Custom Machining Services for Industrial Purposes

Millinocket Fabrication and Machine’s custom machining shop specializes in custom machining services for new, rebuilt, or reverse engineered parts. Our skillful and knowledgeable team machines large equipment with precision and efficiency.

We offer large custom CNC machining services and have some of the largest horizontal and vertical turning capabilities in New England. Millinocket’s equipment can machine up to 14’ in diameter, with 140” vertical x 21” horizontal full milling and thread cutting features.

Grinder Shaft
Lathe with 82"Swing x 21' Centers and Full Milling Capacity
Custom Machined Flange

Custom Industrial Machining for Your Industry

At Millinocket, we have several lathes capable of meeting the needs of your industry’s custom machining project. We specialize in custom machining services for industries such as:

  • Aerospace
  • Chemical Processing
  • Coil Winding
  • Construction
  • Consumer manufacturing
  • Electronic
  • Environmental
  • Food Processing
  • Glass Beverage Décor
  • Hydro and Energy
  • Metal Refining
  • Metal Separation
  • Military
  • Mining
  • Paper
  • Pharmaceutical
  • Resale
  • Shipyard
  • Solar
  • Turbine
  • Wastewater Treatment
  • Wood Products

Our custom machining services can accommodate nearly any industry’s need for oversize component production.

Millinocket’s Custom Machining Services Equipment

At Millinocket, our extensive equipment enables us to deliver large, machined parts with accuracy and consistency. Using Computer Numeric Control, our equipment produces components for various applications with incredible speed. Our machining equipment includes CNC lathes, horizontal boring mill, vertical boring mill, gear cutter, boring machine, and CNC milling machine.

The Crawford Swift Lathe

A lathe shapes metal and other materials according to the design input on the CNC panel. Our Largest lathe features:

  • An 82” Swing with a 21’ Center Milling Head
  • English and Metric Thread Cutting
  • 30-ton Capacity

Work that we have completed on the Crawford Swift Lathe includes:

  • Machining grinder shafts
  • Removal and installation of stones and flanges for repairs or new parts – Pulp and Paper Industry
  • Machining blocker forgings to accept liners for an extruded pipe project
  • Replacement sleeves on pinions for crusher gearbox assembly
  • Machining trunnion wheels – Energy Industry
  • Repairing hydro runners
  • Build-up and machine down shaft – Wood Products Industry
  • Machining top plates – Pharmaceutical and Food Processing Industries
  • Machining distributor manifolds – Wastewater Treatment
  • Machining new shaft for rotary feeder repairs – Pulp and Paper Industry

The 5” Lucas Horizontal Boring Mill

Horizontal boring mills are cutting tools used to drill holes in industrial-sized materials. Our Lucas Horizontal Boring Mill features:

  • Tailstock with a 5” spindle
  • 5” x 10’ table
  • 6’ vertical travel x 35” horizontal with three-axis readouts

Work we completed on the Lucas includes:

  • Bearing Housing
  • Bed Knives
  • Chain Flights
  • Cores and Sleeves – Wire Rolling Industry
  • Crown Plates and Sheaves – Hydro industry
  • Cylinders
  • Door Guides and Side Plates – Pulp and Paper Industry
  • Finger Bars
  • Flywheels
  • Grinder Shafts
  • Housings and Wear Plates – Energy Industry
  • Large Gears
  • Lump Breakers
  • Main Cylinder Repairs
  • Planet Hub Assemblies
  • Pressure Feet
  • Runner Repairs
  • Seal Plates and Radiation Shields – Aerospace Industry
  • Side Frames
  • Sleeves and Gear Cases – Environmental and Food Processing Industries
  • Steel Rolling Cores
  • Weldments
  • Wood Pushers

The Schiess Vertical Boring Mill

Our Schiess Vertical Boring Mill features a 90” swing that can handle pieces up to 5’ high.

