Category Archives: CNC Machining

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

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

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