Next Wave introduces CNC Shark HD5

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Next Wave Automation is presenting its new CNC Shark HD5, a small format machine that uses a 2-1/4 router to carve or machine wood, soft metals, composites or plastics, at AWFS.

“The new CNC Shark HD5 is an amazing machine,” says Tim Owens, Next Wave Automation’s founder and CEO. “We purpose-built the HD5 to be the best-in-class, small format CNC for performance, value and support – and I’m thrilled to say that we’ve achieved that end.

“There’s nothing else out there that comes close to this CNC and we anticipate that many people will discover that the HD5 is the tool that truly completes their shop.” The HD5 comes standard with the latest version of Vectric VCarve Desktop design software, a color pendant controller, two hold down clamps, carbide V-bit, and Next Wave Automation’s exclusive, patented Virtual Zero Unlimited software. The HD5 is fully compatible with Next Wave Automation’s product line of additional accessories, such as laser, 4th axis, scanner, and more. For more, visit

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