A constant innovator in CNC machining, Protomatic is widely respected for machining materials which other CNC job shops refuse.
For example, we have machined rhenium and niobium (aka columbium). These materials are ideal for superalloys used in aerospace and medical applications. Superconductivity, melting point, and other characteristics make superalloys ideal for use in areas of high temperature where strength, as well as corrosion and oxidation resistance are required.
Other superalloy applications include power generation, marine propulsion, nuclear reactors, military electric motors, chemical processing vessels, and even space vehicles.
Protomatic has also can turnkey processes like dry film lubrication coating. Dry film lubricant coatings begin as a high-performance paint-like material consisting of fine particles of lubricating pigment such as molybdenum disulfide (MoS2), PTFE and graphite. A solvent, a binder and other additives for corrosion protection are also included. Upon application and curing, the solvents are driven off and the lubricant bonds to the surface of the part to form a solid film. This bonded film greatly reduces the coefficient of friction of the surface and increases wear life.
Specific formulation procedures have been developed to allow these coatings to be applied to a variety of substrates, including: steel, aluminum, brass, copper, nickel, zinc, chromium, stainless, glass, rubber, plastic and wood.
As technologies continue to rapidly change and techniques constantly improve, you be assured that Protomatic will continue at the forefront of innovation. And will always continue to be dedicated to life-saving precision.