M&S Centerless Grinding Manufacturers Missile Wing Pins

A Tier-1 defense contractor rejected parts from their primary vendor for a high-end precision pin used to affix fins onto missiles. The rejection of the pins caused a delay in shipment of missiles to The Persian Gulf, and left them with no source for the pins after the primary vendor lost approved status. The Tier-1 contractor needed to ship missiles within 2 weeks otherwise late delivery penalties would be assessed. Material: 440C HT 55Rc min

Critical Dimensions:

Diameter .19000 +/- .00003” (30 millionths)

Flats and specific nose configuration

Parts needed to be manufactured "complete" in a 1-2 week time frame!

Resolution: Parts were manufactured complete in 10 days from purchasing material, blanking, HT and all grinding operations. All features were ground, including nose angle and nose radius. The diameter sizes needed to be recorded and the parts bagged tagged to match the parts up for press fitting into existing holes in missile wings. The customer was able to keep to their quoted delivery schedule and avoid penalty. Grinding discipline(s) that contributed to resolution: Ultra-Precision Centerless, CNC Centerless

About M&S Centerless Grinding www.msgrinding.com

In business for over 50 years, M&S Centerless Grinding provides precision centerless and cylindrical grinding solutions to more than one thousand  companies around the world. We work closely with our customers to solve the manufacturing challenges presented by today’s extraordinary rate of technological change.

We have gained competitive advantage in processing the demanding parts integral to new designs of the Aerospace, Defense, High-Tech and Medical industries by continually investing in leading technologies related to machinery, inspection and abrasives.

While we are a progressive, rapidly growing company, we are committed to keeping a “small shop” personal feel. You will get a person on the phone, a prompt response to your e-mail, and an answer to your question when you contact us. Whether you are around the corner, or on another continent, we are here to serve you!    

M&S Centerless Grinding, Inc.

258 E. County Line Road

Hatboro, Pennsylvania, US 19040

Phone: 1-888-779-2061

Fax: 1-888-779-2066

E-mail: sales@msgrinding.com

Contact This Company

More from Mechanical Power Transmission

All Topics

COVID-19 Response Suppliers COVID-19 Response:
Can Your Company Help Provide Critical Supplies?

We are using the power of our platform to aid in the mass shortage of critical supplies. If your company can help provide supplies, capabilities, or materials for products such as N-95 Masks and Tyvek SuitsPlease let us know.

COVID-19 Response Suppliers