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How to mill an external radius
An external radius is a rounded edge otherwise known as a fillet, that can be achieved quickly and easily if you have a flat surface and the proper tools in...
Thread Milling
What if thread milling was far easier than you ever imagined? There are plenty of advantages to using a thread mill. However, many professionals and machine shops avoid doing so...
horizontal vs vertical milling machine
What if you didn’t know which machining tool could save you plenty of time and money? When it comes to metal fabrication, milling machines are vital tools. However, you might...

Case Studies

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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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Researching and qualifying the right piece of CNC equipment to meet your manufacturing needs can be arduous and stressful. Once you have found the technology you determined will accomplish the...
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...


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.