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5 Tips When Buying a CNC Router

1 Motor type: There are two main types of motor that are used in CNC router. A stepper motor is cost-effective and suitable for high-torque, low-medium velocity applications. Servo motors are designed for fast, high-torque applications.

2 Automatic Tool Changing System (ATC): If you are using more than one instrument, the ATC helps users change apparatuses easily, which reduces employment times and administrator slip.

3 Dust collection: The nemesis of any work station, some CNC routers can produce a lot of dust. You need a good vacuum system that will adequately meet your needs.

4 Software: The programming of your CNC router is important if you want the product to meet its precise configuration. Make sure you include updates when they are made available.

5 Drive system: ballscrew, rack and pinion and lead screw are the three main drive frameworks on a CNC router. While the ballscrew iteration is the more costly out of the three, it can handle big material sizes and yields better accuracy.
V-Series Black Die
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Precision Routing, Punching and Folding Services for Mechanical Packaging
ERNTEC Pty Ltd
ERNTEC's precision machining services are suitable in a variety of situations and can precisely engrave on all surfaces of a product
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Flying Shear Controller FS340
PCA - Plant Control and Automation
​Motrona offer motion control and flying operation control.
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Allplastics Engineering Precision Machining of Plastics
Allplastics Engineering
CNC machining and routing of plastics use a variety of materials that come in sheet forming, rod forming and tube forming.
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Engineering Plastics, Signage and Engraving from Allplastics Engineering
Allplastics Engineering
Industrial and engineering plastics provide engraving, signage services and thermoplastic solutions that come in a variety of materials.
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TechRentals provides high quality rental equipment for testing and measuring data, power, electronics and frequency
TechRentals Pty Ltd
TechRentals offers the option to rent or purchase the most comprehensive range of test equipment for construction, building and survey applications.
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Bandsaw Blades offer a wide selection of blades, perfect for any situation.
Bandsaw Supplies
Bandsaw Supplies have a large range of bandsaw blades that are able to cut through a variety of materials.
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Labelling Equipment and Prototyping Technology - Ink Jet Printers
Roland DG Australia
Roland DG provide the VersaUV inkjet printer for the packaging and labelling
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Engraving and machining for the industrial sector from Genesis Software
Genesis Software Pty Ltd
Genesis Software provide high quality engraving and machining services to the industrial sector. With a focus on accuracy and high quality of finish, they offer professional results with fast turnaround. From prototypes and one-offs to small and medium ...
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Efficient, easy cutting with LENOX's Hacksaw
LENOX®
Professional performance with LENOX's innovative range of Hand Tools.
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Cutting Technology
Pathfinder Australia
Pathfinder Cutting Technology, including the K-Series automatic knife cutting system, is effective and effecient.
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Intelligent T2 blade design delivers revolutionary results
LENOX®
Intelligent T2 technology for faster, sharper cutting and longer blade life
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Metal Cutting Bandsaw Machine
ADDLER
All Purpose Abrasives offers a comprehensive range of metal cutting machinery and cutting consumables to suit any application.
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Provides excellent corrosion protection
Fuchs Lubricants (Australasia)
Fuchs provides a range of neat cutting fluids, forming fluids, water miscible cutting fluids and quenching oils designed to help you achieve optimum productivity, quality and cost effectiveness in your metalworking and machining processes.
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Grinder Mills designed to pulverize materials of low to medium hardness
Flamingo Products
High performing multi functional Granulator Grinder Powder Mills from Flamingo are widely used across many industries including the food and medical arenas.
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Mitutoyo precision machine tools and measuring equipment
M.T.I. Qualos
Machining Tools and Precision Measuring Equipment include Chucks, Clamps, Gauges and Callipers from M.T.I. Qualos
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Drivetrain provides a wide range of Custom Engineering Services including Electrical Engineering, Mining Engineering Service Consulting, Precision Machining and Mechanical Repairs
Drivetrain Power and Propulsion
Drivetrain offers various Mechanical Engineering Services from Engine Repairs and Mechanical Overhaul Services to Custom Machining and Mining Engineering Services.
