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Maximizing CNC Lathe Machining Success: 12 Key Factors

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CNC lathe machining is a versatile and essential manufacturing process that is used to produce a wide range of components for various industries. From small, precision components to larger, more complex parts, CNC lathe machining offers the precision and accuracy required to produce high-quality results. With the advancement of CNC technology, lathe machining has become even more precise and efficient, allowing manufacturers to produce complex components with minimal manual intervention. However, with so many factors to consider when planning lathe machining operations, it’s essential to have a deep understanding of the critical parameters that will impact the final product quality. In this blog post, we will delve into the critical factors that manufacturers must consider ensuring successful lathe machining operations, including material selection, size, tolerance, surface finish, lead time, quantity, tool life, cutting speed, feed rate, coolant, cutting tools, workholding, setup time, cost, and quality. Read More

Understanding the Key Differences between CNC Horizontal and Vertical Mills

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When it comes to CNC milling, one of the most important decisions you’ll need to make is choosing the right type of mill. Two of the most common options are CNC vertical mills and CNC horizontal mills. Both types of mills have their own unique characteristics and capabilities, and choosing the right one for your specific project will depend on a variety of factors. In this post, we will be discussing the 10 key differences between CNC vertical and horizontal mills and help you understand how to choose between the two options. Read More

How the CNC Alignment Camera Improved Quality, Efficiency, and Accuracy for Our Customers

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At Machining Concepts, we are always looking for ways to improve the quality, efficiency, and accuracy of our machining processes. Recently, we implemented a new technology called the Perfect Zero CNC Alignment Camera, and we’ve been blown away by the results.

This innovative spindle camera can be used on any one of our CNC Lathes, and it allows us to accurately center the tools used in the machining process. This has brought a number of benefits for our customers, including: Read More

Celebrating 30 Years of Excellence

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We are thrilled to celebrate a significant milestone in our company’s history – our 30th anniversary. Family-owned and founded by Jim Willats and Mark Wilkosz in 1993, we have been honored to serve our valued customers and contribute to the community for the past three decades. As we reflect on our past successes and the support we have received, we look forward to continuing to provide high-quality products and services that exceed your expectations.

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