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Delaware Metals adds new CNC Lathe for Increased Turning Capacity



Delaware Metals has added a new Lathe to deliver on faster CNC Turning Services.  The Victor Taichung VTurn 26HD specifically adds more capacity for increasing demand.  This machine has boxway slidways for heavy duty service.   Its belt driven high rigidity & high precision spindle allows for faster turnaround.

We are continually expanding to capacity to service our new and existing customers.

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Delaware Metals ISO 9001:2015 Certification

Delaware Metals has completed its certification to ISO 9001-2015 standards.   The scope of certification is for the prototyping,  precision machining, fabrication and assembly of metal and composite materials for aerospace, automotive, medical device and pharmaceutical applications.  We are committed to quality manufacturing of parts for these and other industries.  

The consistent and steady growth of Delaware Metals is due to a commitment to improvement, innovation, quality craftsmanship, and customer satisfaction. These are the basic tools in our quest to provide you, our customer, with the best quality products and service.  Delaware Metals ISO 2015

CNC Machining of Aerospace and Aircraft Parts

Delaware Metals, located in Newport DE, specializes in precision parts made from Metal and Plastics Materials.   We have machinery to handle the most demanding specifications, including 5-axis CNC Machining capabilities with our Kiwa Horizontal Machining Center.  Additional capabilities include Contract Manufacturing, Precision & Prototype Machining, Repair Services, Fabrication & Assembly, EDM and Machinery Build and Repair Services.  While Aerospace and Aircraft Parts require precise measurement and control, we have been consistently servicing this industry since our inception.  Our Quality Assurance procedures comply with the requirements of ISO 9001:2015.   We achieve manufacturing excellence by encouraging and expecting the creative involvement of all employees, by listening to our customers and meeting or exceeding their needs.

More Pictures of our 5-Axis Horizontal Machining Center

Check out our video for more pictures of our new Kiwa 5-axis machining center.

We are dedicated to adding the newest machinery to keep up with increased demand.  Thank you to our customers for keeping us busy!   We have capacity to grow and are dedicated to the highest quality control including ISO 9001-2008 certification.

Delaware Metals provides High Speed Drilling Service

Delaware Metals recently completed a project for a customer in which they provided high speed drilling of over 250,000 total holes on 200 parts.  This project provided a unique challenge which we were able to meet, reducing the time to drill each hole from 25 seconds to under 3 seconds each.  This time savings resulted in large cost savings for our customer.

For this project we used a high speed CNC Machining center utilizing the latest drilling techniques.  The drilling was on a carbon steel tubing part that included threading and knurling as well.

This short video will give you an idea of the speed of the hole drilling.

Delaware Metals adds Tube Flaring & Expanding Capability

We have added a new Tube-End Forming Machine that enables us to expand and/or reduce the ends of tubing. We can expand/reduce tube sizes ranging from ¼” to ¾” and can do flaring up to 1-¼” diameter and can do so in many types and grades of metal. We recently did a project for a customer expanding one end of 30,000 pieces of 3/8” diameter stainless steel tubing so the new ID was a nice slip-fit on the OD of the same tubing. This machine adds to our overall capabilities and we are committed to servicing our customers, both old and new, and continue to update our shop to meet their requirements.

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Custom Delrin Plastic Machining and Assembly

Delaware Metals machines exotic plastics and metals to our customer’s specifications.  We can handle a variety of materials that other machine shops do not work with due to their properties.  Sometimes the materials are a little more familiar, in this case gears made from Delrin® and then installed on a stainless steel shaft.  These parts are made in-house with CNC machines.  We then assembled the parts for shipment to our customer.  The gear assembly will be used inside a gear box for the agricultural industry.delaware metals delrin gear

Exotic Plastic & Metal Machining Services

Delaware Metals machines exotic plastics and metals to our customer’s specifications.  We can handle a variety of materials that other machine shops do not work with due to their properties, machinability and/or cost.  One such exotic plastic we frequently machine is Polysulfone.  Polysulfones are a family of thermoplastic polymers. These polymers are known for their toughness and stability at high temperatures. Due to the high cost of raw materials and processing, Polysulfones are used in specialty applications and often are a superior replacement for polycarbonates.  Delaware Metals uses their extensive knowledge of this material to produce all sorts of specialty bushings and products.  If you are having troubles finding the best materials for your project, give us a call.  We have the knowledge to help you pick the right material, and the technology/skill to machine it.Polysulfone