How To Find The Best Contract Manufacturing Partner

Published September 8, 2021 1709 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...

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Guide to CNC Lathe Machining and Turning Centers

Published March 27, 2019 3735 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 2562 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 2679 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...

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Manufacturing and Industrial Trends

Published August 18, 2017 411 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 602 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 554 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 676 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 477 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 lac...

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Making a Difference with Ideas for Specialty Machining

Published July 7, 2017 420 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 400 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 produc...

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High-Precision at the Core of Every Machine Shop

Published June 20, 2017 440 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 551 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 615 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 500 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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