Going Steady With Highly Engineered Machine Parts

Posted & filed under Choosing a Parts Supplier, CNC Lathe Machining, CNC Swiss Screw Machining, Small Parts Manufacturing.

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 »

How is CNC Swiss Machining useful in firearms parts manufacturing?

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A wall of firearms as illustration for firearms parts manufacturing article

Accuracy and precision are the cornerstones of a quality firearm. Reliability in a weapon is clear when a pistol or rifle fires true. Firearms must be dependable, durable, and accurate. When a weapon’s finished parts have defects, the entire firearm is defective and unreliable. Though precise machining is essential for any device, craftsmanship or lack… Read more »

CNC Swiss Screw Machining is Ideal for Small Parts Manufacturing

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Small parts manufacturing (small threaded parts) with CNC Swiss Screw Machining

There are several reasons why Swiss screw machining is an excellent choice when manufacturing smaller parts. Producing small machined parts requires experienced machining as there are additional considerations to produce accurate pieces. CNC Swiss screw machining, also known as Swiss turning or Swiss-style machining, is a precision machining process particularly well-suited for producing small, intricate,… Read more »

Swiss Machining for Medical Devices

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High ech Medical Devices - Three robot surgeon arms and an operating table

Medical device manufacturers know Swiss machining, a metal cutting process chosen for its accuracy and efficiency, is commonly used for producing high tolerance and demanding medical device parts. Medical device manufacturers know Swiss machining can produce small, complex parts with tight tolerances paramount for their medical applications. The broad list of medical devices that use… Read more »

Deciding When It’s Best to Use Horizontal Milling

Posted & filed under CNC Horizontal Milling, CNC Lathe Machining, Improving Operations, Tools & Technologies.

Horizontal milling tool example

When is horizontal milling preferred over other forms of machining metal parts? Costs, time, size and materials all play a part in selecting horizontal milling as the primary machining process. Consider the following points before deciding on the best manufacturing process.   Multi-Axis Machining: Horizontal milling allows for multiple sides of a workpiece to be… Read more »

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

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Machine shop image with man working industrial manufacturing job

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 »

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 »

Five Advantages of Swiss-Style Machining

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Image of Swiss-style machining focusing on the tail operation

There are no shortcuts when using CNC Swiss-screw machines for manufacturing complex parts. Planning every step is essential to ensure quality is part of the process. This extra up-front work is ultimately worth the time and effort. Below are five advantages of machining with a Swiss style machine.   Advantages of Swiss-Style Machining Speed &… Read more »

Nolte Welcomes Swiss-style Machining Specialist

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CNC Swiss-style machining stylized with brush strokes

In order to provide the most comprehensive machining services for our customers, Nolte continually invests in expanding our capabilities and expertise. Recently, we welcomed a new team member who will enhance our proficiency in the area of Swiss-style machining. About Swiss-Style Machining Swiss-style machining has traditionally been an area highly utilized by the medical and… Read more »