Mica-Tron now offering precision ground, machine-ready blanks of Macor®, glass bonded mica, and Boron Nitride

Precision ground, machine-ready blanks - Macor

When you need your jobs running more quickly and more efficiently, you can save valuable time by having Mica-Tron Products Corp. prepare your blanks. Our precision ground, machine-ready blanks, offer consistent flatness, squareness, and parallelism.

Whether your requirement is a single blank or thousands of blanks, we can deliver consistently, to your specifications and your schedule.

Mica-Tron Products Corp. can supply precision ground blanks, discs, and rods in Macor®, glass bonded mica (all grades of Crystex Composites materials, MM400, MM500, MM600 & MM800), and Boron Nitride.

We have the facilities and experience to cut and grind these materials in the most efficient manner possible, thus saving you valuable time and money.

All blanks are processed using the strictest manufacturing and quality policies, certified to both ISO 9001:2000 and AS9100-B.

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Machined by Mica-Tron, glass bonded mica components will be carried aboard Juno spacecraft.

Machined Crystex Glass Bonded Mica - tapping and threading

To help scientists understand the origin and evolution of Jupiter, NASA's Juno spacecraft was launched aboard an Atlas V-551 rocket from Cape Canaveral on August 5, 2011. The spacecraft is expected to reach Jupiter in 2016. The Juno mission is managed by NASA's Jet Propulsion Laboratory in Pasadena, CA. Dr. Scott Bolton of Southwest Research Institute in San Antonio, TX, is Principal Investigator of the Juno mission.

Due to Mica-Tron's experience and expertise in machining glass bonded mica, Southwest Research Institute chose Mica-Tron Products Corp. to machine critical components which are used aboard the Juno spacecraft.

The glass bonded mica components, machined from Crystex Composites MM500 and MM800 grades of glass bonded mica, are part of the Jovian Auroral Distributions Experiment (JADE-Ion Instrument).

For more information about the Juno mission, visit:

Micro-Vu Excel 502UC

Micro-Vu Excel 502UC

The Excel 502 UC uses Micro-Vu's InSpec metrology software providing geometric dimensioning, and tolerancing data.

11-20 Blanchard Grinder

11-20 Blanchard Grinder

Completely remanufactured by F.P. Miller Co., this 11-20 Blanchard grinder was purchased to add capacity to our manual grinding department. Equipped with a Fagor DRO, external coolant tank, and an extended Z axis column which allows over 12" under the diamond wheel.

Colchester Harrison Alpha CNC3000XS

Colchester Harrison Alpha CNC3000XS

The CNC3000XS flat bed lathe can be operated as a manual lathe, or as a fully CNC lathe. Equipped with a tailstock, and eight station electric turret, this machine was specifically purchased due to the ability of running without oil contamination of sensitive materials. The 3" diameter spindle bore allows chucking large diameter rods, and the 60" center to center distance allows the turning of long shafts.

Babin/Hardinge Toolroom Lathe

Babin/Hardinge Toolroom Lathe

Manufactured by Babin machine, this Hardinge toolroom lathe equipped with a Centroid CNC control, can be operated as a manual Hardinge HLV-H lathe, or as a full CNC lathe. This machine offers small diameter turning with a tailstock, while still retaining the sensitive feel and adjustment of the Hardinge collet closer, and tailstock.