Services and Capabilities

Machining Services

 

Applications We Support: 

We use our machining expertise to create cutting edge tooling and part solutions for our customers. Our machining capabilities extend beyond the basics we have experience in tool prototyping, part design, part redesign, tool and part build, and inspection. We support major local and international manufactures by providing them with customized tooling solutions.

Lathe | Lathe with Live Tooling  | Honing | Cylindrical Grinding | Jig Grinding |

Surface Grinding | Milling | CAD/CAM  | Sinker EDM | Wire EDM | Sawing | 

Laser Etching | Engraving | Additional Services

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Lathe Service

 

Equipment 

Harrison Alpha 400 Lathe

Description.

Our CNC manual Lathe Service can adapt to multiple different sized projects to perform cutting, sanding, knurling, drilling, and face turning. This machine brings high productivity to your medium to small sized projects swiftly and efficiently. 

TOLERANCES

   +/- .0005"

Specifications 

  • Lathe Capacity, Swing: 16”
  • Center Distance: 52”
  • Spindle Bore: 2 1/8"
  • Spindle Speeds: 15-2500 rpm variable

PARTS MADE WITH APPLICATION

  • Low volume parts and tools
  • Customer repairs
  • Screw threads
  • Spacers
  • Shafts

Lathe with Live Tooling Service

 

Equipment 

DMG Mori NLX 2500/700

 

Description.

Our high-rigidity, high precision CNC Lathe Service has extremely powerful turning and milling performance. This machine can perform both complex and simple applications making it extremely useful for a multitude of custom tooling projects.

TOLERANCES 

   +/- .0001"

Specificaitons

  • Max Turning Diameter: 21"
  • Max Turning Length: 28.6"/ 27.7"
  • Max Travel: (X) Axis 10.24", (Z) Axis 31.3"
  • Turrent Tool Mounting Capacity: 12
  • Bar Work Capacity: 4"

PARTS MADE WITH APPLICATION

  • Form punches
  • Customer repairs/orders
  • Production tools 
  • Specialty screws
  • Broaching
  • Precision bushing 
  • Precision gages
  • Spray nozzles
  • Couplers
  • Hex blocks 
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Honing Service

 

Equipment 

Sunnen Precision Honing Machine Model MBB1600

 

Description.

Our Honing Service is a high precision process to improve accuracy, shape, and finish. With this process we can remove ruptured metal and extra stock and prepare your pre-machined work. We can provide an ideal finish for your project and accurately optimize most cylindrical surfaces to exact straightness, and diametric roundness.

TOLERANCES

   +/- .00005"

Specifications

  • Max Bore Diameter: .060" to 1.500"
  • Max Bore Length: .125" to 18"

PARTS MADE WITH APPLICATION

  • Spindles
  • Gears
  • Bushings
  • Die blocks 

Cylindrical Grinding Service

 

Equipment 

Myford Cylindrical Grinder Model MG- 12

 

Description.

Our Cylindrical Grinding Service provides support to a variety of in-demand manufactured projects. Our services provide accurate abrasive cutting application on the outside of a part or tool. Our machines are suitable for any industry that needs low volume small  workpieces precisely ground.  

TOLERANCES 

   +/- .0001"

Specifications

  • Max Grinding Diameter: 3"
  • Distance Between Centers: 12"
  • Swing Over Table: 5"
  • Longitudinal Travel: 13.5"
  • Table Swivel Angle (R-L)L 7 Degrees

PARTS MADE WITH APPLICATION

  • Shafts
  • Bushing
  • Punches
  • Precision pins

 

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Jig Grinding Service

 

Equipment 

Moore Jig Grinder Model G18 

 

Description.

Our Jig Grinding Service can machine shapes and precision holes with the highest level of accuracy. Jig grinding can hold tolerances to the ten thousandths of an inch allowing hole and pin systems to seamlessly interact with each other. Our machining experts have experience with small and large components of both simple and complex designs needed for your project. 

TOLERANCES

   +/- .0001"

Specifications

  • Max Grinding Diameter: 3 1/2"
  • Distance Spindle to Column: 13 1/2"
  • Will Grind Holes: 5/16" to 3 1/2" 
  • Table Travel: 11" x 18"
  • Longitudinal Travel: 12"

PARTS MADE WITH APPLICATION

  • Holes
  • Bushing 
  • Die blocks
  • Machine components
  • Hardened parts

 

Surface Grinding Service

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Equipment 

Okamoto Grind-x ACC12-24SA

 

 

Description.

