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Value Added Processing

thyssenkrupp Materials NA provides a variety of value-added processing and service capabilities that can help to reduce cycle time, reduce inventory investment, and total cost. Each of our processes can be customized to meet the needs of your project or business.

To inquire or request the below value-added services or inquire about others, please contact us.

Common Processing Services

Additional Services Available

Anodizing: The electrolytic passivation process used to increase the thickness of the natural oxide layer on the surface of metal parts.

Bending: The process of bending material of various sizes and lengths to meet customers specifications.

Blanchard Grinding: The process of grinding the large surfaces of plate to meet customer specifications.

Boring: The process of cutting holes in large diameter long bar that doesn't leave any solid drops, only chips, from the inside of the bar.

Centerless Grinding: The process of grinding using the outside diameter (OD) of round bars for improved tolerance, straightness, and surface quality.

Chamfering: The process of grinding the end of bars to remove edge burrs and improve performance in automatically fed turning machines.

Circle Saw Cutting: The process of using a circle saw to cut rings or circles out of plate to meet customer specifications.

CNC Machining – Router: The process of using a computer-controlled cutting device to cut material of various sizes and lengths to meet to customers specifications.

Contour Saw Shapes: The process of contour sawing shapes out of plate to meet customer specifications.

Deburring: The process of removing burrs and sharp corners from cut piece pieces, often done by hand or a vibratory tumbler, depending on the size of the product and the number of pieces.

Double Disc Grinding: The process of simultaneously grinding two sides of plate to customer specification.

Drilling: The process of drilling holes into material of various sizes and lengths to meet customers specifications.

Forming: A metal working process to forming metal to the customer's specification.

Heat Treat/Annealing: The process of applying heat to metal in order to alter mechanical or physical properties to meet customer specifications.

Honing: The process of precision machining the internal diameter (ID) of tube or pipe to provide tight tolerances and a high quality surface.

Laser Cutting: The process of using a laser to cut plate and sheet to customer specifications.

Machining: The process of using machines to form material of various sizes and lengths to customer specifications.

Miter Cutting: The process of cutting angles in plate to meet customer specifications.

Plating: The process of adding an outer coating to metal to inhibit corrosion and/or enhance appearance.

Polishing: The process of smoothing or refining the surface of a material.

Precision Saw: The process of cutting material to meet tight tolerances of customer specifications.

Precision Shear: The process of mechanically cutting sheet to a customer specified size.

PVC Top Side, Bottom Side, or Both: The process of applying PVC to the top and/or bottom of sheet.

Rolling: The process of rolling metal to reduce and unify the thickness of material into a variety of shapes to meet customer specifications, including rings or ring segments.

Testing: Additional material tests can be conducted to help customers meet their requirements.

Trepanning: The process of boring out the internal diameter (ID) of large diameter round bar, leaving a usable core intact.

Tsune Saw: The process of using high speed bar sawing to meet tight tolerance customer specifications.

Tumbling: The process of deburring/polishing small parts in bulk using abrasives and rotation/vibrating motion in a barrel.

Waterjet Cutting: The process of using an extremely high-pressure water jet to cut or shear the material to customer specifications.

Welding: The process of joining materials by using high heat to melt the parts together and allowing them to cool, causing fusion.