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  1. June 25, 2021

    Look after your tools and they will look after you!

    Keep your tools in tip top condition, this set of dirty screwdrivers were cleaned within one of our 6L Ultrasonic cleaners set at 50°C.

    Using our Carburettor, Machine, and Engine Parts Cleaning Solution, you can safely remove contaminants including general soiling, carbon, grease and oil.

    The ultrasonic action gets into the intricate finger grips without the need for labour intensive brushing and scrubbing.

    A great improvement after just a 5-minute clean.

     

    Part no. 

    US-SO-CAR-1L

     

    For more information please visit our website listing here or contact one of our product specialists.

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  2. June 23, 2021

    A homemade stand for the Moore and Wright Dial Test Indicator

    Glue-it.com features an article about the making of a stand for the Moore and Wright Dial Test Indicator.

     

    The indicator is supplied with two posts for mounting on the instrument body but Nigel required a stand to attach the tool to his lathe.

     

    The engineer has been using his new indicator and stand for applications including checking and aligning the backplate for a chuck.

     

    If you want to read more about this homemade stand, click here

     

    For more information on the Moore and Wright Dial Test Indicator please see our website listing or contact one of our product specialists.

     

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  3. June 18, 2021

    YouTube review and install of our M-SURE Digital Linear Scale

    James Hare, the owner of Anchor Designs on Instagram and YouTube, has posted a video featuring our MS-272 series Digital Linear Scale.

     

    The video consists of a detailed review and install of the linear scale onto the Z axis of his milling machine.

     

    He praises our “fantastic bit of kit” and shows the “high quality” tool in action.

     

    Our M-SURE tool was used as an upgrade to an old digital scale that was fitted to the machine.

     

    Watch Anchor Design’s video here for an in-depth review of the tool.

     

    For more information please visit our website listing here, or contact one of our product specialists.

     

    Part no.

    MS-272-100

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  4. June 14, 2021

    Customer feedback on M-SURE Digital Caliper

    Some excellent feedback on our M-SURE calipers from O.M.E Machining.

    "Been using the M-SURE calipers for a while now.. so time for a update..⠀

    Still find them a fantastic tool for their price.⠀
    The auto on is just super nice..⠀
    Accuracy and battery life is also still very good ????????⠀

    Can highly recommend them ????"⠀

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  5. May 28, 2021

    Easson DRO Install on Sieg Machine

    An Easson DRO console supplied with our M-DRO magnetic encoders for installation on this Sieg Milling Machine.

    The customer used our Easson 3 Axis Digital Readout Display Console.

     

    For more information please see the website listing for the whole kit here, or display console here. Alternatively, you can contact one of our product specialists.

     

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  6. May 24, 2021

    Brackets for attaching the M-SURE Digital Linear Scale to a Bridgeport mill (3D Printer Files)

    O.M.E Machining has shared the 3D Printer CAD files that he created to make brackets for our M-SURE Digital Linear Scale.

     

    After installing onto his Bridgeport mill, he described the new tool as an "accuracy upgrade" that allows for fast “max spindle speed”.

     

    He used the Creality 3D® Ender-3 Pro DIY 3D Printer for the brackets.

     

    The machinist has praised our M-SURE range, highlighting the “great value for the money”. “It's cheaper that the known brands, but still great accuracy and reliability/repeatability,” he said.

     

    To view the STL files, please click here.

     

    For more information, please visit our website listing here or contact one of our product specialists.

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  7. May 12, 2021

    M-DRO reading length magnetic linear encoder install

    Who can spot our M-DRO reading length magnetic linear encoder?

    The non-contact system is highly resistant to cutting oil and contamination, and the ultra compact size make the encoders ideal for limited space mounting. ⠀

    Part no.⠀


    DRO-EH-05 (5 micron)⠀
    DRO-EH-01 (1 micron)⠀

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  8. May 12, 2021

    Travel guided carriage and linear rail install

    M-DRO magnetic guided encoder installed on a belt sander to give an accurate readout on material thickness.

    The precision encoder is driven by a double rod end linkage and allows for mis-alignment and reduces vibration.

    As the table height is adjusted the output from the encoder can then be feed to a standalone display or into a PC.

    Part no.
    DRO-GR-C2

    For more information, please view our website listing here or contact one of our product specialists

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  9. May 07, 2021

    Checkout with our new Google Pay feature

    We have now integrated Google Pay into our checkout, allowing for a quick and secure payment option on our site.

     

    The digital wallet payment method will now appear on our checkout page on Android phones, tablets, and watches on any browser.

     

    With this new addition as well as Apple Pay, we are making our customer’s online experience as smooth as possible.

     

    Happy shopping!

     

    For more information on Google Pay click here.

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  10. May 03, 2021

    YouTuber sets up PCD on his M-DRO digital readout display console

    YouTuber Doubleboost filmed his set up of the pitch circle diameter (PCD) on his M-DRO digital readout display console.

    The "SNNC 370 P1 Wood Lathe Drive Dog. DRO PCD set up" video has had over 6,800 views.

     

    Head over to John's channel for the full video here.

     

    For more information please see our website listings here or contact one of our product specialists.

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