Category: Swiss Screw Machining

From Turret Lathe to Modern Day Swiss Screw Machine

While Sheldon Precision has been manufacturing precision machined components since 1969, Swiss Screw Machining dates way back to the mid-1800s. In America, Joseph R Brown patented a machine for cutting spills and coined the term “screw machine”. His screw machine was an improvement on the turret lathe, a machine used to make several tools at… Read more »

Why You Should Swiss Machine Your Plastic Components?

Sheldon Precision understands that the integrity of a precise machined part begins with using high quality materials. When using Swiss machines more material options are available to manufacture than in injection molding. Not only can Swiss machines manufacturer aluminum, copper, and steel, they also can manufacture plastic components as well. CNC Swiss machines work with… Read more »

Swiss Screw Machining in the Military Industry

At Sheldon Precision, we understand the defense industry requires strong and precise machined parts vital for the protection of the armed forces and national security. From prototype to precision, we provide parts specializing in high tolerance and high precision machining. Our advanced machinery successfully parts implemented in military goods such as missiles, fighter aircrafts, and military… Read more »

How Swiss Screw Machining Benefits Businesses

Businesses within aerospace, military, and automotive industries, often require high volume, precise parts to build planes, cars and radar systems. To function, these machines often need hundreds – at times – thousands of precise parts to work in harmony.  On the surface, manufacturing a functioning machine with various parts can be costly. However, relying on… Read more »

Swiss Screw Machining Supporting the Medical Industry

To put things into perspective, Swiss Screw machining is present each time we visit a doctor’s office or hospital.  During emergency and non-emergency situations, there are a long list of machines, manufactured with Swiss Screw machined parts, that are designed to save lives. In dire situations, patients may encounter ventilators, respirators, and the valves that… Read more »

4 Reasons Companies Use Precision Swiss Screw Machined Parts

While there are endless reasons why companies across varying industries rely on precision Swiss screw machined parts to build things we use each day to make our lives easier, there are four we want to highlight as key components that have given manufacturing Swiss Screw machined parts the strong reputation it has today. Reliability Parts for medical, industrial,  aerospace… Read more »

Swiss Screw Machining Parts in the Electronic Industry

Many of the devices we use today are manufactured with intentions of making our lives easier. Devices included are electronic, telecommunications, and wireless products – and require precise components as parts continue to shrink over time. As society’s electronic capabilities expand and technological advancements push on, the demand for manufacturing swiss screw parts that have intricate roles with… Read more »

Prototyping With CNC Swiss Screw Machines

Originally developed in Switzerland to manufacture watch parts, Swiss screw machines have taken great leaps in production, quality and efficiency. For example, prototypes for clients are manufactured with integrity during the prototype process that can reach a demand of 10,000 prototype pieces. Designing high quality prototypes through CNC Swiss Screw machines can cut time during… Read more »

Swiss Screw Machining: Controls and Valves Industry

Valve components possess the power to redirect and high amounts of pressure. Valves are a vital component in many machines used today and we have the skill to manufacture valve component parts such as probes, flanges and enclosures. Sheldon Precision has the experience and expertise to manufacture a wide range of complex components required for… Read more »