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CNC Machined Steel Counterweights for the Aerospace Industry

Accurate Thread Products completed this custom CNC machining project for a customer in the aerospace industry. These counterweights are used to balance turbine assemblies in aircraft. They are machined from AMS 5732 and 5665 alloys designed to withstand the temperatures and pressures seen in jet engines. Weights are machined in various shapes and sizes for our customers, depending on the application, with dimensional tolerances of ±0.010". Shapes are machined on precision CNC vertical milling and turning centers. The weights are then reamed and deburred before being heat treated, cleaned, and etched with our dot peen engraver.

Weights are checked for dimensional conformance, hardness, and material discontinuity using FPI testing methods. We produce over 20,000 of these counterweights a year with a typical lead time of 8-10 weeks. Our services are focused on serving the needs of the aerospace, military, and commercial industries. These services include access to many partner vendors who carry the necessary certifications to perform outside processes for the industries we serve. For more information about this custom CNC machining project, see the table below, or contact us directly.

Highlights of this Custom CNC Machining Project

Product Description
These counterweights are used to balance turbine assemblies for aircraft market.
Precision CNC Machining Capabilities Applied/Processes
Primary:
CNC Milling
Drilling
Reaming

Secondary:
De-Burring
Heat Treating
Part Marking
Ultrasonic Cleaning
Equipment Used to Manufacture Part
Matsuura Vertical Milling Center, CNC Nakamura Turning Center, SIC Dot Peen Engraver
Overall Part Dimensions
Product Length: Varies Depending on Application
Product Width: Varies Depending on Application
Product Thickness: Varies Depending on Application
Tightest Tolerances
± 0.010"
Material Used
AMS 5732, AMS 5665
Material Finish
Micro Finish
In process testing/inspection performed
Dimensional Testing, FPI, Hardness Testing
Industry for Use
Aerospace
Volume
20000 + per Year
Delivery/Turnaround Time
8 - 10 Weeks
Delivery Location
Middletown, CT
Atlanta, GA
Standards Met
Customer Specifications
ISO 9001:2008
AS 9100
Product Name
Counterweights