Short of much more expensive solutions, ER collets are one of the best tool holding systems available. However, incorrectly fitting your router bit into an ER collet can lead to multiple issues, and this blog is going to address those issues, offer solutions and explain the reasons why it’s important to maintain and change your collets on a regular basis.
For workshops requiring the ultimate level of productivity from their CNC router, look no further than AXYZ. AXYZ offer a multitude of options such as the automatic tool changer, providing the easiest and most convenient method of running jobs requiring multiple tooling, to multiple carriages for double the production power.
Published in the February/March 2018 issue of Performance Plastics. This is the second article in a four-part series on how to avoid bad cut edges when using CNC routers. The focus of the first article was on machine fundamentals, if you missed out, take a look. This article addresses poor quality cut edges issues related […]
The ability to cut opposing sides of the material accurately is an increasingly popular customer request. This blog describes how your AXYZ router can be set up using the AXYZ vision system to perform two sided cutting. What is the AXYZ Vision System? The AXYZ vision system is a high performance, low cost solution suitable […]
Like any technology, however, there has been a product enhancement evolution. While the older machine may still work just fine, it may be time for an upgrade, just the same. The newest versions of CNC routers feature hybrid technology that offer versatility, consistent quality and more productivity. Those capabilities go right to the bottom line.
Of course the notion of a ‘small’ part depends entirely on the type of job and material you are processing. However, by rule of thumb, any part smaller than the palm of your hand should be considered ‘small’. This blog discusses the best conditions in which to cut small parts, and provides alternative methods if your setup doesn’t quite fit the bill.