ABOUT THE COMPANY

ABOUT AMERICAN PRECISION INDUSTRIES

American Precision Industries (API) is your Portland, Oregon source for metal fabrication, design work, sawing, manual machining, proto-type and fixturing, CNC machining, high precision multi axis machine work and or large production runs.

Whether your primary criteria are tolerance, quality, lead time or all-inclusive, our years of experience in the metal fabrication industry provide the expertise and vast industry resources to meet and exceed your needs.

If you are unsure of any project aspect regarding machining or manufacturing, our experienced personnel can bring a wide range of options to the table for you to choose from. And if you need a turnkey solution, we also do in house fabrication, assembly, finishing and first article certification and documentation as requested. We are on the best known and respected machine shops in Portland and the surrounding areas.

In our state-of-the-art 50,000-plus square foot, climate-controlled facility, each job is continually tracked and monitored via our internal bar code system at every step of operation, providing you the current status of your project throughout the project lifecycle.

We specify and accept only premium grade materials, hire quality-oriented personnel and continually upgrade our equipment to maintain our competitive cutting edge within our industry. Offering machining in Hillsboro, OR and Milwaukie, OR.

EQUIPMENT LIST (API)

PRECISION CNC MILLS
Complete 3, 4 & 5-axis milling, laser calibrated

  • 2012 Mori-Seiki NMH6300 5-axis horizontal CNC machining cell (1) w/robotic pallet loader - 12 pallets 30” x 33” x 36” travels
  • Mori-Seiki NH6300 4-axis horizontal CNC machining cell (4) w/robotic pallet loader - 70 pallets35” x 31” x 38” travels
  • 1996 Mori-Seiki SH-500 4-axis horizontal CNC machining center 23” x 24” travel (3)
  • 1998 Mori-Seiki M300L CNC high speed machining center 20” x 62” travel (3)
  • 1997 Mori-Seiki GV-503 CNC machining center w/pallet changer 20” x 24”
  • Mori-Seiki NV5000 CNC machining center w/pallet changer 20” x 31”
  • Mori-Seiki SV-500 CNC high output machining center 20” x 40” travel

PRECISION CNC TURNING
Precision CNC turning up to 15" diameter, live tooling multi-axis machining

  • 2012 Mori-Seiki NT-4300DCG  5 axis CNC turning center with live tooling and an automated material handling system (12” chuck or 3.50” dia. bar feed), 240 tools
  • 2007 Mori-Seiki NL-2500 CNC turning center with live tooling and automated material handling system (10” chuck or 3.00” dia. bar feed)
  • 1998 Mori-Seiki SL-200 CNC turning center with live tooling and automated material handling system (2.50” diameter capacity)
  • 2003 Hundi T160 CNC Turning Center with an automated material handling system (1.75” diameter capacity)
  • 2008 Citizen Swiss Precision CNC Turning Center with an automated material handling system (.813” diameter capacity)
  • 2009 Prodigy turning center 1.00 in cap

WELDING

  • Miller SP-200 Synchrowave 350 Heliarc Welder
  • Miller 300
  • MaxTherm Plasma Cutter

WET PAINTING

  • 2005 Col-Met Paint Booth 9’ x 12’
  • 2005 Despatch Paint Bake-Out Oven 5’ x 5’
  • (Powder Coating available thru AMSE)

QUALITY CONTROL

  • 2007 Zeiss Contura G2 CMM (full automation)
  • Starrett HTC CMM (Manual version)
  • 2015 ISO 9001 Quality Assurance Certified

SHEET METAL

  • 1983 Amada 10 GA X 52” Shear
  • Diacro 6’ X 35 Ton Hydro Power Press Brake
  • Sheet Metal Circle Shear
  • Heager 5 Ton Hardware Press
  • Various other hand tools

DEBURR / FINISHING

  • 2000 Time-Saver Pass Thru Graining Machine
  • 1992-2003 Various Roto-Finish Tumblers (up to 5’ Diameter)
  • Bead Blasters
  • Down Draft Tables

MANUAL TURNING

  • 2011 Proto Trak Lathe w/CNC Controller
  • 1977 Cadillac Lathe 14” X 39”

SAWING DEPARTMENT

  • Soco MC-350 Precision Automatic Cutoff Saw
  • Master Cut Automatic Band Saw
  • Brobo Precision Cutoff Saw
  • Bewo 12” Precision Cutoff S

ABOUT AMERICAN METAL SPECIALTIES

American Metal Specialties (AMS) understands that our success relies on the success of our customers. With multiple metal fabrication facilities operating nearly 24 x 7 and a wide range of metal fabrication capabilities, AMS provides complete manufacturing solutions.

We provided competitively priced, short lead-time solutions while producing the highest quality product. From prototyping small orders, to higher production run quantities, ranging from 10 to 50,000 pieces or more, AMS strives to manufacture both a dimensionally accurate and aesthetically precise result on every project.

