Now Offering Replaceable Respirator Mask Filter Cartridges. Get yours today!
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! …

Read more

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…

Read more

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,…

Read more

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…

Read more

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…

Read more

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. …

Read more

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…

Read more

Metalmite Talks Face-Splines, 3D Printing, and More with Jay Jacobs

Metalmite Talks Face-Splines, 3D Printing, and More with Jay Jacobs

On October 10, 2019 Jay Jacobs, Host of The Job Shop Show, interviewed Tom Gendich, Owner of Metalmite Corporation. They discussed Face-Splines, 3D Printing, and much more. Jay asked Tom about many things, you should listen to the entire podcast below or on any podcast app (Just search Metalmite).  One question that was particularly interesting was “What is a face-spline?”…

Read more

Additive Manufacturing at Metalmite

Additive Manufacturing at Metalmite

We are in the midst of a whole new market here at Metalmite. After 50 years of precision machining with 5 and 6 axis CNC mills and mill-turn machines, we have added a couple 3D printers that are allowing us to offer solutions in hours instead of days or weeks. We have enjoyed the process of printing the carbonfiber parts…

Read more

Metalmite 3D Printing Services

Metalmite 3D Printing Services

We are always looking for ways to improve and expand our capabilities as a custom part manufacturer. We are excited to announce that we are now offering 3D printing in both steel and carbon-fiber. Additive manufacturing is the future, helping us reduce waste and drastically reduce lead times. The MarkForged 3D printer allows us to make plastic, carbon fiber, and…

Read more