Many metal fabrication hobbyists are dissatisfied with the quality of the products that they make using analog turret punching equipment. This article discusses how such people can benefit from having a CNC turret punch for their work. Prompts to Sharpen Punching Tools Some punching defects can be traced to dull tools. This is because more force is needed to punch a hole using a tool that has lost its sharpness. That added effort increases the amount of heat generated during the fabrication process.
- Did you know that you could lower the cost of a plastic product and increase its performance by selecting the most appropriate way to make that product? Read on and get an overview of the common ways through which products can be made from plastic. Use this information to select the most suitable moulding process for your products. Blow Moulding Blow moulding refers to a process of making plastic products by injecting air into a plastic tube so that it adopts the shape of the cavity into which it has been placed.
- Abrasive water-jet cutting technology is increasingly being adopted in the design and manufacturing industry because of the simplicity it presents in cutting almost any material. The system works through a computer program that enables your materials to be designed and cut to your exact specification. This article reviews the benefits that customers will derive from using this technology to cut various materials in different shapes and sizes. Pinpoint Precision Cutting — Irrespective of the thickness or size of the material, abrasive water-jet cutting will slice through it like a knife through butter.
- Building a tiny house? Wondering if you should use a steel frame instead of wood? The answer varies depending on your situation, but here are some facts you should review as you decide: 1. Steel beams are lighter than wood beams. If you want a tiny house that's portable, you want as little weight as possible, and steel can help you accomplish that. As steel beams are hollow, they tend to be lighter than solid wood beams, and in fact, most steel beams have a third less weight than wood beams.
- A tilt tray will make it easy to tow or haul vehicles, tractors, and the like. It eliminates the need for ramps or lifting the vehicle onto your truck. Custom-made tilt trays are very important and come with benefits such as enhanced safety for the towed item, increased number of items your truck can haul, improved road safety, and reduced towing time. Therefore, if you have decided to purchase a custom-made tilt tray, here are a few things that will help you choose the best for your truck.