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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.
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Edilgrappa hydraulic cutting tool
Supplier news
20/08/12 - Edilgrappa’s hydraulic tools have been used since the early 1990s to carry out decommissioning procedures at nuclear reactors in power plants.
Laser Resources now stocks a range of quality Ophir laser lenses, mirrors and couplers
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16/08/12 - Laser Resources joined forces with Ophir Optronics earlier this year to become stockists of the company's range of optics, couplers, mirrors and reflectors.
ALICONA IFM allows the engineer to make measurements of cutting tool performance based on Tiny Design principles
Supplier news
15/08/12 - ‘Tiny Design’ is a simple concept that has demonstrated significant improvements in cutting tool productivity.
The latest Spiro International S.A. model of spiral tube cutting machines
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09/08/12 - Sheetmetal Machinery presents the latest model of Spiro International S.A. spiral tube cutting machines, the compact and highly mobile Tubeformer Smart.
The zirconia grain on GRINDTECH flap discs ensure excellent results on steel, stainless steel and aluminium
Supplier news
06/08/12 - ADDhas announced that it now distributes GRINDTECH flap discs, high performance flap discs manufactured from premium quality German abrasive flap material.
Seco double-start gear hob
Supplier news
03/08/12 - Seco Tools Australia introduces a new double-start gear hob featuring a unique design based on extensive research and development.
Edilgrappa's TC 180 cable cutter
Supplier news
03/08/12 - Stainelec Hydraulic Equipment presents a new range of double acting hydraulic cable cutters from Edilgrappa for the electrical industry.
The Olive Drill
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01/08/12 - Sutton Tools designed a special olive head drill for veterinary surgeon Dr Ian Griggs to meet a specific requirement for a surgical procedure.
ART SMART XR7000 CNC Servo Drive Cutting Table
Supplier news
01/08/12 - Advanced Robotic Technology (ART) has sold the first of its SMART XR7000 CNC servo drive cutting tables designed to cut any type of fabric.
F150N T40 petrol hydraulic rescue cutters can produce up to 700 bar of pressure
Supplier news
01/08/12 - Edilgrappa's new F150N T40 petrol hydraulic rescue cutters, now available from Stainelec Hydraulic Equipment, are designed to shear and cut through metal obstructions.
The cutting tool is designed to complete a specific manufacturing operation
Supplier news
31/07/12 - Cutting tool performance is constantly evolving as a greater understanding is gained of the relationships between all aspects of cutting tool design and their application.
Metaltek modular multi-function CNC machining system
Supplier news
31/07/12 - Advanced Robotic Technology (ART) presents the Metaltek modular multi-function CNC machining system designed for portable operation.

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