CNC machines and guitar making go together as well as “Country and Western” or “Rock and Roll.” In fact, CNC does such a good job at improving the productivity and quality of repetitive wood routing tasks that all of the major guitar makers have adopted it over the past 20 years. Gibson, though, recently took CNC use a step further when it installed a new automatic bandsaw that helps keeps its Nashville factory humming along. Read the full story here.
Linear guides are one of the most important components required for the development of automated or computer-controlled equipment. Aluminum profile extrusions, used for these guides in machine design, can enable designed-in functional features.
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