Machined Bottom Receiver

MLP machined this bottom receiver, it was made to a customer’s sample. The material used to machine the bottom receiver, is A2 Tool Steel, and was heat treated to 60 Rc and then surface ground. Machined Bottom Receiver

Broaching a Keyway

Another machining service MLP provides is broaching a keyway. Watch this video of MLP broaching a 1/8″ wide keyway. Broaching a Keyway

Robot Baxter

Robot Baxter pays for itself in four months! Check out this video of this robot named Baxter running a Hass VF-3 mill machine. Here’s more about Baxter from Rethink Robots August 4, 2015 in baxter @ work by Jeff Green At Rapid-Line, an 89 year old metal fabrication shop in Grand Rapids, MI, two Baxter collaborative robots are on the … Read More

Case Study:Production Line Halts, OEM item obsolete, MLP’s Reverse Engineering

Case Study:Production Line Halts, OEM item obsolete, MLP’s Solution: Reverse Engineering Case Study:Production Line Halts.  An International medical supplies manufacturer is threatened with a production line coming to a halt.  The manufacturer wants to avoid the production line slowing or worse, shutting down completely, and choking off production of their much needed products. Reason: The OEM supplier of a critical … Read More

DC Current Monarch Lathe


Our Vintage DC Current Monarch Lathe. Still making high precision parts today. DC Current Monarch Lathe

Wobble Broach ID on a CNC Lathe


Rotary or Wobble Broaching is done on a CNC lathe. What is Broaching in machining terms? It is a very efficient way to cut internal shapes in parts during the same machine cycle that finishes the part. In the image below a hexagon is shown broached out of the part, but the inside can also be a broached square, or … Read More

Made in the USA by MLP


Made in the USA by MLP with quality precision machine components.  In the image below you can see some of the components made by MLP being used to construct this glass processing machine.  In the foreground of the image you can see the nickel plated pulleys, the zinc plated support plates, the precision drive shafts and several other items all … Read More

MLP Laser Engraving


MLP Laser Engraving: Laser engraving Is another quality precision service offered at MLP. Laser engraving is used on the product featured in the image below. After the part was fabricated by MLP, a laser engraving process is used to complete this part.  The part in this image is a fabricated black anodized aluminum electrical enclosure.  Laser engraving offers a much … Read More