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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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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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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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How Plating Works: Electroplating vs. Electroless Plating

Monday, December 12, 2016

How Plating Works: Electroplating vs. Electroless Plating

  Do you want to make a piece of metal, glass or even plastic appear as though it is made from gold, silver, copper, platinum, tin, lead, nickel or some other metal? Perhaps you need to plate one material with another as part of a certain...

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Complete Custom Casting With Ease

Tuesday, November 22, 2016

Complete Custom Casting With Ease

  Does your company need help with custom molding services? At Lowrance Machine Shop, we specialize in providing our clients with the resources they need to create custom molds. We will work with you to figure out exactly what kind of mold you...

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CNC Machining Versus Manual Machining

Wednesday, December 30, 2015

CNC Machining Versus Manual Machining

Machining helps make everything from prototypes to brand new parts. When it comes to how it’s done, however, there are some differences in opinion. While most people think that CNC machining is better, others say that manual machining is still supreme. So who’s right? There is no definite...

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