Selecting the right raw material can make all the difference in the final outcome of your precision CNC machining project. Our next series of articles will focus on some aspects to consider when choosing the type of metal to use in your contract manufacturing and/or prototypes to production manufacturing job. Let’s get started.
The weight of the metal you choose can significantly affect the bottom line cost of your precision CNC machining project. Using heavier metals such as iron could drive the cost of your project higher. If your project specs call for a heavier metal, then you will need to utilize one, however, if cost is a factor and material selection is flexible, then consider using a metal that weighs less.
If your contract manufacturing or prototypes to production manufacturing job calls for a strong, hard, and/or wear resistance metal, then you will need to select a raw material that meets these specifications.
The precision CNC machining professionals at JW Machine are well versed in different types of metals and can help ensure you select the most appropriate raw materials to meet the production requirements of your project. JW Machine is an ISO 9001/AS 9100 certified machine shop serving diverse industries including aerospace, defense, and OEM parts manufacturing. If you are seeking a qualified team of machine shop professionals for your next contract manufacturing and/or prototypes to production manufacturing job, look no further. JW Machine’s precision CNC machining capabilities include CNC milling, CNC turning, laser cutting, laser engraving, small part machining, close tolerance machining and more. Give us a call to learn more today!