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Tormach Fab Lab: Workholding with V-Blocks

July 17th, 2014 by Andrew Grevstad 

Ground V-Blocks are a handy tool for workholding, especially when paired with a machining vise. You can use them to hold round bar, square bar, and they are also great for supporting end work.  In our latest episode of Tormach Fab Lab, Mike C. points out some tips and ... More

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2014 Tormach Open House – Saturday, August 2

July 3rd, 2014 by Tormach LLC 

Make Sure to Join us for the first annual Tormach Open House!  Come visit and tour our new offices in Waunakee, Wisconsin.  We will also have seminars and demonstrations throughout the day, and our experienced technical staff will be on-hand to speak with and answer your questions about Tormach products ... More

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Tormach Fab Lab: Working with a Quick Change Tool Post for Lathe

June 18th, 2014 by Andrew Grevstad 

In this new Tormach Fab Lab episode, we're showing the basics to setting up a Quick Change tool post on a CNC Lathe.   The QC toolpost kit for our 15L Slant-PRO CNC lathe is size CXA, which holds 3/4" tools.  There are many different styles QC tool holders that you can ... More

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CNC Milled Aftermarket Auto Parts with Tormach PCNC 1100 owner Adam Silver

June 11th, 2014 by Tormach LLC 

Check out these pictures of cool thread milled wheel nuts from California PCNC 1100 owner Adam Silver.  Silver uses his Tormach PCNC 1100 mill to machine these and other parts for vintage formula racecars.  Often working without prints and precise details from the original 1970s designs, each part he makes ... More

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Finally, a Tormach PCNC 1100 Enclosure

March 10th, 2014 by Greg Jackson 

While I cannot make any specific promises for price or availability at this time, I can tell you that expect to be offering a full enclosure for the PCNC 1100 mill in the near future.  This will be a full enclosure with integrated lights, cabinet ventilation, side panel access, and ... More