CNC Machining Steel

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Johnford Milling Machine

CNC Machining Steel

CNC Milling Plate, Tools, Molds, and Dies Precision Machining, High Productivity, Ultra High Accuracy

Machining steel plate is one of our specialties.  Our heavy duty, high precision CNC Vertical Milling Center from Johnford is an ultra-accurate 4-Axis CNC Machine holding tolerance levels from +/- .0004.  Equipped with a forty capacity tool changer, our precision machining center can process small-sized, large-sized, small-quantity or large-quantity jobs with high precision and speed. Quote requests and orders for precision machined parts come in a variety of quantities, shapes and sizes.  We can complete and deliver complex, larger and irregular shaped machined parts to you quickly. Request a quote and turn time now.

CNC Machining with PGI


Our Johnford milling machine can handle larger parts.  The travel capacity is 42 x 110 x 162, and the weight capacity is 22,000 pounds. This vertical milling machine supports large, thick machine bases, t-slotted bolster plates, and machine tables whether you need drilling, boring, counter sinking, reaming, tapping, key slots, T Slots, oil grooves, grease groves, machined profiles, beveling or a variety of other special machining.

Machining from our large, carbon steel plate inventory on our horizontal milling machines from in-stock ASTM A36, A572-50, A514-T1, 1020, 1045 and 4140. Along with two Yama Seiki VMB-1600 CNC Machine Centers that machine parts to as large as 63″ x 31.5″ x 31.5″, Precision Grinding maintains (2) 84″ x 132″ horizontal boring mills and (1) 50″ x 50″ x 216″ Planer Mill allowing complete support for your Large Machining requirements.

Milling and Machining Capabilities

For more information about all of the types of milling and machining we provide, visit a specific page:

Large Metal Parts Machined to Specifications

We provide a wide variety of value-added services, including:

  • CNC Metal Machining
  • Steel Machining
  • Cast Iron Machining
  • Aluminum Machining
  • Stainless Steel Machining Milling Machining
  • Milling Metal
  • Milling Steel
  • Milling Tools
  • Milling Parts Specialties
  • Beveling
  • Boring
  • Cutting
  • Drilling
  • Forming
  • Shaping
  • T-Slotting
  • Tapping
  • Threading
  • CNC Turning

Programming Software

CNC Machine Shop Programming Software – GibbsCAM®

Solidworks Premium 3D Software

Custom CAD CAM Software – Import File Friendly

Accepted File Formats

  • CATIA V4/V5
  • IGES
  • DXF
  • DWG
  • VDA-FS
  • PRO/E
  • STEP
  • AP203/AP214

Supported Programs

  • Ashlar Incorporated · Vellum, Vellum 3D
  • Autodesk, Inc · AutoCAD, Mechanical Desktop, Autodesk Inventor
  • USA · KeyCreator
  • CoCreate Software Inc. · SolidDesigner
  • IronCAD, LLC · IronCAD
  • Parametric Technology Corporation · Pro/Engineer® Wildfire™
  • Robert McNeel & Associates · Rhinoceros®, Bongo™, Flamingo™ , Penguin™
  • UGS · Solid Edge
  • Solidworks Corporation · SolidWorks

Request a quote today and let us show you why more than 4,000 companies have chosen PGI for their custom steel projects!

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