Additive Manufacturing at Metalmite

Additive Manufacturing at Metalmite

We are in the midst of a whole new market here at Metalmite. After 50 years of precision machining with 5 and 6 axis CNC mills and mill-turn machines, we have added a couple 3D printers that are allowing us to offer solutions in hours instead of days or weeks. We have enjoyed the process of printing the carbonfiber parts…

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Metalmite has a new ISO Certification

Metalmite has a new ISO Certification

Metalmite has upgraded our ISO certification to a new registrar- ASR!  They are known for being ANAB accredited.  We completed our Stage 3 Audit earlier this month and we have our new certification available for download on our website.  You can click the ISO logo anywhere on our site (Check the Footer) or click on this link to go directly…

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48 Hour Guarantee on Quotes?

48 Hour Guarantee on Quotes?

Recently you may have received a postcard in the mail about the 3 New Things you need to know about with Metalmite. On the front there was our new promise for the “48 Hour Guarantee” that we are excited to bring to you! Metalmite is offering a 48 hour guarantee to return RFQs when they meet these requirements: Customer is…

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3D Printing at Metalmite

3D Printing at Metalmite

As we have started using the 3D printers now at Metalmite we are finding new uses everyday! We have used the Carbon-fiber and the Nylon in several applications and have learned that there are even more uses than we imagined. The 17-4 printer is close to ready and we look forward to printing the steel parts very soon! Metalmite will…

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Quality and Safety

Quality and Safety

Recently I read an article about how quality and safety go hand and hand. You would not normally think these two are related in that way. But the article talked about how the CEO of Alcoa, Paul O’Neill, made it his number one objective to keep the workers safe. From this goal he also increased their quality, their profits, and…

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3D Printing is at Metalmite

3D Printing is at Metalmite

We are always looking for ways to provide faster service while maintaining our strict quality standards. Recently we were made aware of this 3D Printer from 3D systems that can “print” parts in a matter of hours! We purchased th ProX DMP 300 and a Markforged Mark Two printer. We can print 17-4 stainless, a 4140 type of steel, and…

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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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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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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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