Titanium Milling

Trace-A-Matic specializes in milling titanium parts and assemblies using state-of-the-art CNC milling machines, 5-axis machining centers, and high-speed machining operations. Years of experience provide expert knowledge of cutting a wide range of titanium alloys, their characteristics, and how the material group reacts when machined. Tool selection, cutting pass depths, mill feed and speed, chip control, and high-pressure coolant are critical in controlling heat generation, which can cause part movement and tool deflection during the milling process. This level of skill ensures world-class precision titanium machining that meets or exceeds the most demanding tolerances. The innovative Trace-A-Matic team is always available to review your machining parts and guide you during the design process. Our goal is 100% customer satisfaction, providing AS 9100/ISO 9001:2015 certified quality machining resulting in timely turnaround and on-time delivery.

Titanium Milling

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Titanium Characteristics:
  • High strength to weight ratio
  • Exceptional resistance to corrosion
  • Very flexible
  • Non-toxic and non-allergenic
  • The medical industry commonly uses Ti 6al-4v grade titanium

High feed rates lead to high temperatures and work hardening making titanium complicated to machine with precision. Trace-A-Matic is highly skilled in using the correct cutting tools, tool coating, climb milling during roughing and finishing machining. The cutting speeds and feed rates, axial depth, cutting edge, radial engagement, material removal rates, depth of cut, and cutting force are essential to reduce heat, tool deflection and prolong tool life. Resulting in precision machined parts to the desired surface finish.

In modern machining operations, applying advanced tool coatings is pivotal in enhancing performance and durability. These meticulously engineered coatings mitigate cutting forces and reduce tool wear, prolonging tool life and improving overall efficiency. By optimizing surface speed and selecting appropriate cutting parameters, we achieve superior surface finish and dimensional accuracy results while minimizing the risk of tool damage. Techniques such as climb milling or thick-to-thin chip formation further reduce cutting forces and heat generation, resulting in smoother machining operations. Moreover, implementing strategic tool paths and increased cutting capabilities enables precise control over material removal rates and promotes the attainment of intricate geometries with exceptional precision.

Material Types: castings, forgings, fabricated weldments, billets, bar stock, and plate

Other Metal Milling: aluminum, brass, copper, stainless steel, steel, and titanium

Contact Trace-A-Matic today about our CNC machining services or request a quote for your next project!