Fluid Power & Plumbing Machined Parts

Machined Parts for Fluid Power & Plumbing Industries

Avanti Engineering produces high-quality machined parts for customers in the Fluid Power and Plumbing industries. We efficiently deliver medium to high production volumes for customers. Our parts are produced with tight tolerances and our service to customers is unrivaled.

Machined parts are essential components for fluid power and plumbing industries. They help keep systems running smoothly, safely, and efficiently. Without these small yet important parts, many complex machines and systems would be unable to function as intended.

We pride ourselves on machining custom parts specifically for your fluid power or plumbing needs. Our goal is to create parts that not only meet your specifications but also consider material compatibility, performance requirements, cost-effectiveness, and durability. We want to ensure that the parts we offer are not only reliable but also withstand the test of time.

Types of Fluid Power Machined Parts

Machined parts come in all shapes and sizes to accommodate different types of applications. Depending on the type of system you’re working with, there may be specialized machined parts that are designed specifically for that system.

Fluid Power and Plumbing parts are commonly machined from brass and stainless steel. Brass is an economical option and an easy metal to machine. Brass parts are durable and can tolerate extreme temperature changes without jeopardizing their integrity. Stainless steel is more challenging to machine but offers a product that is corrosion-resistant.

Examples of CNC machined Parts for Fluid Power & Plumbing industries: 

Valve Spools: These are precision-machined parts within hydraulic and pneumatic valves that direct and control fluid flow. They move within the valve body to control the flow by opening and closing the appropriate channels.

Hydraulic Pistons: These are critical components of hydraulic cylinders, machined to high accuracy to provide a tight seal and efficient fluid power transfer.

Pump Impellers: These are CNC-machined components of centrifugal and other pumps. They are designed to spin and impart velocity to a fluid.

Flanges: These are machined rims or edges at the end of pipes, allowing for easier connection to other pipes or equipment.

Gland Nuts: These are components of a gland assembly and they hold the packing material in place to provide a seal in a piston or valve assembly.

Valve Seats: The valve seat is the surface against which an intake or an exhaust valve rests. Its important to be accurately machined to ensure a tight seal when the valve is closed.

CNC Machined Fittings: These include various connectors like elbows, tees, and unions. They are machined to exact specifications to ensure a perfect fit in plumbing systems.

Spindles: These are machined components often found in valves like faucets. They help in controlling the flow of fluid when the valve is opened or closed.

Couplings: These are precision-machined components used to connect two shafts together at their ends for the purpose of transmitting power.

Gaskets: These precision-cut sealing devices prevent fluid leaks between mating surfaces in a plumbing or fluid power assembly.

Shafts: In fluid power systems, shafts are often CNC-machined to precise dimensions and tolerances for perfect fit and smooth power transmission.

Bushing: This is a type of bearing that is typically used to reduce friction within a mechanism and is often found in many types of fluid power equipment.

Swivel Joints: These are precision-machined parts that provide a pivot point for components to rotate while maintaining a seal.

Poppets: These are machined components in valves that move to cover and uncover ports, controlling fluid flow direction and rate.

CNC machined Hydraulic Ferrules: These are ring or cap types of attachments typically used to secure hoses or tubes in a hydraulic system.

These parts require precision, and that’s where CNC machining shines, as it can produce parts with very tight tolerances and excellent repeatability.

Equipment for Fluid Power Machined Parts

To produce these high-quality components, machining equipment like CNC Swiss lathes and CNC bar lathes are utilized. These machines are designed to manufacture a wide range of parts, including shafts, spindles, bushings, and valves. They are specifically engineered to work with a variety of materials, such as steel, aluminum, brass, and copper, allowing for versatility in the production of fluid power machined parts.

CNC Swiss Lathes

These cutting-edge machines have opened up new possibilities and efficiencies in our manufacturing processes. They are capable of cutting complex components for use in fluid power systems, fluid power circuits, electric motors, linear motion, rotary motion and heavy machinery. From hydraulic valves to air compressors, CNC Swiss lathes deliver precision and accuracy while drastically reducing production time. They have several advantages:

Unparalleled Adaptability

  • Quick tool change and adjustments without manual intervention.
  • Saves time and money while allowing easy customization of parts.

