HOW TO OBTAIN PLATEAU FINISHES – SIMPLIFIED

To start this article, it is important to emphasize the extremely precise tolerances that surface finish is measured in.   When we talk surface finish, we are talking in microns or 40 millionths of an inch!  The example in this article puts that in relationship. The reason we need to understand this is that when you are getting weird or crazy readings on your profilometer you will understand that tiny things (a spec of dirt or lent or one larger than normal scratch) can affect these readings.

Next Generation CNC Machining Centers

Rottler’s innovative EM Series CNC Machining Centers have been specifically designed to be the most technically advanced industry specific systems available. More than just a single machine, these new “Engine Machining” CNC Vertical Machining Centers are designed to give customers even more flexibility for engine parts machining, digitizing and porting, and custom parts manufacturing. Rottler’sContinue reading “Next Generation CNC Machining Centers”

Large Diesel Engines – Using the Mainline as the Reference Point

Large High Horsepower engine blocks have their own inherent and unique wear factors. Machining the deck and cylinder bores while using the mainline as the reference point is critical to proper alignments and efficient operation – consider this…