Make in One Operation

Make in One Operation

For the last 20 years or so we have prided ourselves with making parts as fast as possible. We found that being able to make parts all in one operation not only saved time, but made for very accurate parts. This only makes us more valuable since we are now serving aerospace and medical customers. We have even taken parts that…

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CNC Grinding and Beyond

CNC Grinding and Beyond

CNC grinding is still not as common as we thought it would be by now. We are one of the few machine shops that owns a CNC grinder and uses it daily. We do outside work as well, but predominately it is for our own use. We selected the Toyoda Select G for it’s 40 inches of travel and it’s…

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New Signs, But Same Great Service!!!!

New Signs, But Same Great Service!!!!

The Metalmite sign was originally made out of wood for the founder in the early 1970’s. Recently we repainted it and added the 50 year logo to the building as well. We are proud of our roots, proud of our 50 year journey, and proud to be here to serve you! In 1968 Metalmite Corporation was started in the basement…

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5 Axis on Face-Splines

5 Axis on Face-Splines

We have been asked by customers to use our 5 axis technology to machine many things. One of the more common requests is a face-spline. We are able to read the model and mill the spline complete. The reason these are not easy for anyone to do is that they require constant axis synchronous movement and CAD-CAM software to support…

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15-5 Stainless is no problem!

Using the New DMG Mori CTX 6 axis machine we made this housing complete out of 15-5 stainless steel. We are excited to bring this new technology to the forefront and explore faster and better ways to create better products and lower prices! This part was able to be made in a fraction of the time it took previously! What…

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Are you Nuts? We are!!!!

Are you Nuts? We are!!!!

Metalmite is known for fast lathe turn-around time! We were able to get this nuts into a lathe and thread them to the gauges in record time. We then had to put them into a mill to generate the complex profile our customer needed. We take pride in these fast turnarounds and getting the customer out of hot water! Our…

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Is your Yoke too much?

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…

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Splines and Gears are our thing!

Splines and Gears are our thing!

Metalmite has made thousands of splines and gears over the years. Many people are surprised how many splined shafts they see when they come pick up their parts. Just the other day we were giving a shop tour and someone commented how many splined shafts were on carts in our shop during various process and they could not believe it.…

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Turn and Mill

Turn and Mill

Metalmite is known for fast lathe turn-around and speedy milling complex parts! You can see that this part has both turning and milling and is also made from stainless steel. We are not scared away by complexity and intricacy as some shops may be. We look forward to a challenge! We have been told recently that it looks like we…

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Turning Lathe Parts FAST

Turning Lathe Parts FAST

Metalmite has always made very small parts that are extremely precise. You can see by the photo attached that these parts are like thimbles, yet the tolerances are very tight. These also happen to be stainless steel parts that must be made from solid bar stock. We have found that by using our Mori double chuck lathes with live tooling…

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