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    BDE Inc. is a leading service provider of copper CNC machining. With a vast industry experience and a large facility, we have the capability to meet your complex copper part CNC machining requirements. Since, our inception, we have served a huge variety of industries, including medical, military, marine, aerospace, and much more. 

    Copper CNC Machining at BDE Manufacturing Technologies Inc.

    In the copper CNC machining service, the components are custom designed with the help of solid copper bars, copper blanks, and cold headed blanks. Compared to the other metals, it is harder to machine copper. Thus, you are required to possess all the necessary process knowledge about manufacturing. However, most copper alloys offer excellent machinability, which makes them a popular choice for intricate custom copper parts. Hence, these alloys are preferred over pure copper. In the same way, it is very important to have proper knowledge, as well as expertise in order to machine copper on 5 axis equipment. You’ll get a complete CNC machining for copper done by experienced staff at BDE Inc. 

    Copper CNC Machining Capabilities 

    Copper CNC machining is done at our facility by implementing various machining capabilities. The following are a couple of capabilities that we have:

    • Wire EDM – This is also referred to as electrical discharge machining, or spark EDM. In this, we can deliver wire diameters ranging from 0.006″ to 0.012″. We have the capability to provide 4 axis Wire EDM cutting for copper to deliver high-quality products. With this technique, it becomes possible to cut metals without the application of heat.

    • CNC Milling & Turning – We have a well-equipped machine shop, which has an advanced machinery for CNC milling service. Some of the advanced machinery that we have include vertical mill, CNC turning center, horizontal mill, CNC lathe, and much more. With the help of this equipment, we are able to perform a variety of milling and turning operations for copper, which include drilling, knurling, reaming, boring, face milling, hard milling, peripheral milling, and tapered milling. Besides all this, this service is compliant to Mil-Spec, ANSI, ASME, RoHS, and ISO standards.

    Copper & Copper Alloys We Work With

    Following are the different copper alloys that we work with:

    1. Brasses – These alloys of copper are most widely used in a variety of applications. When zinc is added to along with other elements, it helps increase the corrosion resistance, strength, ductility, hardness, and conductivity.

    2. Bronzes – These alloys are made from copper and tin. Phosphorous is added to these alloys to deoxidize them. This produces phosphor bronze alloys. Gears and bearings use these alloys because of their strength and hardness. 

    3. Nickel-Silvers – These alloys are made from copper, nickel, and zinc. These are almost similar to the brasses in several aspects. However, nickel-silvers offer more resistance to corrosion compared to brasses. 

    4. Copper-Nickel Alloys – The copper-nickel alloys are known for their excellent ductility and resistance to corrosion. These alloys are most widely used in severe marine environments.

    Copper CNC machining is a kind of service, which is always good to be availed from the experts, who are skilled and have a know-how about it. BDE Inc. is an experienced service provider of copper CNC machining in the US. Give us a call at the earliest on 866.262.6233. Else, you can also send us an email at for any queries.