A Quick Guide to Cutting Oil

A Quick Guide to Cutting Oil

Cutting Oil is quite literally the lifeblood of a CNC machine. Without lubrication, most blueprints become impossible to complete as the speed of the machine and the toughness of the material generate too much heat to cut without running the risk of starting an...
3 Ways Laser Marking Can Help Your Business

3 Ways Laser Marking Can Help Your Business

Lasers aren’t just a staple of science fiction anymore. With recent advances in technology, anyone could have a laser marking machine in their shops at an affordable price. Keep reading to learn a few ways laser marking can help your business. 1: Identifying Inventory...
How to Select the Right Live Tool for Manufacturing

How to Select the Right Live Tool for Manufacturing

  When you’re producing a precision machined part, it can be hard to decide which is the right live tool for manufacturing a workpiece. There’s no need to be overwhelmed, though. While there are many, many different options for selecting a live tool, there are also...
Is a Swiss Screw Machine Right for You?

Is a Swiss Screw Machine Right for You?

While Swistek’s Swiss-type CNCs are the perfect solution for a vast range of manufacturing projects, this doesn’t mean that they are right for every single job or machine shop. Like any other tool, the Swiss screw machine comes with its own sets of benefits and...
What is a Swiss-type CNC Screw Machine?

What is a Swiss-type CNC Screw Machine?

At Swistek, we distribute and service some of the finest machines for manufacturing in the entire world: Swiss-type CNC screw machines. But what is a Swiss-type CNC screw machine? What does Swiss-type mean? Are they made by the Swiss? Are they full of chocolate or...