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  • Pros and Cons of Single-Pass Boring

    Pros and Cons of Single-Pass Boring

    • June 2, 2020

    Boring is a common process used in the manufacturing industry. Not to be confused with drilling, it involves the use of a cutting tool or bit to enlarge an existing hole in a workpiece. While some boring processes require multiple passes of the respective cutting tool or bit, others only require a single pass. Known

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  • The Beginner’s Guide to Fused Filament Fabrication (FFF)

    The Beginner’s Guide to Fused Filament Fabrication (FFF)

    • May 29, 2020

    Fused filament fabrication (FFF) has become synonymous with 3D printing. Originally developed in the late 1980s, it offers a simple and effective way for companies and consumers alike to build objects from raw materials. Like with other forms of 3D printing, FFF involves the deposition of raw material onto a bed. However, FFF doesn’t use

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  • 5 Benefits of 3D Printing in Manufacturing

    5 Benefits of 3D Printing in Manufacturing

    • May 28, 2020

    More and more manufacturing companies are embracing the trend of 3D printing. According to research by Statista, there are over 23,000 commercial-grade 3D printers in use. While manufacturing companies often use other tools and machines to convert raw materials into finished products, 3D printers offer several unique benefits. Below are five big benefits of 3D

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  • What Is a Radial Arm Saw?

    What Is a Radial Arm Saw?

    • May 28, 2020

    Woodworking processes often require the use of machines to cut and manipulate wooden workpieces. In the past, radial arm saws were a popular choice among carpentry workers. As shown in the image to the left, it features a circular blade affixed to a handle. Using a radial arm saw, carpenters can easily cut and shape

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  • Common Mistakes to Avoid when Resourcing Fabricated Metal Products

    Common Mistakes to Avoid when Resourcing Fabricated Metal Products

    • May 26, 2020

    It finally happens. A broken supply chain, a non performing vendor, a price increase, and the directive comes down to find a new supplier. The first instinct is to gather up the prints and go shopping, but there is a lot more to doing it with success.  The first and most important step is to

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  • Hemming vs Seaming in Metalworking: What’s the Difference?

    Hemming vs Seaming in Metalworking: What’s the Difference?

    • May 26, 2020

    Manufacturing companies use a variety of metalworking processes to manipulate sheet metal, two of which include hemming and seaming. In both of these processes, sheet metal is bent and rolled over, resulting in a new shape. Hemming and seaming aren’t the same, however. They each require a different approach, and as a result, they are

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