THE AMASTONE BLOG
Welcome to our blog where you’ll find ideas, tips, guides, interviews, news and product analysis for the stone and glass working industries.
Whether you are a marble or glass worker, stonemason, CNC operator or you simply want to explore the world of glass and stone, you’ll find something here for you.
Our articles are based on our own experience – as well as what we learn every day from our customers.
We want to share our knowledge with you. And we want to hear from you too! You can join the discussion by commenting at the bottom of each article.
A guide to choosing a protectant for stone, marble/granite, agglomerate, cement, and terracotta surfaces
The definitive guide to choosing ceramic cutting blades for bridge saws, tile saws, and cutting machines
I broke my CNC router bit – How did that happen?
A customer of mine called yesterday stating that the CNC Router bit he uses regularly just broke.
Why? It could be due to a manufacturing defect, but that is not very likely.
I then asked him to explain what work he was doing with his CNC machine when the breakage occurred.
Amastone.com, the e-commerce website specialising in tools and equipment for the stone industry, already receives more orders from UK than from any market outside Italy.
In the magazine “marmo macchine INTERNATIONAL” (May 2020 – Edition 113) the CASE HISTORY on the English artist Thomas Greenaway who chose our 3-axis Amastone CNC to create his works.
Greenaway is the artist who, together with James Elliott, created the coat of arms of Richard III tombstone in Leicester Cathedral.
The increasing demand of the industry for complex-shaped products in natural stone makes the use of automatic CNC machines necessary.
Today almost every stone fabrication shop has one or more CNC machines and make use of special cnc tools designed for the stone, the marble, the granite or quartz working.