All You Need To Know About Metal Machines

January 01, 2020

There’s a vast variety of metal machines on the market and deciding on the best for you can be tricky. We give you the inside scoop on all you need to know to make your decision that much easier.

An Overview of the CNC Milling Process

January 01, 2020

Like most of the more conventiaonal mechanical CNC machining processes, the CNC milling process makes use of computerrised controls in order to manipulate and operate machine tolls which shape and cut stock material.

Different Types of Band Saws

January 01, 2020

A Bandsaw is a toothed metal saw stretched between multiple wheels used to cut through a variety of different materials. Because of the bandsaws versatility they are amongst the most essential saws to have in your collection. From its invention in 1809 bandsaws have evolved with the times to solve most of your sawing needs.

All You Need to Know About a Band Saw

January 01, 2020

Band saws are the most versatile tools you could find in the market, even though they are not the first tool someone thinks of whenever they go to a tool shop.

I Saw the Light

January 01, 2020

In today’s times, we keep on having power outages, caused by Eskom. Generators are very important and is very difficult to function without power. You can have generators in your home, workplace and the most important place; hospitals.

Finding The Right Lathe

July 05, 2018

For those that do not know, a lathe is a piece of machinery that helps you create shapes through a rotating mechanism that cuts through certain materials. The lathe allows you to create these shapes in either metal and wood. The lathe is used in a variety of contexts, this includes commercial use for your business, you can use it at home for personal projects or on an industrial scale. The size of the lathe that you purchase of course be based on how it will be used and the scale of the projects that the lathe will be used to complete. Before you purchase a lathe, assess your cutting needs.

Basics of the Cylindrical Grinder

May 22, 2018

The basics of the Cylindrical Grinder gives you a complete intro to different kinds, and components of the grinding machines. The main purpose of cylindrical grinding are plunge grinding and traverse grinding methods. The main kinds of cylindrical grinders are standard, universal, automated, and limited-features. Grinders may also be classified by their method of work holding and method of control, manual or automated. Grinding wheels, maintenance, coolant, and grinding variables vary based on the operation and type of machine.

What are the uses of a pedestal drill

May 01, 2018

The pedestal drill gives a number of benefits over a hand held drill, Controlled amount of pressure using a rotary feed handle, ability to hold the project at hand in place, and precise angle drilling a perfect 90° perpendicular holes in thicker material or precise angles by tilting the table.

What is a Vertical & Horizontal Milling Machine?

April 17, 2018

A milling machine is classified as a vertical or horizontal milling machine. There are a few projects that a milling machine can implement such as shaping metals, boring, drilling, and routing and these are just the main functions. Even though this machine is most often used for cutting and shaping metals, other solid materials can be used on this impressive machine as well.

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What Is a Guillotine?

April 17, 2018

There is a wide variety of guillotines or paper cutters to choose from in the current market. These range from manual, inexpensive, small cutters for personal, office or classroom use to large, electrical, commercial grade guillotine machines for print finishing and large news or magazine production environments.

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