Technical Tips

Accurately leveling and centering your flange facer is an essential part of machining. To save time and ensure a project is cost-efficient, it’s crucial that operators complete this set-up process the right way before beginning a machining job. With limitations around how thin flange material...

Preventing leaks and maintaining effective sealing of flanged surfaces is crucial in the oil, gas and chemical industry. Regular inspection and preventative maintenance procedures can help prevent crises and ensure operations run efficiently. Flanged surfaces that require preventative maintenance include a raised face, flat face,...

In Part 1 last month, we learned that the set-up procedure is the most important part of line boring. However, properly inspecting your bore after you’ve completed a machining or repair job is also critical to ensuring a high-quality result. We followed up with CLIMAX...

Out in the field, customers depend on well-maintained machines to keep business moving. What are the best approaches to prevent wear and ensure maximum performance of your KM3000 Key Mill? CLIMAX‘s Tim VanBergen shares best practices for successful keyway cutting to keep your Key Mill...