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CNC Machining for Aerospace

The extremely high level of precision needed within the aerospace industry makes CNC machining a suitable manufacturing process for the sector.

 

This article provides you with a complete guide to aerospace machining and its importance.

 

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CNC Machining eBook

If you want to produce high-quality machined parts with a sleek appearance, it’s essential to consider some critical factors related to CNC machining. 

 

Here, we’ve gathered some basic information and important considerations to help you achieve the desired results.

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What is on demand manufacturing

RapidDirect got you covered on all on demand manufacturing needs. Based on our years of experience and expertise, we will efficiently execute all your projects concerning on demand production. Thanks to an unlimited supply chain network of workshops for different manufacturing techniques, you can rest assured that you’re getting the fastest delivery of the best products at an amazing wholesale price. Moreover, our experienced engineers and experts will proffer the best solutions and design modification suggestions to ensure you have the finest end product. 

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CNC Machining

CNC machining is used to control a wide range of complex machinery. It is a computerized manufacturing process that controls the movement of production equipment using pre-programmed software and code.

TypeTolerance
Linear dimension+/- 0.025 mm (+/- 0.001 inch)
Hole diameters (not reamed)+/- 0.025 mm (+/- 0.001 inch)
Shaft diameters+/- 0.025 mm (+/- 0.001 inch)
Part size limit950 * 550 * 480 mm(37.0 * 21.5 * 18.5 inch)
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Rapid Prototype Injection Molding Service
Plastic Injection Molding

Plastic injection molding is the process of melting plastic resins (thermosetting/thermoplastic polymers) and injecting them under pressure into a mold cavity, where they fill and solidify to form the final product.

Standard capabilitiesDescription
Mold cavity tolerances±0.05 mm
Standard lead time15 business days or less
Part to part repeatability±0.1 mm
Production grade1-100,000 cycles
Sheet Metal Fabrication

Sheet metal fabrication is the process of converting flat sheets of steel or aluminum into metal structures or products by cutting, punching, folding, and assembling.

Dimension detailTolerance
Edge to edge, single surface / Edge to hole, single surface / Hole to hole, single surface+/- 0.005 inch
Bend to edge / hole, single surface+/- 0.010 inch
Edge to feature, multiple surface / Over formed part, multiple surface+/- 0.030 inch
Bend angle+/- 1°
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3D Printing

3D printing is a manufacturing process in which a three dimensional part or object is created from a digital 3D or CAD model.

Standard capabilitiesDescription
Maximum build size900 x 600 x 900 mm in FDM; Up to 1500x750x500 in SLA; 750 x 550 x 550 mm in SLS;
Standard lead timeUp to 50 parts in 7 working days or less
Dimension Tolerances0.1mm
Wall ThicknessFDA: +/-1mm; SLA: +/-0.2mm; SLS: +/-0.7mm;
Production gradeOver 50 parts
Vacuum Casting

Vacuum casting is a manufacturing process where the material goes into a silicone mold with a vacuum to produce complex production parts.

Standard capabilitiesDescription
Maximum build size+/- 0.025 mm (+/- 0.001 inch)
Standard lead timeUp to 20 parts in 15 days or less
Dimensional accuracy±0.05 mm
Layer thickness1.5mm – 2.5mm
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Die Casting

Die casting is a process of manufacturing parts by pouring or forcing molten metal into steel modes to create various kinds of parts.

Standard capabilitiesDescription
Maximum build size300 mm × 650 mm
Standard lead timeUp to 20 parts in 15 days or less
Dimensional accuracy±0.05 mm
Layer thickness1.5mm – 2.5mm
Extrusion

Extrusion helps to create complicated parts through a process of plastic deformation. The material is forced to flow through a die or an orifice to achieve the desired shape.

Standard capabilitiesDescription
Press sizes450T – 3000T
Standard lead time2 weeks for small molds, 4 weeks for larger molds
Minimum order volume0.5 ton aluminum for smaller machines, 1.0 ton of 6063 aluminum for larger machines.
Post-processingFull service CNC cutting, threading, slotting, face milling, etc.
On demand manufacturing aluminum extrusion

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We have a state-of-the-art in-house production supply chain and staff strength that helps us meet and exceed your expectations on delivery time and quantity. We ensure that all our deliveries are within schedule.

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Our team of refined and experienced experts is always available for professional advice and recommendation on your orders, improvements, and preferences.

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  • Low-volume production capacity, up to 1M parts/yr
  • Service teams for DFM, quality, logistics, program management
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  • Full mechanical BOM capabilities
  • Low-volume production capacity, up to 1M parts/yr
  • Service teams for DFM, quality, logistics, program management
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With our efficient production and capable logistics, we help you get parts from our sets whenever you need, all at fixed prices. Feel free to request batch shipments of parts or set a fixed schedule.
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