In the world of modern manufacturing, CNC (Computer Numerical Control) technology has revolutionized the precision and efficiency of producing intricate components. Brass, a widely used metal alloy, finds extensive application in the automotive industry due to its unique combination of strength, corrosion resistance, and malleability. This article delves into the world of CNC brass machining, exploring the material, drawing formats, production process, surface roughness, treatments, inspection instruments, and its applications in the automotive sector.
Brass, an alloy of copper and zinc, boasts exceptional machinability and is highly suitable for producing intricate parts. In automotive applications, brass components are favored due to their durability, thermal conductivity, and aesthetic appeal. The precise combination of copper and zinc ratios can yield variations in properties, making it a versatile choice for a wide range of automotive hardware.
The process of CNC brass machining starts with a comprehensive and accurate drawing. CAD (Computer-Aided Design) software is employed to create detailed 2D or 3D representations of the desired part. These drawings serve as a blueprint for the CNC lathe and guide the entire manufacturing process. The drawings encompass crucial information such as dimensions, tolerances, material specifications, and surface finish requirements.
CNC lathe processing is at the heart of producing brass hardware machining parts. The CNC lathe, driven by the programmed instructions from the CAD drawing, skillfully carves away excess material from a brass workpiece. This subtractive manufacturing method ensures high precision and consistency across multiple parts. Advanced CNC programming allows for intricate designs and complex geometries, meeting the demands of modern automotive applications.
Surface roughness plays a pivotal role in the functionality and aesthetics of brass automotive components. CNC machining can achieve precise surface finishes, which are vital for sealing, lubrication, and overall performance. Post-machining treatments like polishing, plating, or coating can further enhance corrosion resistance, durability, and visual appeal. These treatments not only protect the parts from environmental factors but also contribute to the overall aesthetics of the vehicle.
Ensuring the quality and precision of CNC-machined brass parts requires advanced inspection instruments. Coordinate Measuring Machines (CMMs), optical comparators, and profilometers are utilized to measure dimensional accuracy, tolerances, and surface finish. These instruments validate the parts against the specifications outlined in the drawing, guaranteeing that the final components meet the stringent standards of the automotive industry.
The automotive industry extensively benefits from CNC brass machining. Brass components find their way into various automotive systems, including engine components, transmission parts, interior accents, and decorative elements. The precision and durability of CNC-machined brass ensure optimal performance, reliability, and longevity of these components, contributing to the overall safety and functionality of vehicles.
TORICH is an enterprise that has been producing precision steel pipes and steel pipe processing for over 20 years, with a factory area of approximately 20000 square meters
The main products produced are carbon steel and alloy steel grade seamless steel pipes, welded precision steel pipes, DOM steel pipes, seamless and welded stainless steel pipes.And our separate workshop also produce machined cast iron parts and cast steel parts, as well ad customized precision parts and difficult precision parts. Our strength is with in our ability to produce metal parts of higher quality control in an integrated process, from mapping and mould design, to casting, forging, machining, heat treatment, surface treatment, assembly and testing.
TORICH team is familiar with the quality requirements and process standards of precision parts and steel tubes of leading industrial companies at home and abroad, constantly optimizes the production and management level, and constantly looks for like-minded excellent suppliers, which enable us to reduce the production cost and have a comparative advantage over many of our competitors.
In the field of processing, TORICH has 18 sets 4-axis/3-axis CNC machines and over 30 sets of CNC lathers. The machining center is capable of machining 1100x600x800mm parts and the CNC lathes are capable of processing 550x1500mm parts. We specialize in machining stainless steel, alloy steel and other hard metals, as well as carbon steel, aluminium, and copper, with a dimensional accuracy of 0.01mm.
As of 2023, TORICH has perfectly cooperated with more than 50 countries, including Russia, India, Australia, the United Kingdom, France, the United States, Canada, Brazil, and Egypt. Quality and reputation are always our first concerns, with the aim of well serving every customer who trusts in us. TORICH looks forward to partnering with customers all over the world.
1. Are you manufacturer or trader ?
TORICH is manufacturer based trading company.
2. How can we get samples ?
Ready to ship samples can be delivered within 3 working days, developing samples need to be confirmed with our engineer and sales team.
3.How can I get a quote?
Detailed drawings (PDF/STEP/IGS/DWG...) with material, quantity and surface treatment information.
4. Can I get a quote without drawings?
Sure, we appreciate to receive your samples, pictures or drafts with detailed dimensions for accurate quotation.
5. What is the lead time?
15-60 day depending on different order quantity and products.
6. Can you provide samples before mass production?
Sure, sample fee is needed, will be returned when mass production if possible.
7. What is your payment terms?
30% deposit, the balance 70% before shipping.
8. What is your packing method?
Safty and strong packing suitable for sea shipping and air shipping.
9. What will you do if we receive poor quality parts?
Please kindly send us the pictures, our engineers will find the solutions and remake them for you asap.