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Cutting Aluminum Using a CNC Router

A CNC (Computer Numerical Control) router is a computer-controlled cutting machine. It is easily programmable and the design is converted to G-code which the machine can use to set the coordinates and make the required cuts. This tool enables the user to cut 3D objects from a wide range of materials including: wood, foam, plastics, steel, and aluminum. Aluminum Machining Though people ...   Read More

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CNC Routers and Sign Making

A CNC router is a machine that is controlled by a computer and used for cutting a variety of materials including: woodaluminumcompositesfoamplasticssteel CNC routers are available in a wide range of sizes from small, tabletop routers suitable for a home D.I.Y shop, to industrial CNC routers used for making cabinets and furniture, boats and signs. Typically, whatever the size, a CNC ...   Read More

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CNC Routers And Woodworking

If you’re looking to expand the capabilities of your woodworking shop, a CNC router will do just that. This functional tool is great for carving, routing, cutting to size, and creating rabbets, pockets, v-grooves, chamfers, and dados. What’s more, you can use it with a wide range of materials including: hardwoodplywoodlaminatesmelamineMDF With these machines you can fabricate cabinet ...   Read More

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What Is an Automatic Tool Changing Spindle?

Whether you’re cabinet making, plastic sheet machining or doing mill-work, when you have demanding router operations in your shop, an automatic tool changing spindle is a necessity if you want to save time and money. This useful device holds a number of different tools so that it can automatically change the bit on the router as and when needed. Benefits of an Automatic Tool ...   Read More

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5 Helpful Wood Carving Tips

CNC routers are great for woodworking projects. Whether you are making a sign to hang in front of your home, or a more ambitious project like a set of cabinets, you CNC router will serve its purpose so long as you know how to use it correctly. Here are five helpful tips for when you are wood carving. Choose the right CNC: Before you begin, it’s important to make sure you buy the right CNC ...   Read More

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Should I Finance My CNC Purchase?

Buying a new CNC machine for your business is a big investment, and one that you don’t want to have to cut corners on. That’s why financing your CNC purchase is a good idea, so long as you get the right deal, and CAMaster works with one of the most prestigious lenders in the industry to ensure that your satisfaction is guaranteed. If that doesn’t work for you, you are free to use your ...   Read More

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Understanding Vacuum Hold-Down For CNC Cutting

Whether you’re investing in a brand-new CNC router, or simply looking to get the most out of one you already own, it’s the perfect time to look into vacuum hold-down. Aided by an industrial vacuum motor, many manufacturers today are achieving a touch-free, powerful clamp on the products they craft. If you hope to play on a level field, vacuum hold-down is something that merits strong ...   Read More

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Can I Use a CNC Router To Cut Plastic?

Computer numerical control (or “CNC”) routers are certainly making waves in the manufacturing world. And with their unparalleled accuracy and incredible long-term flexibility (thanks to their ability to run any number of different programs), it’s little wonder why. But are they really appropriate for any use? CNC routers for plastics are a worthwhile investment, and an ...   Read More

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Choosing The Right CNC Router

A CNC (or “computer numerical control”) router is an indispensable part of any assembly toolkit, forming plastics, wood, metal, foam, and more with laser precision. If your organization is seeking a new CNC router, we’re here to help you make the right choice: take a look at some of our top tips when shopping around: Identify the target material It may seem obvious on the surface, ...   Read More