Machined Parts Portland, OR
Machined Parts Portland, OR. Machined parts are everywhere around you in Portland, OR. From tiny metal fasteners used on the motherboard of your computer to aircraft engine components, Roberson Machine Company has manufactured all sorts of parts using our proven process of CNC machining.
Machined parts are more than simply objects built utilizing our machinery. They are parts constructed using our cutting machines, like our CNC lathes and mills. Machined parts can be metal, plastic, or perhaps some other materials on occasion, but they must come from a workpiece that can be cut without drastically deforming. Machined parts come from a tried-and-tested manufacturing technique that we have used as an industry standard for decades. No matter your Portland, OR company’s industry, or in which piece of equipment your machined parts are being utilized, they meet all industry-specific certifications and standards. We guarantee it.
Roberson Machine Company is a custom manufacturer of precision CNC machined parts. We make it simple to receive the custom machined parts you need in Portland, OR. Call us now at 573-646-3996 or connect with us online.
What Materials Can Be Used For Machined Parts For My Portland, OR Company?
Machined parts can be made from many different materials, including metals and plastics. However, some materials are easier to machine than others. Extremely hard materials are especially difficult to penetrate with a cutting tool and may cause the tool to shake or vibrate more, thus likely reducing quality. Exceptionally soft materials, and materials with a low melting point, may deform upon contact with the cutting tool. Several of our most common machined part materials are listed below. As always, we are available to a conversation involving machining parts with other materials. Just call us at 573-646-3996 or contact us online.
- Metals: Aluminum (6061, 7075, 7050 or “aa7050 alloy”), Stainless Steel (303, 304), Magnesium, Titanium, Zinc, Brass, Bronze, Copper
- Plastics: ABS, PC, <a href="PC-ABS, PP, PS, POM, PMMA, PAGF30, PCGF30, Teflon, DHPE, HDPE, PPS, PEEK
What Are the Applications of Machined Parts For My Company in Portland, OR?
Machined parts are used in virtually all types of companies, throughout every industry – from medical devices to consumer goods. Some common machined parts used in a multitude of industries are:
- Valve bodies
- Ball joints
If your Portland, OR company is planning a production run of machined parts, give Roberson Machine Company a call at 573-646-3996 or fill out our online request-a-quote tool.
In addition to our machined parts for your business in Portland, OR, Roberson Machine Company offers the following to our Portland, OR partners:
- Aluminum Fabrication
- Machine Shop
- Aluminum Parts Manufacturer
- CNC Services
- Component Manufacturing
- 3D Printing Services
- OEM Automotive
- Medical Device Manufacturing
- Contract Manufacturing Companies
What Are the Advantages of Using Machined Parts at My Portland, OR Company?
Machined parts from Roberson Machine Company offer certain benefits that might not be possible with injection molded parts or even 3D printed parts in Portland, OR. Some of the key advantages in Portland, OR include:
Machined parts can be cut to a very high caliber, based entirely on your Portland, OR company’s tolerances and specifications. This means our CNC machinists can take extra time on tight-tolerance pieces and individual features to ensure the best quality.
Machined parts can be manufactured quicker than pieces made via other manufacturing production like Portland, OR molding. This is mainly because of to the lack of labor-intensive tooling, being able to rely more on the CAD and CAM software our machinists input into the CNC machines. But the manufacturing procedure itself is also highly efficient – some of our CNC machines have rapid rates of almost 45 yards per minute, even though we don’t machine parts at those speeds. The speed and accuracy of our CNC machines, along with the one-step nature of machining combine to make machined parts some of the fastest to produce, diminishing lead times for shorter time-to-market and practical rapid prototyping.
Machined parts can have a wide range of shapes and sizes. This is because CNC machines are not subjected to the same constraints of molding, like tapering and thin walls. Machined parts can be robust and thick, yet their features can be intricate and complex. Despite machined parts having some limitations when it comes to, for example, deep channels and internal sections, machining remains the most geometrically flexible production procedure for your Portland, OR production run.
Because CNC machined parts are manufactured from digital CAD files, it is possible to make changes throughout the machining process, right up until the final moment. This is extremely favorable throughout prototyping and our research and experimental development phases, when our engineers or your team may need to make fractional adjustments or clarifications to the machined part or develop multiple versions. It also lessens the possibility of waste, as erroneous parts are far less likely to be produced.
Machined parts are cut from solid pieces of material known as blanks, which have normally been cast or extruded. This makes them foundationally strong in comparison to, say, for example, 3D printed pieces, which can be much weaker along one axis, where one layer is added atop the next.
While molding parts deals with surface quality issues like flow lines, jetting, and flash at the parting line, machined parts completely circumvent them. With a small amount of post-processing, which is attained in our value-added services, machined parts can be brought to a high standard in terms of surface finish. Machining also gives a superior surface finish to 3D printing, even before any secondary service has been carried out by our machinists. 3D printing can leave visible layer lines on the surface of the part, which must be smoothed over by chemical treatment or sanding. Machined parts don’t produce these layer lines.
No Minimum Order Quantity (MOQ)
Machined parts are cut directly from a blank workpiece, making it cost-effective and possible to order extremely small quantities or even one-off parts. It is a requirement when molding parts that you fabricate metal tooling – a process that seems endless and can be expensive. However, machining with Roberson Machine Company is unique in offering high-quality parts with no MOQ, making it suitable for smaller companies in Portland, OR, small production runs, and prototyping.
Call us today to learn more about machined parts and our CNC capabilities for your Portland, OR project at 573-646-3996 or reach out to us online.
What CNC Machinery is Necessary to Make Machined Parts For My Company in Portland, OR?
The Roberson Machine Company facility is fully stocked with top-of-the-line CNC machinery capable of manufacturing accurately machined parts in a fraction of the time compared to our competitors. Our full range of equipment includes:
- CNC Horizontal Mills
- CNC Vertical Mills
- CNC Horizontal Lathes
All mills use rotary cutting to remove materials from a workpiece, but our CNC mills combine the cutting procedure with the latest computer control to allow for precise and rapid production. Our horizontal CNC mills quickly and accurately cut your component material to tight tolerances. Our CNC horizontal milling services benefit from the availability of our modern 3 axis, 4 axis, and 5 axis machines.
Vertical CNC mills feature spindles that are perpendicular to the ground, making them optimal for projects calling for large production runs of fairly intricate parts. Although horizontal mills are better suited for more difficult milling jobs, vertical mills are adept in a wide variety of designs for your company’s project in Portland, OR.
In contrast to mills, which rely on spinning of the cutting tool, lathes instead spin the workpiece as material is cut. In comparison to manual lathes, which need a degree of expertise to operate, CNC lathes drastically reduce the probability of human error, as well as the amount of labor. These benefits translate into marked decreases in cost and defect rates for you in Portland, OR.
Connect With the Leader in Custom Machined Parts For Your Company in Portland, OR | Roberson Machine Company
From prototypes to production, and each process in between, Roberson Machine Company optimizes your entire Portland, OR production workflow with our CNC machines and services. We are truly your one-stop shop, your single-source manufacturer, for everything when it comes to CNC machined parts. Our dedicated leadership teamand talented and knowledgeable machinists are all-in in supporting you, your work plan, and your success in Portland, OR.
Give us a call today to learn more about our machined parts manufacturing and services at 573-646-3996 or contact with us online.