Things the Tormach Machinists Are Thankful For

11/ 24/ 2020

Obviously, Thanksgiving is the time of year to reflect on what we are thankful for. Even in a year as crazy as 2020, we can still find a lot to be thankful for, but let’s step outside the average list.


Getting ROI from a 1300PL Plasma Table: Selling Your Own Product

10/ 27/ 2020


If you’re looking to buy anything for your business, one of the most important things to consider is what your return on investment (ROI) will be, or arguably more important, how long it will take to pay things off.


Knife Maker Uses TITANS of CNC: Academy and a PCNC 440 to Launch His Business

Everyday there are more and more CNC entrepreneurs finding ways to build businesses using their machine tools. With machines like the Tormach lineup of mills, the barrier for entry into making your own products is lower than ever. There’s no need for a massive capital expense budget or access to a massive shop - you can start a CNC business out of your garage.


Ultralight Business Takes Flight with an 1100M

Entrepreneurial endeavors can be a risky business, unless you’re already doing your work as a hobby. After moving to a cabin in the Cascade Mountains, Dmitri Zyuzin found himself watching more and more paramotor (powered paraglider) videos with a building desire to fly.


Aerospace Manufacturing Doesn’t Mean Monster Machines

We’ve all been impressed, at one point or another, by a part that was made for aerospace. They usually have tight tolerances, weird geometries, and of course they’re made from ridiculous materials like Inconel or a crazy titanium alloy


Teaching CNC Machining at the University of Iowa

Adding hands-on experiences in the classroom makes CNC machining easier to both learn and understand - especially in the commercial world of manufacturing and engineering. Matias Perret is an instructor in the College of Engineering at the University of Iowa, and he has used both a PCNC 770 and a PCNC 440 to give his students CNC manufacturing experience.

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