Owens Industries, we are proud to provide CNC machining services, combining superior precision, prototyping, and the ability to produce custom parts of any complexity. Since 1944, Owens Industries has been providing the nation with high-quality ultra-precision machining.
Our CNC machining capabilities are broad, ensuring we can meet a variety of client needs. We use the latest CNC machines, each calibrated to ensure accuracy within ±0.0001 inches, delivering superior precision and finish for every part we produce.
At the heart of our services are CNC milling and turning. Using advanced 5-axis machines, we can work with various materials, including steel, aluminum, and exotic metal like Waspaloy and Hastelloy. Our machines can handle a range of part sizes, from small intricate components to large-scale parts up to 20” x 20” x 20”, 16” length x 12” diameter and down to .250”x.250”.250”, 250 diameter .5” length.
Our skilled machinists pay close attention to detail, ensuring that the finished parts meet the design specifications with accuracy down to micrometers. From tight tolerance features to the smooth surface finish, our team is committed to delivering a product that not only fits perfectly into your assembly but also looks and feels high-quality.
The beauty of CNC machining lies in its adaptability. No matter how complex your designs are, our machines and expert team can bring them to life. Utilizing up to 5 axes of motion, we can produce parts with intricate geometries that would be impossible with conventional machining techniques.
Whether it's a one-off custom part for a special project or a complex part for mass production, our team is up for the challenge. We bring a wealth of experience and problem-solving skills to every project, ensuring we can produce your custom parts to the exact specifications, meeting even the most stringent tolerances.
At Owens Industries, we pride ourselves on being a comprehensive solution provider, and we offer an array of additional manufacturing services alongside our premier CNC machining capabilities. Our range of services enables us to deliver fully finished, high-precision components that meet your exact specifications.
Our 5-Axis CNC machining services allow us to produce complex parts with high precision. This technology enables machining from multiple surfaces and angles in one operation, reducing the need for tool changes and set-up times. As a result, we can achieve tighter tolerances and faster turnarounds.
Wire EDM (Electrical Discharge Machining) services at Owens Industries offer precision machining of intricate parts. With Wire EDM, we can achieve remarkable tolerances down to 0.00004" (0.001 mm), making it an ideal choice for complex geometries that are not feasible with conventional CNC machining.
For intricate cavities, hard materials, or parts that require exceptional surface finishes, our RAM/Sink/Plunge EDM services are the perfect solution. This non-conventional machining process is used for creating complex shapes and fine features, delivering highly accurate parts (.0001”) with superior surface quality.
With our advanced CNC lathes and mills, we offer comprehensive turning and milling services. These machines enable us to produce a wide variety of parts with complex geometries with precision and consistency. We can hold tight tolerances down to 0.0002" (0.005 mm), ensuring your parts meet exact specifications.
Our deburring services provide the essential finishing touch to machined parts. By removing the small, often sharp, remnants left over from the machining process, we improve the safety, performance, and aesthetics of your parts. This service is particularly important for components used in sensitive applications where even minute imperfections could impact performance or longevity.
In addition to these services, we offer a comprehensive range of secondary processes, such as heat treatments and surface finishes, to ensure your parts are fully finished and ready for use upon delivery. Our goal is to be your go-to source for all your precision part needs, providing high-quality, tailor-made solutions that cater to your specific project requirements.
Owens Industries understands that different applications require different materials, each with its unique properties. That's why we offer a wide array of CNC machining materials to meet various project requirements, whether it's lightness and durability or strength and resistance.
Alloy steels incorporate additional alloying constituents beyond carbon. This compositional variety engenders enhanced attributes such as heightened hardness, increased toughness, and superior resistance to both fatigue and wear.
|Alloy Steel||UNS Designation||DIN Designation||ISO Designation|
Aluminum alloys present a favorable strength-to-weight proportion, paired with superior thermal and electrical conductance. Notable characteristics include minimal density and intrinsic corrosion defiance. These materials also support anodizing processes.
|Aluminum Alloy||UNS Designation||DIN Designation||ISO Designation|
Brass, a unique metal amalgam, boasts efficient machinability and superior electrical conduction attributes. This material is particularly suited for implementations demanding minimal friction.
|Brass||UNS Designation||DIN Designation||Alternative Designation|
|C46400||UNS C46400||CuZn38Al||Naval Brass|
|C93200||UNS C93200||Saems 660||Bearing Bronze|
|C48500||UNS C48500||CuZn39Sn1||Leaded Muntz Metal|
|C26000||UNS C26000||CUZN30||Cartridge Brass|
|C37700||UNS C37700||CUZN40PB2||Forging Brass|
Copper distinguishes itself with superb thermal and electrical transmission capabilities, making it a go-to choice for busbars, wire connectors, and a plethora of other electrical uses. This metal's hallmark is its shiny reddish-orange hue.
