Screw Machining FAQs

What products or processes do you produce using screw machining?
Screw machining derives its name from the original purpose of fabricating screws. The screw machining is effective for producing a virtually unlimited list of turned component parts. Screw machining offers a highly consistent and cost effective way to produce high volumes of parts.
What advantages does screw machining over CNC machining?
A key advantage of the screw machining process is that our screw machines are able to machine component parts at production rates that surpass the CNC equipment capabilities. Our multiple spindle equipment is capable of producing component parts with cycle times as low as a fraction of a second. After the initial set up, a single operator can monitor and run several screw machines, making screw machining a highly consistent and cost effective way to produce high volumes of parts.
What screw machining operations do you perform?
  • Turning
  • Forming
  • Shaving
  • Drilling
  • Boring
  • Threading
  • Reaming
Primary and Secondary Operations
  • Cross Drilling
  • Cross Tapping
  • Slotting
  • Milling
  • Laser Engraving
  • Wire EDM
  • Grinding
  • Thread Rolling
  • Assembly
  • Special Packaging
What materials do you process using screw machining?
  • Steels – Alloy, Carbon, Stainless
  • Non-Ferrous – Aluminum, Brass
  • Zinc
  • Plastics
  • Cast and Sintered Metals
  • Forgings
Do you offer any metal treating processes for screw machined parts?
We offer heat treating, anodizing, plating, painting, and welding.
Are you able to mark screw machined parts?
Our screw machined parts can be laser engraved and dot peen part marked.
What screw machining tolerances do you work with?
We work with tolerances of .001"
What is the size range of your screw machining capabilities?
Diameter size ranges from 1/8" – 2 1/4", with a maximum length of 7"