Machined Parts Seattle, WA
Machined Parts Seattle, WA. From tiny metal fasteners used on the motherboard of your computer to aircraft engine components, machined parts are everywhere around you in Seattle, WA. Roberson Machine Company has produced all sorts of machined parts using our proven process of CNC machining.
Machined parts are more than simply things manufactured using our machinery. They are parts fabricated using our cutting machines, such as our CNC lathes and mills. Machined parts can be plastic, metal, or occasionally perhaps some other materials, but they must come from a workpiece that can be cut without drastically altering its form. Machined parts come from a tried-and-tested manufacturing method that we have used as an industry standard for decades. Regardless of your Seattle, WA company’s industry, or in which component your machined parts are being employed, 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 get the custom machined parts you need in Seattle, WA. Give us a call right away at 573-646-3996 or connect with us online.
What Materials Can Be Used For Machined Parts For My Seattle, WA Company?
Machined parts can be made from a variety of materials, including metals and plastics. Yet, some materials are easier to machine than others. Exceptionally hard materials are difficult to puncture with a cutting tool, perhaps causing the tool to shake or vibrate more, thus possibly diminishing quality. Extremely soft materials, and materials with a low melting point, may deform once coming into 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 connect with 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 Seattle, WA?
Machined parts are utilized in essentially all types of businesses, throughout every industry – from consumer goods to medical devices. Some typical machined parts used in a multitude of industries include:
- Valve bodies
- Ball joints
If your Seattle, WA company is planning a production run of machined parts, call Roberson Machine Company at 573-646-3996 or use our online request-a-quote tool.
Along with our machined parts for your business in Seattle, WA, Roberson Machine Company offers the following to our Seattle, WA clients:
- 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 Benefits of Machined Parts in Seattle, WA?
Machined parts from Roberson Machine Company offer certain advantages that might not be possible with injection molded parts or even 3D printed parts in Seattle, WA. Some of the pivotal advantages for your Seattle, WA company include:
Machined parts can be made to an exceptionally high caliber, based primarily on your Seattle, WA company’s specifications and tolerances. This means our CNC machinists can take a little extra time on tight-tolerance pieces and individual features to ensure the best quality.
Machined parts can be manufactured quicker than parts made via other manufacturing processes like Seattle, WA molding. This is mainly due to the lack of labor-intensive tooling, therefore being able to bank more on the CAD and CAM software our machinists use with the CNC machines. But the manufacturing process itself is also highly effective and efficient – several of our CNC machines have rapid rates of almost 45 yards per minute, although we don’t produce machined 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, reducing lead times for practical rapid prototyping and shorter time-to-market.
Machined parts can have a wide range of sizes and shapes. This is due to the fact that CNC machines are not subject to the same limitations of molding, like thin walls and tapering. Machined parts can be thick and robust, yet their features can be intricate and complex. Although machined parts have some limitations when it comes to, for example, deep channels and internal sections, machining remains the most geometrically flexible production process for your Seattle, WA production run.
Due to the fact that CNC machined parts are manufactured from digital CAD files, it’s possible to make changes throughout the machining procedure, up until the final moment. This is extremely helpful during our research and experimental development and prototyping stages, when our engineers or your staff might need to make fractional changes or clarifications to the machined part or create numerous versions. It also lessens the possibility of waste, as defective parts are far less likely to be produced.
Machined parts are cut from solid pieces of material known as blanks, which have usually been extruded or cast. This makes them foundationally solid compared to, for example, 3D printed parts, which can be much flimsier 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 entirely circumvent them. With a small amount of post-processing, which is attained in our value-added services, machined parts can be brought to an extremely high level regarding surface finish. Machining also provides a superior surface finish to 3D printing, even prior to any secondary service has been completed by our machinists. 3D printing leaves visible layer lines on the surface of the part, which must be smoothed over through chemical treatment or sanding. Machined parts don’t have 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. For molded parts, it is necessary to fabricate metal tooling – a procedure that seems endless and can be costly. However, machining with Roberson Machine Company is unique in offering high-quality parts with no MOQ, making it suitable for smaller companies in Seattle, WA, small production runs, and prototyping.
Call us now for more information regarding machined parts and our CNC capabilities for your Seattle, WA work plan at 573-646-3996 or contact us online.
What CNC Machinery is Necessary to Make Machined Parts For My Company in Seattle, WA?
The Roberson Machine Company facilities are fully stocked with high-end CNC machinery capable of manufacturing accurately machined parts in a fraction of the time as 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 permit rapid and accurate production. Our horizontal CNC mills accurately and quickly cut your component material to the tightest of tolerances. Our CNC horizontal milling services benefit from the availability of our state-of-the-art 3 axis, 4 axis, and 5 axis machines.
Vertical CNC mills feature spindles that are set at 90 degrees to the floor, making them optimal for projects requiring large production runs of moderately complex parts. Although horizontal mills are better suited for more difficult milling projects, vertical mills are capable of a wide variety of designs for your company’s project in Seattle, WA.
In contrast to mills, which rely on rotation of the cutting tool, lathes instead spin the workpiece as material is cut. Compared to manual lathes, which call for a degree of expertise to operate, CNC lathes drastically lessen the amount of labor and the probability of human error. These advantages translate into marked decreases in cost and error rates for your Seattle, WA company.
Contact a Leader in Custom Machined Parts For Your Company in Seattle, WA | Roberson Machine Company
From production to prototypes, and each step in between, Roberson Machine Company optimizes your whole Seattle, WA production workflow with our CNC machines and services. We are truly your one-stop shop, your single-source manufacturer, for everything regarding CNC machined parts. Our devoted leadership teamand talented and knowledgeable machinists are passionate about supporting you, your work plan, and your success in Seattle, WA.
Give us a call now to learn more about our machined parts manufacturing and services at 573-646-3996 or contact with us online.