Is your Yoke too much?

Metalmite has been known to make yokes from solid in record time and at record low cost. We have 5 and 6 axis equipment that can make these parts in 1 or 2 operations complete! We can even put the splines in using wire EDM or other methods. Our customers agree that the costs have come down substantially since we have made the investment in this new technology. CNC milling department has grown substantially over the last 10 years. We have added multiple 5 axis machining centers, multiple … [Read more...]

CV Joints Finished on the CNC Mill

For years we have been asked to help prototype Outer Races for the CV Joint and Driveline groups that we work for. We have always been able to rough them out and grind everything except the ball tracks after heat treat. This year we explored our options in tooling and quality assurance and found that we could finish the tracks on all 300 pcs for a customer!  We are so excited that our new DMG Mori machines and our partners at ISCAR and Sandvik are able to develop and hold these … [Read more...]

Metalmite starts out right- New DMG Mori CTX 6 Axis Machine

Metalmite has always invested in technology when it looks like the technology will directly help the customer save money and increase accuracy!  Our brand new DMG Mori CTX Beta 800 6 axis machining center will do just that!  You will see from the picture and video link below that this machine will bring Metalmite and you to a whole new level of Good, Fast, and economical! Metalmite uses 6 axis lathes and 5 axis mills to stay current with technology. We are a … [Read more...]

Metalmite Gear Cutting

Metalmite's Bill Clark is an expert in gear cutting. Here he is cutting an internal spline that is modified with a 20 degree pressure angle and full fillet.  After Bill secured the tooling, he custom ground the fillet on his surface grinder and cut the internal on the Fellows Shaper cutter. If you are looking for a Good Machine Shop! Look no more. Metalmite uses 6 axis lathes and 5 axis mills to stay current with technology. We are a full-service machine shop located in Rochester, … [Read more...]

Cutting Internal spline teeth at Metalmite

Cutting internal splines is something we have done for years. More recently we have done this using Wire EDM technology.  We have one of the only Wire EDM's on the market that is certified by the aerospace industry to cut with minimal recast. This is critically important on engine components. Let us take a look at your project today and we will tell you the best way to get it done.   With our top-of-the-line AgieCharmilles wire machines we look to be precise and fast. One look at our … [Read more...]

Flanges and Gears at Metalmite

Sometimes seeing is believing. As one customer recently looked at our shipping bench and exclaimed, "I didn't know you guys did gear-work?" We probably ship half as much gear-work as we do anything else in our facility. Internal splines on flanges and external gears that get ground- we do it all. Not only can we do the 5 axis machining on them, but we can do a complete process to get you parts quick. Please remember to let us quote your spline and gear work in the future. Send it directly to … [Read more...]

Wire EDM Michigan- by Metalmite

As we strive to be your number one choice for CNC machining in Michigan we also look to excel in Wire EDM.  With our top-of-the-line AgieCharmilles wire machines we look to be precise and fast. One look at our page at and you will see our commitment to quality.  The AgieCharmilles Cut 200 P is the only machine that is Aerospace Certified to cut engine components due to the lack of recast.  Our 2014 machine is also three times faster than previous … [Read more...]

What is Success?

"Success is doing work that matters for people who care." -Success Magazine Metalmite has focussed on success for over 45 years while mastering 5 axis machining and CNC grinding. Metalmite offers a full line or five axis machining, 6 axis cnc turning, high speed machining, cnc grinding and Wire EDM. We can cut spline shafts, make plastic prototypes, and much more. Look over our website for more information. Metalmite is a full service machine shop serving Automotive, Aerospace, and … [Read more...]

Machine Shops in Detroit Area close down

I received word this month that a couple machine shops in our area have closed their doors. I have not heard why or any other details though. We decided that if we could help in any way we would. If your company had open orders with a shop that closed, we are willing to look the job over and see if we can complete it for you. We know that by the grace of God we are still here, and we want to make the most of our time serving others.  The shops that people told us had closed are: Valiant … [Read more...]

Good Machine Shop has a new Van Wrap

Well, we broke down and had our small delivery van wrapped last month. We decided to let people know it was us driving around and offer new people a chance to find us as well. If you see the newly wrapped Transit Connect buzzing around the Greater Detroit Area give us a honk or drop us a note to let us know what you think! We show off our domain name of and we talk about our 5 axis machining as well as our 6 axis machining. We also feature a few samples of our work and … [Read more...]