Journey To Japan: Introducing the MAZAK Variaxis - 1050

Published March 13, 2024 148 Views

Journey To Japan: Introducing the MAZAK Variaxis - 1050

We're thrilled to share our trip to Japan with you, where we sought out innovative new CNC technologies. MAZAK afforded us an exclusive opportunity to witness firsthand one of their latest 5-axis machines: the Variaxis 1050. This sophisticated piece of machinery represents another leap in 5-axis...

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50 Years In Custom Manufacturing

Published January 1, 2024 272 Views

50 Years In Custom Manufacturing

We're happy to announce that 2024 marks 50 years for Precise Tool in the custom manufacturing industry! In 2024, Precise Tool & Manufacturing proudly celebrates a significant milestone—50 years in the custom manufacturing industry. This journey has been a testament to our resilience, adaptabi...

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The Power and Precision of 5-Axis CNC Machining: Unveiling the Best Option for Advanced Manufacturing

Published August 30, 2023 396 Views

The Power and Precision of 5-Axis CNC Machining: Unveiling the Best Option for Advanced Manufacturing

In the ever-evolving landscape of advanced manufacturing, 5-axis CNC machining stands out as one of the finest options available. This cutting-edge technology has revolutionized the way complex parts are fabricated, offering unparalleled precision, efficiency, and versatility. From aerospace com...

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Mastering Steel Frame Fabrications: Unveiling the Artistry of Custom CNC Machining

Published August 14, 2023 532 Views

Mastering Steel Frame Fabrications: Unveiling the Artistry of Custom CNC Machining

In the realm of precision manufacturing, where creativity and engineering expertise converge, few processes capture the beauty of craftsmanship quite like steel frame fabrications. At Precise Tool & Manufacturing, we take immense pride in our ability to seamlessly blend cutting-edge CNC machinin...

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Mastering Precision: The Die-Set Compressor Part

Published May 8, 2023 528 Views

Mastering Precision: The Die-Set Compressor Part

In the world of machining, there are projects that push the boundaries of complexity and demand exceptional precision. One such remarkable endeavor was the creation of a die-set compressor part here at Precise Tool & Manufacturing. This extraordinary component, resembling a large circle with deep ri...

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Recognizing Talent & Awarding Loyalty At Precise Tool

Published April 30, 2023 531 Views

Recognizing Talent & Awarding Loyalty At Precise Tool

At Precise Tool and Manufacturing, we're all about celebrating our team members and their achievements. We recently had some big news to share - the retirement of a 12-year supervisor, the graduation of our PCMI (Precise CNC Machining Institute) students, and the gifting of a brand new 2023 BMW to a...

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New HEXAGON Coordinate Measuring Machines At Precise Tool

Published January 19, 2023 710 Views

New HEXAGON Coordinate Measuring Machines At Precise Tool

Precise Tool & Manufacturing is excited to announce the addition of Hexagon Coordinate Measuring Machines (CMM) to our shop floor. These advanced machines allow us to take our precision and accuracy to the next level, providing our customers with the highest quality custom CNC machined parts....

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Why Should You Use HCN-4000 & HCN-5000 For Your Next Custom CNC-Machining Project?

Published January 17, 2023 712 Views

Why Should You Use HCN-4000 & HCN-5000 For Your Next Custom CNC-Machining Project?

  HCN-4000 and HCN-5000 CNC machines from MAZAK are excellent solutions for custom machined parts due to key features. One of the key advantages of these machines is their precision. The HCN-4000 and HCN-5000 both feature MAZAK's advanced Hyper Dual-Contact Spindle technology, which allows...

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How To Find The Best Contract Manufacturing Partner

Published September 8, 2021 3910 Views

When searching for a contract manufacturer, is cost the only piece of the puzzle you’re looking at? While it certainly is an important part of your relationship, the wrong part at the right price is still the wrong part. Like a marriage, compatibility should be a top priority when searching for a...

