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Archive for the ‘CNC Scanner’ Category


Tormach Owner Stories, Episode 3: Boss and Sons LLC

January 4th, 2013 by Andrew Grevstad 

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 V2 Beta Testers Needed

February 24th, 2012 by Andrew Grevstad 

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

Image of Antique Clock Movement using Tormach CNC Scanner

Reproducing Clock Movements with CNC Scanner

April 13th, 2011 by Andrew Grevstad 

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

DIY CNC Scanner Application Notes

July 30th, 2010 by Andrew Grevstad 

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

The Speeder is Here!

July 21st, 2010 by Andrew Grevstad 

Tormach Speeders will be available for sale this week on 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