Precision Machining Series, Part 2: Compatible Applications, Industries, and Typical Products
Precision Machining Series, Part 1 provided a general introduction to precision machining, including what the process is, how it works, and what materials can be used with it. In this next installment of our precision machining blog series, we will overview the kinds of industries and applications that are great fits for the precision machining process and cover examples of products that can be produced through it.
Which Applications and Industries Does Precision Machining Work Well For?
As mentioned in our first precision machining blog, precision machining is capable of creating products using a variety of materials, such as steel, aluminum, copper, bronze, and some special alloys. This versatility renders precision machining an ideal choice for an equally wide range of industries and applications.
Some of the countless industries and their applications that are compatible with precision machining include (but are not limited to):
- Construction equipment
- High horsepower engines
- Hydraulic equipment
Typical Precision Machined Products at Impro
Our precision machining capabilities allow us to produce a wide range of products for a variety of industries. Below, we’ve included a handful of examples.
Some of our most frequently requested precision machined aerospace parts include housings, port caps, driveshafts, valve seats, flanges, adapters, and rod ends. Many of our clients look to us to create durable components for the systems that power aerospace machinery, such as:
- Aircraft engine systems
- Air and fuel systems
- Hydraulic systems
- Flight control systems
- Environmental control systems
- Landing control systems
- Auxiliary power units
Automotive (Passenger and Commercial Vehicles)
In the automotive industry, precision machined parts find application in a variety of equipment and systems, including:
- Fuel systems
- Transmission systems
- Steering systems
- Emissions systems
We frequently produce the following precision machined parts for automotive applications: fuel injectors, turbochargers, fuel pump and engine parts.
We manufacture precision machined components for a broad assortment of medical devices, including surgical, laboratory, radiology, and MRI equipment. We also produce components designed for use in:
- Surgical instruments
- Medical diagnosis equipment
- Biosystem equipment
- Prosthetics equipment
- Patient handling equipment
Additional Industrial Applications
Some of the precision machined parts and components we produce for other industries and applications include:
- Hydraulic equipment and system parts, such as valve spools, plunger, fuel supply system, sleeves, and valve bodies
- High horsepower engine components, such as for crank-connecting rod, fuel supply system, exhaust system, EGR system and cooling system
- Construction equipment components for use in fuel systems, crank-connecting rod, fuel supply system, gas distribution system, cooling system, EGR, drive system, steering system
- Energy and renewable energy components for connections for petroleum and mining equipment, smoke and flame detection equipment for drilling platforms, transmission systems for wind turbine applications
Precision Machining Services at Impro
Precision machined parts and products are employed in a variety of applications across a broad range of industries. From air and fuel systems in the aerospace industry to transmission systems in the wind power industry, they play a critical role in countless industrial operations.
At Impro, we provide industry-leading precision machined parts and components to customers in industries ranging from aerospace and automotive to medical and recreation. Our machining capabilities include milling, turning, grinding, precision honing, gun-drilling, deburring, and heat treating. From initial design to delivery of a finished part, our expert team works hard to provide high quality one-stop machining solutions. Our quality certifications—including ISO 9001, ISO/IATF 16949,AS 9001, and ISO 13485—can attest to that dedication.
To learn more about our precision machining services and capabilities, contact us today or download our upcoming eBook, “A Complete Guide to Precision Machining: Components, Process Types, and Future Market Outlook”.