AXYZ Series CNC Routers – the Most Flexible Router in the Industry

If you’re looking for a router that cuts a variety of material, in a fast-paced, high production environment, without compromising on quality, then check out the AXYZ Series CNC Router. This is one of our most popular, highly configurable options for processing all types of woods, plastics and non-ferrous metals. Combine that with a robust […]

Technical Tip Of The Week: What can I cut with an oscillating knife?

With over 368,058 standard machine configurations to choose from and multiple cutting options, we thought it may be useful to focus on the oscillating knife in more detail. Oscillating vs. Tangential At AXYZ we offer two knife units; tangential and oscillating. The tangential knife is the more robust of the two options, intended for processing […]

Plastics: How to avoid bad cut edges when using CNC routers – Part Two

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 […]

Technical Tip of the Week: Holding small parts on your CNC Router

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.

Technical Tip of the Week: The Benefits of Using a Fixed Sacrificial Bed

CNC routers benefit from the use of a MDF sacrificial bed, ensuring maximum vacuum hold down. The introduction of the fixed sacrificial bed offers multiple benefits over other options. This blog covers the options available, the benefits they offer and how operators can maintain their sacrificial bed for best results.

The Case for Open Architecture vs. Proprietary CNC Technology

Simply stated, when it comes to CNC control technology, open architecture refers to a system that is not closed—one that can operate utilizing CAD-CAM programming that comes from a variety of sources. Also, it means assorted pieces of hardware (like a variety of tooling) can be used, depending on what type of materials need to be cut with a knife or router.

Shipping Standards: Choosing the Router and Tools for Foam Packaging

Foam packaging is a shipping necessity that should never be taken for granted. In that respect, manufacturers and subcontractors have always understood the importance of shock-proof foam packaging for protecting the high-value or technical product inside. Yet, issues with foam, if not fully addressed during the packaging process, are likely to negatively impact the quality […]