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Great video of a CNC machine in slow-mo doing square holes in billet aluminum, please watch and enjoy, Broca para furo quadrado.wmv - YouTube , about the 1:00 minute mark on the film

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Looks kinda like a Wankel engine running.

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One very smart person thought this up. Amazing to watch.

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Why not just buy the square holes and tack-weld them on?
Coming from a manufacturing background, I find this interesting. I'm going to forward this to my son who is a ME with a major manufacturer.

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Wow that is really interesting, very weird to watch and see the hole form

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Watts bit. I heard of them a few years ago, but never found one (would love to try it).
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So I've been asking for the wrong bit down at Ace Hardware. I've been looking for a square bit all this time!
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Very cool!

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