Category Archives: CNC Machining

ITAR-Compliant Suppliers Are Vital to Aerospace and Defense

International Traffic in Arms Regulations, ITAR, is an important export control law in the U.S., designed to control access to defense-related technology. ITAR is critical in the aerospace and defense industries to ensure important military technology does not fall into the wrong hands. It is critical aerospace and defense contractors follow all ITAR regulations meticulously … Continue reading ITAR-Compliant Suppliers Are Vital to Aerospace and Defense

Precision Machining Solutions from Prototype to High Volume

Precision machining provides manufacturing solutions to countless industries. Just look around, and you’ll see machined parts in automobiles, computers, smart phones, medical equipment, aircraft engines, military and defense equipment and more. CNC machined parts are made of durable steel, titanium, aluminum and even plastic, manufactured with high precision and repeatability. There is a lot of … Continue reading Precision Machining Solutions from Prototype to High Volume

Which Prototype Manufacturing Method Should I Use?

Finding the right prototype manufacturing method is important to be sure your prototype provides the right critical attributes for verification. Pre-compliance testing of prototype parts may include checking geometric dimensions as well as form, fit, function, surface options and specific customer validation criteria. While some companies offer 3D printing, also known as additive manufacturing, to … Continue reading Which Prototype Manufacturing Method Should I Use?

Machine Tolerability in Precision CNC Machining

Precision CNC machining complex parts within tight tolerance specifications requires many factors to seamlessly come together. Tolerance refers to the range allowed for your part measurements to deviate from design specifications. Precision machining often requires parts to be machined within one thousandths of an inch (+/-.001”) to meet design requirements. This is thinner than the … Continue reading Machine Tolerability in Precision CNC Machining

QT Manufacturing Now Offers Cryogenic Deflashing of Plastic Parts

We all know quality parts are dependent upon a quality injection mold, but even for experienced precision injection molders there are those certain projects that require re-working molded product. In some cases, molds are sent to us from customers who are moving tools for various reasons, which may include dissatisfaction with the current molder over … Continue reading QT Manufacturing Now Offers Cryogenic Deflashing of Plastic Parts

The Difference Between 3D Printing and CNC Machining

Manufacturers must continually analyze and choose between production technologies with the increased demand for complex, engineered products and faster production lead times. When comparing methods for part production, it is beneficial to recognize the differences between 3D printing, also called Additive Manufacturing, and CNC Machining from a precision CNC machine shop. Each method has benefits, … Continue reading The Difference Between 3D Printing and CNC Machining