5 Types of Heat Treating and Their Purpose in Precision Machining

There are many ways to alter the ways metals perform and react to precision machining. One of these methods is heat treating. Heat treating can be applied to the part before to make the material more machinable, or the components may be machined before the final hardening and heating stages. Heat treating can affect a number of different aspects of the …

Different Types of Plating and Their Effect on the End Product

Plating is the process of covering the surface of a material or workpiece with a different metal. Plating provides a number of useful benefits, such as inhibiting corrosion, changing conductibility, improving wear, boosting solderability, reducing friction, heat resistance, and hardening the material. Plating can change the qualities and the performance of the material, which changes its uses in precision machining. Here we …

What is “Lights Out” Machining?

Precision machining allows for the precise and efficient production of even the most intricate parts and components. “Lights out” machining is a way that precision machining companies can increase productivity and efficiency even further. Lights out machining is a technique used by some manufacturers and machining companies that can offer a number of benefits if done successfully. Here we look at …

Machining Basics, Part 3: A Precision Machining Equipment Breakdown

Precision machining is the process of creating intricate and precise parts, components and objects that are used in our everyday lives. Precision machining creates parts according to tight tolerances so that they fit specifically and precisely into the object or machine they are made for. Because precision machining needs to be so accurate, the materials and machining equipment used for precision …

Machining Basics, Part 2: What are the Capabilities of Precision Machining?

In our first post in the machining basics series, we looked at what precision machining is, and how it might be useful to a range of businesses and industries. Precision machining covers a wide range of functionalities to fit the requirements of different machinery and industries. This diversity and flexibility are vital to the effectiveness and performance of precision machining in making …

Machining Basics, Part 1: What is Precision Machining?

Is Precision Machining is a lost art? Not at Inverse Solutions. Precision machining remains an essential service utilized in creating parts, components of many tools and items we use and depend on in everyday life. In fact, precision machining supports technology where visionary companies are supporting advanced efficiencies on older technology and also creating hardware supporting the very latest developments …