Machining Concepts is a leading provider of precision machining services for numerous industrial applications, including machining steel. With a state-of-the-art facility, cutting-edge equipment, and a team of skilled machinists, we can handle complex machining projects of any size and complexity. Steel machining requires specific expertise, and we have vast experience and understand the unique properties of this material. We use the latest machining techniques and cutting tools to achieve optimal results while minimizing tool deflection and wear to achieve the required surface finishes.
One of the key advantages of using Machining Concepts for steel machining is our commitment to quality and precision. We follow strict quality control procedures throughout the machining process to ensure that the final product meets or exceeds your expectations – inspecting the raw material before machining, monitoring the machining process to ensure the correct parameters are maintained, and verifying the finished product to ensure it meets all specifications.
Material Types: bar stock, castings, forgings, tubing, and billets
Material Characteristics: steel is prevalent in various industries due to its excellent physical properties, high tensile strength, and durability. However, machining steel can present some challenges, mainly when dealing with heat-treated steel parts. Different types of steel classifications exist, including alloy steels and free machining steels, based on their carbon content and the presence of other alloying elements. Alloy steels are known for their high strength and toughness, while free-machining steels provide easy machinability. When machining steel, the cutting tools can experience significant wear due to the hardness of the material. Some types of steel can be difficult to machine due to their hardness and alloying elements. It is essential to use the correct tools and cutting parameters, such as slow and steady cutting speeds and lubricants. Overall, the machining characteristics of steel can vary significantly depending on the type of steel usage, and it is essential to consider these factors when choosing the right tools and techniques for machining steel parts.
Industries: aerospace, automotive, electrical component, medical device, military, off-road vehicles, and general industrial markets
Other Machining Materials: A2 tool steel, aluminum, brass, copper, gray-iron castings, Inconel, maraging steel, Nitronic 60, stainless steel, steel, titanium, and medical plastics