Tag Archive: CNC

Fabrication Choices in Model Making

With the addition of a 3D printer, new in-house fabrication options are available to the model makers at A&M. Decisions need to be made about what fabrication method is best for building each model part. What parts should be printed, molded, CNC… Continue reading

ITT Tactical Airport Surveillance Radar

Our model makers built a Tactical Airport Surveillance Radar model series for ITT. This particular design is called the TASR-2020.  Using  photo-like images for reference, the majority of the pieces were made out of brass for strength, beauty and longevity. The CNC… Continue reading

CNC Milling in a Model Shop

The CNC mill is churning out pieces for our latest model maker  project. Parts were drawn in AutoCAD or Rhino for a model radar, then processed through VisualMILL. The professional model maker needs to play the role of… Continue reading