Custom Steel MachiningPFI provides a broad range of custom machining services in order to meet each customer’s requirements and focuses on single part specialty machining as well as short production runs.

Our custom machining capabilities include CNC and manual lathe work. PFI has a long history of large and mid-sized shaft and roll turning. The company also has manual and CNC horizontal boring mills, CNC vertical machining centers, keyseating, balancing, and honing machines.

PFI’s repair and remanufacturing services often require custom machining of steel parts, machine housings, bearings, and steel turbine rings.

Our custom machine manufacturing has mandated that we become proficient in the specialty machining and milling of heavy steel and steel plates, tubes, and welded components. This company’s experience includes complex components (such as Inconel® furnace augers or titanium ingots), machine and bearing housings, jigs, fixtures, large shafts, rolls, and turbine rings as well as repairing, modifying, or remanufacturing parts. Additionally, PFI has extensive background in custom machining of medium and large-sized castings.

We offer custom machining services and works with numerous materials including Carbon Steel, black iron, various stainless steels, titanium, Inconel®, Monel®, Hastelloy®, exploded welded (bonded) materials and aluminum.

Equipment:

CNC MILLING EQUIPMENT

  • Cincinnati Horizontal Machining Center (100″ long x 60″ high x 30″ deep)
  • Haas Horizontal Machining Center (64” long x 50” high x 32” deep) with 4 axis turntableMachining-Haas1600-Modified-Turntable
  • Haas Vertical Machining Center (60” long x 26” high x 25” deep)
  • Comet Vertical Machining Center (60″ long x 25″ high x 24″ deep)
  • TRAK AGE2 31″ x 17”

CNC LATHE EQUIPMENT

  • DainichiDainichi Turning Center 37″ swing 155″ center to center (22 ½” over carriage)
  • Daewoo Puma Turning Center 27.5″ swing 84″ center to center (Turn up to 21” diameter)
  • Haas CNC Lathe 25.5” swing 80” center to center with High Torque Live Tooling “C” axis

LATHES

  • 42” x 64” (52” swing) Bullard Vertical Turret Lathe (52” diameter x 64” max)
  • 45″ x 21’(32” swing over carriage) Monarch with taper attachment (Max – 45” diameter x 19’ long))
  • 24″ x 24′ LeBlond with hydraulic duplicator, 2 carriages (Max part length 22’)
  • 17″ x 4′ LeBlond with taper attachment (Max 3’ part length)

HORIZONTAL BORING MILLS

  • G&L, 5″ spindle, 60″ x 120″ table, 84″ vertical, Digital read out (Max – 84” high x 120” long x  60” depth)

SAWS

  • Marvel #8 band saw (16” high)
  • Kalamazoo band saw (12” high x 16” width)
  • M-L Do-All contour saw (16” high)
  • Miter Band Saw (13” high x 19” width)

MILLING MACHINES

  • Bridgeport with 42″ table (42” long x 12” wide) and shaping attachment (blind internal keyway)

KEYSEATER

  • #5 Mitts and Merrill Keyseater (Max 3-1/2″ wide and 30″ stroke – also metric)
    • Keyways:
      • ¼”- ⅞” wide 14” Max stroke 1” center minimum bore
      • ¼” to 1” wide – 23” max stroke – 2” minimum bore
      • ¾” to 2” wide – 18” maximum stroke – 3½”
      • 1¼” to 3½” wide – 30’ maximum stroke – 5¾” minimum bore

Products:

  • Pins
  • Shafts
  • Rollers
  • Crane Wheels
  • Cylinders
  • Water Jackets
  • Trunions
  • Die Plates
  • Hoist Drums
  • Grinder Assemblies
  • Flanges
  • Adjusting Nuts
  • Eccentric Shafts