How Has CNC Machines Changed Manufacturing?

How Has CNC Machines Changed Manufacturing? 1

Computer controlled machining has been around a while. It started in the 1940’s and has rapidly advanced with the introduction of computers. Today computers are on a micro scale making them even more powerful than the first space craft we put on the moon. With the help of computer programmers and computer aided (CAD) design,…

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CNC Programming in the Digital age

cnc programming

It is an exciting time for advanced manufacturing, there are many evolving innovations, advancing manufacturing with a web of digital technologies. The amount of information and tools available to help manufacturing is amazing and at times overwhelming. Computer-aided design and manufacturing software (CAD/CAM software) have made it possible to innovate and produce new products with…

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CNC Lathe Setup Basics Explained By A VT CNC Programmer

VT CNC Programmer

I will discuss as a VT CNC Programmer the important basic steps in setting up work on a CNC slant bed turret lathe for a chucking operation with machined soft jaws. These basic steps make it possible to have a high degree of confidence the job being set up will run trouble free and consistent…

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When Purchasing A Machine Tool: Think Training

Machine Tool

When you get ready to purchase a new Machine Tool for your enterprise, don’t forget the training. Machine tools are the workhorses of any company that manufactures in the metal working industry. The machines have been able to keep up with demand in the growing global economy. The increased productivity is from the evolution and…

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Getting a Career in Advanced Manufacturing

Advanced Manufacturing

Recently I have been asked many questions about what I do and about careers in Advanced Manufacturing.  It seems as if manufacturing has disappeared as a career possibility for a period and is now being reborn. However, manufacturing never went away. Instead, it has become more advanced with an added necessity to fill the pipeline…

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CNC Programming Blog Named “Top 50 CNC Blogs to Follow”

CNC Programming

AspectUs, LLC, a company specializing in CNC programming, 3d modeling and fixture design for CNC machines recently was awarded the badge of best blogs in CNC industry. They are listed in the top 50 blogs throughout the world to read and follow. The companies recent success in blogging is due to Glenn Junkins, owner/operator of…

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Types of Jobs a Contract CNC Programmer Would Get Hired For

Contract CNC Programmer

There are many types of CNC programming jobs a Contract CNC programmer could be hired to perform because there are so many facets to CNC programming. The different facets of CNC programming come from the large variety of Computer Numerical Machines, combined with the extensive variety of machine controls, languages, and machine tool processes available…

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Good Reasons To Hire Contract CNC Programming Services

Contract CNC Programming Services

Reason #1 One of the most common reasons to hire a Contract CNC Programming Services is a lack of a CNC programmer in your facility. Currently, there is a large shortage of experienced skilled workers in manufacturing. There are scores of manufacturing jobs available that are unfulfilled, and this trend is expected to grow, to…

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Welcome to AspectUs

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Welcome to AspectUs. AspectUs LLC was created by Glenn Junkins who has been working in Manufacturing for over 20 years. Glenn started his journey working hands on from the shop floor, where he learned safe, efficient, set up and operation of many machine tools, working his way up through the ranks to become lead programmer in…

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