The cost of rebuilding tools is already staggering, but to add on top of that the cost and hassle of transporting them to a machine shop? It can make you want to forget about ever owning the tools in the first place. Fortunately, there’s a solution to that issue. The Werks C and C is
The very first and most primitive machine tools were handcrafted as early as 1200 BC. Since then, a lot of things have changed, but the physics principles behind the tools found in machine shops remain entirely the same. Want to test your knowledge of the modern day machine shop? Whether you think you know it
American Machinist reports that U.S. sales of machine tools dropped for the month of August by 10.2%. The sales figures represented the second consecutive month of decline for sales of everything from lathes to arc welding equipment, coming in at only $285.92 million for August. According to the Association of Manufacturing Technology, which issued the
Machining services have helped to improve and advance society for hundreds of years. In fact, the bow lathe is recognized as the first machine tool ever created, believed to be made by the Ancient Egyptians. Basically, these tools are used to shape, create, and fix metals and other hard materials. If you’re in need of
Things change. It’s that simple. Still, it is also important to note when they don’t change, and why. Machine tools and machine tool services are just a few professional areas remaining more or less the same, and with good reason. According to the MIT Technology Review, a new 3-D printing and plastics manufacturing technology being
You may think that all machine tool repair services are more or less created equal, but that’s just not true. Choosing the wrong company and/or making other critical mistakes when it comes to machine tool services can lead to more repairs, or even permanently damaged equipment. What are the best ways to ensure that repairs
What are precision machine shops? What is machine tool repair? In order to understand the answers to these questions, we need to start with the basics, like, “What is a machine tool?” A machine tool is a “stationary, power-driven machine used to cut, shape, or form materials such as metal and wood,” according to Merriam-Webster.