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CNC Turning Programming : Turning Centre Basics

In this article we are going to take a look at the difference between lathes and turning centres. When it comes to CNC turning programming, the two terms are often used interchangeably. In fact, there really is not formal distinction between the two. What is clear however is that a lathe is a more simple […]

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Old CNC Turning Machine : When to Upgrade

A as hobbyist machinist, you will often wonder when the time is to upgrade your old CNC turning machine. The answer to this depends on many factors. Are you using your machine only as a hobby? Are you producing parts for resale? Do you want to make more complex designs? In this article we will […]

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CNC Turned Components : Increasing your Productivity

In the modern world of manufacturing, CNC turned components are favoured over traditionally hand turned pieces for many reasons. Using CNC will increase productivity, lower error rate, and allow you to offer your consumer the best deals on parts. Below is a look at a few of the reasons CNC is used in almost all […]

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