Monthly Archives: July 2011

Enclosure for Tormach

I have been busy designing an enclosure for the Tormach mill.  Originally I designed a single-hinge swinging door for the enclosure, but I have worked on mills with a swinging door before.  It seems once the door is covered in … Continue reading

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Engraving Logo

For a demo the Tormach mill was used engrave 1.7″ diameter x 1/8″ coins with the University of Iowa seal. Tool:  engraving cutter  (1/8 x 1-1/2 half round 90 deg) Depth of cut: .005″ Spindle Speed: 8500 RPM Feedrate: 18 … Continue reading

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Visit from St. Ambrose University

Dr. Jodi Prosise and Dr. Mike Opar from the engineering department at St. Ambrose University came to visit and take a look around the Tormach Mill today. It was good experience to bounce back ideas about curriculum and hands-on CNC … Continue reading

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