The Protomatic blog, “Precisely Speaking,” is where you’ll get useful information on all aspects of precision CNC machining.
Protomatic Annual Update
The Protomatic team was very active and involved with a number of Quality Audits throughout the year. Trained QMS auditors for internal, customer, and external auditing probed deeply into the company and presented a number of positive and constructive suggestions.
It’s extremely important that your supplier for your aerospace CNC machining is the most reliable and precise in the industry. When a plane full of people starts leaving the ground, only the most dependable choice is acceptable.
Foreign Object Damage (FOD) is a major concern in the aviation, space, and defense industry, as well as other manufacturing industries. It is interesting that no FOD requirements are noted in the AS9100D standard.
Protomatic is always working to provide our customers with the best quality and value in the business. This means we are constantly seeking out opportunities to implement new technologies and best practices that ultimately benefit our customers.
The changing demands in the aerospace industry mean CNC machine shops can no longer be content to simply machine components. They must now concern themselves with the lifetime performance of the component.
Protomatic, a Dexter, MI, precision CNC machine shop, manufactures small and medium-sized complex, high-precision components. We specialize in prototype and low-volume projects for commercial and private companies, particularly those involved in space exploration or military applications.
A new CNC cold-spray, metal-additive 3D metal printing machine has arrived at Protomatic and is now in testing and small-scale operation. The machine is the first of its type in the United States. It is manufactured by Australian 3D metal printing company SPEE3D.