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6 Tips to Keep Your Machines Running Better for Longer

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If your business uses a lot of machine shop and engineering services, you rely on on your machines to get your work done. Any down time costs you money. Additionally machine shop repair costs are often high when work on your equipment needs to be done. There are things you can do to keep those machine shop repair costs to a minimum. The key to that is to perform routine maintenance.

  1. Put maintenance on the schedule. It is harder to delay doing the maintenance you need to do when you have it on the calendar. Your equipment and tools need to be properly maintained and cared for if you want to make sure they stay working in the correct manner and to prevent them from needing service. If your business uses (more…)

16 Nov 2016

Machine Tools How They Have Developed Over Time and How to Keep Them Working

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Human will and ingenuity have birthed some incredible feats of architecture, technology, and mechanization. As we continue to develop newer, more efficient technology we gain the capacity to make even more detailed, durable, and intricate pieces that can be used in thousands of applications — all of this is thanks in part to machine tools which allow us to craft, shape, and mold raw materials to our liking. Understanding the technological depth and the history behind these tools can help us gain a greater appreciation for the products they make and the ingenuity behind them.

The Development of Modern Machine Tools

The first machine tools ever made were handcrafted around 1,200 BC in Egypt and Mesopotamia — these likely took the form of bow drills or pottery wheels. By their (more…)

31 Mar 2016