[ Home | Expertise | Contact Us | About Us | The Hangar ]

Equipment List

Turning Centers / Lathes

Number Description
3 Nakamura-Tome WTW-150 CNC turning centers; twin spindle, 4 turret, 13-axis, live tooling, Iemca bar feeder (small valve & sleeve cell)
2 Takisawa TMM-250 CNC turning center; twin spindle, 2 turret, 8-axis, live tooling, Iemca bar feeder (1 - large valve & sleeve cell, 1 - piston cell)
1 Mazak Dual Turn 20 CNC lathe; twin spindle, 2 turret, cut feeder (bushing cell)
2 Hardinge Gang Tool precision lathes
14 Takisawa CNC lathes (1 - piston cell)
43 Conventional lathes; engine, chucking, and speed

Machining Centers

Number Description
3 FANUC Alpha-T21F Robodrills; 3-axis, 21 tools, BT30 (2 - valve body cell)
1 FANUC Alpha-T21F Robodrills; 5-axis, 21 tools, BT30 (valve body cell)
2 FANUC A-D14MIA5-ECO Robodrills; 4-axis, 14 tools, BT30
1 FANUC A-D21MIA5 Robodrill; 4-axis, 21 tools, BT30
4 Hardinge/Bridgeport XR610 VMC�s; 3-axis, 24 tool, CAT40, dual contact spindles
3 Hardinge VMC1000's; 4-axis, 24 tools, CAT40, 2 speed gearbox spindle drive, rotary table
2 Hardinge VMC1000's; 3-axis, 24 tools;CAT40, 2 speed gearbox spindle drive
3 Hardinge VMC600's; 4-axis, 24 tools, CAT40, rotary table (1-large valve & sleeve cell)
2 Haas MDC500 Mill/Drill Center; vertical spindle, 3-axis, 24 tools, CAT40, rotary pallet changer
(1-polepiece cell), (1-channel key cell)
2 Kitamura 3XIG VMC; 4-axis, 30 tools, CAT40, 4 speed geared spindle drive, dual contact spindle (2-valve body cell)
1 Kitamura 3XID VMC; 4-axis, 24 tools, CAT40, dual contact spindle (valve body cell)
1 Mazak Variaxis 200 VMC; 3 + 2 axis, 30 tools, CAT40, trunnion table
2 Mighty Viper 500 VMC; 4-axis, 20 tools, CAT40
1 Mighty Viper 500 VMC; 3-axis, 20 tools, CAT40 (bushing cell)
1 Kiwa KH4100 HMC; 3 axis, 60 tools, BT40, rotary pallet changer, dual contact spindle (small key cell)
1 Kiwa KH41 HMC; 3 axis, 40 tools, BT40, rotary pallet changer, dual contact spindle (channel key cell)

Electrical Discharge Machines

Number Description
1 FANUC Robocut C600iA-12" wire EDM
1 Agie Classic 2S CNC wire EDM; System 3R Workmaster robot
1 Agie Sprint 20 CNC wire EDM
1 FANUC Robocut C400iAS/AWF wire EDM
1 Hansvedt DS-2 CNC wire EDM
1 Agie Mondo-2 plunge EDM
1 Hansvedt Benchman plunge EDM
1 Hansvedt MV-10 plunge EDM

Grinding Machines

Number Description
2 Weldon AGN-4 CNC cylindrical grinder; 7" x 10"
3 Royal Master TC-12 x 4 centerless grinder (1 - servo valve match cell) (2 - match grind cell)
2 Weldon AGN-3 CNC cylindrical grinders; 7" x 10" (2 - flow grind cell)
5 Myford MG12 HPM cylindrical grinders; 5" x 12" (5 - match grind cell)
1 Myford MG12 cylindrical grinder; 5" x 12"
1 Chevalier H818II CNC surface grinder (polepiece cell)
2 Chevalier FSG-3A818 automatic surface grinder
1 Chevalier Accugrind 612SP precision surface grinder
2 Chevalier Accugrind 618SP precision surface grinder
1 Brown & Sharp 618 Micromaster profile surface grinder
2 Cincinnati #2 centerless grinders; 1 thrufeed, 1 infeed
2 Bryant 1109 I.D. grinders
1 Bryant 1316-R I.D. grinder; twin spindle
8 Surface grinders; Boyar Schultz, Chevalier, Reid, Kent
2 O.D. grinders; Brown & Sharpe, Landis
3 Excello thread & groove grinders
5 Excello center laps

Honing / Lapping Machines

Number Description
1 Sunnen ML-2000 power stroke honing machine
1 Sunnen SH-2000 power stroke honing machine
1 Sunnen MBB-1800 power stroke honing machine
9 Sunnen honing machines (1 - servo valve match cell)

