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the art of precision scraping

Aug 18, 2020 10:47:46 AM / by Naomi Walters posted in Contract Machining, Machine Shop

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Modern technology has certainly made an impact in the machining manufacturing world with automated processes.   But one process still done manually at Bardons & Oliver is precision scraping  To be able to hone a piece of metal to perfect flatness takes experience, skill, and talent. It is, in essence, an art. Bardons & Oliver’s very own Jeff Nosky has that skill.

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Machining with Pride

Aug 20, 2018 2:38:54 PM / by Travis Miller posted in Contract Machining, job shops, Machine Shop

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We’ve all been told that if we want to succeed in life and in business, that taking pride in what we do is of critical importance. There is a certain thrill that comes from doing something right not just doing something “good enough”.

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Precision Turning and Your Large Diameter Project

Dec 15, 2017 3:39:47 PM / by Travis Miller posted in Contract Machining, job shops, Machine Shop

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The average human hair measures between .003” and .006”. Now picture a 50” OD with a +/-.001 tolerance. Impressive, correct? Now consider that a 5 degree temperature difference between the part and the piece of inspection equipment used to measure it would throw off the reading by about .0015.

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