|Copper||UNS Designation||DIN Designation||Alternative Designation|
|C11000||UNS C11000||Cu-ETP||Electrolytic Tough Pitch (ETP) Copper|
|C10100||UNS C10100||OF-OK||Oxygen-Free Electronic (OFE) Copper|
|C10200||UNS C10200||OF-Cu||Oxygen-Free (OF) Copper|
|C28000||UNS C28000||CuZn40||Muntz Metal|
|C14500||UNS C14500||TeCu||Tellurium Copper|
Hastelloy is a family of high-performance, corrosion-resistant nickel alloys. These alloys stand out for their remarkable resistance to pitting, stress-corrosion cracking, and oxidizing atmospheres. They are frequently used in severe environments such as chemical processing, waste treatment, and aerospace applications.
|Hastelloy||UNS Designation||DIN Designation||Alternative Designation|
Inconel, a robust and corrosion-defiant nickel alloy, stands out for its suitability in demanding aerospace applications.
|Inconel||UNS Designation||DIN Designation||Alternative Designation|
Invar, a specific nickel alloy, features a remarkably low thermal expansion coefficient. Its high dimensional stability makes it a prime choice for applications necessitating precision, including instrumentation, engine valves, and expansive aerostructure molds.
|Invar||UNS Designation||DIN Designation||Alternative Designation|
Maraging steels, classified as ultra-high-strength steels, exhibit exceptional mechanical properties, precise machinability, and excellent weldability without inducing thermal distortion. These attributes result from a heat-treating process that imparts superior hardness and toughness.
|Maraging Steel||UNS Designation||DIN Designation||Alternative Designation|
|200||UNS K93120||1.6359||20Ni Maraging Steel C200|
|250||UNS K92890||1.6358||18Ni Maraging Steel C250|
|300||UNS K93120||1.6354||18Ni Maraging Steel C300|
|350||UNS K93160||1.6356||18Ni Maraging Steel C350|
|400||UNS K91460||1.6352||Custom 465 Stainless|
|500||UNS K92810||1.6354||Custom Age 625 Plus|
Stainless steel grades provide excellent strength-to-weight ratios, paired with high-temperature and corrosion resistance. These steels are known for their remarkable durability and aesthetic appeal, making them a preferred choice for a variety of applications.
|Stainless Steel||UNS Designation||DIN Designation||Alternative Designation|
|316L||UNS S31603||X2CrNiMo17-12-2||Stainless Steel 316L|
|304||UNS S30400||X5CrNi18-10||Stainless Steel 304|
|17-4 PH||UNS S17400||X5CrNiCuNb16-4||Stainless Steel 17-4 PH|
|303||UNS S30300||X8CrNiS18-9||Stainless Steel 303|
|420||UNS S42000||X20Cr13||Stainless Steel 420|
|440C||UNS S44004||X105CrMo17||Stainless Steel 440C|
Titanium is a standout metal featuring an optimal strength-to-weight ratio, minimal thermal expansion, and heightened corrosion resistance. Its unique ability to be sterilized and its biocompatibility further accentuate its distinctiveness.
|Titanium Grade||UNS Designation||DIN Designation||Alternative Designation|
|5 (Ti-6Al-4V)||UNS R56400||3.7165||Ti-6Al-4V|
|2||UNS R50400||3.7035||CP Titanium|
|23 (Ti-6Al-4V ELI)||UNS R56401||3.7165||Ti-6Al-4V ELI|
|9 (Ti-3Al-2.5V)||UNS R56320||3.7195||Ti-3Al-2.5V|
|7 (Ti-0.2Pd)||UNS R52400||3.7235||Ti-0.2Pd|
|12 (Ti-0.3Mo-0.8Ni)||UNS R53400||3.7105||Ti-0.3Mo-0.8Ni|
Tool steels, specialized metal amalgams, are characterized by their remarkable hardness, stiffness, and resistance to abrasion. These properties make them apt choices for the production of industrial tools.
|Tool Steel||UNS Designation||DIN Designation||Alternative Designation|
We believe that the completion of a machined part doesn't end with precision cutting. Surface finish is a crucial aspect of CNC machining that ensures the usability and longevity of the part. Our CNC surface finishing services provide a part's aesthetic appeal, resistance to wear, and corrosion, and the ability to fit or bond with other materials.
The surface is left with visible tool marks from the machining process, suitable for functional parts where cosmetic appearance is not a priority but surface roughness meets the required specifications.
The surface is refined to a smoother finish, reducing visible tool marks and ideal for parts where a smoother finish is desired, offering improved aesthetics and potential reduction in friction.
The surface is further refined to a finer finish, minimizing visible tool marks and excellent for applications requiring a high level of surface refinement, such as precision components or parts with strict cosmetic requirements.
The surface is buffed to a high shine, resulting in a smooth and reflective appearance, making it ideal for achieving a mirror-like finish on decorative components or parts where low friction and easy cleaning are desired.
The surface is textured with fine parallel lines, providing a distinctive appearance, and is well-suited for applications that call for a unique textured appearance, such as architectural accents or consumer products.
A nickel coating is deposited onto the surface using an autocatalytic process, offering corrosion resistance and uniform coating thickness, ideal for wear, abrasion, and corrosion resistance in industrial machinery components or parts subjected to harsh environments.
