Swiss Machining of a Stainless Steel Valve Stem for a Gas Regulator

Swiss Machining of a Stainless Steel Valve Stem for a Gas Regulator

A global value manufacturer needed a domestic source for Swiss machining of a specialty valve stem. What makes this unique is the requirement for rolled threads. Their previous supplier made these in 2 operations, we were able to drop them off complete in one operation, while running lights-out. This significantly improved the overall quality of the parts while controlling costs for the customer.

Production processes included rough & finish turning, thread rolling, grooving, and milling. The Parts was made from 303 stainless steel, and measured 1.500″ long with an OD of .312″, and a tolerance of +/- .0004″

+/- .0004"
Tightest Tolerances
0.312"
Diameter x 1.500 Long
32 RMS
Rolled Threads

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ISO 9001:2015

Takeaway

We produced and delivered 5000 pieces to our customer in Texas, within their lead time requirements, and to their exacting specifications.

Hogge Precision is an ISO 9001:2015-certified contract manufacturer of precision-machined components.
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Project Specs

With our skilled technicians and advanced equipment, we can meet specific tolerances and specifications to manufacture the best solution for our customers. Below are some of the spec highlights and equipment details from this project:

  • The tightest tolerances that can be met are within ±.0004″
  • The component was manufactured using 303 Stainless Steel.
  • The primary piece of equipment used was a Swiss Turning Center.
  • The overall part dimensions included an outside diameter of Ø.312″ and a length of 1.500″. To meet the customer deadline, these were machined “lights out” for a quick turnaround.

Machined Components from Hogge Precision

Stainless steel valve stems are one of a myriad of solutions that Hogge Precision can manufacture. Motivated by our vision to be a leading supplier and manufacturer of a diverse range of precision machined components and assemblies, Hogge Precision is ready to manufacture the perfect solution for our customer’s needs.

For more information on this project, or to learn more about our other products and services, please contact Hogge Precision.

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For more than 30 years, Hogge Precision has been a leading supplier and contract manufacturer of superior quality precision machined parts and assemblies for customers around the world. Thanks to our broad range of experience and state-of-the-art, ISO 9001:2015-certified facility, we deliver top-quality products and services with exceptional attentiveness and integrity. To learn more about our CNC milling and other machining services, contact our experts. We look forward to helping with your next project!

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