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Common Things that Necessitate Machine Repairs

Friday, September 08, 2017

Common Things that Necessitate Machine Repairs

Machines and all types of mechanical equipment break, even with careful preventative maintenance. Fortunately, you can reduce the likelihood of needing to make unplanned repairs to machines by following a careful maintenance routine. These are a few common things that necessitate machine...

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Horizontal vs Vertical Mills

Tuesday, August 22, 2017

Horizontal vs Vertical Mills

Modern milling machines are often versatile, but different types of machines are still better suited for some jobs than others. Milling machines may be classified in different ways, but one common designation is between horizontal and vertical. What is the difference between...

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How CNC Machines Help Manufacturing Businesses

Friday, August 04, 2017

How CNC Machines Help Manufacturing Businesses

CNC Machining has become increasingly common over the past few decades – and for good reasons. CNC, or Computer Numerical Control, machining is the marriage of computers and traditional machining tools like lathes, grinders, routers, and mills. This combination of technology...

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How Do CNC Machines Work?

Thursday, July 27, 2017

How Do CNC Machines Work?

  CNC technology has become quite common in the machining industry over the past decades. A CNC machine is a device that is able to control machining tools using programmed instructions. CNC is one of two technologies that are used to create parts based on a...

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The Advantages of Surface Grinders

Wednesday, July 12, 2017

The Advantages of Surface Grinders

Surface grinders are commonly used in machine shops for finish work. These grinders utilize a rotating grinding wheel to produce a smooth, uniform surface on metallic or non-metallic objects with an incredible degree of precision. There are...

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An Overview of CNC Milling

Tuesday, June 13, 2017

An Overview of CNC Milling

  Do you need to machine a specific material in order to manufacture parts? There are several different machining options available to you, including cutting and drilling. But CNC milling has become one of the most popular forms of computer numerical controlled machining because of how...

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The Benefits of Custom Mold Designs

Wednesday, May 31, 2017

The Benefits of Custom Mold Designs

Do you run a company that specializes in manufacturing parts? If so, you should learn more about the injection molds and custom mold designs that can make it significantly easier for you to create these parts as...

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Now Hiring - CNC Programmer

Thursday, April 27, 2017

NOW HIRING - CNC PROGRAMMER

Lowrance Machine has a CNC Programming position open. If you are interested in applying please submit your resume or an application online - lowrancemachine.com/careers - or email it to jobs@lowrancemachine.com. Summary Plans numerical control programs to control contour path machining of metal parts on automatic machine tools by...

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Sinker EDM: What’s Possible with Electrical Discharge Machining?

Wednesday, April 26, 2017

Sinker EDM: What’s Possible with Electrical Discharge Machining?

  Electrical discharge machining, which is also known as spark machining, is a process that involves removing particles from metal by utilizing electrical discharges that form between an electrode and a piece of metal. This method of reshaping metal melts and vaporizes metal chips and washes...

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Passivation: What Is It and Why Is It Used?

Wednesday, April 12, 2017

Passivation: What Is It and Why Is It Used?

Do you want to prevent a stainless steel product from rusting in the future? One of the most effective ways to do it is by using a process called passivation. Stainless steel is actually corrosion-resistant, but over time, certain ...

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