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Flange Types and Definitions

The most used flange types according to ASME B16.5 are Welding Neck, Slip-On, Socket Weld, Lap Joint, Threaded and Blind flange. Flange Types Image Courtesy: Wermac Below you will find a short description and definition of a few types, complete with a detailed image. Welding Neck Flange Image Courtesy: Wermac Welding Neck Flanges are easy […]

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Different Types Of Shaft Coupling To Use On CNC 

Coupling are used for transmitting torque between two shafts even when they are misaligned. For hobbyist CNCs they are used to connect the Stepper Motor axis and the leadscrew/ballscrew. Rigid Coupling The basic (and worst) coupling is the rigid couplings: This coupling is good for transmitting torque between two shafts and has no backlash but […]

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How To Choose The Right Materials for CNC Machining

CNC Materials: How To Choose The Right Materials for CNC Machining There are hundreds of metal alloys available for CNC milling and turning. Which one of these CNC materials for machinging is best for your next project depends on a number of factors, including price, workability, corrosion resistance, strength, weight and cosmetic appearance. To help you […]

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Guide to CNC Machining Tolerances

Computer Numerical Control (popularly known as CNC) machining refers to the use of computer programming and electromechanical devices to automate metal parts (and nonmetals) machining as needed. A CNC machine carries out all the operations on the workpiece based on the program to give us the final product. Table of Contents hide I There Is […]

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CNC Machining Basics

CNC machining is and has always been around us. Yet, surprisingly some people are not familiar with the manufacturing process. Have you ever wondered how different companies get their complex machine parts? Yes, it is by CNC Machining. CNC machining is not only for machine parts. It is an important manufacturing process for people who […]

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Different Types of Threads

When it comes to hose and tube fittings, there are a number of different types of threads available. The number of fitting end options can make selecting the most appropriate fitting thread type a daunting task. The reliability of the fitting connection depends on selecting what’s optimal for the application.  First, we will educate you […]

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