Traditional metal working processes including milling, grinding, lapping, laser machining, CNC machining, micro-machining, water jet machining, EDM machining and others.

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Centerless grinding services perform a machining operation in which an abrasive wheel grinds metal from a bar surface while a regulating wheel forces the bar against the grinding wheel.
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CNC Machining Services (5,823 suppliers)

CNC machining services use fast, repeatable, and programmable machines which can function while unattended in order to manufacture parts quickly and efficiently.
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EDM Machining Services (1,078 suppliers)

EDM machining services remove metal by burning instead of cutting or grinding. There are three basic types of electro discharge machining (EDM) operations: electrode EDM, wire EDM, and small-hole EDM.
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Electrochemical, photochemical and chemical milling services use etching, electrochemical, and photochemical processes to create unstressed, high-precision parts.
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Honing Services (45 suppliers)

Honing services use fine-grit abrasives to provide a very high finish to metals when super finishes or tight tolerances are required.
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Lapping Services (121 suppliers)

Lapping services uses a free abrasive machining process, which produces finished components without introducing stresses and heat damage associated with other processes.
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Laser machining services use computer-controlled lasers to perform a variety of material removal processes. These lasers can be positioned and controlled with a high degree of accuracy, allowing for a variety of effects to be achieved.
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Machine Shop Services (4,655 suppliers)

Machine shop services use machinery or equipment to perform custom removal of material to fabricate a finished part.
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Micro machining services perform precision machining on small parts to integrate detail.
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Plastic machining services fashion or fabricate parts and components out of various plastic and thermoplastic materials.
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Precision grinding services perform operations such as centerless grinding, creep feed grinding, double-disc grinding, internal grinding, external grinding, jig grinding, surface grinding, and thread grinding.
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Production Machining (809 suppliers)

Production machining services providers have the capability to output large production runs using a variety of machining services.
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Screw Machine Shops (657 suppliers)

Screw machine shops provide high-volume manufacturing of screws and other turned or threaded parts from metals, plastics, and composite materials.
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Swiss Screw Machining (391 suppliers)

Swiss screw machining produces a high quality finish comparable to ground finishing.  This service is used when high-finish close tolerance bearing surfaces are required on small shafts.
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Ultra-hard materials machining services fabricate components from ultra-hard materials such as glass, ceramics, sapphire, quartz, stainless steel, and titanium.
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