Category: Machining

CNC Machining for Titanium – Tips & Things to Consider featured image
Tuesday November 24, 2020

With its excellent strength-to-weight ratio and resistance to corrosion, titanium is one of the most useful and popular metals for industrial engineers, architects, and consumer product designers. It is named after the Titans of Ancient Greek mythology, after all, and it usually lives up to its name. Titanium has desirable material properties, and it is […]

The importance of rapid machining in manufacturing featured image
Tuesday September 1, 2020

Companies that design and manufacture plastic or metal parts will often require rapid machining services at some point during product development. This article looks at the ins and outs of the manufacturing process and why it is so important. What is rapid machining? Rapid machining is the machining of parts and prototypes with an explicit […]

7 Ways CNC Machining is Used for Smartphone Manufacturing featured image
Thursday August 20, 2020

If there’s a technological device that truly defines our current generation of science and technology, it must be the smartphone. These ever-evolving bars of glass, plastics and electronics have taken on a massive portfolio of functions, offering operations just as diverse as computers (if not more) while providing far more ease of use and portability […]

Tight Tolerance Machining: 13 Tips to Achieve It featured image
Saturday July 18, 2020

With more than 10 years in the rapid manufacturing business, Aajogo has built up rich experience in CNC machining parts for both prototyping and mass production. In any form of manufacturing, machining tolerances play a crucial role as they define the allowable variation in dimensions and physical properties of a manufactured part. Maintaining tight tolerances […]

Why on-machine inspection is key to precision machining featured image
Thursday July 9, 2020

For quality control of CNC machined parts, most machine shops use a Coordinate Measuring Machine. A CMM checks that the geometry and dimensions of a finished part match the original design, ensuring that the customer does not receive defective parts. It identifies even the most marginal errors and allows the machinist to rework a faulty […]

Accurate machining: What you need to know featured image
Wednesday July 8, 2020

For prototypes and end-use parts, accuracy is a hugely important aspect of metal machining. Accuracy means you’re getting a part that looks and feels exactly like the one you designed, with no errors that can impact mechanical function.  Thanks to the rise of computer numerical control and CNC machining, the subtractive manufacturing process of metal […]

CNC Machining Use Cases in the Military and Defense Industries featured image
Monday July 6, 2020

As a major source of manufacturing revenue, the defense and military industries rely on some very flexible, cost-effective and reliable technologies. With global defense spending expected to grow at a CAGR of about 3 percent over the 2019–2023 period, reaching US$2.1 trillion by 2023, they also invest heavily into modern machining solutions in various different sectors of their workflow. […]

What is custom machining and when do you need it? featured image
Thursday June 25, 2020

When it comes to custom production parts, there are few faster methods than CNC machining. Thanks to the speed of CAD modeling, the ease of online orders and the availability of global shipping, it is now possible to order and receive custom machined parts in a matter of days. It’s no exaggeration to say that […]

CNC Machining Magnesium: Benefits & Safety Tips featured image
Friday May 29, 2020

Magnesium is a lightweight metal with high level of machinability that can be CNC machined to create parts with high strength and excellent corrosion resistance. However, magnesium can be difficult to machine due to its tendency to ignite or explode if proper precautions are not taken. It provides a hazard for CNC machinists: the chips […]

Large CNC Machining: Important Considerations & Tips for Machining Large Parts featured image
Tuesday May 5, 2020

CNC machines, particularly in the realm of large CNC machining, are an impressive tool for fabricating a diverse array of products, but they come with their own unique size constraints. The average machine shop or hobbyist is less likely to possess a significantly large machine, as such equipment can be impractical in many situations. This […]

CNC Machining For Ceramics – Applications & Types featured image
Thursday April 16, 2020

As a material widely used in everyday items from clocks to knives to bricks to pottery, machining ceramics can be a great way to expand a company’s materials portfolio. Though they are traditionally made using a kiln, machining them can be a useful endeavor that gives your machine shop a unique selling point. As a […]

How to Design Parts Using CNC Machines? featured image
Wednesday April 8, 2020

For most people, the knowledge about manufacturing and prototyping technologies of today consists mostly of what they learn in school or what they stumble upon on the internet. Many are at least vaguely familiar with the process of 3D printing, which can offer sustainable and eco-friendly manufacturing possibilities. But even though 3D printing is becoming […]

CNC Machining Custom Parts featured image
Monday March 16, 2020

The modern manufacturing industry is beginning to lean heavily into new capabilities that allow for specially machined custom parts that suit the precise needs of individual buyers. This sort of service and production style offers clients a means of making the best use of their tools, products or any other machined parts they may need, […]

CNC Workholding Methods – Find the best way to load your workpiece for CNC Machining featured image
Tuesday February 25, 2020

When making CNC machined parts, it is important to first figure out the best way to load and hold the workpiece. This step comes before plotting the tool path, and plays an important role in the process. Workholding and loading are crucial aspects of the CNC machining process. Your workpiece is only going to be […]

The CNC machine shop: A complete guide featured image
Tuesday February 25, 2020

What is a machine shop? A machine shop is a place where machining, a type of subtractive manufacturing, takes place. It’s not a “shop” like a store, but rather a room or building containing machinery where machinists and other technical staff make things. The shop can be part of a large factory or a room […]

How is CNC machining used in the electronics industry? featured image
Friday January 31, 2020

The electronics industry is one of the largest and most powerful industries in the world, and many of its products — from professional high-tech equipment to consumer electronics — are made with CNC machined parts. Machined components for the electronics industry include both plastic and metal parts, and technologies used to produce them include CNC […]

Horizontal vs. Vertical Milling and Turning: What Are the Differences? featured image
Friday January 24, 2020

When it comes to CNC milling and turning machines, there are a lot of details that make a significant difference in your workflow. No single machine can handle every possible manufacturing operation so it’s wise to note the characteristics that would be most suitable to one’s operations. There are many such calculations to keep in […]

High Precision CNC Milling Services are very popular featured image
Saturday January 18, 2020

For precision CNC milling services, the right tools are required. Basically, in order to perform precision machining jobs, you need CNC milling machines. These machines are precise, accurate and fast. We suggest that to providers that offer these services, you outsource the job if you deal in the products of parts. You can use the […]

The Basics of Preventative CNC Machine Maintenance featured image
Thursday January 16, 2020

Mills, lathes and all sorts of CNC machines are marvelous machines, but they all require diligent care to keep them working under optimal conditions. Maintenance can be a hassle but it is necessary for any machine shop or even hobbyist to regularly undertake to avoid breakdown or operational inefficiencies. As such, this article will serve […]

How to Choose a Reliable CNC Machining Shop for CNC Parts? featured image
Thursday December 12, 2019

Embarking on a manufacturing project involves several crucial decisions, one of which is selecting the right CNC machine shop. This decision can influence the trajectory of your project significantly. The chosen shop’s capabilities, quality control, technological prowess, and delivery efficiency can either elevate your project or undermine it. Deciphering the Concept: What is a CNC […]