Not the Stuff of Science Fiction When people talk about going beyond three dimensions, it usually involves time travel, moving between parallel earths, or some other science fiction concept. In metalworking, engineering, and other mathematics-related projects, the idea of an axis sounds like another expression for a dimension, meaning a direction—either forward/back, up/down, or left/right. […]
A pipe spool machine is basically a reverse lathe—instead of spinning a workpiece, it keeps the part stationary and secure while using rotating tools, like a mill, to perform a variety of functions like beveling, boring, and facing, in addition to standard threading operations.
The Hottest Line in Cold Saws Cold saws get their name because the design of their blades allows heat to dissipate, unlike chop saws that generate a tremendous amount of heat as they wear away at a metal workpiece. Cold saw blades transfer the heat of the cutting process to the expelled chips, keeping the […]