Case hardened steel

Case hardened steel is a unique material coupling a hard and wear resistant outer skin with a tough impact resistant core. The result is a material with desirable properties for harsh environments such as automotive gearboxes and drive train components. The nature and use of components produced with this material demand high and repeatable machined tolerances, surface finishes and surface … Read More

4140 steel extension

Nickel plated, heat treated 4140 steel extension with left hand metric thread. 4140 steel extension

Tapered plugs chillers and heat exchangers

Tapered plugs are used to repair and stop leaks in condensers, chillers and  heat exchangers. They are driven into tube ends with a soft faced  hammer until seated and sealed tight eliminating  future leaks. Welding is optional depending on your application. Select a plug where the middle diameter will approximately match your tubing ID. It is best not to drive the plug in … Read More

Conveyor Drive Shaft

MLP is working on producing a “Conveyor Drive Shaft” for the food processing industry. They begin with a 1-1/2 Square bar material, grade 303 SS, measuring 30” long. They proceed to turning journals on each end, measuring .9995 -.001, using a 20” x 60” engine lathe with a tail stock for support. The last step will be to add a … Read More

Laser Engraved part

Here is a Stainless steel threaded adapter, 1-1/4 -7 by 7/8-9, produced by MLP.  Notice that the part includes a laser engraved part number.  Another example of the fine quality work made in the USA by MLP. Laser Engraved part

ProtoTrac Mill

Aluminum casting machined, drilled & tapped in a ProtoTrac Mill. Then the two journals are turned off center in the lathe. ProtoTrac Mill

Utilizing our CNC Lathe

Here is another example of MLP utilizing our CNC lathe by using a 304 Stainless Steel flange. The original flange was reverse engineered by MLP for our customer.  After the reverse engineering was completed, the part was produced by using our CNC lathe and our Haas CNC milling machine.  MLP was not only able to reverse engineer, but also produce … Read More

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