THOMAS “TOMMY” GENTILUCCI - MANUFACTURE & DESIGN ENGINEER
Thomas is an experienced manufacturing and design engineer with expertise in industries ranging from aerospace manufacture to medical device development. With beginnings in his fathers' auto body shop, Thomas adopted many hands-on skills which he later applied to interests in engineering. Thomas attended Wentworth Institute of Technology where he earned a Bachelors of Science in Mechanical Engineering alongside President and CEO, David Bamforth. Thomas holds certifications in manufacturing (CMfgT), design (CSWA), and simulation (CSWA-S).
MIKE Teifert - MANUFACTURING TECHNICIAN
Mike is a Boston native with a technical background in woodworking, custom design, fabrication, and has a passion for machine technology. Mike plays a key role in our 3D printing product prototyping department, finishing department, laser etching, vapor honing, and quality control.
What is 5-axis Machining? This term is often thrown out to convey a level of complexity or quality associated with a product, but rarely is the term fully understood by consumers. In this blog post, I hope to clear up any misconceptions of what 5-axis machining is, and effectively convey what the benefits really are. In order to fully understand the benefits of 5-axis machining, one first needs to understand how traditional 3-axis machining works. In a traditional mill, the machine is only able to move in 3-axis x, y, and z. This means the part can only be approached from above, along...