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I 3D Printed an ID expansion clamp. Machinist nerd will understand. I'm continuing to find new ways to integrate 3D printing into traditional machining and molding manufacturing. Being able to 3D print custom fixtures and clamps to hold machined parts speeds up the process and allows for much greater flexability. I can design a part with less focus on how to make the part and more on what will make the part more better!
#3dprinting #cr10 #3dprinter #machinging #instamachinist #cnc #haas
User Image arclightironworks Posted: Jan 19, 2018 12:59 AM (UTC)

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Professional Development. CNC Machining on Aluminum @saundersmachineworks with @mechvantage and @fusion360team parametric solid modeling software. Thanks Kevin, Jared, and John! Special mention to Jed for providing moral support and canine “primary ring” security. Awesome hands-on machining training and user experience. We learned a ton and had a total blast with your team. We already placed the 6” x 8” x 1” precision 6061-T6 fixture block into service in our shop, and have something special in mind with the @tormach 700 handle we created. 🕶Come and Take It! 🕶.
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#cncmachining #cnctraining #aluminumcnc #instamachinist #fixturing #saundersmachineworks #nyccnc #mechvantage #tormach770
User Image jon_besaw1 Posted: Jan 19, 2018 1:21 AM (UTC)

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Very #stoked to be part of the @ellisontech #LosAngeles Sales Team. Two and a half years ago we were all biting our nails over the split from #DMGMori . Now we’re the #NumberOne #DOOSAN distributor in #NorthAmerica . #ThankYou to all of our customers for the business and to @doosanmta for making such great machines!
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#DoosanShop #InstaMachinist #Sales #AllIDoIsWin #CNC #MachineShop #Winning #WorkHard #Leadership
User Image edumerc Posted: Jan 19, 2018 1:11 AM (UTC)

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edumerc 19m ago
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Milling machine thrust bearing modification #siegx2 #watchmaking #toolmaking #instamachinist
User Image yatesprecision Posted: Jan 19, 2018 1:02 AM (UTC)

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Did some slide mods the other night. Designed by @gjzupper , programmed by yours truly, and machined by @shoremachining #glock #glock17
User Image jwcnc Posted: Jan 19, 2018 1:01 AM (UTC)

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jwcnc 29m ago
Who needs to buy a saw when you have a mill. Would have been cooler if I went another .005" deep. #instamachinist @secotools @tormach
User Image dubmfg Posted: Jan 19, 2018 1:01 AM (UTC)

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User Image zrtactical Posted: Jan 19, 2018 12:58 AM (UTC)

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Spindles spinning! Making AR lowers, custom bolt catch pins, and 9mm mag release buttons! Workflow!
#zrtactical #zrts #machineshop #instamachinist #cnc #haas #brothercnc #ar15 #80lower #guns #madeinindiana #madeinamerica #billet #noblesville
User Image rigby3dp Posted: Jan 19, 2018 12:53 AM (UTC)

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Prototype number 1 of the Prusa modular X carriage is taking shape. Need to work on the Shear Hog feeds and speeds a bit. #instamachinist #makersgonnamake #3dprinting
User Image lathe_rollins Posted: Jan 19, 2018 12:40 AM (UTC)

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“Stacked plates are handled as a solid block in this operation. Aluminum plates 3” thick, 4’ x 8’ are bolted together, four high, and machines into blanks for aircraft structural members in 14 hours, which is a fractional of the time required by any other machining method. Work handling is simply itself. The sawing head swings out of the way to permit the use of an overhead crane for positioning blanks on tables. The 6000 lbs work piece needs no clamping or blocking to withstand the light feeding force involved in sawing, nor need the work be accurately located with respect to some reference point. It can be positioned for most convenient control of the sawing head in any area of the work and quickly be repositioned as the work progresses.” #sawing #saw #bandsaw #doall #oldschool #vintage #machines #machinetools #tools #aluminum #heavy #parts #machinist #manualmachinist #artist #studio #instamachinist #instaartist
User Image brownknives Posted: Jan 19, 2018 12:27 AM (UTC)

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Wow! Any guesses what I'll use this end mill for? I won't divulge the answer until the process works.
User Image titans_of_cnc_academy Posted: Jan 19, 2018 12:25 AM (UTC)

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The Academy TITAN Rocket is truly Awesome! In 1 single project, you learn so many techniques and learn through repetition. Check out the internal and face grooves etc.

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