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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.
Flying Shear Controller FS340
PCA - Plant Control and Automation
​Motrona offer motion control and flying operation control.
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Plasma Cutting Equipment
Advanced Robotic Technology
Plasma cutters have been designed to withstand heavy duty manufacturing tools with precision
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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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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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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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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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High Quality Bandsaw Machines  from Bandsaw Supplies
Bandsaw Supplies
Bandsaw Supplies produce bandsaw machines as well as blade lubricants for all bandsawing requirements
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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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Stainless Steel Cabinets
Sydney Metal Fabrications
Sydney Metal Fabrications provide general steel fabrications, welding and metal cutting services.
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Grit Collector System
GB Power Transmission
Parts and systems for scrapers in the sewage and wastewater treatment industry
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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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All round performance cutting with LENOX CLASSIC®
LENOX®
Bi-metal band saw blades for increased durability and resilience
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Custom Manufactured Soft Jaws with correct control of slot width
Dimac Tooling
Dimac provides a vast range of machine tool accessories for CNC machining and workholding tools
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High Pressure Coolant Systems
Sandvik Coromant
High Pressure Coolant Systems featuring high precision coolant for sliding head machines
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Metal Cutting Bandsaw Machine
All Purpose Abrasives
All Purpose Abrasives offers a comprehensive range of metal cutting machinery and cutting consumables to suit any application.
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CNC Machining
Ferno Australia
Ferno Australia specialise in fabrication, CNC machining, manufacturing and assembly needs and provide a stress-free engineering service aiding customer's
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CNC Profile Cutting
ESAB Westgate
Profile cutting machine operating on CNC systems, provides better cut quality, cost efficient and su
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Vertical Form, Fill and Seal Bagmaking Machines
Nupac Industries Pty Ltd
Fastpaced bagmaking machines that performs vertical forming, filling and sealing of bags, dependable and quick production of bags
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Hydraulic Solutions by JC Hydraulics
JC Hydraulics
Hydraulic equipment is built for capability and strength it is useful for materials handling, earth moving equipment and mobile equipment.
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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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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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Metromatics
Metromatics manufacture and provide a range of Sunlight Readable and Industrial LCDs, Single Board Computers, Panel PC, Avionics Cards, Data Acquisition Systems, Telemetry Equipment, Automatic Test Equipment, Pressure Sensors, Force Transducers, Accelerometers, ...
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3D Systems, On Demand Manufacturing – Asia Pacific.
3D Systems, On Demand Manufacturing Services offers a broad range of processes and technologies to fit all your needs from prototyping through production. 3D Systems On Demand Manufacturing  Services provide professional-grade online 3D printing ...
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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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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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CGB Precision Products
CGB Precision Products is a specialist supplier of super precision ball bearings and related components. They are the Australian representatives for top brands such as Barden, FAG, Kaydon & Gamet, Kamatics, Heim, FLURO, PIC Design and Greene Tweed - ...
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Bestech Australia
Bestech Australia provides the latest in measurement and control technology to the Australian and NZ market. Bestech Australia are focused to meet the instrumentation needs of customers in: Research and Education, Automotive, Metal Industry, ...
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Advanced Robotic Technology
Advanced Robotic Technology is a Brisbane-based company that is a world leader in CNC profile plasma and routing machines. The company specialises in the production of both CNC routers and CNC plasma profile cutters. ART's range of 100% Australian-built ...
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Kenelec Scientific
Kenelec Scientific was established in 1962 and has been one of the leading and longest serving scientific and environmental technology companies in Australia today. Kenelec Scientific are recognised in the industry for their innovative ...
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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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Ezi-Duct
Ezi-Duct supplies many of Australia's leading metal processing companies. Ezi-Duct supplies Stainless Steel Ducting and Hoods, Ducting, Flexible Ducting, Rotary Valves, Fans, Diverter Valves, Cyclones, Dust Collectors, Cartridges, Fume ...
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06/12/17 - Students at the University of Bremen in Germany have developed a ‘Smart Drill’ featuring lubrication-free iglidur L500 igus plain bearings.
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Fecken – Kirfel sets the global benchmark for cutting precision and reliability
Supplier news
22/08/17 - Thomas Weber, the Area Sales Manager of Fecken – Kirfel Germany, a world leader in precision cutting machines, visited Era Polymers in March this year.
FUTEK introduces their brand new Miniature Load Button: the LLB250
Supplier news
28/08/16 - The Futek Model LLB250 is a Miniature Load Button built for Press, or Inline compression applications.
DCNS submarine program for India springs a huge leak
Editorial
23/08/16 - There are reports today of a 22,400-page leak of details on submarines designed by DCNS -which will design Australia's upcoming submarines
Maintenance Management And Safety In The Workplace
Supplier news
22/08/16 - An unmaintained piece of equipment is a dangerous one.
MIT developing $10 LiDAR sensors 1000x faster than current systems
Editorial
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
Editorial
04/08/16 - IBM has brought artificial intelligence (AI) one step closer to reality by creating technology that imitates the brain’s neurons.
Retrofit automation solution now available to CNC Machine Tool Operators
Editorial
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
Swinburne and CSIRO cement new partnership
Editorial
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A four head grinder at the Pace Farm's plant
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Measure Internal Impedance on Batteries using a Hioki 3554
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TechRentals Pty Ltd
An Introduction to the FLIR E60 Thermal Imaging Camera
An Introduction to the FLIR E60 Thermal Imaging Camera
TechRentals Pty Ltd
Introduction on How to Use the GE Druck DPI620 GENII
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TechRentals Pty Ltd
eMission Control 2200
eMission Control 2200
Ezi-Duct
Welding Fume Extraction - Ezi-Arm Fume Arm
Welding Fume Extraction - Ezi-Arm Fume Arm
Ezi-Duct
Dust Collector - eCono 4000
Dust Collector - eCono 4000
Ezi-Duct
Rotary Valve  250
Rotary Valve 250
Ezi-Duct
Dust Collector - eCompact
Dust Collector - eCompact
Ezi-Duct
Dust Collector - eCono 6000
Dust Collector - eCono 6000
Ezi-Duct
ECO Gate - Electric Slide Damper
ECO Gate - Electric Slide Damper
Ezi-Duct
Dust Collection System - KPD
Dust Collection System - KPD
Ezi-Duct
Modular Ducting
Modular Ducting
Ezi-Duct

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