The surface is first bead blasted for a textured look and then anodized, providing a combination of texture and aesthetic appeal, commonly used in architectural elements, consumer electronics, or decorative pieces.
The surface is machined and then anodized with a standard, protective finish, suitable for providing a protective and decorative finish for machined parts, often used in aerospace, automotive, or electronics industries.
The surface is brushed to create fine parallel lines and then anodized with a glossy finish, ideal for achieving a textured and visually appealing finish on components requiring both aesthetics and corrosion resistance, such as architectural hardware or consumer products.
The surface is bead blasted for a matte texture and then anodized with a standard finish, well-suited for applications that require a matte texture along with enhanced corrosion protection, commonly used in outdoor equipment, automotive trim, or signage.
The surface is machined and then anodized with a thicker, hard coat finish for enhanced durability, providing an exceptionally durable and wear-resistant finish for parts subjected to high wear or extreme conditions, often used in aerospace, military, or industrial applications.
The surface is brushed to create parallel lines and then treated with an electropolishing process to achieve a smooth and polished appearance, ideal for achieving a smooth, polished, and aesthetically pleasing finish on stainless steel components, commonly used in medical devices, food processing equipment, or architectural applications.
The surface is treated with a chemical conversion process to create a protective and corrosion-resistant coating, often resulting in a yellowish or iridescent appearance, suitable for improving corrosion resistance and providing a protective layer on aluminum surfaces, commonly used in aerospace, automotive, or electrical applications.
The surface is treated with abrasive particles to create a uniform matte texture, enhancing the grip or aesthetic appearance of surfaces, commonly used in handles, tools, or components requiring a matte texture.
A dry powder is applied to the surface and cured to form a durable, even, and decorative finish, making it ideal for providing durable and attractive finishes on various surfaces, including metal furniture, automotive parts, or outdoor equipment.
The surface is chemically treated to create a black-colored oxide layer, improving corrosion resistance and providing an aesthetic appearance, suitable for applications requiring corrosion resistance and a visually appealing black finish, often used in firearms, tools, or decorative hardware.
At Owens Industries, we are proof that you don't have to be everywhere to make a national impact. Through our advanced CNC machining capabilities and steadfast commitment to quality, we've become a trusted partner to clients across the length and breadth of the United States.
Our CNC machine shop in Oak Creek, Wisconsin, our influence is deeply felt from coast to coast, thanks to our industry-leading precision and dedication to customer satisfaction. Regardless of your location, we're steadfast in providing high-standard services that are just a call away, reinforcing our national reputation as a reliable precision machining partner.
Whether you're in the aerospace industry on the West Coast or an automotive manufacturer on the East Coast, our promise remains the same: to deliver superior precision machining services that surpass your expectations and contribute to your success in your respective market.
When you choose Owens Industries, you're choosing a nationwide commitment to quality and excellence that fuels your projects, no matter where you are. Send us the details of your project and one of our reps will reach out to you with your project quote.
CNC stands for Computer Numerical Control, which refers to the automation of machine tools using computer programming. On the other hand, machining is a broader term that encompasses various processes of shaping and removing material to create a desired part or product. CNC machining specifically refers to the use of computer-controlled machines to perform precise and automated machining operations.
CNC companies specialize in providing CNC machining services to industries and individuals. These companies utilize advanced CNC machines and technologies to manufacture custom parts and products according to specific designs and requirements. They work with a wide range of materials and provide services such as milling, turning, drilling, and more. CNC companies often collaborate with clients to optimize designs, ensure precision, and deliver high-quality finished products.
CNC services are valuable for a diverse range of industries and individuals. Manufacturers across sectors such as aerospace, automotive, electronics, medical, and prototyping frequently require CNC machining services to create intricate and precise components. Additionally, engineers, designers, inventors, and hobbyists seeking custom parts or prototypes can benefit from the capabilities offered by CNC companies. Essentially, anyone in need of accurate, complex, and consistent parts can benefit from CNC services.
CNC machining is a manufacturing process that utilizes computer-controlled machines to shape and remove material from a workpiece. It involves precise movements of cutting tools to create intricate designs and dimensions as per the programmed instructions. CNC machining offers high accuracy, repeatability, and automation, enabling the production of complex parts with tight tolerances. This process is widely used in various industries to create prototypes, functional components, and finished products.
CNC machining works by translating computer-generated designs into precise instructions for a CNC machine. First, the design is created using Computer-Aided Design (CAD) software. The CAD file is then converted to a format readable by CNC machines. Next, the CNC machine operator sets up the workpiece, secures it, and loads the necessary tools. The CNC machine follows the programmed instructions, controlling the tool's movement and cutting parameters to shape the workpiece accurately. Throughout the process, sensors and feedback systems help maintain precision and quality.
CNC machining offers several advantages over traditional machining methods:
By harnessing these advantages, CNC machining optimizes manufacturing processes, enhances product quality, and streamlines production workflows.