Lens Port Housing

Lens Port HousingPart Name/Description: Lens Port Housing

Customer: Optics OEM

Location: US

Materials: 6061-T6511 Aluminum

Industry:  Military Optics

Quality Details & Requirements:

  • 16 RMS Surface finish on ID and OD

Quantity:  200

Part Size & Dimensions:

  • Diameter  = 6.5”
  • Length = 5”

Application(s) Used:

Cycle Time(s):

  • 1st Part in Run = 50 minutes
  • Last Part in Run = 38 minutes

Engineering & Software Requirements:

  • Solidworks Model
  • PDF Drawings
  • TopSolid/TopCAM

Project Milestones:

  • Utilized main spindle and sub-spindle for turning and 5-axis positional milling
  • Utilized expanding arbor on sub-spindle ID during part transfer
  • Utilized High Positive insert to create 16 RMS surface finish

Electronics Enclosure

Electronics EnclosurePart Name/Description: Ultra-Rugged Electronics Enclosure

Customer: International Aerospace/Military Manufacturer

Location: Israel

Materials: 6061–T651 Aluminum

Industry: Aerospace (Military)

Quality Details & Requirements:

  • Special Customer-Mandated Project & Technical Specifications
  • No Foreign-Supplied Raw Materials
  • Silver Plating
  • ITAR Compliance

Quantity: 1,000 Total (1-Year Duration)

Part Size & Dimensions:

  • Height = 1/2” [12.7 mm]
  • Width = 3 1/2” [88 mm]
  • Length = 7 7/8” [200 mm]

Application(s) Used:

Cycle Time(s):

  • 1st Part in Run = 45 minutes cycle time
  • Optimized cutting & toolpath strategies; Rewrote Computer Aided Manufacturing (CAM) programming to improve Roughing & Finishing details
  • Last Part in Run = 29 minutes cycle time

Engineering & Software Requirements:

  • Solidworks Computer Aided Design (CAD) File
  • PDF Drawings
  • TopSolid/TopCAM Modeler
  • CAM Program Refinements Throughout Project

Project Milestones:

  • High Raw Materials Inventory Maintained Throughout Year-Long Project
  • On-Machine Deburring Programming Developed to Reduce Cycle Time