Cool Tools, Product Development, customer projects, and CNC Tips from Tormach, the maker of personal CNC mills and accessories.
Boss and Sons, LLC is a small machine shop in Deforest, WI, focusing on prototyping and custom machined parts. Owner Ariel Bolanos was nice enough to let us visit for a day and see what he's up to with his PCNC 1100 mill. In case you have missed the previous Owner ... More
CNC Scanner is our 2D measuring and reverse engineering tool that works with a PCNC Mill or Mach3-controlled CNC Machine to take a series of photographs and stitch them together into a high res, dimensionally scaled image. The technology works because we know the spatial relationship between each photograph ... More
PCNC 770 Owner Chris Moller is working on reproduction of a 18th century clock movement. He's using the Tormach CNC Scanner to image the old pawls, ratchets, gears, etc. to get the correct part profiles of each movement before he cuts them on the mill. This is a ... More
The shareware version of CNC ScanCAD has created a lot of interest in playing around with our new CNC Scanner software (as well as the article in Digital Machinist). This is very cool, and its been a fun week talking with people who've been trying it out. The availability of ... More
Tormach Speeders will be available for sale this week on tormach.com. I interviewed Matt for a quick youtube clip on the Speeder basics. Here are a few answers to some other questions we have received over that last few months. Q: Can the Speeder do 30k RPM? A: Yes, but realize there will ... More