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Coolant Choices for Optimal CNC Machining

In the sixth episode of the Tormach Garage Series, Jeremiah Daws (maker/machinist) dives into the crucial topic of tool cooling. There are two types of coolant options that are discussed in this week’s video: flood coolant and MQL (Minimum Quantity Lubrication).

FLOOD COOLANT
Flood coolant is great for materials prone to overheating or those that work harden (e.g. SS). This coolant is widely used due to its versatility and effectiveness in various applications.

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Section 179 Makes Tormach Machines Even More Affordable

If you run a small business - or want to start running a small business - taxes are always an important challenge to consider. You have to know where you can take tax breaks and where they don’t fit your organization. What many small CNC business owners don’t realize is the value of Section 179, and that Tormach machines, even though they are inexpensive, qualify as capital equipment.

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Tools and Tool Holding Essentials for CNC Beginners

Welcome to episode five of the Tormach Garage Series. In this week’s installment, Jeremiah Daws (Maker / Machinist) will prepare our CNC beginners for an exciting milestone - running their first part. If you’re new to CNC and want to learn the basics of machining on a Tormach CNC mill, we encourage you to view the first four episodes of our series.

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Mastering Start Line Adjustments in PathPilot®

In CNC machining, precision is paramount. There are instances where you need to set your start line in the middle of your G-Code program. Whether due to job interruptions, changes to your tooling, or a need for fine-tuning, understanding this process is crucial. Let's explore three different methods with PathPilot®.

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Basics of Work Holding and Work Offsets in CNC Machining

In this week’s edition of the Tormach Garage Series, get ready to dive into the critical aspects of work holding and setting work offsets on a Tormach CNC mill. Jeremiah Daws (Maker / Machinist), showcases various work holding options, ensuring that each work piece is securely in place during machining.

The Tormach Garage Series is a weekly series of instructional videos for those just starting to learn the basics of CNC machining. You can click the links below to watch the first three episodes of our series.

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Navigating the PathPilot® Interface on Your Tormach CNC Mill

Welcome to the third installment of the Tormach Garage Series where Jeremiah Daws (Maker/Machinist) will provide an overview of the PathPilot® interface, a platform renowned for its user-friendly design. If you have not had the chance to view the first two parts of the Tormach Garage Series, click below to get caught up on these highly informative instructional videos created for those just starting to learn the ins and outs of their Tormach CNC mill.

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