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Machining channels we’re watching on YouTube

Machining channels we’re watching on YouTube

For many of today’s working machinists, YouTube has served as a modern-day godsend. The collaborative ecosystem formed on the platform within the manufacturing community has been amazing, and it’s served as a go-to informational resource for everyone ranging from first-time 3D printing hobbyist to professional machinists.

Sheet Metal Mini-Guide

Sheet Metal Mini-Guide

Sheet metal fabrication is a process by which metal parts are cut and bent from a roll of stock material that is typically less than 0.25” thick.

The Advantages of 5-Axis CNC Machining

The Advantages of 5-Axis CNC Machining

If you have questions about creating sturdy parts using CNC Machining, you’ve come to the right place. Our quick guide will help you understand the advantages of 5-axis CNC machining so you can get started on your next part.