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Options for Tormach PCNC Mill Enclosures

August 26th, 2014 by Greg Jackson 

Mill Enclosure Options We've recently released the DIY Frame Kit as another option for coolant and chip control on your PCNC mill. With this in mind it seems a good time to review the relevant considerations as you ponder what the best solution would be for your shop. Chip Guard and Backsplash: ... More


Introducing Wednesday Widget, Sponsored by Tormach

August 20th, 2014 by Andrew Grevstad 

We are excited to present the first two episodes of Wednesday Widget, a new web series sponsored by Tormach. Wednesday Widget is the latest creation from John Saunders, better known as NYC CNC to his youtube followers. Episode 1: Measuring, Machining & Fabricating a Steel Bracket Episode 2: Measure, Model, Machine, and ... More


Tormach Fab Lab: Working with Slitting Saws

August 19th, 2014 by Andrew Grevstad 

Don't forget about slitting saws when you have a part that calls for a deep slot. With a slitting saw, slots with a large depth-to-width ratio can be made both faster and straighter than with a long and skinny endmill. There are two slitting saw arbor sizes available in our TTS ... More


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


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