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CNC Router vs. Mill – What is the Difference? There are different types of CNC machines these days, and each is built with specific capabilities. Manual machines are no longer...
What is Conventional Milling?  Manual milling machines and older CNC designs are prone to backlash, so a machining strategy was needed to counteract it. That’s how conventional milling became a...
How Does Dynamic Milling Work? There are a lot of machining terms that get thrown around, and chances are you’ve heard of dynamic milling. So, what is dynamic milling, and...

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In-House Prototyping Transforms PQ Controls’ Production Originally making junction boxes for fire trucks, PQ Controls has been in the electronics industry since 1973. The Connecticut-based company has since diversified into...
Smart CNC Milling Advances Scientific Research at University of Oregon Evolution of the University of Oregon’s Machine Shop Machining has been a focus for the University of Oregon (UO) since...
An In-House CNC Machine Improves the Design Process for Analytical Sales and Services   Analytical Sales and Services started from humble one-room beginnings in Mahwah, New Jersey. Originally, they offered...

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The pantograph is a manually operated machine that removes material using a rotating tool or diamond scribe. The tool is connected by levers to a stylus that is moved manually...
DATRON Dynamics understands the importance of minimized downtime in a manufacturing environment, and while we focus on building machines that simply do not break, we can never completely prevent this...
A probe is defined as an instrument which can measure a material’s surface by contact. These measurements are used to ensure uniform depth in the machining process. Sometimes, blanks need...


The Making Things eBook is both the case study and a reflection on that journey. We spoke to members of the Autodesk Technology Centers team to gain insights on why—and how—to set up in-house prototyping.