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What It Means to Be AS9100D:2016 Certified

May 3, 2019

AIP Precision Machining is proud to officially be AS9100:2016 certified as part of our dedication to quality in machining for aerospace applications. To share what that means, we’ve put together the following article to explain what AS9100D:2019 certification is and how we achieved it.   What is the AS9100D:2016 Standard?   AS9100 is a company level certification based on the ISO 9001 quality standard requirements, but with additional requirements based... Read More

Machining Celazole PBI: A Plastics Guide

April 29, 2019

An Informational Brief on Polymer Machining   Celazole, known as Polybenzimidazole (PBI), is a synthetic fiber characterized by exceptional thermal and chemical stability. PBI is commonly used in electrical insulators and high strength situations, where it shines due to its compressive strength and insulation properties. Our latest machining guide discusses what goes into machining Celazole and how its considerations differ from other manufacturing options such as metal machining, injection molding,... Read More

Vinyl Ester Resin Part for Oil & Gas

April 3, 2019

Where Does This Part Go? | AIP Precision Machining   Discover how this precision machined Vinyl Ester Resin part helps the oil and gas industry increase production capabilities while reducing costs.  ... Read More

Machining Teflon: A Plastics Guide

March 27, 2019

An Informational Brief on Polymer Machining   Polytetrafluoroethylene (PTFE) is a fluorocarbon-based polymer, known more commonly as Dupont’s brand name Teflon®. The enhanced electrical properties, high-temperature capabilities and chemical resistances of this thermoplastic make it a favorite for backup rings, coatings, distribution valves, electrical insulation applications and more.   Our latest machining guide discusses what goes into machining Teflon and how its considerations differ from other manufacturing options such as... Read More

Advantages of Polymer Components over Metallic Materials for Machined Parts

March 25, 2019

This post was originally published in August 2017 and updated in March 2019.   When in need of a custom-machined component for a project, choosing a metallic material may be the instinctive consideration to the design engineer. This article is intended to provide educational insight as to a more sensible alternative for precision-machined, high-strength, durable parts: machined polymers and composites. Let’s explore the benefits of opting for a plastic material... Read More

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