Dec-O-Art Case Study

Dec-O-Art Case Study

Dec-O-Art Case Study Family Business Leads Through Innovation Dec-O-Art was having issues with the tools being made on their CNC mill. They spent a lot of time re-making dies because they weren’t level and there was too much variationin the tool. They realized that the mill that they had purchased was not ideal for their…

Mirotech Case Study

Mirotech Case Study

Mirotech Case Study Making Test Fixture Production 10x Faster! For over 20 years, Mirotech has manufactured test fixtures that allow electronics engineers and developers to test electronic equipment in a controlled and repeatable environment. When testing printed circuit boards (PCB), electronic components, and chips, a test fixture is designed to hold the component in place…

Aero-Tec Case Study

Aero-Tec Case Study

Aero-Tec Case Study Milling Composites/Plastics for Illuminated Instrument/Control Panels Aero-Tec Industries, based in Seminole, OK, manufactures a wide variety of internally illuminated control panels for usage in fixed wing, rotary wing and simulator applications. A large percentage of these are manufactured to be compatible with night vision goggles. Special lamp filtration and paints are required…

Burkart Phelan Case Study

Burkart Phelan Case Study

Burkart Phelan Case Study Milling Flute and Piccolo Parts from Precious Metals Some manufacturers march to the tune of a different musician. James Phelan is a horn player who repaired brass and woodwind instruments to pay for his music degree from the New England Conservatory. Later, when working for Boston flute maker Verne Powell, Phelan…

Carbide Products Case Study

Carbide Products Case Study

Carbide Products Case Study 50% Reduction in Cycle Time vs. VMCs In 1985, Danny Strippelhoff became a partner in the business that his grandfather established in Georgetown, KY in 1943. Now, he oversees the day-to-day operations of the Carbide Products as President/CEO. In 1987, another of the founder’s grandsons, Paul Strippelhoff, joined the business and…

R&D Manufacturing Case Study

R&D Manufacturing Case Study

R&D Manufacturing Case Study A 4,000% Improvement (Seriously) This Company Produces Millions of Pieces of Jewelry Per Year for Customers like Tiffany and Bryan Anthonys. They Now Make Prototypes 240 Times Faster with DATRON neo! R&D Manufacturing is a contract jewelry manufacturer that, on the surface may look like other U.S. manufacturers working in sectors…

Autodesk Technology Centers Case Study

Autodesk Technology Centers Case Study

Autodesk Tech Centers Case Study Autodesk Technology Centers Help Bring Prototyping In-house Designers, makers, and engineers are developing new methods for fabrication and are creating things today that weren’t possible 10 or 15 years ago.Companies like Autodesk are unlocking the ability to create previously incalculable designs while the industry is also expanding its view beyond…

Expographiq Case Study

Expographiq Case Study

Expographiq Case Study Needed High-Quality, High-Speed Cutting Tools Graphic Displays: For Museums, Marketing Agencies, Public Institutions, Government Departments, Exhibit and Industrial Designers, and Charitable Foundations Over the past 30+ years Expographiq in Gatineau, Quebec Canada has designed and built cultural, corporate and branded experiences working with museums, marketing agencies, public institutions, government departments, exhibit and…

Imagine Milling Case Study

Imagine Milling Case Study

Imagine Milling Case Study 5 Axis Machining Titanium Implants for Dental Restoration CAD/CAM dentistry is a very unique industry – the range of applications and materials vary almost as much as the types of machines used to produce them. Entry-level machines are typically tabletop mills, which only require a small initial investment, are easy to…

Front Panel Express Case Study

Front Panel Express Case Study

Front Panel Express Case Study Custom Milling and Engraving Front Panels This case study describes how Front Panel Express has leveraged the flexibility of DATRON high-speed machining technology and combined it with their own design software to empower their customers with a unique do-it-yourself service. Their 4-step business model allows online customers to download software,…

Haydon Kerk Case Study

Haydon Kerk Case Study

Haydon Kerk Case Study A More Efficient Process Haydon Kerk is an internal part of AMETEK’s Advanced Motion Solutions group focused on producing a full range of components and precision motion control systems. This includes linear actuators, lead screws and nuts, linear rails and guides, drives, motors and other components. The Kerk Products Division in…

ETCO Case Study

ETCO Case Study

ETCO Case Study Milling Connectors from Brass, Copper, Aluminum and Plastics ETCO Incorporated was founded in 1947 as Electric Terminal Corporation. The original company produced wall plug blades in strip form for attachment by the customer on a patented air-operated machine. ETCO still produces wall plug blades (although the production speeds have increased from 175…