Articles about: CNC milling

How To Choose The Right Material for CNC Machining

How To Choose The Right Material for CNC Machining

There are hundreds of metal alloys available for CNC milling and turning. Which one is best for your next project depends on a number of factors, including price, workability, corrosion resistance, strength, weight and cosmetic appearance. To help you choose,...
Our Patented Solutions for Your Product Innovations

Our Patented Solutions for Your Product Innovations

We have a dedicated research and development team that never stops creating customized manufacturing solutions for you. In fact, as a registered High-Tech Enterprise, we now have sixteen manufacturing utility patents, with a further eight in development. These patents...
Improving CNC Machined Parts with Thin Film Coatings

Improving CNC Machined Parts with Thin Film Coatings

One reason Star Rapid recently partnered with Guhring tools of Germany is because of their proven technology in applying thin film coatings to their cutting tools. Let’s look at why these thin films are so important to tool performance and how this translates...
How is G-Code Used to Make CNC Machined Parts?

How is G-Code Used to Make CNC Machined Parts?

What is G-Code? G-code is a generic term for a programming language used to instruct a numerically-controlled machine tool. It controls all aspects of machine movement including spindle speed, the tool path, how fast to move and where to locate itself in a multi-axis...