For those with access to the necessary equipment, lasers can be an effective means of cutting, engraving, and marking various materials. High power, high-wavelength Carbon Dioxide lasers are widely used for material processing, namely for their versatility and relatively low cost as compared to solid-state laser systems. CO2 lasers are ideal for projects that require […]
In the composites community, no one ever stops moving. Even during the holidays, minds continued to churn with new ideas to shape the New Year. January has barely begun, and already events are set in motion that promise big changes within the composites industry for the coming year. Over the past few months, Boeing has […]
As we reach the culmination of another whirlwind year here at Coastal Enterprises, it’s important not to let the holidays pass us by without taking some time for reflection. In the fast-moving world of composites, it’s too easy to move right on to the next task without meditating on the events that brought us to […]
Staying relevant in the modern composites industry requires a delicate balancing act of honest trial and error. In order to grow and mature, a manufacturer must identify the areas in which a product or process can be improved. This requires transparency and self-awareness; the will to acknowledge one’s own shortcomings and confront them in the […]
Landmark composites convention kicks off in Knoxville, Tennessee The composites industry is constantly looking towards the future, providing the means and materials for the next groundbreaking technological advancement. Every manufacturer is racing to discover the next big thing, that next stepping-stone on the way to better technology, more effective production processes, and a higher understanding of our own […]
-A message from Chuck Miller, CEO of Coastal Enterprises “Over the years Coastal Enterprises has continually worked to improve Precision Board to meet the changing market needs and requirements. In the last few years change has come even faster to designs and tooling applications, which have required projects to be more sophisticated and complex. We have […]
I consider myself somewhat of a power user when it comes to using our cnc machining software, Enroute Pro 5.1. So why in the heck and I spending 3 days training on the software in Denver, Colorado?. Simple.
One of the more frequent inquiries we receive at Coastal Enterprises involves questions about machining Precision Board Plus HDU. For those that are experienced in working with the product, we typically hear things like, “this stuff cuts like butter” ,“my cutters last longer”, “I can set my CNC to a higher feed rate” or our favorite, […]
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