Our Surface Grinding Service is a process that can produce a very flat surfaces, accurate tolerances, even roughness, and also sharpen cutting tools.  Our variety of abrasive grinding wheels ensure the right finish for your project on both metallic and nonmetallic materials. We even can grind carbide! We have both manual and automatic surface grinding machines allowing your project to get the right degree of attention with a high degree of dimensional accuracy. 

TOLERANCES 

   +/- .0001"

Specifications

  • Table Working Area:  12″ x 14″
  • Distance from Grinding Wheel to Table Surface: 13.6″

PARTS MADE WITH APPLICATION

  • Punches
  • Blanking dies
  • Blades
  • Shears
  • Cutoff blades
  • Carbide tool steel 

 

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Milling Service

 

Equipment 

Okuma Cadet-Mate 4020

TOPONE Vertical Milling Machine 

Sharp Vertical Milling Machine 

 

Description.

Our Milling Services provides a cost-effective solution for short run workpieces. We can hold a  wide range of hardened shapes and sizes to tight tolerances. We have experience milling steel, aluminum, rubber, plastic, and various grades of tool steel. Our vertical machining center offers high speed production and precision milling, drilling, and tapping for efficient and convenient part creation. 

TOLERANCES 

   +/- .0005"

Specifications 

  • Table Size: 20.8" x 47"
  • Travels: (X) Axis 40", (Y) Axis 20", (Z) Axis 20"
  • Max Spindle Nose To Table: 27.8"
  • Spindle Speed: 40-8000 RPM

PARTS MADE WITH APPLICATION

  • Punches
  • Dies
  • Engine components 
  • Form Tools 
  • Precision machine components 

 

CAD/CAM Services

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Software 

  • CAD – 3D Direct Modeling (Spaceclaim)
  • CAD – 2D and 3D Modeling  (AutoCAD)
  • CAD – Lathe Programming Package (Alpha Plus)
  • CAM – Mill Programming Package (Esprit SolidMill)
  • CAM – Mill Programming Package (Accurite)
  • CAM – Wire Programming Package (OPTICAM Classic)
  • CAM – Lathe Programming Package (Alpha Plus)
  • CAM – Lathe Programming Package (DMG MORI Software Soultions)
 

Description.

Our CAD/CAM Services or Computer-Aided  Design and Computer-Aided Manufacturing Services can be a cost saving process from prototyping to final design solutions for 2D and 3D parts and tools. CAD/CAM can provide modeling for initial part design, part rework, and program manufacturing processes for CNC equipment. SpaceClaim enables us to do 3D modeling: AutoCAD is our main drafting software; Accurite software is used to program one of our vertical milling machines; Espirit SolidMill CAM software enables us to program our milling machines; OPTICAM Classic automates wire EDM programming;  Alpha Plus 800S is used to program one of our lathe applications; DMG MORI Software Solutions powers our versatile and high precision lathe.

Benefits of this Service

  • 3D Modeling 
  • Prototyping
  • Tool design 
  • Tool rework/redesign 
  • Inspection 
  • Validation

 

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    Sinker EDM Service

    Equipment 

    Charmilles Eleroda D4 Sinker Type Electrical Discharge Machine

     

    Description.

    Our Sinker EDM Service or Ram EDM Service can burn materials regardless of hardness, toughness, and odd-shaped features.  Electrically conductive materials including brass, graphite, and copper are used to shape materials during this service.  This service offers high precision cutting that are held to extremely close tolerances. 

    tOLERANCES 

      +/- .0005"

    SPECIFICATIONS  

    • Table Area: 15 1/2" x 23 1/2"
    • T-Slotted Ram Area: 6" x 12 1/2" 

    PARTS MADE WITH APPLICATION

    • Internal keyways
    • Hex shapes 
    • Broken taps
    • Gears
    • Prototyping 
    • Molds
    • Production dies
    • External keyways

    Wire EDM Service

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    Equipment 

    ROBOFIL 440CC Wire EDM

     

    Description.

     Our submerged Wire EDM Service offers high precision cutting of all shapes and sizes up to +/- .0001". We work with carbide,  plastics, and a variety of tool steel. We work in many markets sectors including the automotive, mining, aerospace, hydraulic, and manufacturing industries. 

