Monthly Archives: October 2012

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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