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Guide to CNC Lathe Machining and Turning Centers

Published March 27, 2019 9589 Views

The lathe is one of the oldest manufacturing technologies on Earth; in fact, its earliest version dates back to the Egyptians around 1300 BC. The technology has exponentially increased, become more and more advanced every decade, and today, lathes are used to create everything from artisan wooden bo...

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An Overview of Vertical vs. Horizontal Milling

Published September 9, 2018 5458 Views

Because there are so many uses and applications of modern milling, you can find a variety of different types and styles of milling machines. Some machines are designed for a wide range of general pieces, whereas other milling equipment is used for specialized pieces that require unique patterns. The...

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The Advantages of 5-Axis CNC Machining

Published August 7, 2018 5726 Views

Back in Michelangelo’s day, the best tools available were a chisel and hammer. While Michelangelo may have been able to create his gorgeous David statue with a hammer and chisel, this is not practical or efficient enough for today’s manufacturing needs. But no matter what time period you find yourse...

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Manufacturing and Industrial Trends

Published August 18, 2017 1089 Views

The landscape of the manufacturing industry is constantly changing. With industry experts always working on new technologies that digitize manufacturing, advancing changes possible become increasingly possible. Even now it is possible to produce highly advanced components, consumer products or virtu...

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Machine Shop & Machinery Safety

Published August 11, 2017 1664 Views

Implementing functional safety on new CNC machines has become an important detail for designers and builders of cutting, turning, multi-tasking and other types of machine tools. There are many aspects to be considered when implementing a safety protocol. There are common hazards associated with the...

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Biggest Challenges in Large Part Manufacturing

Published August 3, 2017 1542 Views

When looking to drive up more business large part manufacturing is perhaps an option. Offering clear results and benefits that beat the competition and reduce time to market. Choosing large manufacturing brings together aspects of waste management and factory-line optimization with, to streamline th...

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The Future Possibilities in the Machining Industry

Published July 27, 2017 1566 Views

Technology advancements are something we come across in every industry. Here at Precise we are constantly watching how the industry moves. It is the only way to prepare for the future, we saw a major change in the industry when multi-axis machining came into play and now we are preparing for the nex...

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PCMI Class Graduates

Published July 24, 2017 1183 Views

This past Friday July 21st our most recent class of CNC Machinist trainee’s made their way to graduation! In case you missed it in 2012, Precise recognized the need for skilled machinists, and decided to begin training highly motivated students within their own facilities. There has been a lack of s...

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Making a Difference with Ideas for Specialty Machining

Published July 7, 2017 1065 Views

Every machine shop needs something that differentiates it from the others, and makes manufacturing customers prefer that expertise. In many cases it is low production costs or high product quality. However, it may be a particular machining or forming process or capability. What we have learned in...

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Increasing Productivity

Published June 29, 2017 1070 Views

We have all heard the turn of phrase, work smarter, not harder. What we have to recognize is that “working smarter” does not just mean eliminating distractions and planning tasks; it can help give you back valuable time in your day. So what steps should you take to increase productivity in yo...

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High-Precision at the Core of Every Machine Shop

Published June 20, 2017 1145 Views

Running a successful machine shop can often be a very personal effort. A lot of shops start off as a one man operation, as the continue to grow they want to be able to offer that same personal touch, attention to detail and precision. The result of these types of insights and hard work by an individ...

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5-Axis, Why it Makes a Difference

Published June 12, 2017 1451 Views

So why does 5 Axis Machining make a difference, and how can it help on your shop floor? You can reduce the overall production cost by using 5-axis machining, think about it traditional 3-axis machines are able to work only on one side of a part at a time. There are certain parts that require mult...

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Precise CNC Machining Institute

Published June 6, 2017 1555 Views

Precise has gone back to a traditional method of training our own people in house. With the skills gap and the lack of trade workers looming over our heads we had to find a way to guarantee skilled machinists ready to hire on a constant basis. This is why PCMI was created, in 2012, Precise re...

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The Skills Gap

Published May 31, 2017 1209 Views

The manufacturing sector of the United States is often times given praise for its effort and assistance in building a thriving American middle class. However, more recently we have seen the manufacturing industry face a serious challenge in maintaining its competitive standing. Over the last ten yea...

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