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470 Wenger Drive
Ephrata, PA 17522
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Our Machining Capabilities

At Astro Machine Works, Inc. we stand behind our many capabilities as experts. Astro is a leader in prototype machining and lathe machining, yet our capabilities extend to a range of materials such as plastic or titanium machining, to name a few. Plastic machining requires distinct CNC equipment such as routers, lathes, saws and turning centers. Similarly, titanium machining must be performed with precise, sharp cuts using lathe machines at lower cutting speeds.

With our reverse engineering and prototype machining services, we are capable of providing our customers with custom machine parts for a consistent cost based on a prototype of an existing rare or outdated part. All of these services, and more, are located at our facilities in Ephrata, Pennsylvania.

  • Two manufacturing/assembly facilities totaling approximately 60,000 square feet.
  • 10,000 square feet warehousing/assembly overflow facility.
  • Seven overhead cranes with 1-4 ton capacities.
  • Five 1-ton jib cranes
  • Six forklifts with capacities ranging from 1,500 to 15,500 lbs.
  • 30' x 60' paint bay with 32,500 cubic feet per minute of heated triple-filtered air for high quality industrial and specialty finishes.
  • Computer aided job/material tracking-updated daily.
 

Precision Machining

  • Six lathes with the capability of turning diameters up to 36" and lengths up to 120". Larger capabilities available.
  • Fourteen (14) mills with the ability to machine surfaces up to 40" by 60". Larger capabilities readily available.
  • Complete CNC turning and milling capabilities consisting of 13 CNC vertical mills and three CNC turning centers.
  • Raw material sawing to 12" diameter by 20' length or flat stock to 18" wide by 20' lengths.
  • Wire-EDM, water jet cutting, and laser cutting capabilities.
  • Surface and cylindrical grinding capabilities.
  • Complete inspection facilities.
 

Delivery

  • All parts, custom-built machinery, etc., leaving Astro's dock are professionally packaged to protect the merchandise from any damage while en route to the customer's facility.
  • Two drivers making deliveries five days a week to the surrounding area.
  • A fleet consisting of four (4) delivery vans/pick-up trucks, one (1) 20' flatbed truck, and one (1) 24' cargo van truck.
  • Specialty freight haulers that utilize drop-deck, double drop-deck and lowboy trailers are readily available for machinery that is oversize.
  • Expedited delivery services available for all projects no matter the size.

Capability Statement

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ISO 9001:2008/AS9100C:TUV Certificate 951095351
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Astro Machine Works, Inc., an ISO 9001 and AS9100 certified small business is a full service products and solutions provider of custom automation machinery, components and fabrications to a variety of industries including pharmaceutical, medical, energy production, food processing, defense and government projects. Our company possesses over 30 years of experience in the custom machine building, fabricating and machining business.

CAPABILITIES:

  • Custom automation machinery up to 50' length and 75,000 lbs.
  • Comprehensive machine repair, rebuilds, including teardowns, technology upgrades and testing
  • Complete fabrication, CNC machining, assembly, finishing and testing
  • Structural fabrications, weldments, maintenance parts, replacement parts, tooling and fixture modification
  • Turning capabilities to 40" diameter and lengths to 160"
  • Milling capabilities to machine surfaces up to 40" x 84"
  • Surface and cylindrical grinding
  • In house panel wiring and electrical capabilities
  • Wire EDM
  • Waterjet, laser, plasma, flame and saw cutting available
  • ASME Section IX Welding and fabricating
  • Solder Certification to IPC J-STD-001
  • All metals and alloys, structural shapes including channel, angle, beam, tubes and plate.
  • Non-Destructive Testing (ASNT-TC-1A): In-house - Visual and Liquid Penetrant (Visible Dye and Fluorescent); Sub-contract -Ultrasonic, Magnetic Particle, and Radiography.
  • R&D, CAD and engineering services, SolidWorks, reverse engineering
  • Secondary processing including paint (nuclear, military, marine, industrial), chrome plating, anodizing, electro polishing, CARC coating, chemical conversion in addition to numerous others
  • Engineering and design support

FACILITIES AND EQUIPMENT:

  • 60,000 sf. + Manufacturing and assembly
  • 10,000 sf. Light manufacturing, warehouse and overflow assembly
  • Complete inspection facilities
    • LK G80C Coordinate Measuring Machine (48" x 80" x 40") with Renishaw PH20 5-Axis Probe System
    • FARO EDGE 8' Articulating Arm CMM with Laser Scanner, FARO Platinum 8' Articulating Arm CMM, FARO Gage 4' Articulating Arm CMM
  • 30' x 60' Paint Bay with 32,000 cubic ft. per minute of heated triple filtered air for high quality industrial finishes
  • Welding Stations for GTAW, GMAW, and FCAW.
  • CNC and manual milling to 34" x 84" envelope, 5-Axis CNC milling to 24" diameter envelope
  • CNC and manual lathes turning diameters up to 40" and lengths to 160" and incuding live tooling
  • Wire EDM to 22.45" x 14.57" x 13.78" travel
  • Raw material saw cutting up to 12" dia. and 20' length
  • Overhead cranes with 1-5 ton capacity
  • Delivery services include direct customer delivery, express/expedite delivery, LTL, truckload
  • MRP software for job tracking

EXPERTISE:

  • Engineering support staff experienced in SolidWorks, 3D modeling & MasterCam
  • Formally trained full time Machinists & CNC Machinists
  • ASME Section IX Certified Welder/Fabricators; certified in GTAW, GMAW, and FCAW for Carbon Steel, Stainless Steel, Aluminum, and Titanium
  • Assembly/Project Managers with 30+ years experience in machine building
  • Quality Assurance Manager with 20 + years experience, ASQ Certified Quality Engineer and Certified Quality Auditor
  • Complete panel and PLC wiring capabilities
  • Continuous employee training on the latest technologies and business best practices

KEY CUSTOMERS:

  • Westinghouse Electric, LLC
  • General Electric
  • U.S. Coast Guard
  • Armstrong World Industries
  • TE Connectivity
  • DuPont
  • U.S. Navy
  • McNeil Consumer Healthcare
  • U.S. Army
  • Exide Corporation
 
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