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What You Need to Know about Hannover Messe 2019

Precipart, a leader in the design, engineering, and manufacturing of high precision, custom mechanical components, gears and motion control solutions for the most recognized names in the medical, aerospace, and industrial markets, will exhibit in Hall 4 – Booth C12 at Hannover Messe 2019, one of the world’s largest trade fairs for industrial technology. The… Read more »


Opportunity Knocks: Precipart Helped Power Historic Mars Rover

Tuesday February 13, 2019 marked the official end of NASA’s Mars Opportunity rover mission. Launched on July 7, 2003, Opportunity landed on January 25, 2004. Originally designed to run for 90 Martian sols (92 Earth days), the exploration spanned almost 5,515 Earth days—just over 15 years. The Mars rover shocked engineers (and all of mankind)… Read more »


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5 Fantastic Reasons to Consider a STEM Career

Precipart believes in the promise of the disciplines within STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics) and STEM-related fields.  For this reason, we collaborate with the STEM program at Eastern Suffolk BOCES High School in an initiative to inspire and prepare students for STEM careers. What is “STEM” and why is It Important? If you follow… Read more »


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What You Need to Know About Swiss Turning

Swiss turning refers to a specialized process for machining small, high precision turned parts. The Swiss Screw machine, also known as the Swiss Lathe, Swiss Automatic and Sliding Headstock Lathe, was developed in 19th century Switzerland to facilitate mass production of the miniature screws needed to support the growing watch industry. It far exceeds the precision and… Read more »


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What Are the Benefits of an Aerospace Gear Feasibility Study?

A comprehensive feasibility study, as part of an effective DFM process, should examine key specifications of a gear or motion control system and the potential design issues that may occur throughout the life of a device, while offering recommendations to address performance issues in various environments and conditions. Application Requirements Are Important to a Feasibility… Read more »


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Precipart Unveils its Updated Display at the Cradle of Aviation Museum in Garden City, NY

On November 5, 2016, Precipart hosted a private tour at the Cradle of Aviation Museum in Garden City, New York, gathering more than 100 of its employees and their family members to observe the unveiling of its latest display in commemoration of the aviation industry. The updated display features an ejection seat actuator for fighter jets, such as the Joint Strike Fighter, along with loose gears representative of the gears found in the Mars Rover and across commercial Airbus and Boeing jets.


Precipart Expands Presence In U.K. and Ireland with Precipart Ltd.

Some of Precipart Group’s most important strategic accounts are located in the U.K. and Ireland, where we have had a Sales Representative stationed for many years. As our business interests in the region have grown, we felt it important to have a direct presence in the territory, and to that end, established Precipart Ltd., a… Read more »


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Precipart Pledges to Support Project Daniel 2.0

What is Project Daniel? In March of 2013, then 14 year old Daniel Omar was tending his family’s cows in the Nuba Mountains of South Sudan when bombs were released overhead. He jumped behind a tree for cover, wrapping his arms around its trunk. The bomb landed a few yards away. While the tree trunk… Read more »


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3 Different Ways Mechanical Components Are Making A Difference

We commonly associate the act of helping others with volunteering for a charity, donating funds, or simply lending a hand. But, positive social actions can take many forms and come from many different places, including the world of mechanical engineering.



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Learn About the Advantages of Electrical Discharge Machining

Electrical Discharge Machining EDM is a nontraditional precision machining process whereby a typically conductive material work piece has features created by the controlled erosion of material using electrical discharges (sparks). At its core, Electrical Discharge Machining involves two electrodes (one being the work piece) separated by a dielectric liquid, typically deionized water or oil. When… Read more »


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Top 3 Reasons You Should Consider These Internship Opportunities

  Precipart’s Internship Program provides students with hands-on, career-specific experience with paid full-time internship opportunities during summer break, and part-time schedules during fall and spring semesters. Students are engaged in networking and educational activities throughout their internship, which give them exposure to Precipart’s leaders while they obtain on-the-job training to prepare them for a career… Read more »


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Precipart Earns Recognition for Manufacturing Quality

Quality assurance is a primary focus at Precipart.  To us, quality means efficiency in meeting our business partner’s needs.  We have a Continuous Improvement Department, led by senior management, which is devoted to constant, incremental improvements.  As part of our culture of continuous improvement, we have developed our own Manufacturing Quality Award. What is Precipart’s… Read more »


MD&M West Anaheim 2019: Top Reasons to Join Us

Precipart, a leader in medical design and manufacturing, will exhibit at Booth #3044 at Medical Design & Manufacturing (MD&M) West on February 5th through February 7th, 2019, at the Anaheim Convention Center in Anaheim, California. MD&M West hosts the largest three-day medtech conference in North America, connecting a global medical manufacturing community of 20,000 industry… Read more »


Elmia Subcontractor 2018: Why You Need to Be There

    Precipart, a preferred global supplier of high-precision custom mechanical components, instruments, gears, and gearboxes, will exhibit at Booth #B06:31, at Elmia Subcontractor 2018 on November 13-16. Held at the Elmia Exhibition and Convention Centre in Jönköping, Sweden, the annual show is Northern Europe’s leading trade show for subcontractors in the manufacturing industry and… Read more »


MD&M Minneapolis 2018: What You Need to Know

  Precipart, a preferred global supplier of high precision custom mechanical components, will exhibit at Booth #2312 at Medical Design & Manufacturing (MD&M) Minneapolis on October 31-November 1, 2018. Held at the Minneapolis Convention Center in Minneapolis, Minnesota, the show is part of the region’s largest advanced design and manufacturing event along with Minn Pack,… Read more »