What Is Electrical Discharge Machining (EDM)?

Laser cutting isn’t the method available for reshaping workpieces made of hard materials. Whether a workpiece is made of aluminum, steel or titanium, its shape can probably be manipulated using electrical discharge machining (EDM). But what exactly is EDM? Overview … Read More

Why Gold Is Used in Electronics

With an average price of nearly $1,500 per ounce, as of October 2019, gold ranks as one of the most expensive metals in the world. Even with its high price, though, it’s commonly used in the manufacturing of electronics. From … Read More

Breaking Down the Steps of Adhesive Bonding

Adhesive bonding is a manufacturing process in which two or more surfaces are joined using an adhesive. While glue is commonly used for this process, epoxy or other types of adhesives may be used as well. The adhesive, however, must … Read More

Wood Lathes vs Metal Lathes: What’s the Difference?

A lathe is one of the most versatile machine tools used in the manufacturing industry. It can cut, sand, drill, face, turn and deform workpieces. Lathes are characterized by the way in which they hold workpieces. While milling machines expose … Read More

Monroe Won Business Of The Year 2019!

We are very proud to announce that Monroe won Business of the Year for Rochester Hills Michigan. Rochester Regional Chamber of Commerce organizes The Sunrise Pinnacle Awards each year. These awards celebrate and honor the accomplishments and contributions of our … Read More

6 Surprising Facts About Titanium

Featuring the atomic number 22, titanium is a refractory metal that’s used extensively in the aerospace and manufacturing industries. Its strong and lightweight properties make it ideal for aerospace and manufacturing applications. Even if you’ve heard of titanium, though, there … Read More

Primary vs Secondary Steelmaking: What’s the Difference?

Defined as an alloy of iron and carbon, steel has become one of the world’s most important materials. It’s used to make everything from washing machines and dryers to bridges, airplanes, cars, buildings and more. Statistics show, in fact, that … Read More