Selling Your CNC-Made Products

09/ 17/ 2020

CNC entrepreneurs come in many different varieties. Some run their businesses like a small machine shop, doing parts for larger companies and shops, while some create their own products to sell online or to fellow machinists.

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How to Do Routine Maintenance on Your CNC Machine

Machine maintenance can make all the difference in the world inside your shop. Whether you’re talking about HVAC, hand tools, or machine tools, keeping your shop clean and maintained will not only make things last longer, but it will also help you become/stay efficient.

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Finishing - How Olympus Machining Washes Parts

When you’re making parts, there are a lot of things to keep in mind… tolerances, feeds and speeds, tool wear, workholding… the list goes on and on. Whether you’re making your own parts or stuff for a customer or even shipping components off for Xometry, the final finish of your product is important to remember.

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Adding Some Boost to Your Tormach CNC Machine

04/ 21/ 2020

how to machine CNC spindle BT30

We are quite proud of the value that Tormach CNC machines bring to our customers, and we've worked to make sure that your machine can grow with you. That means that you don't need to buy all the bells-and-whistles until you're ready!

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HOW TO BUY END MILLS ONLINE; TORMACH SELLS YG-1 TOOLS

While we all know the importance of picking the right machine tool for the right job, it’s important to remember that there is so much more to making chips than just the mill or lathe you are using. Choosing the right tools and workholding for your job is just as important, if not more so!

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Machining Hardened Steel with the Tormach 1100

Incorrect speeds and feeds are a surefire way to make terrible noises, break tools, and scrap parts. Initial attempts to machine this hardened ring gear made noises that would make any machinist shudder. Through experimentation, we optimized a recipe that is reliable, leaves a great surface finish, and provides good tool life.

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