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OMTEC 2019: What You Need to Know

Precipart, a preferred supplier of high precision custom mechanical components, gears and motion control solutions for orthopedic medical technology, will exhibit at booth #136 at OMTEC 2019, held at the Chicago Technical Center in Chicago, June 11-13. Join us for the world’s only conference exclusively serving the orthopedic industry and the must-attend international event for… Read more »


Precipart at Subcon 2019: Top Reasons to Join Us

Precipart, a preferred supplier of high-precision mechanical components, gears and motion control solutions will exhibit at Subcon 2019, the UK’s premier subcontract manufacturing supply chain show. This year’s event takes place 4-6 June at the NEC in Birmingham, England. Stop by stand D34 to meet our engineering and manufacturing experts and to see a range… Read more »


Paris Air Show 2019: Top 3 Things to Know

The 53rd International Paris Air Show takes place June 17-23, 2019 at the Exhibition Center of Le Bourget, a few kilometers north of Paris. Limited to trade visitors June 17-20 and open to the general public June 21-23 daily from 8:30am to 6:00pm, the show welcomes aerospace leaders eager to get down to business. Precipart,… Read more »


Five Reasons To Consider Micro 3D Printing

Have you considered 3D printing miniature micro mechanical components or assemblies for your medical device? Here are five reasons why now might be the time to do so. 1. Fuel Innovation. The impact of 3D printing on accelerating innovation for minimally invasive devices and surgical robotics can’t be overstated. It opens up a world of… Read more »


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 »