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Lubrication Pivitol to Machine Function, Life

Tuesday, October 07, 2014

Lubrication Pivitol to Machine Function, Life

  Viscosity breakdown is the result of molecule chains breaking caused by heat, mechanical shearing or dilution – sounds pretty intense doesn’t it? Well in simpler terms, viscosity breakdown is when the oil put into a machine has...

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Precision Machining Crucial to Functionality

Monday, September 22, 2014

Precision Machining Crucial to Functionality

The need for precision machining is increasing year after year in the United States. More precision parts are needed for construction of large projects like airplanes and cars, down to small projects like miniature ...

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Molding a Multistep Process

Wednesday, September 10, 2014

Molding a Multistep Process

Very rarely can an injection mold exist on its own without any surface improvements, especially when making small or detailed products through the injection process. Etching, polishing and high sheen are three finishes that can be created...

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Quality & Precision Monumental to Machining

Tuesday, August 19, 2014

Quality & Precision Monumental to Machining

The versatility of precision machining allows for the creation of molds and machine parts accurately and effectively down to the tiniest of details. Some of the most commonly created molds for the manufacturing ...

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Advantages and Disadvantages of CNC Machining

Monday, December 02, 2013

Advantages and Disadvantages of CNC Machining

While we have already posted about the history of CNC, or Computer Numerical Control machines, you may not be aware of many of the advantages and disadvantages that go along with using them. One of the best...

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Materials for Machining

Wednesday, November 13, 2013

Materials for Machining

Machining materials are chosen based on a variety of factors. The first and most important factor to consider is whether a material will fit the needs of the part. Questions of durability are considered, given the expected...

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Machine Shop Operations

Tuesday, October 29, 2013

Machine Shop Operations

The field of machining garners a great deal of interest and curiosity, but many outside observers are confused by the work we do. It doesn’t have to be that way. Even while complex machine tools demand ...

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History of CNC Machining

Monday, October 14, 2013

History of CNC Machining

Computer numerical control machining, or CNC machining, involves the automatic operation of machine tools with a programmed computer. Lowrance Machine Shop uses CNC machining for higher volume projects. It’s a...

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