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The Advantages of Surface Grinders

Friday, June 04, 2021

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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How Do CNC Machines Work?

Tuesday, May 11, 2021

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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Training is Essential for the CNC Machining Industry

Saturday, March 13, 2021

Training is Essential for the CNC Machining Industry

Back in the old days, manual mills and lathes were commonly used for machining industry. It took years of experience, training, and practice to perfect the process of machining products with these machines. Now, we have the...

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Does My Project Need a CNC Milling or a CNC Lathe Machine?

Thursday, January 03, 2019

Does My Project Need a CNC Milling or a CNC Lathe Machine?

Do you need to produce high-quality parts for a project that you’re working on for your company? If so, you’ll have the option of using either CNC milling machines or CNC lathe machines to get the job done. Both are capable of creating the parts...

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Machined New Split Nuts with a Buttress Thread

Tuesday, October 16, 2018

Machined New Split Nuts with a Buttress Thread

We machined a new Split Nuts with a buttress thread for a customer’s press in these photos. A split nut is a nut that is split lengthwise into two pieces. This allows the nut, when open, to move along the screw without the screw turning...

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Parison Rod - Industrial Repair

Friday, June 29, 2018

Parison Rod - Industrial Repair

  Last week we were notified by a customer in Missouri that a large parison rod that is part of a blow molding machine snapped/broke during production. This caused a major problem for our customer as it completely stopped production for this product. The size of...

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Manual vs CNC Lathes

Wednesday, December 13, 2017

Manual vs CNC Lathes

Lathes have been essential tools in the machining industry for literally hundreds of years. These versatile pieces of equipment have been used to make everything from furniture to automotive parts. Over time, the traditional manual lathes evolved as new technologies were adopted....

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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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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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