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The Router Way

Router tools designed for machining mechanical plastics provide an opportunity to maximize productivity.   Many wear parts are made from mechanical plastics. Common ones include bearings, gears, material-handling parts and machine components such as spacers and positioning mounts where the reduction of vibration is essential. Traditionally, these types of parts have been fabricated from metal. But……...

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Vacuum and T-slot Router Table

Not sure which table to choose? Introducing the Unicam Vacuum & T-slot table. This allows you to hold flat boards or sheets down using our Powerful vacuum table, or to mechanically clamp boards, jigs or a vice onto the table. This suits companies that make various kinds of products, such as furniture manufactures or job……...

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What is the advantage of a Unicam Pedestal

We are often asked why we supply a pedestal with our machines instead of a hand-held controller. The difference is similar to listening to a story on the radio or watching a movie on colour TV. You never have to look for the controller, it is always in the same place along with the Stop……...

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Facts to consider when choosing a table size.

Before buying a CNC Router it is important to choose the correct size table for the work you plan on doing. It would be upsetting to order a 2450 x 1250 table only to get a job that requires 3000 long material… Some of the more important factors in making this decision are listed below….…...

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Scroll Manufacturing

Do you want to be able to machine spiral rotary products such as Scrolls, Spiral legs for furniture, or even machine 4 faces of material at 90-degree increments? All Unicam routers can be configured to use a 4th axis. Our machines can either have a removable 4th axis like the one above or they can……...

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Retrofitting a Sabre

This customer had an old machine stored in their factory that he told us he was going to throw away, We convinced them to upgrade it, and now it is back in production. The retrofit involved cleaning, servicing, repainting, replacing all the servo motors, replacing the spindle, and replacing the control system with our control……...

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Steel T-Slot Bed CNC Router

Unicam produces another Steel T-Slot bed machine. This machine has been made for AE Wiring who are using it to machine componentry for the motor industry. The reason for the T-Slot bed is to be able to set up and easily replace jigs on the machine. Many CNC Routers are available with aluminium T-Slot beds……...

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Bringing an old Girl back to life.

So… you have an old machine, it looks well built, but it just has lots of problems. What do you do, fix it or buy a new one? Call Unicam to give you an idea of what it would cost to get it fixed of course! If you do decide you would like a new……...

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TANGENTIAL KNIFE RETROFIT

Unicam South Africa has just finished a retrofit of South Industries tangential knife cutting table. They manufacture high-tech carbon fibre products, which includes beautifully crafted bicycle rims. The design challenge was getting all the control equipment which included floor standing servo controllers and a desktop PC into the confined space. We used a smaller than……...

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Fluid Film – Powerful Protection

Unicam uses Fluid Film to prevent corrosion on all metals and to provide superior lubrication for all moving parts. This is the best product in its class. Is available in an aerosol, liquid, and gel form. Contact us for a can of the best… +27 21 555 3247 or sales@unicam.co.za WHERE TO USE FLUID FILM……...

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