Conducting the Swiss Turning Orchestra

It’s little wonder that there are so few manufacturers in North America offering Swiss turning services. Doing Swiss-style machining right is both an art and a science. Like conducting an orchestra, there are many “moving parts” – both in the literal and figurative senses – that must all come together perfectly to create a well-crafted component. Read more

Process of Micro Machining Hard Materials

At Integral Machining Ltd., we love a good challenge… and few things are more challenging than working with tough, brittle, and just downright hard metals. It’s obvious why an engineer would want parts made from seriously hard materials like 4130 alloy steel or 17-4 stainless steel, but that still requires a process that can handle such substances. Read more