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CNC Learning Centre

The CNC Learning Centre is your resource for learning about the different components, configuration options, techniques, and technology used with CNC machines.

Spoilboard Surfacing And Improving Suction On A Vacuum Table

Amana’s RC2252 Spoilboard bit MDF Spoil boards need to be surfaced to remove the manufacturer-applied sealer to make it porous so the vacuum can operate at highest efficiency and hold down the [...]

Types of Vacuum Pumps

There are several different types of vacuum pumps available for use with a CNC router. To ensure you’re not paying too much or not getting optimal performance of your machine, it’s important that you make [...]

Stepper vs. Servos Motor

The question often comes up, should I upgrade to servo motors? What’s the difference and is it worth the upgrade? Although CANCAM offers servo motors as an option, you may want to consider several factors [...]

Visit our glossary of CNC terms to learn more about the terminology and definitions used in computer-aided manufacturing (CAM).