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Custom Machining of a Large Wooden Wheel for the Aerospace Industry

Custom Machining of a Large Wooden Wheel for the Aerospace Industry
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Custom Machining of a Large Wooden Wheel for the Aerospace Industry

Bren-Ko Patterns is a recognized leader in the manufacturing of custom foundry patterns for a range of industries and applications, as well as providing a host of ancillary value added manufacturing services. In the project highlighted here, Bren-Ko was commissioned to fabricate a large wooden wheel. Utilizing advanced in-house CNC machinery, the wheel was precision machined from white maple wood with turning and milling processes. A tight tolerance of ± 0.125" was held throughout. The wheel was assembled into its final configuration and full dimensional and visual inspections were carried out to ensure accuracy and quality. Finished dimensions were 115.015" in diameter and a length of 72.500".

Bren-Ko caters to demanding customer requirements, with all processes and products meeting the highest standards of industry. Their proven process results in rapid turnaround times and cost effective rates. For more about this custom wheel fabrication or the other manufacturing capabilities available please see the table below or contact Bren-Ko directly.

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Machining of a Large Wooden Wheel

Machining Capabilities Applied/Processes
Primary:
Machining - Turning, Milling

Secondary:
Assembly
Overall Part Dimensions
Diameter: Ø 115.015"
Length: 72.500"
Tightest Tolerances
± 0.125"
± 0.040" Radius
± 0.080" Diameter
Material Used
White Maple Wood
In process testing/inspection performed
Dimensional Inspection, Visual Inspection
Standards Met
Customer Specifications, 2D CAD Drawing
Product Name
Large Wheel
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