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Amanda Bender

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Six Key Steps for Designing and Milling a Topographic Map in Fusion 360

Posted by Amanda Bender on Jul 3, 2019 10:44:19 AM

One of our favorite recent projects is the topographic map of Glacier National Park’s Hidden Lake that we milled out of aluminum 7075 on the Bantam Tools Desktop PCB Milling Machine. Topo maps show the shape of the earth’s surface, as well as other geographic features including roads, rivers, lakes, buildings, and more. The cool thing about making topo maps is that you can choose a place that means something to you!

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Topics: How-To, Tips & Tricks

The Bantam Tools Micro-Machining Contest is Underway

Posted by Amanda Bender on Jun 11, 2019 9:34:04 AM

Calling all machinists! Milling large pallets at top speed is impressive, but it’s often the small projects with fine details that are even harder to pull off. If you think you’ve got what it takes, then we invite you to try your hand at the Bantam Tools Micro-Machining Challenge. The deadline to enter is July 4th at 12:00 am EST and we've got some terrific prizes! 

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Topics: Events, Announcements, Inside Bantam Tools, Contest