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Laser Heads increases cutting quality and range
Hypertherm Westgate
Laser Heads for use in industrial laser cutting and fabrication
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CNC Lathes, CNC Mills, CNC Borers
LaserBond
LaserBond's CNC Lathes, CNC Milling Machines and CNC Boring Tools are used to manufacture custom made components
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Sheetmetal Tooling Tech
Sheetmetal Tooling Tech is a distributor for Wilson Tool International – a global leader in manufacturer of turret punch, press brake and stamping tooling. They also provide Metalix cncKad CNC programming software for turret punch presses, laser ...
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Brevini Australia Pty Ltd
Brevini Australia manufacture power transmission units and supply a number of gearboxes, winches, ancillaries, modules housings, shafting bearings and a number of other related products and services. With the head office in Sydney, Brevini operate ...
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WIA Welding Industries of Australia
WIA supplies a range of high quality, industrial welding equipment and consumables. Their product range includes MIG, TIG, multi process and engine driven welding equipment, general purpose electrodes, low hydrogen electrodes, gasless MIG wire, solid ...
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Applied Measurement Australia
Since 1976 Applied Measurement has focused on providing high quality products and services for engineered measurement, and industrial automation applications. Typically this has involved pressure, force, torque, position, strain, acceleration and inertial ...
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Allplastics Engineering
Allplastics Engineering specialise in architectural plastic materials, with over thirty years experience in the machining of plastics. Allplastics Engineering provides building, industrial and architectural plastic rod, sheet and tube as well as cutting ...
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111 Abrasives Australia Pty Ltd
111 Abrasives Australia has been successfully trading since September 1987 under the name of Mullner Enterprises serving Australia and the Australasian region with high performance, innovative abrasive power tools and abrasives. They are a 100% Australian ...
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Hylec Controls
Hylec Controls specialise in material, dynamic and multi channel testing equipment, servo-actuators and systems, electric and hydraulic shakers, package testing, environmental chambers and production leak testing.
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The Welding Technology Institute of Australia
The Welding Technology Institute of Australia offersTraining for International and Australian Qualifications and Certifications
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Carl Zeiss Pty Ltd
Zeiss Industrial Metrology specialises in high accuracy measurement systems, including coordinate measuring machines, computed tomography measurement machines (non-medical), optical measuring equipment, metrology software and measurement sensor systems. ...
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T.E.A. Transmissions
T.E.A. Transmissions supplies mechanical engineering, power transmission and linear motion components. Proudly Australian owned and established in 1986, T.E.A. Transmissions strives to bring you the best solutions to your engineering problems. They have ...
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PT Hydraulics Australia
PT Hydraulics Australia provide a range of solutions to Australian Industry. We supply market leading industrial hydraulics and our product range extends to include the emergency and safety industries, with hydraulic rescue tools such as hydraulic cutters, ...
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Magnet Sales Australia
Magnet Sales Australia are distributors of high quality magnetic equipment for the welding, fabrication, woodworking and lifting industries. With a direct focus on improving the safety, efficiency and productivity of industrial operations, we provide ...
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Fecken – Kirfel sets the global benchmark for cutting precision and reliability
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FUTEK introduces their brand new Miniature Load Button: the LLB250
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28/08/16 - The Futek Model LLB250 is a Miniature Load Button built for Press, or Inline compression applications.
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MIT developing $10 LiDAR sensors 1000x faster than current systems
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16/08/16 - Scientists at MIT’s Photonic Microystems Group are developing a LiDAR-on-a-chip system that is 1000 times faster than current systems
New breakthrough in artificial intelligence
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Retrofit automation solution now available to CNC Machine Tool Operators
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31/07/16 -  Dimac Tooling, Australia and New Zealand's leading supplier of accessories and workholding solutions for CNC milling and CNC turning machine tools
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Measure Internal Impedance on Batteries using a Hioki 3554
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