Milling Service

Milling Service

A Cost-Effective Option for Precise, Functional Metal Parts Made Through a Multitude of Multi-Axis Solutions

3Diligent ProdEX’s milling service, like other types of machining, offer several benefits, including accuracy versatility, and reproducibility. Milling is often used for prototypes, ball joints, brackets, rollers, spindles, valve bodies, and other similar parts. To learn more about our entire technology suite, click here.

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Milling Service at a Glance

  • Standard Tolerance
    0.005"
  • Stock Surface Finish
    ~ 1.6 μm Ra
  • Lead Time
    As low as 1 week
  • Maximum Machine Size
    2000 mm
  • Minimum Wall Thickness
    ~ 0.02"
Advantages
Highly Accurate. Tolerances as low at 0.001".
Versatile. Multi-axis cutting allows for highly complex geometries.
Short-Run Efficient. Smaller volumes of product often price better.
High Tolerances and Fine Finishes.
Limitations
Significant Programming Needed. Depending on the part complexity and contours.
Additional Setups. Parts with features on all sides can require multiple setups and occasionally custom fixtures to hold the workpiece in place as it is cut by the milling tool.
Internal Features Cannot be Machined. If not visible or accessible by the tool.
Example Materials
Aluminum
Stainless Steel
Acetal (Delrin)
ABS
Polypropylene

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