Materials provide the basis for the value add of precision machining. Engineering provides the ‘how to.’ This page provides links to resources covering materials and non- shop floor engineering information that will be useful to estimators, buyers, and those working in the more technical/commercial aspects of the industry.
PMPA staff is a valuable resource for members with questions related to materials and engineering.
PMPA Members...have a technical question or concern? Post it to the PMPA Manufacturing & Technical Email List - firstname.lastname@example.org
(For discussion of machining, tooling, materials and machineability, CAD/CAM, attachments, support equipment, maintenance, engineering, etc.)
This utility will provide the nominal U.S. equivalent (based on chemistry) for selected Chinese, Japanese, German grade designations or Werkstoffe numbers.
A guide to better drawings for production.