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Starting a Machine Shop? It’s Not as Hard as You Might Think

Most machinists with a few years under their belt have at least toyed with the idea of starting a machine shop. It’s a lot to think about. It’s also a bit scary. Where will you get the money? How about...

Down to the Wire: Think Wire EDM is Only for Tool and Die? Think again.

Cut thin to win. That’s what my uncle used to say. He was talking about the card game Cribbage, not wire EDM, yet the adage holds true either way. That’s because Wire EDM (WEDM) uses ultra-thin wire from 0.1 to...

The Largest Kent USA Machines Sold

We stock over 150 machines at our warehouse. However, some machines are so huge that they are delivered, then built straight at the customer's site. Here are some of the ones we sold in the past. 1. SGS-3012AHD Double Column...

Things You’ve Always Wanted To Know About Sinker EDM

A Few Of The Things You Always Wanted To Know About Sinker EDM But Were Afraid To Ask... Sinker EDM is an improbable machining process. It relies on high-voltage electrical current to remove material, so there’s no direct contact between...

RIZE 3D In Action at FIRST Robotics

Challenges FRC Team 1257 was challenged to play FIRST Power Up, which entailed building robots that placed boxes on scales in competitive events vs. other FRC teams. Solution FRC Team 1257 selected Rize One to safely print a functional pulley...

Top 3 In-Demand EDMs of 2021

We've had a surge of orders for EDMs since the beginning of 2021! Most of our customers love us for our other lines of conventional and CNC machines. Our relatively smaller (but growing) set of EDM fans also love us for our: Proven and trusted...

Knee Mills: Three Things to Look for in a New Machine (Along with Some Very Nice Options)

Knee mills have been around for nearly nine decades. In fact, the American Precision Museum has one from 1938 on display. And although the company that built that machine is no longer in business, others have taken its place. That’s because its...

CNC Knee Mills with G2 Control Create a Popular Line of Tattoo Machines

By now most of us are aware that tattooing involves some measure of skill, creativity and talent.  But creating the tattoo artist’s instrument can be a matter of artistry, as well. Based in Independence, MO, former Air Force machinist and...

Trade UP your old MILLPWR to MILLPWR G2!

The MILLPWR control Powerful yet easy to operate CNC retrofit systems for knee mills and bed mills. Faster set-ups, shorter run times and a major boost in productivity are just one "powerful easy" retrofit away. Our new MILLPWRG2 control and retrofit kits can turn...

Ceramic Grinding: With the Right Setup, It’s Not All That Difficult

Ask anyone who does it for a living. Ceramic grinding is challenging work. Still, it's not rocket science. You'll need the right wheel and suitable operating parameters. An accurate, rigid grinder is a must. Oh, and don't forget your patience. That...

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Kent Industrial USA, Inc.
1231 Edinger Avenue
Tustin CA 92780 USA
1.800.KENT.USA
+1.714.258.8526
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