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Sheet Metal Fabrication


ALM is adept at sheet metal fabrication. Copper, brass, aluminum, and stainless steel are just a few of the metals we're capable of working with. Our state of the art machine shop enables us to perform high precision secondary operations such as riveting, bending, cutting, welding, punching, and small scale assembly.

Some of the products we manufacture are:

  • Encasings

  • Brackets

  • Electronic housings

CNC Equipment

Haas VF-3SS Super-Speed CNC 4 Axis Vertical Machining Center

  • # 40" x 20" x 25" Work Envelope, 1,400 ipm Rapid Traverse

  • # 30 HP 12,000 RPM Spindle

  • # 24 Tool Automatic Tool Changer, 1.6 second Tool Change

  • # 8" Rotary Table

Haas VF-3SS Super-Speed CNC 4 Axis Vertical Machining Center

  • # 2 pallets and automatic pallet changer

  • # 40" x 20" x 25" Work Envelope, 1,400 ipm Rapid Traverse

  • # 30 HP 12,000 RPM Spindle, Through-spindle coolant

  • # 40 Tool Automatic Tool Changer, 1.6 second Tool Change

  • # 8" Rotary Table

Haas VFO-E CNC 4 Axis Vertical Machining Center

  • # 30" x 16" x 24" Work Envelope

  • # 20 HP 15,000 RPM Spindle

  • # 20 Tool Automatic Tool Changer

  • # 8" Rotary Table

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Sheet Metal Fabrication
Sheet Metal Fabrication

Sheet Metal Fabrication
Sheet Metal Fabrication

Formed Bracket
Formed Bracket

Haas SL-30 CNC Lathe
  • # 10" Chuck: 3 " Through Hole, 34" Between Centers

  • # 3400 RPM, 30 HP Spindle

  • # Automatic Parts Catcher

Mazak QT15N / M-32 CNC Lathe

  • # 8" Chuck, 2" Through Hole, 24" Between Centers

  • # 4500 RPM, 15 HP Spindle

Omax 2652/3050V Abrasive Waterjet Machining Center

  • # 26" x 52" x 4" Work Envelope

  • # +/- .003" Accuracy over Entire Travel

  • # 30 HP 50,000 PSI Direct Drive Pump

Charmilles 310 CNC Wire EDM

  • # 15.75" x 9.85" x 15.75" Work Envelope

  • # +/- 45° Taper Cutting

  • # Automatic Wire Threading 3

Guifil 2 Axis CNC Hydraulic Press Brake
  • # 78” Bed, 66 Tons

  • # Precision European Tooling with quick-change punch holders

Atrump KV-4 2 Axis CNC Mill

  • # Anilam 1100 Conversational CNC Control

  • # 43" x 14" Table Travel

  • # Gun Drilling Attachment to 3/8" Diameter x 30" Deep

CNC Hydraulic Press Brake

  • Tonnage 66

  • Stroke 3.937"

  • Throat 16"

  • Bed Length 72"

Additional Equipment
Conventional Equipment
Boyar-Schultz 612 Surface Grinder
Kondia Mill with Digital Read-Out
Monarch EE 10" x 20" Precision Lathe
Victor 18" (27" in Gap) x 80" Engine Lathe
Secondary Equipment
3' Sheet Metal Brake & Shear
4' x 15 TON Wysong Press Brake
Do-All C-57 Horizontal Band Saw
Gesswein Di-Profiler Mold Polishing System
Glass Bead Cabinet
Helical Insert Power Installation Tool
Miller 135 MIG Welder
Plastic Annealing Oven with 4 Step Ramp & Soak PLC
Roll-In Vertical Band Saw
Ultra-Matic Vibratory Finisher

Specifications

Tolerances
Our facilities list defines the work envelopes for our equipment, but in many instances, larger parts can be accommodated. The degree of precision is dependent on many variables, but we commonly work with tolerances of +/- .005" to +/- .0005".

Processes
We supply finished parts with plating painting and processing to your specifications. All suppliers are qualified to be ALM vendors under the control of our ISO 9001:2000 QMS.

Certifications
ISO 9001:2000

Systems

ShopTech E-2 Shop System
Fully integrated shop floor control system to manage all functions from initial inquiry to final shipment. E-2 provides documentation and organization for estimating, customer order entry, purchasing, routing, scheduling, data collection, inventory, job.

Surfcam Velocity CAD/CAM System
"Verify" solid model tool path checking and comparison to customer supplied solid model. Direct import of customer CAD files and solid models, regardless of format. Industry leading 3 & 4 axis toolpath generation.

Alibre Design Expert CAD/CAM System
3-D Parametric Solid Modeling. Design parts, Create assemblies, drawings and bills of materials.

Quality Assurance

Mitutoyo Crysta-Apex 574 CNC Coordinate Measuring Machine
.00008 inch (2.2 micron) accuracy
19.88" x 27.75" x 15.94” measuring envelope
Inspection results in AS9102 compliant format.
MCOSMOS software to inspect directly to customers' CAD model
Probe changer rack with 8 probes as small as 1mm

Major Inspection Equipment
48" x 72" Granite Surface Plate
Accupro Rockwell Hardness Tester
Brown & Sharpe "Cadillac" Gage
Digital and Vernier Calipers to 24"
Federal Pocket-Surf Surface Roughness Tester
Gage Blocks
Gage Pins
Inside & Outside Micrometers to 12"
Micro-Vu 12" Optical Comparator