CNC Machining Technologies

Need assistance with a complex or unusual programming task? Programming backlog affecting delivery? Are your machines idle while programming the "next tool?" I have thousands of hours experience in CNC programming and training, from complex operations on high value-added piece parts to high volume production of part families. Offload your most difficult processing and programming projects and receive a complete technical package. I have a passion for minimizing Total Cycle Time of your project and processes for competitive edge.

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CAD/CAM screen shots

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2 - 4 axis lathes, including VTL with C-axis, chuckers, and bar feed.

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3 - 4 - 5 axis machining centers, U-heads, angle heads, HBM, VMC, HMC.

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Tool and fixture design including BOM, detailed prints, & toolpath.

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Spindle probe (touch probe) and tool probe calibration and applications.

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CAD/CAM applications and post-processor development. No editing machine code, to streamline updates.

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Detailed Tool Lists, Set-up Sketches, and operation sheets.

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Solid model verification of toolpath for crash-free lights-out operation on first run.

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Unattended operations using FMS techniques.

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Custom Macro programming Makino, Fanuc, Okuma, and others.

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Okuma Schedule (.SDF) and Main (.MIN) programming.

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Tool Life Management.

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Subroutine programming for multi-piece, multi-op. fixtures with limited memory

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One-touch changeover enables one-piece production efficiency.

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Family-Of-Parts programming and fixture design.

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Automated geometry verification, home settings, tool verification, fixture offsets

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Flexible Manufacturing System (FMS) applications.

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Machine tool geometry verification.

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Progressive fixtures that enable raw stock to finished parts in one operation.

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Parts programmed, machines designed for: Boeing, GE-AEBG, Pratt & Whitney, General Atomics - Aeronautical, Lockheed-Martin, Skunk Works, BAE Systems, Vaught Aerospace, Caterpillar, Briggs & Stratton, United Nuclear, Remmele Engineering, Kearney & Trecker, MTS Systems, Teledyne, Eclipse Aerospace, and many others.

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