Assembly & Test Equipment

Number Description
1 Certified clean room; Class 100,000 (for critical assembly)
4 Static/dynamic hydraulic test benches
1 Liquid nitrogen shrink fit facility
1 Blue-M ovens; 500 F
1 Blue-M oven; 660 F
1 Blue-M/Lindberg oven; 500 F
1 Heratherm oven; 630 F
1 So-Low BF130-5 deep freeze; -130F
1 Reeves electronic induction braze unit; water cooled, timers
1 Ambrell Easyheat 0244 FFCE induction braze machine
1 Taumel orbital riveting machine
1 Dake Model 928064 C-Frame hydraulic press

Tool Room / Tool Sharpening Facilities

Number Description
1 Complete tool room; design/build fixtures/gages for internal use
1 Complete tool sharpening department; drills, reamers, end mills, arbor mounted cutters; modifications and specials, for internal use.

Milling Machines

Number Description
10 Bridgeport vertical mills; J & 2J series, power feed, DRO
1 Acramill vertical mill; power feed, DRO
1 Excello vertical mill; power feed
1 Enco vertical mill; power feed
12 Brown & Sharpe #12 horizontal production mills

Drilling / Broaching / Sawing Machines

Number Description
18 Drill spindles; multiple mounted, 3/4" capacity
1 Doall DC-280NC Automatic cut-off saw
2 Doall C5A, C916 Automatic cut-off saws; (1 - piston cell)
5 Semi-automatic cut-off saws; Enco, Kalamazoo, Wells
1 American broach; horizontal, 6-ton

Part Marking Equipment

Number Description
1 Rofin laser marking machine
9 Dapra automatic dot-peen marking systems; (1 - bushing cell), (1-key cell), (1 - large valve & sleeve cell), (1 - servo valve match cell)
4 Enerpac pneumatic/hydraulic impression stamping stations (1 - piston cell)
1 Part marking station; electric arc scribe, vibro-peen

Deburring Equipment

Number Description
28 Deburring stations with microscopes, electric die grinders; (5 - small valve & sleeve cell), (2 - valve body cell)
8 Deburring stations with buffing stands; (1 - bushing cell), (1 - key cell), (1 -piston cell)
2 Electro chemical deburring stand
2 Almco vibratory tumblers
6 Blasting cabinets; (2 wet - match cell), (4 dry)

Parts Cleaning Equipment

Number Description
1 Automated power flush stand; 3 micron filtering
1 ESMA Betmen E782 wash stand; 4-station, hot/cold ultrasonic, hot/cold rinse; air dryer (servo valve match cell)
12 Ultrasonic wash tanks; (1 - clean room), (1 - flow grind cell), (1 - servo valve match cell) SonicWise & Branson
1 Branson vapor degreaser

Inspection Equipment

Number Description
1 Mitutuoyo BHN 506 CMM, Renishaw probe, GeoMeasure software
4 RAM Sprint optical measuring machines
1 Brown & Sharpe Tesascan 50 measuring machine
1 Brown & Sharpe Tesascan 25 measuring machine (small valve & sleeve cell); 2 offline programming stations
1 Magnaflux MD-2030 magnetic inspection machine
1 Magnaflux ZA-28W fluorescent penetrant inspection machine
40 Digital Electronic O.D./I.D. measurement columns; .00001" graduation
1 Niton XRF analyzer
16 Optical Comparators; J & L, Starrett, Covel
3 Wilson Rockwell hardness testers
5 Bendix OB-18, Federal 21-1350-OD,Sheffield QED-6 profilometers

Information Systems

Number Description
1 IBM RS6000 AIX midrange system; custom shop control system
70 70 PCs on a Windows 2012 network; 4 Dell Servers: 1-W2012 server, 2-W2008 servers, 1-W2003 server
  • Intranet information system
  • Sage MAS90 accounting
  • Kronos time clock with time collection software
  • ImageNow Document management system with 2 hi-speed scanners
  • Stephens SPC software
  • StorageCraft ShadowProtect Backup/Recovery software
  • Symantec Endpoint Antivirus protection
  • Untangle perimeter security appliance
2 Netgear ReadyNAS backup storage devices; 1-16GB, 1-8GB both with attached RDX drives for off-site data storage
3 D.P. Technologies ESPRIT CAD/CAM systems; turning, milling, and EDM
2 AutoCAD Inventor stations; HP1050C plotter
1 Centralized DNC network
1 Bobcad EDM CAD/CAM system
1 MainBoss CMMS version 2.9 maintenance support system
1 ASI Datamyte MPACT Advanced Quality Planning system
1 DISCUS Inspection Planning system
Saeilo Machining Center Mitutoyo CMM

[ Top of Page | Home | Expertise | Contact Us | About Us | The Hangar ]

Phone: (269) 683-0585
Fax: (269) 683-7762

Niles Precision Company, Inc.
P.O. Box 548
Niles, MI 49120-0548

Website: http://www.nilesprecision.com
Send questions, comments, concerns to
John.Einhorn@nilesprecision.com