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  • Precision CNC Machining

    Does My Project Need Precision CNC Machining?

    We are continuing our series of articles aimed at helping you determine if precision CNC machining is the process you need to produce your next project. Our previous article discussed how precision CNC machining should be used when your project specifications call for extreme accuracy …

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  • Precision CNC Machining

    Should I Use Precision CNC Machining for My Project?

    We are continuing our series of articles discussing factors that help determine whether or not the precision CNC machining process is right for your project. Our previous article discussed how you should use CNC machining when the specifications for your project call for superior accuracy …

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  • Precision CNC Machining

    Is Precision CNC Machining Right for My Project?

    A common question about precision CNC machining is whether or not it is the right process for a particular project.  Most experienced machinists will agree that precision CNC machining processes such as CNC milling, CNC turning, laser cutting, laser engraving, etc. should absolutely be used …

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  • A Closer Look at Laser Engraving

    A Closer Look at Laser Engraving

    We are continuing our series of articles highlighting laser engraving. Our previous article covered what the process itself entails.  Today, we will look at some industries that commonly utilize laser engraving as part of their prototypes to production manufacturing and contract manufacturing processes. Automotive The …

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  • Featured Precision CNC Machining Process: Laser Engraving

    Featured Precision CNC Machining Process: Laser Engraving

    Our next series of articles will highlight one of the most commonly used precision CNC machining processes in many prototypes to production manufacturing and contract manufacturing projects: laser engraving.  Laser engraving is a method which is used to create permanent markings on parts and components. …

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  • Choosing Your Precision CNC Machining Metals

    Choosing Your Precision CNC Machining Metals

    We are continuing our series of articles discussing aspects to consider when selecting metals for your next prototypes to production manufacturing and/or contract manufacturing project.  Our previous article covered the importance of considering the weight and strength of the metal(s) you specify.  Today, we will …

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  • Precision CNC Machining Metal Material Selection

    Precision CNC Machining Metal Material Selection

    Selecting the right raw material can make all the difference in the final outcome of your precision CNC machining project. Our next series of articles will focus on some aspects to consider when choosing the type of metal to use in your contract manufacturing and/or …

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  • The Most Affordable Precision CNC Machining Metals

    The Most Affordable Precision CNC Machining Metals

    Raw material selection is one of the most important aspects of any prototypes to production manufacturing or contract manufacturing project. We are continuing our series of articles highlighting some of the most affordable metals used in precision CNC machining. Our previous article covered steel and …

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  • Most Affordable Metals to Consider for My Precision CNC Machining Project

    What Are the Most Affordable Metals to Consider for My Precision CNC Machining Project?

    One major consideration in any contract manufacturing and/or prototypes to production manufacturing project is the cost of raw materials.  Our next series of articles will cover some of the most affordable metals that are used in precision CNC machining jobs. Stainless Steel Stainless steel is …

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  • Laser Cutting Cost Factors

    Laser Cutting Cost Factors

    We’ve discussed in previous articles how the cost of a laser cutting project can be affected by different factors, including the complexity of the design, customizations needed, type of materials, and overall quantity being produced. Part three in our series covers two more factors that …

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  • Factors Affecting the Cost of Laser Cutting

    Factors Affecting the Cost of Laser Cutting

    We are continuing our series of articles discussing some of the factors that can affect the cost of laser cutting.  Our previous article covered the fact that more complex designs often require more machine time and man-hours. We also touched on the fact that various …

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  • What Factors Affect the Cost of Laser Cutting?

    What Factors Affect the Cost of Laser Cutting?

    The precision CNC machining process of laser cutting is one of the most sought-after services we provide. The final cost of a laser cutting project depends on numerous factors.  When our team works with you, we consider your budget and end goal of the products …

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  • Exploring Different Types of Gears

    Exploring Different Types of Gears

    We are continuing our series highlighting different types of gear mechanisms. Our previous article covered bevel gears, rack and pinion gears, and work gears. Today, we will take a look at three more types of gears. Spur Gears Spur gears are gears with straight teeth. …

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  • Benefits of the Laser Cutting Process

    Benefits of the Laser Cutting Process

    We are continuing our series highlighting the laser cutting process. Our previous article offered an overview of what laser cutting is and some of the advantages to using this highly popular precision CNC machining process including the fact that it is affordable and incredibly accurate …

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  • What Are Some Types of Gear Mechanisms?

    What Are Some Types of Gear Mechanisms?

    Gear mechanisms are integral to many of the products that impact our everyday lives, including automobiles, airliners, ships, appliances, and power plants, just to name a few. Our next series of articles will cover different types of gear mechanisms. Let’s get started: Bevel Gears There …

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  • Advantages of Laser Cutting

    Advantages of Laser Cutting

    Our previous article defined what laser cutting is and what the process entails. Our next series of articles will explore some of the advantages of using the precision CNC machining process of laser cutting. Affordable Laser cutting is much more affordable than some other types …

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  • Precision CNC Machining Spotlight: Laser Cutting

    Precision CNC Machining Spotlight: Laser Cutting

    Laser cutting is a precision CNC machining process that is used in a variety of contract manufacturing and prototypes to production manufacturing projects. The expected outcome is similar to that of other CNC machining processes such as CNC turning and CNC milling. The difference is …

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  • Differences Between Hot Rolled Steel and Cold Rolled Steel

    Differences Between Hot Rolled Steel and Cold Rolled Steel

    We are continuing our series of articles discussing the differences between hot rolled steel and cold rolled steel in precision CNC machining processes.  Our previous article covered the surfaces, strength, and internal stresses of each. Today, we will examine three more differences between these two …

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  • Precision CNC Machining

    Thank You to Our Valued Customers!

    As we close out another year, everyone at JW Machine wants to extend a special thank you to YOU.  Our entire team of machine shop professionals – from our president to our machinists and office staff – value you and the projects you trust us …

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  • Precision CNC Machining

    Precision CNC Machining – The Steps

    We are continuing our series outlining some of the basic steps in the precision CNC machining process.  Our previous article discussed the importance of finalizing the prototype and selecting the right materials to meet the specifications and objectives of the final job.  Today, we will …

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