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  • Aluminium CNC machining processes

    Aluminium CNC machining processes

    You can machine aluminium by a number of the CNC machining processes available today. Some of these processes are as follows. CNC Turning In CNC turning operations, the workpiece rotates, while the single-point cutting tool stays stationary along its axis. Depending on the machine, either the wor...
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  • Aluminium CNC Post-machining processes

    Aluminium CNC Post-machining processes

    Post-machining processes After machining an aluminium part, there are certain processes that you can carry out to enhance the physical, mechanical, and aesthetic features of the part. The most widespread processes are as follows. Bead and sand blasting Bead blasting is a finishing process for aes...
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  • Abrasive blasting/ Sandblasting treatment

    Abrasive blasting/ Sandblasting treatment

    Abrasive grit blasting, or sand blast cleaning, is a surface treatment process widely used in a variety of different industries with many diverse purposes. Abrasive blasting is the process by which an abrasive media is accelerated through a blasting nozzle by means of compressed air. The abrasive...
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  • CNC Machining of Aluminium

    CNC Machining of Aluminium

    Aluminium is one of the most machined materials available today. In fact, aluminium CNC machining processes are second after steel in terms of frequency of execution. Mainly this is due to its excellent machinability. In its purest form, the chemical element aluminium is soft, ductile, non-magnet...
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  • Surface finish in cnc machining

    Surface finish in cnc machining

    CNC milling and turning are versatile, cost-effective and accurate, yet the possibilities for CNC machined parts expand even further when additional finishes are considered. What are the options? While that sounds like a simple question, the answer is complex because there are so many factors to ...
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  • History and terminology of metal machining

    History and terminology of metal machining

    History and terminology: The precise meaning of the term machining has evolved over the past one and a half centuries as technology has advanced. In the 18th century, the word machinist simply meant a person who built or repaired machines. This person’s work was done mostly by hand, using p...
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  • What is Vacuum Casting? And the Benefits of Vacuum Casting

    What is Vacuum Casting? And the Benefits of Vacuum Casting

    If you are wondering which is the most economical way to make any prototype? Then you should try vacuum casting. In vacuum casting, you’re require to have the correct optimum temperatures when curing the materials. For resin, you require 30 degrees Celsius to minimize shrinkage at vacuum pressure...
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  • Rapid prototyping

    Rapid prototyping

    A rapid prototyping machine using selective laser sintering (SLS) 3D model slicing Rapid prototyping is a group of techniques used to quickly fabricate a scale model of a physical part or assembly using three-dimensional computer aided design (CAD) data. Construction of the part or assembly is us...
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  • The affect of precision machining to the future state of medical devices

    The affect of precision machining to the future state of medical devices

    Precision machining is found in a variety of sectors, including electronics, aircraft, and healthcare. CNC machines are used to make a lot of medical components and devices. The medical equipment industry consists of various medical parts, such as implants for spine reconstruction, knee, and hip ...
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  • Black oxidation precision prototype

    Black oxidation precision prototype

    Black oxide or blackening is a conversion coating for ferrous materials, stainless steel, copper and copper based alloys, zinc, powdered metals, and silver solder.[1] It is used to add mild corrosion resistance, for appearance, and to minimize light reflection.[2] To achieve maximal corrosion res...
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  • How does 3D printing work?

    How does 3D printing work?

    While debate rages on technology forums across the web about if, when and how 3D printing will change life as we know it, the big question most people want answered about this most hyped of hyperbolic technologies is a much more straightforward one: how, exactly, does 3D printing work? And, belie...
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  • The Differences – CNC Milling vs CNC Turning

    The Differences – CNC Milling vs CNC Turning

    One of the challenges of modern manufacturing is understanding how different machines and processes function. Understanding the difference between CNC turning and CNC milling allows a machinist to use the right machine to achieve the best results. In the design stage, it allows CAD and CAM operat...
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