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How to use ZW3D CAD/CAM Software Turning Module

02nd April 2012
ZW3D is all-in-one CAD/CAM software that specializes in 3D CAD/CAM (computer-aided design and manufacturing). It offers integrated modules for performing mold designs, sheet metal layouts, and 2- thru 5-axis milling functions. In particular, the turning... Read >
Author: Tony Tan

Donít Buy Cheap Machete!

17th January 2012
I was with a friend hiking in the California hills recently. Taking pride in being prepared, he pulled out an old sheet metal machete. He decided to test the blade on a tree in the middle of our hike. When he swung and hit the tree, it bounded right back... Read >
Author: Mark

TIG Welding Certification Tests - Tips For Passing the Weld Test

27th May 2011
What do Boilermakers, Pipefitters, and Aerospace welders have in common? Passing a TIG welding certification test is usually required in order to be considered a qualified welder or to even be hired for the job in the first place. For boilermakers a... Read >
Author: PMane

Welding Table - Should You Build One Or Buy One?

16th March 2011
One of the very first welding projects you should tackle is a welding table. But wait a minute. Are you sure you want to spend the time and money to build a welding table when you might be able to buy one that is portable, foldable, and inexpensive? I am ... Read >
Author: PMane

How to Build a Garden Shed Roof

14th February 2011
How to Build a Garden Shed Roof Building a garden shed roof is not as difficult as you might think. As long as you follow the instructions supplied with your garden shed plans, you should end up with a tidy, waterproof garden shed roof. Ensure that you... Read >
Author: John Toal

The Components of a Tractor Starter Motor

20th December 2010
All tractor starters used on tractor engines are similar in design. The only varying factors for tractors starters is the operating voltage, amperage range, KW rating, the number of engaging teeth on the front gear, and the direction of rotation of the ce... Read >
Author: Marlon Khan

Ten Benefits of Laser Cutting Machines

19th July 2010
Modern manufacturers are using laser cutters more than ever. This is because laser cutters are very precise, making it easy for manufacturers to cut materials quickly and with incredible speed and precision. Used primarily in industrial manufacturing, las... Read >
Author: maloyalaser

Washing Machine Dryer Platform Stands- A Concealed Cost of The Machine

24th June 2010
Washing Machine Dryer Platform Stands- A Veiled Cost of The ApplianceYou've seen the numerous, beautiful front loading washing machines and dryers, right? The cost for these sleek machines is justified by their makers by declaring high energy savings and ... Read >
Author: Vaughn Lee

Repairing a Truck Bed

04th June 2010
If you own a pick-up truck, then there are chances that you will depend on the truck bed. This is what makes a pick-up truck more practical with its capacity to carry any type of object safely and easily. With the passage of time, the truck bed gets damag... Read >
Author: Tauqeer Ul Hassan

Sheet Metal Sheds - Some Factors to Be Ponder Upon

17th May 2010
Metal storage sheds are used to store equipments such as tools, outdoor furniture, garden supplies, bicycle, sports goods and similar other commodities. It keeps your goods safe from heat and cold and the items remain secure all the time. How ever, this f... Read >
Author: Sturat Michael M

All About Hot Rolling And Induction Bending

05th May 2010
Induction bending is also referred to as hot rolling, but there are some differences between the two processes. Induction bending is an efficient way to form a bend when only a specific area of a metal tube or pipe requires a bend, while in the hot rollin... Read >
Author: Corey Rozon

Stainless Steel Gas Grill Burners

18th February 2010
The cast brass and cast stainless steel burners have the smallest burrs -- by far. This will mean less chaos in the gas flow, fewer trapped particulate matter in the burner and a cleaner burning grill. The following comparison shows how the ports are form... Read >
Author: Les Finley

Fundamentals Of Operating Laser Cutting Machines

12th February 2010
Laser Cutter Configuration Options There are several setups, or configuration choices for lasers. The flying optic setup has an X and Y axis and a Z axis. The material being cut will stay in place. Some laser cutters of the flatbed variety allow for th... Read >
Author: maloyalaser

History of the Outdoor Wok- Disc-It Grill

15th August 2009
The Disc-It Outdoor Wok has a unique history. Born out of the old plow disc cookers the Disc-It has taken the outdoor wok to the next level. The outdoor wok used to made out of old plw discs. You would weld a washer over the hole and then grind it down. M... Read >
Author: mplemoine

Make Concrete Blocks--Make Money With Your Home Business

17th December 2008
Concrete blocks are very heavily used in the building trades. A wide variety of projects is built using cement blocks. Home projects such as outdoor fireplaces and barbeques are very often constructed using blocks. Home foundations and garages are anot... Read >
Author: jmowatt
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