Category: Swiss Screw Machining

Using Swiss-type Machines to Manufacture Medical Components

The latest machining technology should be used in your warehouses and workshops to accurately create medical components.  Swiss-style lathes are a great combination of precision and repeatability due to their guide-bushing design, which provides support for the workpieces very close to the cut. Most businesses recognize that the US medical market offers more opportunities for… Read more »

The History of Screw Machining and Equipment

A screw machine is a type of lathe used for the precise shaping of hard materials (usually metal) into specially designed components. Typically, this equipment works by rotating a workpiece at high speeds and allowing it to be operated on by various changeable cutting tools. Screw Machine might be a misleading term for this machine… Read more »

Supporting Our Troops With Swiss Screw Machinery

The defense industry relies heavily on Swiss Screw machined parts. Our machines provide a cost-effective way to produce various parts used in the creation of various military equipment. From small rifles to larger military equipment such as missiles and ships, Swiss Screw machined parts are vital for the protection of the armed forces and national… Read more »

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 »