Some of the work we completed with Schiess includes:

  • Bearing Housings
  • Bottom Liners
  • Bottom Plates
  • Cylinders
  • Expansion Joints, Flanges, and Sheaves – Resale Industry
  • Expansion Joints and YU cylinders – Environmental and Food Processing Industries
  • Flanges
  • Gear Segments and Stone Flanges – Pulp and Paper Industry
  • Grinder Shafts
  • Header Walls – Pharmaceutical and Food Processing Industries
  • Large Gears
  • Lump breakers
  • Main Cylinder Repairs
  • Peripheral Walls
  • Rock crushers – Construction Industry
  • Spin Chambers
  • Trunnions and Housings – Waste Management Industry
  • Vacuum Vessels, Orbiter Plates, Planet Hubs, and Cover Assemblies – Aerospace Industry

The Newark Gear Cutter

A gear cutter is a machine for shaping gear teeth. If we cannot finish cutting your gear in-house, we outsource the work for you to one of our trusted partners. We have been supplying gears for over 60 years and were one of the first companies to make nylon-filled gears in New England. Our Newark Gear Cutter features:

  • Ability to cut Gears up to 90” in diameter

We create gears, worm pinions, and offer repair casts or refills for nylon gears.

The Berthiez Vertical Turret Lathe

The Berthiez Vertical Turret Lathe can handle up to 142”.
Some of the work that we have done on the Berthiez includes:

  • Distributor Assembly
  • Drum Assembly – Environmental Industry
  • Dryer Heads – Metal Refining and Chemical Processing industries
  • Faceplates – Coil Winding Industry
  • Gear Housing
  • Timing Crowns
  • Top Plate and Cone Hoppers – Food Processing and Pharmaceutical Industries

The CNC Cincinnati Milling Machine

Our CNC Cincinnati Milling machine has three axes and 100”x 60”, 40” travel capabilities.
Work that we have done includes:

  • Antenna Mounts – Electric Industry
  • Base Plates – Metal Separation Industry
  • Baseplates and Turbines – Hydro Industry
  • Blocker Forgings – Mining Industry
  • Bushings
  • Chambers – Turbine Industry
  • Cyclone and Classifier Assemblies – Military Powder Industry
  • Dam Parts – US Army
  • Drum Assemblies – Solar and Defense Industries
  • Hinges – Environmental Engineering Industry
  • Orbiter Gear
  • Peripheral Walls
  • Plates – Shipyard Industry
  • Rotors
  • Top Plates
  • Trunnions
  • Vacuum Chambers
  • Wear Plates
  • YU Cylinders

The Series II CNC Bridgeport

Some of the work that we have done on the Series II CNC Bridgeport includes:

  • Base Cup Tooling – Glass Beverage Décor Industry
  • Bushings – Hydro Industry
  • Latch Hinges – Aerospace Industry

The Bullard Boring Machine

The Bullard Boring Machine’s 36” swing has a 2-axis digital readout. Machining done on this machine includes:

  • Antenna Poles
  • Bottom Plates
  • Distributor Manifolds
  • High Hats
  • Peripheral Walls
  • Rotary Valves
  • SS Cyclones
  • Timing Crowns

The Benefits of Custom CNC Machining

In addition to our boring lathe, milling, and gear cutting equipment, Millinocket has other supplemental machines and services to get the job done. For example, a 15-ton overhead crane in our custom machining shop is one of the tools that give us a competitive edge.
We can provide patterns and machine castings in the following metals:

  • Aluminum
  • Bronze
  • Cast Iron
  • Metal Alloys
  • Ni-Hard
  • Ni-Resist
  • Stainless Steel
  • Steel

You can bring your own casting, or we can supply one to machine according to your specifications.

Custom Machining

Custom Machining Services from the Experts

At Millinocket Fabrication &Machine, LLC, our mission is to solve problems through superior quality Fabrication and Machining services delivered on time and within your budget. We are fully committed to maintaining the highest industry standards at a competitive price.
Millinocket Machine’s custom machining shop leverages state-of-the-art technology and high-quality equipment to deliver high-precision machining services for industrial purposes.

In addition to possessing the technical capabilities, we have an experienced and knowledgeable team that understands the nuances of large metal machining.
Stainless steel is notorious for distorting and expanding during welding. Our experts finish your stainless fabrication projects with flawless precision and professional results.

We can handle your heaviest jobs. Find out more about Custom Machining from the professionals at Millinocket Machine.

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