Stainless Steel Machining
Stainless steel, renowned for its durability and corrosion resistance, presents unique challenges and opportunities in the machining realm. In this intricate dance of cutting tools and metal, each pass shapes the future of intricate components and robust structures. This category page provides news and articles on fabricating and machining stainless steels, unveiling the secrets to achieving optimal results. From understanding the material’s characteristics and selecting the right tools to mastering cutting or polishing techniques.
Stainless Steel Machining and fabrication news
Below you can read product news from companies specializing in machines and tooling for the manufacture, fabrication, processing and finishing of stainless steels. If you wish to include your news release on our website and email newsletter, please feel free to contact the editor.
Turning: This involves rotating the stainless steel workpiece on a lathe and using a cutting tool to remove material from the surface.
Milling: This involves using a milling machine to remove material from the surface of the stainless steel workpiece using a rotating cutting tool.
Drilling: This involves using a drill bit to create holes in the stainless steel workpiece.
Grinding: This involves using a grinding wheel or other abrasive tool to remove material from the surface of the stainless steel workpiece.
EDM (Electrical Discharge Machining): This involves using a small electrical charge to erode material from the surface of the stainless steel workpiece.
Laser Cutting: This involves using a high-powered laser to cut through the stainless steel workpiece.
It’s worth noting that machining stainless steel can be more challenging than machining other metals due to its hardness, toughness, and tendency to work-harden. Therefore, it’s important to use appropriate cutting tools and machining parameters to ensure a high-quality finished product.