Going Steady With Highly Engineered Machine Parts

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high technology metal working. Making complex metal parts with a CNC turning machine

Top 8 tips for designing complex metal parts When your social media status for your manufactured products is “It’s Complicated”, you know you need a parts manufacturer who can handle the multiple facets of machining complex metal parts. Engineering highly machined parts requires careful consideration of design, material selection, and manufacturability to ensure optimal performance… Read more »

Four Key Activities to Take with your Machine Shop when Launching New Products

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As an experienced manufacturer, you work with parts manufacturers and vendors to bring the latest and greatest products to the market. Production manufacturers such as machine shops should take into mind many planning activities before any milling, turning, drilling, routing or other machining happens. Knowing the following considerations to avoid pitfalls will make your next… Read more »

5 Ways Machinists Channel Skills when Manufacturing Manifolds on CNC Horizontal Machines

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Hydraulic Manifold closeup photo for Manufacturing Manifolds article

Accuracy is vital when manufacturing manifolds for assembly into automotive engines, hydraulic systems, pneumatic systems, medical devices and other fluid and air delivery systems. Machining manifolds requires specialized techniques and equipment to produce precise parts requiring high tolerances. Nolte Precise Manufacturing uses the CNC horizontal machines that revolutionized the manifold machining process and ultimately transformed… Read more »

5 Ways Vendor-Managed Inventory (VMI) Benefits Manufacturers

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The last thing manufacturers want to think about when making complex products with many intricate parts is how they will manage the inventory required to build their final assemblies. Vendor-managed inventory (VMI) becomes an essential benefit when producing complex machine assemblies. For decades machine shops have offered managed inventory to simplify the manufacturing and assembly… Read more »

Six Benefits of Using a Coordinate Measuring Machine (CMM)

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coordinate measuring machine (cmm) for precise manufacturing

What are some benefits of using a coordinate measuring machine (CMM) ? Machining complex CNC Swiss screw machine turned parts and CNC vertical and horizontal milled parts to tighter tolerances improves as manufacturing technology advances. Computerized processing and metrology allow for more complex parts and faster manufacturing. When contract manufacturing job shops are required to… Read more »

Lowering The Cost of Machined Parts

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A key way to reduce costs and improve manufacturing profitability is to lower component costs.The precision machined parts required for your manufacturing processes could be modified, or the way in which they are made could be adapted to significantly reduce your cost of doing business.In fact, small modifications made to your part design can actually… Read more »

Would You Recommend Your Supplier?

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Deciding whether or not to recommend your supplier can be a tough decision for a number of reasons. Will the supplier perform as well for my colleague as they did for me? Will sending new business my supplier’s way detract from their capacity to serve my needs? Then there is the question of how well… Read more »