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Local Lads Making World-Class Custom Classics

14 Jul,2017 - There are few things we love more than a fast machine, here at Machines4u. A fast machine, fine-tuned and built to perfection from the ground up? Well, that’s basically catnip to us. So, when we found out about some local lads who are building world-class customs, we may have spent a little too much ‘work ...

Yawei HLE fiber laser improves quality and reduces lead times at Ace Wire Works

21 Jun,2018 - With the demise of local car manufacturing, many companies that previously supplied automotive components have had to diversify into other areas to grow their businesses. Ace Wire Works is one such company that has successfully made the transition from supplying automotive products such as the wire seat frames for Toyota Camrys, to a diverse product ...

Quick-Tips to Prolong Your Metalworking Coolant

17 Jun,2017 - If you’ve recently started cutting steel with a CNC or any other machine that utilises coolants, it’s best to be aware of any bacteria that may be contaminating your coolant tanks. An issue simply developed from poor upkeep, coolant tanks can develop solids and swarfs, soon becoming a breeding ground for bacteria and contamination. How does ...

Variobend’s Flagship Bender: The Next Generation In Metal Folding Machinery?

31 May,2017 - It’s the cutting edge in sheet metal folding machinery and is planned to revolutionise the folding industry as a whole. At Austech 2017, we sat with Peter Staebner, Director of Stamac Engineering, to discuss what may unravel to be the next generation of metal forming machinery. Boasting unrivalled efficiency, Variobend’s Flagship folding machine was explained ...

The Most Powerful Lasers in the World and What They’re Used For

20 May,2017 - Lasers are a brilliant example of human ingenuity. If you like pocket-sized facts you can pull out at parties, here’s a couple for you: the word ‘laser’ is an acronym for light amplification by stimulated emission of radiation; and lasers have existed in the world for the same amount of time as Antonio Banderas, Hugo ...

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