Understanding the basics

on May 10, 2019

Many times we all make assumptions based on our own knowledge. This can be a very deep conversation that gets into human nature and any number of other points. But I am noting that just because you know something is no indication others do. With that thought in mind I want to go back to the basics to help every one have a good foundation to build from.

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New & Improved Loewer Control Panel for Metal Finishing

on February 15, 2018

 

Any business that wants to do well focuses on continuous product improvement, and AM Machinery Sales – and our partners at Loewer deburring machines – are no exception.

That’s why we’ve upgraded the user interface to the Loewer DiscMaster line of metal finishing machines.

The new and improved control panel has two key features to make things easier for the end user: a new digital readout for tool positioning, and a tool change button.

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Operation Costs for Metal Finishing: Wide Belt vs. Disc Sanding

on January 18, 2018

In this week’s blog post, we’re giving the floor to AM Machinery Sales President Tony McCue for another video blog on the cost savings that come from disc sanding.

“The old way is an expensive way to build a piece of equipment,” Tony says in this clip.

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Deburring Machines: Old School vs. New School

on August 30, 2017

 A lot of things can change in an industry over the course of 40 years, and the machinery and deburring field is no exception.

When you compare the technology used in 1977 to what we work with today, it can seem like traveling from the stone age to the space age. For example:

  • Metal cutting and punching has become so advanced that many manufactures can claim they offer burr-free parts.
  • Laser technology now offers higher capacity and faster cutting speeds.
  • The last 10 to 15 years have seen significant advances in water jet technology.

But there's one area that hadn't changed much during the past 40 years, and that's deburring machines. At least until the advent of the Loewer disc machines, which entered the U.S. market several years ago.

Most manufacturers still use an abrasive belt in their deburring machine. But it's worth asking: With today's technology being so advanced, and with laser cutting available, do you still need the abrasive belt?

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