Impressive Speed Range

  • Capable of high-speed machining applications, reaching up to 10,000 RPM.
  • Ideal for working with materials like aluminum or stainless steel.

Built-in Safety Features

  • An integrated chip collecting system collects chips generated during operation.
  • Reduces the risk of injury and keeps operators safe from hazards.

Capabilities– Medium & higher volume complex close tolerance Swiss components up to 11 axis Twin spindle Twin-turret & highly capable for complex Swiss production including reduced operations. Magazine bar feed capable.

Standard Round 1.250″ 32 MM
Standard Hex 1.062″ 26.99 MM
Standard Square .875″ 22.23 MM

CNC Bar Lathes

CNC bar lathes offer many advantages over traditional manufacturing methods when it comes to creating machined parts for the fluid power and plumbing industries. Their ability to produce intricate designs with accuracy while operating at high speeds makes them an ideal choice for these types of applications. Their durability ensures that they will continue serving these industries long into the future.

Advantages of CNC Bar Lathes:
● CNC bar lathes provide an efficient way to produce precision machined parts.
● Capable of achieving accuracy down to hundredths or thousandths of an inch.
● High-speed operation enables quick production without compromising quality.
● Ideal for fluid power and plumbing industries due to intricate design capabilities and accuracy.
● High-speed operation allows for efficient production of large quantities.
● Durability ensures long-term service in these industries.

Capabilities- Medium & higher volume complex dose tolerance components Up to 11 axis Twin spindle Twin-turret, highly capable for complex production including reduced operations. Magazine bar feed capable.

Standard Round 2.625″ 66.675 MM
Standard Hex 1.562″ 39.7 MM
Standard Square 1.250″ 32 MM
Chucking to 10″ 254 MM

Avanti’s Commitment to Quality Assurance

At Avanti, we prioritize stringent quality assurance in our manufacturing process, ensuring each of our Screw Machine Products is meticulously crafted to meet the most rigorous tolerances and highest quality standards. Our commitment to excellence is evident in our comprehensive quality control process which includes:

We understand the importance of quality assurance through first-article inspections. Our team employs a variety of specialized equipment, including Coordinate Measuring Machines (CMM), profile projectors, and optical comparators, to conduct in-depth evaluations of the precision and accuracy of our finished products. Additionally, our skilled machinists perform dimensional verification on both raw material bar stock and completed products, enabling them to detect even the slightest irregularities.

Avanti’s unwavering dedication to delivering superior quality machined parts for Fluid Power & Plumbing Industries is ingrained in every step of our process, from the choice of materials to the precision of machining, through to final inspection and delivery. With our expertise, state-of-the-art facility, and commitment to excellence, we are well-equipped to meet the unique demands of fluid power industries.

Trust Avanti Engineering to deliver top-notch components that will enhance the performance and reliability of your fluid power systems. Get in touch with our knowledgeable representatives today!

Machining Capabilities

Automatic Bar Machining

Capacity for parts from 1/16" to 2 5/8”

CNC Turning & Milling

CNC multi-axis machining centers for superior speed & flexibility

Custom Machining
Expertly machined components delivered on time
Multi Spindle Machining
Davenport, Euro turn, New Britain & Acme Gridley.
Screw Machine Products

Precision components from a broad variety of materials & Equipment

Swiss Machining
Micro-parts to 1-1/4 round diameter providing speed, high capability including precision tolerances and specialized finishes.
High Volume Machining
Specialized in machined parts exceeding 1,000 pieces up to millions of pieces for optimum efficiency
CNC Machining

Machining from Bar stock using auto magazine bar loaders for increased running efficiency & up to 11 axis of motion.

11 Axis Machining

Multi-Axis Multi-spindle technology for completing complex parts efficiently in one operation. C=0 sampling plan & equipment versatility provide one-stop shop capability for a variety of applications.

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Avanti Engineering, Inc.
200 West Lake Drive
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Phone: (630) 260-1333
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