What is the Difference between 3, 4 and 5-axis CNC Machining?

Modern CNC milling machines are amazing tools, capable of making prototypes and production parts quickly and reliably. To do this they must be able to move along several axes of travel while maintaining dimensional accuracy. Aluminum blank in vise preparing to be machined Blank workpiece before rough milling mounted on a trammel head for five… Continue reading What is the Difference between 3, 4 and 5-axis CNC Machining?

Sheet Metal Manufacturing – Common Terms Explained

‘Sheet metal’ is a very broad term used in the manufacturing industry, essentially being any flat, thin piece of metal used in production. The most common metals used are stainless steel, aluminum, and brass. There is a wealth of methods for sheet metal manufacturing; from complex CNC cutting machines to hand-operated cutting devices. With material… Continue reading Sheet Metal Manufacturing – Common Terms Explained