How to Calculate CNC Machining Costs

CNC (computer numerically controlled) machining is a digital manufacturing process used to produce high precision parts from a CAD file. CNC machining is one of the most cost-effective methods of on-demand manufacturing to produce accurate parts, particularly various types of metal parts, with excellent physical properties. Although this method of part production has been around … Continue reading How to Calculate CNC Machining Costs

Top 7 Benefits of Injection Molding for the Aerospace Industry

Injection molding provides many advantages to a wide range of industries with the ability to mass-produce precision parts and components with high-quality and consistent repeatability. The advantages provided to other industries are amplified when considering the many advantages injection molding provides to the aerospace industry. Injection molded components engineered with reinforced thermoplastics allow for higher … Continue reading Top 7 Benefits of Injection Molding for the Aerospace Industry

QT Manufacturing Adds 250T Press

QT Manufacturing announces the addition of a new Engel ES700/250, 250-ton plastic injection molding press to our lineup. This doubles the clamping pressure and increases our capabilities to produce larger parts with our previously largest press, a 123-ton Nissei. With press sizes ranging from 30-ton to 250-ton, we offer broad capabilities to produce small to … Continue reading QT Manufacturing Adds 250T Press

Firearms Parts Supplier: Precision Machining and Custom Molding

Firearms manufacturers require a high level of precision with all parts and components when producing firearms to meet the needs of law enforcement agencies, military and defense. QT Manufacturing meets the needs of modern firearms manufacturing with our precision machining expertise and custom injection molding, offering turnkey solutions for a variety of parts and components … Continue reading Firearms Parts Supplier: Precision Machining and Custom Molding

QT Manufacturing Diversifies into Medical Parts Production

Market diversification is key to protecting a company’s sustainability, profitability and shareholder interest. When the economy experiences a downturn in one area, others will provide stability and mitigate risk of lost revenue. Proactive manufacturers, such as plastic parts producers and metal machine shops, are continually looking for new opportunities for market diversification.  Strengthen Your Domestic … Continue reading QT Manufacturing Diversifies into Medical Parts Production

Domestic Manufacturing Solutions for Successful Reshoring

Reshoring is the term used to describe bringing manufacturing and services back to the United States from other countries. Increasing domestic manufacturing helps to balance the trade deficits, provides more manufacturing jobs to U.S. workers thus reducing unemployment and helps to foster a skilled workforce. Reshoring also provides many benefits to OEMs and manufacturing companies … Continue reading Domestic Manufacturing Solutions for Successful Reshoring

Unique Considerations for Aerospace Mold Design and Manufacture

Injection mold makers and molders follow a detailed process when designing a tool for any plastic injection mold. When constructing molds for the aerospace industry, however, there are unique considerations that require careful planning to meet part specifications with consistent repeatability. Working with an injection molder that is AS9100 rev D certified is important as … Continue reading Unique Considerations for Aerospace Mold Design and Manufacture