Implementing Lean – First Steps, Learning to see waste

The big question that we faced when starting lean was where the hell to start? I personally tend to complicate things. A lot of people insist you start with kaizen events, implement a pull system, and creating a Value Stream Map for your processes. That sounds ultra fancy and good, but for us it wasn’t the […]

SolidWorks/HSMWorks: How to Setup Adpative Clearing on Edge Features

Case: We have some edge features and need to profile just them. In this example, we are using the slots on our High Z Plate. Note that normally we would use a contour feature for slots like these and this is just to illustrate the setup. Steps to setup adaptive clearing: Setup your job in […]

Christmas Sale

We will be having a Christmas sale again this year! From December 1st through January 1st, we have the following specials: $200 off the 2’x3′, 2’x4′, and 4’x’4 kits $500 off the 4’x8′ kit $50 off all electronics kits. All domestic orders that come in before December 20th, 2014 will be shipped and arrive before Christmas.

New Things This Week

New Content and Product Information DXF, PDF, and SolidWorks files for our Z-Axis Plate – Front Mount. They are downloadable here. Discontinued Products We have discontinued our Cable Chain End Pieces product. The new preferred method of attaching our cable chain to use our new Cable Chain Trays New Products We are now selling our Cable […]