Zone: Micromachining

OVERVIEW: Machining tiny parts and features with small tools and precision machines.

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Micromachining Tidbits

Here are a few tricks this shop uses to be more effective at micromachining. ...MORE

Micromachining Evolution

Challenge Machine continues to add high-speed equipment for the increasing amount of micromachining work it is performing. Here are some lessons it has learned along the way, using tools as small as 0.001 inch in diameter. ...MORE

Video: 1964 Game Show Demos Drilling through Human Hair

See a clip of the founder of Maryland’s National Jet on the “I’ve Got a Secret” game show demonstrating his company’s ability to drill through something as small as a human hair. ...MORE

Milling Hard-to-Machine Materials on a Micro Scale

The idea of a tool that effectively controls heat with a special grade of carbide, a new coating and internal channels that deliver cooling through ports in the shank where the milling flutes begin, is worth a look. ...MORE

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Product Spotlight Slideshow: Micromachining

Our Modern Equipment Review spotlight in May highlights a range of micromachining equipment—from a full-sized EDM to a line of micro-drills. View the slideshow to learn more. ...MORE

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