Ryan Scarlett

Deciding Between Shrinking or Hydraulic Chucks for the Clamping Devices on Your CNC

By Ryan Scarlett / May 4, 2023 /

Reading Time: 3 minutes When it comes to choosing the right clamping devices for your CNC machine, you have several options available. Two of the most popular types of chucks are shrinking chucks and hydraulic chucks. While both types of chucks have their advantages, the choice ultimately depends on the specific needs of your operation. In this article, we…

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When do you know when it’s time to replace your CNC Machine.

By Ryan Scarlett / April 13, 2023 /

Reading Time: 2 minutes Computer Numerical Control (CNC) machines are widely used in manufacturing industries to automate tasks such as cutting, drilling, and shaping various materials. These machines have become essential in modern manufacturing as they provide accuracy and precision that is not possible with manual machining. However, like any other machine, CNC machines have a lifespan and eventually…

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The importance of dust collection in woodworking machinery shops.

By Ryan Scarlett / February 9, 2023 /

Reading Time: 5 minutes The importance of dust collection in woodworking machinery shops. You may not think of dust as being particularly dangerous. After all, it’s just a bunch of tiny particles, right? But when it comes to woodworking, dust can be a real menace. breathed in, it can irritate your lungs and cause respiratory problems. It can also…

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Midwest Tool Expo & Auction 2023

By Ryan Scarlett / January 18, 2023 /

Reading Time: < 1 minutes January 27 -28, 2023 Michiana Event Center (The MEC)  |  455 E. Farver St., Shipshewana, IN 46565 Dates & Hours Friday, January 27 – Saturday, January 28, 2023 Friday: 9:00 AM – 6:00 PM (Auction begins at 3:00 PM) Saturday: 8:00 AM – 2:00 PM (Auction begins at 9:00 AM) Location Michiana Event Center (MEC) | 455…

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5 Strategies To Improve Your CNC Machining Efficiency

By Ryan Scarlett / December 22, 2022 /

Reading Time: 5 minutes 5 Strategies To Improve Your CNC Machining Efficiency To keep up with the ever-changing dynamics of today’s manufacturing and production industry, manufacturers must find ways to enhance their comprehensive business operations and meet the ever-increasing demand for high-quality CNC components. The efficiency of your CNC machine is limited only by your skill and diligence in…

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10 reasons your shop needs a CNC Router

By Ryan Scarlett / December 20, 2022 /

Reading Time: 4 minutes 10 Reasons your shop needs a CNC Router The word “CNC” stands for Computer Numerical Control, but today everyone calls it CNC. So, how do you define a CNC machine? All automated motion control machines have three primary components – a command function, a drive/motion system, and feedback system. CNC machining is the process of…

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Nederman Shaker System

By Ryan Scarlett / December 5, 2022 /

Reading Time: 2 minutes Enhanced Cleaning, Safer Maintenance, and Lower Costs Nederman’s enclosureless, S-Series dust collector is now available with a shaker filter cleaning option that improves system performance and simplifies maintenance. The shaker mechanism cleans the filters more consistently and effectively than manual cleaning techniques resulting in greater machine suction, extended filter life and improved operational safety. The…

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Tooling, Router Bits, Cutter-heads, Tool Holders, CNC Accessories and more…

By Ryan Scarlett / November 2, 2022 /

Reading Time: 2 minutes Solutions over sales We don’t pride ourselves on achieving more sales. We take pride in helping you find the best possible solution. After all, when you have the right tool for the job, you can expect it to last that much longer. This not only saves you money down the line but also wear and…

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By Ryan Scarlett / October 11, 2022 /

Reading Time: < 1 minutes CNC Nested-Based Cutting Solutions Show Wednesday, November 9th, 9 am to 5 pm Having a hard time finding good help? Automate TOPICS: Latest Software Fixturing Automation  Tooling Having a hard time finding good help? Automate! Come learn about CR Onsrud CNC Pusher Sweeper with Ken Stissel. Scarlett’s own Jeff Robinson will provide an overview of…

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CNC Cutting Demo’s

By Ryan Scarlett / July 21, 2022 /

Reading Time: < 1 minutes Do you ever get the feeling that your CNC programming skills are a bit rusty? Are you not sure what the latest CAM software can do? Maybe you’re just curious about what all the buzz is about 5-axis machining. If any of these sound like you, then join us for our upcoming CNC cutting demo’s!…

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