Application Engineering

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From process development, to machine and tool selection, to part work holding and multiple axis programming, Methods is there to assist. The company strongly believes in a team based approach, so with every machine purchase, the customer gets a team of their own.

Extensive Applications Expertise

Applications engineering is critical to success. Methods’ applications engineering team is dedicated to solving customized challenges and integrating modifications.

Our applications engineering is central to your success. We target your specific needs to find the most advanced methods to meet those needs. Whether it’s through machine selection, programming, or machine automation, our engineers not only provide the solution, but your solution. Methods has taken technology to the next level. We stay ahead of the curve, to keep you ahead of the competition.

The department has 60+ engineers nationwide – many with over 30 years of experience in metalworking machining – and delivers complete “turnkey” solutions for turning, milling and EDM applications. This applications expertise, in addition to problem solving and customer support, is the core of Methods’ strength. Their applications engineers help clarify and simplify operations by providing help with machine tool selection, numerical control (NC) programming, test cuts, process design, project management, installation and support on all of their product lines. The company utilizes state of the art technology and software to program and simulate part manufacturing.

Recent News

FANUC RoboDrill and Methods Automation Increases Production of Timney Triggers

1/20/2020

Timney Triggers uses the FANUC RoboDrill with Automation to decrease their per part time Timney Triggers is a second generation family owned Phoenix based manufacturer of aftermarket triggers. They have been building the worlds’ finest triggers since 1946 with a mission of providing a lifetime of accurate shooting by producing the best quality precision trigger….

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Flexibility of the RoboDrill helps California Medical Manufacturer Grow

12/16/2019

 Methods Machine Tools helps manufacturer continue rapid growth thorugh the accuracies and flexibility of the RoboDrill. Orchid Orthopedic Solutions is a global leader in orthopedic medical device outsourcing that specializes in implants, instruments, and innovative technologies. They offer their customers full-service solutions ranging from design and development through finished goods manufacturing and packaging. Orchid’s facility…

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Case Study: Alicat Scientific

11/20/2019

Kiwa Footprint and Cutting Power Surpasses Arizona Manufacturer Expectations Alicat Scientific is an ISO® 9001 manufacturer of mass flow meters, mass flow controllers and pressure controllers, for gases and liquids. Based in Tucson, Arizona, Alicat Scientific has been designing and manufacturing precision instruments since its beginning in 1991. Alicat understands that there is seldom an…

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Methods Machine Tools will enhance the value of our customer experience at every level of our organization. We will accomplish this by providing innovative, world-class products backed by customer-focused services and support. Our goal is profitable growth through exceeding the expectations of our customers
every day.

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