No matter how accurate and robust your milling machine is, if you fail to make the right decisions before you start machining you'll run the risk of creating poor results, tool breakage and injury. Remember that each type of metal has very different
If you’re a machinist who's planning to work on projects in the oil and gas industry then you should prepare yourself to hear an array of confusing industry jargon and acronyms. If you already know what a 'Big Bear’. ‘Blow out Preventer’ and a
A common question often asked by people new to the piping industry is "how does flange rating work?"
Here is a brief explanation:
With so much at stake, it’s vital that flanges in the oil, gas and petrochemical industries can withstand the
If you are new to the world of in-situ machining one of the essential things you must learn is how pipe sizing works.
There’s not a huge amount to remember, but you do need to familiarize yourself with the terminology and the underlying methods behind
Despite the best efforts of marketing departments within engineering companies, many of us simply don’t have the time to read every single word of each technical article that catches our eye.
But when it comes to photographs it’s a completely
The task of selecting a line boring machine for in-situ machining projects requires careful thought and consideration. Even for an experienced field machinist the number of options and modules available can seem overwhelming.