AMS is flexible and willing to accept even the most challenging project. Whether it is a scheduled delivery program or special requirements of the parts themselves, we understand our role as part of our customer’s support network.

EQUIPMENT LIST (API)

PUNCHES AND TOOL SHARPENERS

  • 1998 Amada Pega 357, 30ton 50” X 72” With 2 Auto Indexers And Tapping Head
  • Amada Togu III Tool Auto Sharpener
  • 2012 EMLK Laser/Punch Combo with an automated Material handling tower.
    • Capacity 60x120 sheet size. Lights out capability.

CNC LASERS

  • 2010 Trumpf 2030 Laser 3200 Watt, Coaxial Resonator, 60x120 Table
  • Integrated Automation, Rated For 5/8” Ms 3/8” Alum & 3/8” SS
  • 1994 Trumpf TLF Turbo 2600, 2600 Watt,60x120 Table, Bosch Controller

CNC WATERJET

  • 1994 Flow International Waterjet, 48x96 Table, 100 Hp Pump, Dual Heads

SHEAR

  • 1983 Amada M1245, 4’ With .177 Cutting Capacity

MEASURING AND INSPECTION

  • Fowler Sylvac Z_CAL 600XT 24” digital height gauge
  • Mitutoyo Digimatic Versa gauge series 552, 60” calipers
  • Mitutoyo 24” digital height gauge
  • 24” and 40” Mitutoyo calipers

*Counter sink gauges, pins, micrometers, optical comparators and other measuring instruments for most any job requirements. All measuring Tools are checked and certified every 6 months or if needed sooner.

WELDERS AND MODULAR TABLES

  • Miller Dynasty 350 TIGs (2)
  • Miller Syncrowave 250 w/PC pulser control
  • Millermatic 211 mig
  • Esab MigMaster 250
  • 39” x 79” precision ground and hardened, modular fixturing table for tight tolerance parts

VIBRATORY DEBURR MACHINES

  • Roto-Brite 4 cu ft capacity
  • Roto-Brite 7 cu ft capacity
  • Ultra Matic 3 cu ft capacity
  • GY-ROC 40lbs capacity

GRAINING AND DEBURRING

  • AEM 36” wide belt sander
  • Timesaver 24” wide belt sander
  • Heller 3” x 79” high speed sander
  • Heller 6” x 79” high speed sander
  • Assortment of pneumatic Dynabrade hand DA’s, belt, drum, straight line and hand grinders, capable of all stainless finishes
  • Many other electric and pneumatic hand tools as needed to acquire driven finishes
  • 2016 Costa 3-stage automatic deburring machine
    • Grains/DA Sands/Dbr Edges in one set up. Creates consistent finish, with both function and aesthetic.

MISCELLANEOUS MACHINERY

  • 2012 Fabrivision Laser measuring machine
  • Bridgeport series I variable speed 2hp with DRO
  • Bridgeport Rapid 8, 2 axis, 2hp, programmable
  • Bridgeport, 1.5hp, variable speed, programmable
  • Clausing 12” x 36” metal lathe
  • Jet 15” Drill press
  • 16” Drill Press
  • Sensi Threader Model B manual tapping unit
  • Roper Whitney Corner Notcher
  • Roper Whitney 5 ton, 24” throat depth, kick punch
  • Roper Whitney 36” slip roll, 14g capacity
  • Bewo 12” Cold Saw

PRESS BRAKES

  • 2013 Amada Press Brake: HDS 1303 NT with 10' bending length & 130 tons capacity
  • 2004 Amada HDS-8025 88 ton with 8’ bending length (Touch Screen CNC)
  • 1986 Amada RG-50 55 ton with 6’ bending length (CNC)
  • 1994 Trumph Trumabend 85 ton, 80” bend length, (CNC) DA-24E Controller
  • Di-Acro 14 ton with 4’ bending length with NC back gauge
  • Di-Acro 16 ton with 3’ bending length
  • Di-Acro 25 ton with 6’ bending length

HARDWARE MACHINES AND RIVET MACHINES

  • 2005 Haeger 824 window touch, programmable with auto feed, 8 ton 24” throat depth
  • 1987 Haeger 618 with auto feed, 6 ton 18” throat depth
  • Haeger hd6-8 with auto feed, with removable arm, 6 ton 18” throat depth
  • General Pneumatic press 8000CSA (riveting & captive hardware)
  • General Pneumatic hand 6000A (riveting & captive hardware)
  • Trogan auto feed (1/8” tubular riveter)

RESISTANCE SPOT WELDERS

  • 1980 H&H 100kva (Programmable) 36” throat depth spot welder
  • Acme 20kva manual foot operated, 24” throat depth

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LOCATION

We have 3 convenient locations in the state of Oregon.

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Specializing in CNC precision machining, sheet metal fabrication, metal finishing, assembly and CAD/CAM design, our combined companies operate in over 90,000 square feet, across three manufacturing facilities in Portland, OR.