• 2020.3.30

    A metal has different standards or codes in different countries and regions, it’s important to master international standards of common material before you purchase a batch of imported material, the widely used standards involves America (US), France, Germany, Italy, Japan, Russia, Spain, Sweden, China, England (UK) and the European Union. In this article, we are providing comparison chart and PDF file download version of international standards including GB, ISO, ASTM, JIS, BS, DIN, EN and more for different metal mate......

  • 2020.3.27

    Strength is a critical factor in metal uses, for example, some applications require stronger aluminum parts, while some products need high steel hardness or yield strength of steel, this may determine the selection of CNC machining material or product design. Here we collect the metal strength chart (tensile, yield strength, hardness, and density included) and mechanical properties chart of common metals of different grades for your reference. ......

  • 2020.3.25

    Whether you are working for architectural design or CNC manufacturing industries, a reliable tool is critical to save time and obtain maximum effectiveness. CAD Software can realize the creation of your 2D or 3D modeling and CNC machining parts. Here we list the best free CAD software 2020 and best CAD software for beginners and professionals as well as the options in CNC, plus the features, capabilities, benefits, and prices of the software for simpler selection. ......

  • 2020.3.23

    Wire gauge chart is a table for wire diameters reference, often used in designing CNC machining parts, the development of standardized wire gauges helps the selection of right wires for particular purposes. Here is the introduction to American Wire Gauge and AWG chart data for reference and download. What is American Wire Gauge? ......

  • 2020.3.21

    Engineers may need a steel metal gauge chart to determine the required dimensions of the material to be machined, to understand the gauge system, here we’ll explain what is sheet metal gauge, how does it work and the metal gauge chart for stainless steel, sheet steel, galvanized steel, aluminum, brass, and copper. What is Sheet Metal Gau......

  • 2020.3.19

    Drilling is a process of producing a hole while tapping is a technique used to cut a thread inside a hole, so the drill bit and tapping tool are often used in sequential to fabricate CNC parts with thread holes. When it comes to the selection of drill bit sizes and tap sizes, there are standard drill and tap size chart for reference.   What is the Drill and Tap Size Chart and Why to Use Them? When manufacturing custom CNC machining parts, holes with screw threads are often required for fastening the finished part or facilit......

  • 2020.3.17

    As a common general-purpose metal, 304 stainless steel is easy to be seen in our life and manufacturing industry. In this article, we’ll compare the difference between stainless steel 304 and other grades in composition, properties, cost, applications, and more aspects, hope to help you understand more types of stainless steel alloys and basics for machining 304 stainless steel.   What is 304 Stainless Steel? – Machining 304 Stainless Steel 304 Stainless Steel is a common type of austenitic stainless steel, als......

  • 2020.3.16

    Safe operating procedures of machine tools directly related to product quality and personal safety. Be familiar with how to use a CNC milling machine can minimize the errors or faults and get substantial improvement in throughput.   How to Use a CNC Milling Machine – Safe Operating Procedures of Milling Machines There are many precautions and details should pay attention to before, during and after the operation of CNC milling machines. 1) Dress in coverall before entering the workshop. Wear a hat or hairnet if you ......