Deciding When It’s Best to Use Horizontal Milling

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

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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 »

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

Posted & filed under Aerospace, Automotive, Choosing a Parts Supplier, CNC Horizontal Milling, Hydraulic / Fluid Power, Medical Equipment, Tools & Technologies.

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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)

Posted & filed under Aerospace, Automotive, Choosing a Parts Supplier, CNC Horizontal Milling, CNC Lathe Machining, CNC Swiss Screw Machining, CNC Vertical Milling, Improving Operations, Medical Equipment, Metrology, Tools & Technologies.

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 »

Nolte Precise Further Expands Equipment and Capabilities

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To a large degree, the success Nolte Precise has achieved is due to our ongoing investments in the newest and most advanced equipment technologies. As our precision machining equipment list continues to grow, we have been able to serve more customers in a wide range of industries with high quality machined parts. Our wide range… Read more »

Nolte Precise Expands Capacity and Capabilities with New Okuma CNC Lathe

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Nolte Precise recently made a new investment in expanding our CNC lathe turning capacity and screw machining capability with a new gantry-loading CNC lathe from Okuma, global leader in CNC machine tool technology. The innovative design of the Okuma 2SP-150H features a front-facing spindle, which helps to create an automation-friendly lathe for small parts production…. Read more »

Cellular Manufacturing

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Cellular manufacturing is a manufacturing approach that falls within the larger concept of just-in-time or lean manufacturing. The objective of cellular manufacturing is to accelerate work flow by making a wide variety of similar products, while producing the lowest degree of waste possible. In cellular manufacturing, multiple “cells” are set up in an assembly line… Read more »

Nolte Precise Adds Additional Tsugami Swiss Screw Machining Turning Center

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Following the great success achieved from our most recent installation, Nolte Precise has invested in an additional Tsugami B0206-III Swiss Turning Center. This new Tsugami technology has enabled our team to increase production capacity and expand our ability to meet customer demand. This investment is part of our commitment to meeting the needs of our… Read more »

Quality Certification

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When you choose to partner with a manufacturing supplier, you are essentially trusting that company to take control of a portion of your business. The supplier’s reliability, efficiency, and ability to deliver on time are all factors that could potentially help or harm your profitability. In addition to production concerns, and perhaps the most critical… Read more »

Nolte Precise Expands Capacity and Capabilities with New Swiss Screw Machining Turning Center

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In order to increase production capacity and expand on our ability to meet customer demand, Nolte Precise has invested in a new Tsugami B0206-III Swiss Turning Center. This move to increase operational ability and reduce production risks is a direct reflection of our commitment to meeting the needs of our customers with unsurpassed quality parts… Read more »