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Strategic Planning, BHAG’s, and Chicken Nuggets

Strategic Planning, BHAG’s, and Chicken Nuggets

Welcome to 3D From Nothing Powered by Metalmite, the Show where you will learn all about 3-D printing and additive technology, and I am your host, Tom Gendich. Metalmite is a full-service machine shop that specializes in 5 and 6 axis CNC machining, CNC grinding, Wire EDM and 3D Printing. We are a 50 plus year old corporation started by…

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Materials, Processes, Case Studies and more

Materials, Processes, Case Studies and more

Welcome to 3D From Nothing Powered by Metalmite, the Show where you will learn all about 3-D printing and additive technology, and I am your host, Tom Gendich. Metalmite is a full-service machine shop that specializes in 5 and 6 axis CNC machining, CNC grinding, Wire EDM and 3D Printing. We are a 50 plus year old corporation started by…

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SAE Equivalent Steel For XC38

SAE Equivalent Steel For XC38

When a customer asked Metalmite to quote a project using XC38 we did a quick Google search and could not find much information. So, we put together a quick cheat sheet here for you to find the data it took us a while to find. In short, the material is a European creation for structural use, it machines like 1045…

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Gear Cutting at Metalmite

Gear Cutting at Metalmite

Metalmite has been making gears and splines for decades.  The roots of our family business are with Michael Gendich II (MGII) in Downtown Detroit in the 1940’s.  MGII was the first person to bring a Herringbone Gear Cutter into Michigan for large gears.  We have been told that this gear cutter is still being used today in the Detroit area! …

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Metalmite and the very precise Wire EDM

Metalmite and the very precise Wire EDM

Metalmite specializes in very small, very precise aerospace components.  About 20 years ago it became necessary to invest in multiple Wire EDM machines to accomplish this task in-house. Taken from www.EDMdept.com: “The Wire EDM (Electrical Discharge Machining) process uses a thin single strand of wire, which is fed through the workpiece in conjunction with deionized water. During this process, electric…

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Why our CNC mills are so accurate

Why our CNC mills are so accurate

Metalmite made the investment in CNC milling and turning equipment several decades ago, but the dividends are still paying off.  The accuracy of our milling machines are held to extremely high standards. Using our ISO procedures as a guide, we schedule our maintenance and calibration on a regular pattern.  DMG Mori is known for high tolerance and tight precision already,…

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Metalmite and Paperless Parts

Metalmite and Paperless Parts

Metalmite’s President, Tom Gendich,  heard about Paperless Parts through a friend, and what he heard intrigued him. Paperless Parts’ Smart RFQ Form enables customers to request a quote online, ensuring correct and complete RFQs so Metalmite can start quoting. (SIMPLY GO TO METALMTE.COM AND CLICK GET A QUICK QUOTE NOW ON THE TOP RIGHT CORNER) This welcomed process automation means…

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Why 6 Axis Helps You

Why 6 Axis Helps You

Many people ask what is 6 axis machining and why is it better. The simple answer is that you get more accuracy and pay less money! With a machine that can get to all 5 sides of part without an operator needed to change it, it will maintain the highest level of accuracy. Metalmite has invested in multiple DMG Mori…

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CNC Milling from Solid

CNC Milling from Solid

Metalmite Corporation has over 51 years of experience of turning our customer’s needs into reality, better and faster than anyone else.  We take solid steel material and use our CADCAM software to CNC mill these parts from solid.  We can machine on 5 or 6 axis machines and achieve almost any angle that is needed. The challenge today is timing. …

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Metalmite can turn higher volumes

Metalmite can turn higher volumes

Metalmite has been known for over 50 years for making prototypes and shot-run parts.  We have updated our equipment and our capabilities in the last few years and are now running 10,000 and 20,000 piece orders and more!   We recently received an order for 27,000 parts from a customer.  These are simple parts but require the same demands of on-time…

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