Buying Reconditioned CNC Machines: 5 Things You Need to Know

Manufacturing companies rely on fast production lines with tight deadlines to hit. When your production is in jeopardy, you might start looking into new machine tools to get the job done—and quickly. But, what if you don’t have a big budget to spend on a brand new machine? Are newer machines really the best option out there? Used CNC Machines can improve your production line just as well as any new machine. The biggest problem, however, is the stigma behind buying [...]

Machinery Highlight: Multi-tasking Mazak Models

In the manufacturing industry, there are three things directly related to your profitability: Flexibility Productivity Efficiency Are your processes flexible enough to change quickly to account for emergencies, last minute requests, and late additions to a project? Is your productivity constantly improving and increasing customer retention? Are your processes efficient enough to account for a potential drop in machine productivity and resolve the problem quickly? When it comes to maximizing profitability, your manufacturing business needs to have machines that can take you to the next [...]

How to Know When It’s Time to Replace Your CNC Machine

When it comes to lasting power, CNC machines are durable and reliable. These machines will work through a long line of processes for a long time, but what happens when they begin to show signs of wear and tear? Don’t leave yourself stranded with a growing line of pending production for a machine that may or may not need to be replaced. Take these steps to be sure your machines are working for you and not against you. Questions to [...]

5 Things to Keep in Mind When Purchasing Used Machines

Buying used CNC machines is an economical decision that will save your company a ton of money, but before you do there are things that must be considered. In order to ensure that you receive the highest quality machines while also getting the bang for your buck, keeping the following things in mind will help you navigate your options and end up with a high quality machine that won’t break the bank. “How much do I know about this [...]

Daily CNC Machine Maintenance Plan

CNC machine maintenance probably seems like a fairly mundane task and we would probably agree for the most part. However, not performing proper maintenance on your machines could cost you thousands of dollars and dozens of man hours to get it back up and running. If you’ve ever had the misfortune of dealing with a CNC machine that breaks down you know the feeling. The best way to avoid the headaches that come with a misbehaving machine is to [...]

Benefits of Using CNC Lathes

No matter their size, CNC lathes are designed to make intricate cuts on different types of material, specifically wood, plastic, and metal—making CNC machines key players in glass working, metal spinning, metalworking, and wood turning. These machines can be used to produce anything from plane surfaces and screw threads to three-dimensional, complex products. And, because they’re easily set up and operated, CNC lathes are a growing necessity for companies of any size and production level. These machines offer tremendous repeat-ability, [...]