3D milling machining services2024.02.10
3D milling services
Top Seiko offers 3D CNC milling service for ultra-hard materials.
There have been more needs for 3D milling service for ultra-hard materials than ever before.
3D milling, or CNC (Computer Numerical Control) milling, is crucial for working with high-performance materials like advanced ceramics, refractory metals, and crystals for several reasons:
Precision and Accuracy: High-performance materials often require tight tolerances and precision. 3D milling allows for accurate and repeatable machining, ensuring the final product meets specifications.
Complex Geometries: Advanced materials may be used in applications that demand intricate shapes. 3D milling enables the fabrication of complex geometries that would be challenging with traditional methods.
Reduced Waste: 3D milling minimizes waste, optimizing the use of expensive materials and reducing both costs and environmental impact.
Surface Finish: High-performance materials often require specific surface finishes. 3D milling provides the capability to achieve fine surface finishes, crucial in applications like medical implants.
Tool Selection and Adaptability: 3D milling machines offer versatility in tool selection, essential when dealing with materials that vary significantly in hardness and composition.
Cost-Effective Prototyping: 3D milling is valuable for quick and precise prototyping, saving time and resources in the development phase.
Automated and Efficient Production: CNC machines operate in an automated manner, reducing labor costs and improving consistency in manufacturing.
Temperature Control: CNC machines can be programmed to control cutting speeds and feeds, minimizing heat generation and reducing the risk of thermal damage to sensitive materials.
3D milling is essential for high-performance materials due to its precision, ability to accommodate complex geometries, waste reduction, surface finish capabilities, adaptability, cost-effective prototyping, and efficiency in automated production processes.
You can observe below an example of 3D milling on ceramic and metallic materials :
3D parts machined on a CNC machining center (Molybdenum wine glass on the left and alumina on the right)
If you are interested or need custom-made parts from high-performance materials, we are here for you !