Best Practices for Providing CAD Math Data

Customer-provided CAD math data is critically important to manufacturing. It expedites quotations, and is used in the CAM programs to create the CNC program used to manufacture parts, and the CMM program to inspect them. Historically, Protomatic has received CAD math data from customers along with a paper print with tolerancing information.

Occasionally, there is a […]

By |June 21st, 2016|Machining, manufacturing|0 Comments

An In-Depth Look at Methods Protomatic Uses to Inspect Parts

Inspecting parts is a crucial stage in the manufacturing process. In order to maintain a quality level of Life-Saving Precision, Protomatic takes specific steps to ensure that the parts produced meet rigorous standards.
Why does the Quality Department sample?
The sampling method of analysis has shown that the process of selecting a random sample and measuring characteristics […]

By |April 25th, 2016|manufacturing|0 Comments

Nickel-Based Superalloys in the Aerospace Industry

Nickel-based superalloys, such as Inconel, have an unparalleled combination of toughness, resistance to degradation and high-temperature strength. Utilized in aircraft turbines, rocket engines and other applications that demand maximum toughness, they are critical to the efficient operation of these delicate machines at elevated temperatures.

The formulation and constitution of nickel-based superalloys is highly involved and exhaustive […]

By |December 10th, 2015|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Moving into Digital Manufacturing

Digital manufacturing requires analysis of data from a diverse set of industrial equipment on the factory floor. Uniform, robust communications are part of the necessary infrastructure for modern business systems and 21st century decision-making. With this in mind, Protomatic is working with MT Connect® to monitor its machines in real time. MT Connect is a CNC […]

By |December 10th, 2015|manufacturing|0 Comments