Prototype & Low Volume CNC Machining Specifications

At Aerostar Manufacturing, we pride ourselves on our meticulous attention to detail, which is deeply ingrained in the specifications of our Prototype and Low Volume CNC equipment. Our state-of-the-art machinery is equipped with the latest technology that ensures precision and consistency, even in low volume runs. We understand that prototype and low volume projects often require unique specifications and tight tolerances. To that end, our CNC equipment has been calibrated and refined to meet the exacting demands of these applications, ensuring that even in small batches, every component is produced to the highest standard. Our commitment to precision and quality, backed by our robust equipment specifications, positions us at the forefront of the industry, always ready to cater to the evolving needs of our valued clientele.

Prototype & Low Volume CNC Machining Capabilities

Machining Processes

  • Parting/Cutting
  • Turning
  • Form Turning
  • Straight Turning
  • External
  • Internal Forming
  • Boring
  • Counterboring
  • Pocketing
  • Reaming
  • Thread Milling
  • Facing
  • Contour Turning
  • Taper Turning
  • Threading
  • Internal
  • Knurling
  • Drilling
  • Countersinking
  • Profiling
  • Tapping

Additional Services

  • Assembly
  • Welding
  • Heat Treating
  • Design & Engineering
  • Reaming
  • Global Sourcing
  • Casting
  • Casting Services


Alloy Steels
Bronze Alloys
Grey iron
Stainless Steel

Carbon Steel
Ductile iron
Cast iron

Tolerances & Part Dimensions

Tolerance: +/- .0005 in (.0127 mm)
Max Diameter: 22 in (558.8 mm)
Max Length: 80 in (2032 mm)
Max Height: 80 in (2032 mm)

Max Width: 30 in (762 mm)
Max Weight: 2600 lbs
Prototype Diameter: 36 in (914.4 mm)

Production Volume & Lead Times

Min: 1 Unit
Max: 200,000 Units Per Year
Lead Times: 2-6 Weeks, Rush Services Available

Industry Standards

ANSI (American National Standards Institute)
ASTM (American Society for Testing and Materials)
ISO 9002
Mil-Spec (Military Specifications)
NAIC (National Association of Insurance Commissioners)
TS (Technical Specifications, used with ISO 16949)

ASME (American Society of Mechanical Engineers)
ISO (International Organization for Standardization)
ISO 9001:2000
NMSDC (National Minority Supplier Development Council Certified)
RoHS (Restriction of Hazardous Substances Compliant)

File Formats

  • AutoCAD (DWG, DWZ)
  • Catia (CATDrawing, CATPart)
  • GIF
  • IDW, IPT
  • JPG
  • PDES
  • 3D ACIS Model File
  • SolidWorks
  • SurfCam
  • BMP
  • DXF
  • IGES
  • ICD, ICS
  • MDX, MC8, MC9, SET)
  • PDF
  • SAT
  • SolidEdge
  • STEP
  • TIFF

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