With customers who manufacture products like aircraft engines, SixDigma’s processes are developed for demanding materials like titanium and inconel when off-the-shelf manufacturing solutions don’t suffice. Machining tool paths must be adapted to parts’ existing geometry so that the resulting products are highly consistent, with usual required tolerances down to 1/10,000th of an inch. SixDigma achieves these highly consistent results with a mix of CAD/CAM/CNC integration in sophisticated manufacturing solutions.
Given that SixDigma works with major engine manufacturers and suppliers from across the aerospace market, the company’s experts are familiar with nearly every CNC machine on the market. When it came time to upgrade their in-house equipment, the SixDigma team realized that the ones manufactured by GROB were uniquely positioned to satisfy their highly demanding accuracy and machine stability requirements. “After evaluating many top-tier 5 axis machines, the GROB Universal Machines proved to be best when it came to satisfying all of our requirements for part dimensional quality and machine stability,” said Edwin Gasparraj, Founder and Principal Consultant at SixDigma. “Our experience with our new GROB G350 proves that it’s one of the most stable machines we’ve ever come across.”
Beyond the GROB Universal Machine’s accuracy and repeatability, SixDigma was drawn to the company’s reputation for superior service and the G350’s intuitive design. “Due to the rapid nature of our business, time saved is always more important to us than anything else, even the cost replacement components. When we’re working on a critical project, we need to be able to get up and running and staying that way,” Gasparraj explained. “The attention to detail in the layout of the machine ensures that we never spend more than a few moments identifying a problem, and we can always be confident that when we make a fix, it’s the right fix. The resulting improvement in uptime over other machines is incredibly valuable in the work we do.”
Thanks to the high stability, accuracy, and repeatability of their GROB G350 Universal Machine, as well as the efficiency guaranteed by its easy maintenance and excellent service, the SixDigma team can be confident in meeting and exceeding their customer’s expectations for machining.