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Tormach For Makerspaces

Tormach For Makerspaces

Inspire

Tormach provides an array of customer stories to show off all the cool things that our customers do with their machines. Like Ohio State, who uses their eight Tormach mills and a Tormach lathe to give their graduating engineers the opportunity to see ideas go from concept to part with hands-on training in manufacturing the parts that they design.

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Ohio State University has filled their training lab with Tormach equipment to meet the challenges of educating future engineers.

Teaching Engineers with Tormach at Ohio State

Engage

The Tormach community is a quickly-growing group of fans that are active on social media, in machining clubs, and on YouTube, where they actively pay it forward and provide insight and information to fellow Tormach users. Tormach puts out a monthly newsletter that shows off what is happening amongst these users, as well as some insight into what is going within the Tormach facilities.

Create

Get empowered to unleash the creative genius of your makerspace and realize the capabilities of a Tormach CNC machine with these project tutorials, code, CAD, and CAM programs. These free packages include step-by-step instructions of cool projects you can do with your PCNC mill or Slant-PRO Lathe and provide all the programming, so you can spend more time making chips!

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  • Arduino Enclosure

    • Author: Tormach
    • Difficulty:Difficulty Rating of 1
    • Est. Time: 1 1/2 Hours
    • Category: Mill

    In this project, we’re going to create an aluminum enclosure for an Arduino. This project will walk you through a setup with multiple operations and the flipping of a part. more

  • FIRST Robotics Sprocket

    • Author: Sector 67
    • Difficulty:Difficulty Rating of 2
    • Est. Time: 1 Hour
    • Category: Mill

    FIRST provides opportunities for middle school and high school students to work together and build robots – what could be cooler! This project gets you started making custom-sized sprockets that can be used as chain idlers. more

  • Precision Milled Pinewood Derby Car

    • Author: Tormach
    • Difficulty:Difficulty Rating of 1
    • Est. Time: 1 Hour
    • Category: Mill

    This project focuses on taking a Pinwood Derby car to the next level by precision milling it with a Tormach PCNC mill. more


Learn

The Tormach video library is always growing, as it provides a number of educational videos on everything from unboxing your mill to setting up a 4th axis to learning about the conversational programming in our PathPilot controller.

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Buy

There are a lot of different elements to a CNC machine, and sometimes it’s hard to know what to buy. That’s why Tormach has created education packages that are designed specifically for classroom and makerspace situations – giving you everything you need to get started machining, safely.

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