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23 Sep
2011

Now That’s a CNC Machine

We’ve been hearing for a few years now about the massive CNC machine over at Phoenix Technology Works, but until we actually saw a picture, we honestly did not have a true image of just how big it was. It’s one thing to read that the CMS Poseidon Moving Bridge is housed in a 10,000..

16 Aug
2011

Family-Themed Cruise Line Debut’s New Water Slide

  Who do you call if you’re a discerning family-themed cruise line looking to build a state of the art water slide featuring a signature element from one of your most beloved and iconic characters? The answer is FormaShape 3D Architectural Design Solutions of British Columbia. The design called for a giant replica of the..

20 Jul
2011

Speeds and Feeds

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..

01 Jul
2011

Some Assembly Required

Dan Sawatzky’s Triangle Contracting Co. Sign Takes First Place! Dan Sawatzky’s excavator is an excellent example of planning out a yield strategy and using PB Bond-240 urethane adhesive to put it all together. Working from a sheet of 1” thick PBLT-30 Precision Board Plus, Dan relies on his CNC router to cut the individual pieces to..

13 Jun
2011

Even the Art is Big In Texas: The Aggie Ring

A 3D laser scanner that is accurate to 1/100th of an inch and a 3 axis CNC mill capable of sculpting an 8 inch thick 4’x 8’ block of material are not the typical tools you find in an art studio. But then this is no ordinary art studio. It’s Blue Genie Art Industries of Austin..