An Engineer’s Guide to Resolving Manufacturing Feasibility Uncertainties

Unchecked manufacturing feasibility uncertainties can throw a mission-critical manufacturing project off course, increasing the risks of project delays, unexpected costs, and late time to market. However, when your engineering design process includes protocols intended to reduce uncertainties before proceeding to full production, your machining and grinding projects have a much greater chance of success.   This […]

Explore Our Dedicated R&D Lab

Advancing your aerospace, medtech, defense, high-tech, or space exploration innovation depends on a time-efficient and cost-effective research and development (R&D) process. With the ability to support every engineering need, our dedicated R&D lab gives you access to a full lineup of state-of-the-art equipment and passionate manufacturing experts to help expedite your timeline and reduce costs.   […]

The Importance of Rapid Prototyping for Expediting Your Time to Market

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No matter which industry you’re in, from aerospace and medtech to high-tech and space exploration, the pressure to bring your innovation to market the fastest is red hot. Entering a new market time- and cost-efficiently often puts you at a competitive advantage and helps seed your position as an industry leader, making speed a chief […]

How to Prevent Unexpected Manufacturing R&D Costs

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The research and development (R&D) process for manufacturing mission-critical aerospace, medtech, defense, high-tech, or space exploration components can be costlier than expected without the right resources and strategy. This post will outline several ways to prevent expensive delays and redesigns in the R&D phase to keep your project on track and within budget, including:   Engage […]

What to Expect at BIOMEDevice Boston 2022

BIOMEDevice Boston is back for 2022! Featuring more than 200 exhibitors and 30 industry thought leaders, this two-day event runs from September 28-29 at the Boston Convention & Exhibition Center. We’re proud to exhibit at this premier event that brings together the brightest minds in the medical device industry in one place. This post previews […]

Meet a Precision Grinding Operator: Doug Bloemker

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Our team is integral in helping us achieve the impossible every day. However, their names and faces are largely behind-the-scenes – until now. In this ongoing series, we’ll introduce you to some of our critical team members who give their all to innovate and produce groundbreaking solutions that matter.   In today’s post, we’re featuring […]

The Fundamentals of Achieving Super Thin Wall Thicknesses on Tiny Parts

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Many component manufacturers deploy a CNC centerless technique when tasked with grinding tiny parts with super thin wall thicknesses. However, they can inadvertently crush them without the right grinding approach, triggering catastrophic results that drive up costs and timelines. So, the question becomes: How can super thin walls be achieved without compromising tiny parts?  To […]

5 Cost- & Time-Saving Benefits of Manufacturing Engineering Consulting

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Your design team has put the finishing touches on your aerospace, medical, defense, or high-tech component, and you’ve received the green light to initiate the component manufacturing process. But before you dive into production, manufacturing engineering consulting is critical for optimizing the design and assembly of your centerless grinding or precision machining project. In this […]

What to Know Before Starting a Guidewire Grinding Project

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  Guidewire grinding is a specialized process for achieving extremely small diameters and intricate configurations for life-saving devices. The process requires incredible knowledge and skill to ensure part accuracy and cost-effectiveness. With both lives and profits on the line, guidewire grinding can often be a high-stakes project management endeavor.  If you’re overseeing a high-stakes guidewire […]

Advantages & Applications of 13-Axis Swiss Screw Machining

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Swiss screw machining elevates the precision component manufacturing process with up to 13 axes, allowing endless possibilities. Using Swiss-type lathes with a turning center, Swiss screw machining first emerged in the Swiss watchmaking industry in the late nineteenth century. Later, Swiss screw machines evolved to become sophisticated enough to produce complex, high-precision components for today’s […]