30 December 2015

The Language of Micromachining: Micro Drill Adapters, Peck Cycles, and Spades

30 December 2015,
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Micromachining isn’t new. People have been machining in miniature in some form or another for years. What is new is the degree to which […]


18 December 2015

Collet Wrenches, LED Headlamps, and Other Great Gifts

18 December 2015,
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Yikes, Christmas is just around the corner and you still haven’t picked out just the right gift for the machinist in your life. Now […]


a good slitting saw arbor is a safe harbor
27 October 2015

Slitting Saw Arbors Give Your Saw A Safe Harbor

27 October 2015,
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Slitting and slotting saws are common in the shop of a hobbyist and in professional CNC shops. They do have special uses and considerations. […]


cnc fly cutters by Sierra American
30 September 2015

Fly Cutters Aren’t Just for Manual Machinists

30 September 2015,
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Manual machinists know that if you want a fine finish, you’ve got to use a fly cutter. While CNC machinists may rely on face […]


micro drill adapters
22 September 2015

Micro Drill Adapters Key to Micro Machining

22 September 2015,
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What is Micro-Machining? Micro-machining isn’t just about making things in miniature. Yes, many medical and electronic applications require micro drilling; however, ultra fine drilling […]