Helps PCNC Hobbyist Machine Better

In high school, it was shop class. In college and early in his career, he learned how to make airplane parts and aviation equipment. “I’ve always been interested in making and building things, but I’m just getting started in CNC,” Aaron Rogers, a CNC hobbyist, said. “I’ve just been doing some basic stuff, like making tools for the shop, - just odds and ends as I’m learning to use the Tormach.”


Tormach Machine Tools Help Build Tactical Robots

When law enforcement agencies and the military need a robot mechanical platform compact enough to be carried around in the field but with enough power to get the job done, they turn to The Machine Lab.


Restoring a Piece of Frank Lloyd Wright's Wisconsin Home with the Tormach PCNC 770

When the University of Wisconsin-Platteville sought to add equipment into their school's Industrial Studies program they chose the Tormach PCNC 770. After purchasing four machines, instructors and students quickly incorporated the mills into the curriculum. Tormach staff recently visited the campus to see firsthand how the mills are being used and to learn more about an exciting project students undertook for one of Wisconsin's most historic homes.


Tormach PCNC 1100 Helps Pneumatics Maker Compress Turn-Around Time

The custom engineering group at global pneumatic cylinder and valve producer Aventics concentrates on small runs and one-off requests for customers. The company builds a variety of products ranging from 10- to 12-bore cylinders to fiberglass tube cylinders and their valves, all the way to very small medical valves. Four years ago, when faced with rising costs and extended lead times for prototypes, Aventics brought in a Tormach PCNC 1100 mill to speed up prototyping and custom part development services for their customers at the model shop in their USA headquarters in Lexington, KY.


RapidFire Technology USA Scales Up with a Tormach PCNC 1100

Competition Shooter and gunsmith Bud Scott didn’t stay retired for very long.  “This is my retirement,” joked the Indiana native as he showed off some Vepr-12 & Saiga-12 hand guards machined on his Tormach PCNC 1100 mill during a recent visit to the Tormach showroom in Waunakee, WI.


Secondary Operations: Rose Polymer Composites Automates Trimming with a Tormach PCNC 770

When a new contract for 60,000 pieces came through the door at Rose Polymer Composites (Milwaukee, WI), Mechanical Engineer Chuck Patrick knew he needed to find new ways to expedite manufacturing.

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