BDE Manufacturing Technologies Blog

Rapid Prototyping CNC Machining: Learn About This Pre-Production Technique

Rapid prototyping is performed to check the success and failure rates of a product in the market. It includes creating a few design iterations in order to find out the most efficient design according to the considerations of design for manufacturing and assembly (DFMA). There are several ways of performing rapid prototyping such as CAD prototyping, dummy prototyping, etc. Similarly, there are several machining techniques performed to assure the fastest turnaround times on rapid prototyping,... Read more

8 Commonly Used Metals in Casting

Today, almost every electromechanical device we use in our day-to-day life, ranging from washing machines to automobiles is manufactured using some metal parts, which are created using the casting process. Metal casting is possibly the earliest and the most influential industrial process. In metal casting, metal shapes are formed by pouring molten metal into a mold cavity, where it is set to cool and later extracted from the mold. But, the difference between earlier and modern cast metal... Read more

Christmas and New Year Greeting from BDE Manufacturing Technologies

Since Thanksgiving has passed, Christmas fervor has begun! No matter whether this year has been good or bad, you all would agree that the holiday season is the best time of year to relax and retrospect our lives. We, at BDE Manufacturing Technologies, are also set to embrace the magic of Christmas and a wonderful New Year, with sincere wishes and gratitude towards all those who have been part of our journey this year. The year 2020 started with much hope for us, but it took a different turn... Read more

What Makes Stainless Steel CNC Machining Superior to Stainless Steel Casting?

Stainless steel (SS) is a widely preferred material for industrial and commercial product manufacturing. Its properties like high ductility, lustrous surface finish, high strength, and high-temperature sustainability make it highly suitable for manufacturing industrial products. Earlier, stainless steel products were manufactured using stainless steel casting. The casting was preferred due to the high-temperature stainability and moldability of stainless steel material. Although stainless... Read more

Components of CAM and Their Role in CNC Machining

Most manufacturing processes are complex, and this is because even a minor part plays an important role in the production unit and hence needs to be designed with attention to details. Gone are the days when process issues were resolved manually. Today, computer-aided manufacturing, abbreviated as CAM, is widely used as part of automating a manufacturing process. CAM is one of the important aspects of computer numerical control (CNC) machining. Manufacturers nowadays heavily depend on the... Read more

Know How to Get Maximum Output of Your Semiconductor CNC Machining

CNC machining is one of those old techniques which has evolved with time and adapted effectively to technological advancements. This is the reason why it is still used widely across industries for a variety of processes including cutting, forming, drilling, bending, and so on, be it metal or plastic. Electronics is one such industry that requires CNC machining for PCB fabrication. Semiconductor CNC machining has gained traction over the last few years. This is because CNC-based fabrication can... Read more

Strategies to Reduce Tool Deflection in CNC Machining

Tool deflection is one of the common challenges in CNC machining. It can instigate machine chatter, ruin the surface finish of a machined part, mess up the dimensional accuracy, etc. Generally, the tool is firmly placed in the chuck but often during the operation, the material’s opposing force surpasses the operational force of the tool it pushes or deflects the tool in an unexpected direction. However, the accuracy, surface finish, and CNC machining operation depend on tool alignment up to... Read more

Know a Few Effective Cost-Cutting Tactics for Metal Machining

Metal machining is capital and labor-intensive business. It demands expenses on several resources like raw material, process equipment, tools, etc. Especially, if the metal machining is performed with the CNC machining technique & services, the capital cost of business increase as CNC machines are highly expensive. However, CNC metal machining is an efficient technique of production. Thus, despite being a capital intensive process, several manufacturers invest and rely on this process. Yet... Read more

The Benefits of Brass CNC Machining Discussed

Brass is an exceptional copper alloy that is being used for multiple machining applications and has been used for a long time. It has become a significant part of component manufacturing industries, owing to the distinct advantages that it offers. Today, brass is CNC machined for creating parts like brass gears, pipes and fittings, bearing, flare fitting, and many more. These brass made components are used in applications like music instrument manufacturing, mechanical, automobile, electrical,... Read more

Know About a Few Commonly Used Raw Materials in Precision CNC machining

Precision CNC machining is a process of manufacturing dimensionally accurate components. This is usually performed for manufacturing intricate components in the aerospace, automobile, modern electronics industries, etc. In order to achieve precision in CNC machining, along with advanced technologies and skilled workmanship, the selection of correct material is very important. Generally, the material for precision CNC machining requires properties like dimensional stability, machinability, and... Read more

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