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University of Wisconsin – Platteville: PCNC 770s in the Classroom

January 8th, 2015 by Geoffrey Gould 

  In early 2014, the University of Wisconsin – Platteville purchased four PCNC 770s which are featured in our most recent Customer Success Story video series. Instructors in the school’s Industrial Studies department kindly opened their doors to allow us to see how the university utilizes their Tormach mills, and incorporates ... More

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Now Available: Tailstock for 15L Slant-PRO CNC Lathe

October 30th, 2014 by Andrew Grevstad 

A fully adjustable tailstock option is now available for the 15L Slant-PRO CNC lathe. Features include: 3MT Taper 3.5" stroke via handwheel adjustments in both X and Y (elevation) Check out the following video for more information of how to install and align the tailstock. The design of our tailstock has a lot to do with ... More

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Meet Tormach October 25 @ Little Machine Shop Open House

October 16th, 2014 by Andrew Grevstad 

Attention Southern California! Once again, we will be participating in Little Machine Shop's open house event this year on Saturday, October 26.  Stop by to talk with our technical staff about Tormach products, meet other machinists in Southern California Hobby metalworking community, and enjoy refreshments and great deals on items ... More

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Small CNC Tombstone

October 3rd, 2014 by Greg Jackson 

Q: Where can I get a Tombstone? Cemetery? Frozen Pizza Aisle in the grocery store? www.tormach.com Just in time for Halloween, we are now offering a unique 4-sided cast iron tombstone, specially designed for small mills.  Here's a short video showing how to get started. In case you didn't know, in the world of machining ... More

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New and Improved Tormach Solid Model Library

September 18th, 2014 by Tormach Inc. 

In late 2013, we launched the new Tormach Solid Models library, which was discussed in a previous Milling Around blog post. Recently we have remodeled and expanded that section of the Tormach.com Web site. First, the names of the specific libraries have changed. Currently, the Tormach Solid Models library contains downloadable ... More