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    Properties of Grade 5 Titanium (Ti6Al4V or Ti 6-4)

    Properties of Titanium Ti-6Al-4V (Grade 5):   Grade 5 Titanium is one of the most popular alloys in the titanium industry and makes up almost half of the titanium used in the world.  Commonly referred to as Ti-6AL-4V (or Ti 6-4), this designation refers to its...

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    6061 Aluminum vs 7075 Aluminum

    What is the difference between 6061 and 7075 Aluminum grades? When deciding on a material for prototypes, structural, aerospace, and many other applications, 6061 and 7075 aluminum alloys are commonly brought up. In order to make a proper material choice we need to...

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    What is the difference between turning and milling?

    What is the difference between CNC Turning and CNC Milling? Turning operations are performed by rotating the workpiece and using a stationary cutting tool, and milling operations are performed by rotating the cutting tool and leaving the workpiece locked in place. CNC...

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    CNC Machining Guide

    CNC machining is a broad category for a range of processes. Computer Numerical Control (CNC) is the automated control of machining tools by means of a computer. A CNC machine transforms a piece of material according to instructions from a computer programmed to...

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    PartsBadger Has Landed on AS9100

    Your Online Machine Shop has achieved another milestone by receiving the AS9100 D Certification. To help the aerospace industry continue to innovate, PartsBadger has taken the necessary steps to improve the level of quality assurance and safety measures...

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    Design Engineer Tip: Adding Radii

    Design Engineer Tip: Adding Radii Does your part need to be machined to inscribe a shape within it? This process is called Profile Milling. For our example, we are looking at milling a square shape, with depth, within a cube see fig. 1 and fig. 2 examples below. Fig....

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    CNC Machined Parts in 14-Days or Less!

    CNC Machined Parts in 14-Days or Less! Lead time is vital to supply chain management. Fulfilling your machined parts order in a timely fashion allows you to continue production with less downtime. Downtime is lost dollars in manufacturing, so...

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    The 3 Q’s of Quality Management

    The 3 Q’s of Quality Management: 1. QUALITY 2. QUALITY 3. QUALITY Allow us to explain... The First Q: A Quality Executive Team A quality executive team exemplifies the company by showcasing the company’s core ideals internally and externally...

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