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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.
Plasma Cutting Equipment
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metaltek modular multi-function CNC machining system is fully portable and is able to provide an unparalleled range of machining functions in the field and workshop.
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A comprehensive range of hole saw options and cutting abilities to suit your requirements.
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Intelligent T2 technology for faster, sharper cutting and longer blade life
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LENOX Carbide Hole Cutter
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Patented product designed metal drilling and extremely durable wood drilling tools by Lenox.
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Engraving and machining for the industrial sector from Genesis Software
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Laser Marking and Laser Coding Systems (Models Shown: Videojet 3320, Nd: YAG Laser Marking Systems, Fiber Laser Marking Systems)
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Automated systems that code and mark products in the manufacturing process for optimum organization and productivity
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User Friendly and Ergonomic Hydraulic Cutters from Holmatro
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Holmatro's range of hydraulic, high pressure cutting equipment for industries such as recycling, demolition, nuclear industry, foundry and construction
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Milling Machines
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Hammer mills offering high quality and reliable milling and grinding
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Vertical Form, Fill and Seal Bagmaking Machines
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Trefolex suitable for all users of hand tools
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Exchangeable Head Milling Systems
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Exchangeable Head Milling Systems with two cutting edges for quality milling, machining and finishing
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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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SICK Pty Ltd
SICK Pty Ltd is one of the world’s leading manufacturers of sensors, safety systems and automatic identification products for Factory Automation, Logistic Automation and Process Automation applications. Whether automating factories or optimising distribution ...
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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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A Plus Plastics
Market leaders in the design, mould production and manufacture of plastic injection moulded and CNC engineered components. With over 34 years of plastic manufacturing and custom moulding experience, A Plus Plastics are certainly the experts of their ...
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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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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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GULLCO INTERNATIONAL
Gullco International is a world-renowned manufacturer of automated welding carriages, cutting carriages, welding automation and accessories.  Gullco International serves the entire world market through its companies in Canada, United States, United ...
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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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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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Suhner (Australia)
Suhner offers a unique range of tools in four Power classes:- electric, battery, pneumatic and flexible drive, and the widest range of abrasive consumables for surface finishing. Suhner also provides a total polishing solution with its comprehensive ...
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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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