Yearly Archives: 2012

Complete pro grade UAV ground control station

A nice piece of prototyping job has found us recently in the form of a complete pro grade UAV ground control station order for a European customer. We're delighted with the prospect of building something huge for a client that already knows what he's doing with their vehicle, but needs someone like us to make…
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The new 60,000rpm

We've installed the new 60,000rpm end mill spindle with all the bells and whistles. The liquid cooling system works wonders, as it only allows about a 2°C difference between free-running and full load. That's 'cool' :-) The machined edges on both carbon and glass fibre boards are perfect, they barely need a 1500 grit polish…
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Needs a bit of pipe installation

After going through using some pretty interesting hoover setups for our end mills in the past few years, we have finally bought an industrial central dust extraction box to keep our lungs free of carbon dust. It still needs a bit of pipe installation, but we'll find the time to do that in a few…
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We have finally located a German supplier

We have finally located a German supplier that could build a reasonably priced, but high quality 40,000 - 60,000 rpm end mill spindle for us. Every single piece we've seen so far was at least over 2000 Watts, designed for router bits that could remodel Stonehenge, so they were created for very serious industrial levels…
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