    Tolerance 

       +/- .0001"

    SpecificationS 

    • Max Workpiece Dimensions: 47.2" x 27.6" x 15.8"
    • Wire Diameters: .006" to .012"
    • Travels: (X) Axis 21.7", (Y) Axis 13.8", (Z) Axis 15.8"
    • Max Taper: 30 degrees
    • Best Surface Finish: 12 Ra  

    PARTS MADE WITH APPLICATION

    • Pressure caps
    • Blades
    • Die details
    • Gears/ Splines
    • Dies
    • Punches
    • Bushings 
    • Die Plates
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    Sawing Service

     

    Equipment 

    Rockwell Model 20 Verical Band Saw

    Abrasive Chop Saw

    Vertical Band Saw

     

    Description.

    Our Sawing Service offers precision metal cutting, sawing, and finishing to ensure the highest quality for your metalworking needs. Our machining expert focus in prototyping and short run sawing for production. Metals include steel, plastic, aluminum,and hardened tool steel.  

    TOLERANCES

       +/- .031"

    Specifications

    • Max Work Height: 3/4"- 11" 
    • Work Table Dimensions: 24 1/4" x 24 1/4" 

    PARTS MADE WITH APPLICATION

    • Machining Further Operations
    • Part Sizing

    Laser Etching Service

    Equipment 

    Laser Marking Technologies Cobalt Dominator with 254 Fl Lens

     

    Description.

    Our high precision Laser Etching Service has the ability to mark on anodized aluminum, back-lit buttons, carbide, cast iron, ceramic, chrome, composites, hardened Steel, multi-coated metals, nickel, painted medal alloys, plastic, ploycarbonate, rubber, sliver, stainless steel, and titanium. This machine also has the ability to cut at a variety of depths from a shallow etch to a complete cut through, as well as, etch on curved surfaces. 

    Tolerance

       +/- .002"

    Specifications

    • Max Marking Area:  6.89″ x 6.89″
    • Max Work Piece: Up to 10″H x 25″W x 12″D or 17.5″W x 26″D
    • Laser Power: 100Watt 
    • Automatic Z axis
    • Tilting rotary access

     

    PARTS MADE WITH APPLICATION

    • Metal plaques
    • Jewelry
    • Automotive emblems
    • Serial numbers 
    • Model numbers
    • Part numbers
    • Labels, other identifiers

     

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    Engraving Service

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    Equipment 

    Roland Meteza MPX-90

    Roland Meteza MPX-70

     

    Description.

    Our impact engraving technology allows us to etch onto stainless steel, acrylic, copper, titanium, gold, nickel, brass, iron, silver, and aluminum. This equipment runes at high speeds and has a precise diamond tipped stylus perfect for intricate deigns and small typography.  We use it primarily for low volume highly customized printed orders on both flat and curved surfaces. 

    Tolerances

       +/- .005"

    Specifications

    • Printable Area Max: 3.15" x 3.15" (80 x 80 mm)  

    • Resolution: 1058 dpi (Vector), 265 dpi (Text), 353 dpi (Photo), 529 (High Resolution)

    PARTS MADE WITH APPLICATION

    • Machine tags
    • Labels, other identifiers
    • Serial numbers
    • logos

     

    • personalized messages
    • Corporate engraved gifts
    • Jewelry and charms

    This passion for creating and implementing  manufacturing methods favorably positioned us for our entry into the personalized jewelry and the customized corporate gifts business through our subsidiary company, Expressed Impressions. With creativity, innovation and a "Customer-Centric" approach, Expressed Impressions in on a mission to provide its customers with premium, desirable, and made to order products. Customer by customer we are building a brand that is synonymous with personal style, quality and value.

    Additional Services

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    Description.

    Our Additional Services are how we show extra "Sharp Care" or customer service for your parts and tools. We value your bottom line, That's why we package parts to ensure they are unquestionably protected for safe delivery. Depending on part size and requirement we offer dip seal coating, elastic mess sleeves, and specialized tubing to ensure the highest quality shipping and arrival of your parts. 

     

    EXtra Sharp Care

    • Dip Seal
    • Individual Part Labels
    • Clean and Well Packed Boxes
    • Elastic Mess Sleeves
    • Customized Tubing Containers
    • Protective Packaging Trays
    • Travel Containers 

     Who We Are And What We Do

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