Question: What kinds of materials does Precision Machining & Fab work with?
Answer: Precision Machining & Fab can cut virtually any material. We handle stainless steel, ballistic/armor plating, carbon steel, rubber, composites, red metals, granite, marble, honeycomb, mylar laminates, exotic metals… almost everything, except tempered glass and beryllium copper. See a more complete listing here, or contact us for additional information about your specific requirements.
Question: Does Precision Machining & Fab work with CAD files?
Answer: Yes. Precision Machining & Fab uses an advanced CAD/CAM system to receive and interpret your digital datasets in most standard file formats.
Question: What is the maximum material thickness that Precision Machining & Fab can cut?
Answer: Our laser cutting machines can cut materials up to 1″ thick. Our abrasive waterjet machines can cut materials up to 10″ thick.
Question: How accurate are laser and waterjet cutting techniques?
Answer: Our laser cutting machines can hold tolerances of +/-.002″ with repeatability within +/-.001″. Our abrasive waterjet machines can hold tolerances within +/-.005″. Visit our laser cutting and waterjet cutting pages for more information about these processes.
Question: How big is the Precision Machining & Fab facility?
Answer: The Precision Machining & Fab facility is approximately 40,000 square feet.
Question: Does Precision Machining & Fab work with oversize materials?
Answer: Yes. Our laser cutting machines can handle material up to 78″ x 240″ and up to 1″ thick. Our abrasive waterjet machines can handle material up to 120″ x 300″ and up to 10″ thick.
Question: What is Dynamic Waterjet cutting, and does Precision Machining & Fab offer this?
Answer: Yes. Precision Machining & Fab is proud to be the only manufacturer in California to offer the new Dynamic Waterjet technology, and we’re one of only a few facilities in the world with a double-head machine. Dynamic Waterjet cutting virtually eliminates taper using sophisticated, 5-axis computer-controlled cutting heads. Contact Precision Machining & Fab for more information about the benefits of Dynamic Waterjet technology.
Question: Can Precision Machining & Fab cut bulletproof and explosion-proof materials?
Answer: Yes. The advanced Dynamic Waterjet cutting technology available at Precision Machining & Fab is perfect for hard-to-cut materials like carbon-fiber composites, kevlar, and other exotic materials.
Question: Does Precision Machining & Fab do consultations?
Answer: Absolutely. Our courteous and knowledgeable staff is available to help you with all of your material cutting requirements. Please contact us to schedule an appointment at your convenience.