Blanking

Elite Manufacturing Technologies capacity is unmatched in the industry with 6 Blanking and 2 Laser cutting centers enabling EMT to produce very large parts that provides for material and processing cost advantages. Redundant capability also allows for risk management and contingency planning.

Blanking Services

Blanking may be used as a standalone process to create custom flat shapes for a variety of applications, or it may be combined with one of our additional machining and fabrication processes for a turnkey fabrication solution. Additional fabrication processes include machining, forming, finishing, and assembly to name a few. As a recognized industry leader, we are trusted to provide premium quality sheet metal fabrication and manufacturing services to a wide range of industries.

At EMT we have the capability to quickly punch; laser cut and/or stamp higher volume components, while also satisfying demand for lower volume components and prototypes. With over a century of cumulative experience and expertise, combined with our state-of-the-art precision equipment, EMT has the ability to hold blanking tolerances to within ±0.002". For additional information about our custom blanking services, see our general capabilities table, or contact us directly.

Blanking Services
Blanking Services

Blanking Capabilities

Primary Blanking Processes
Punching
Laser Cutting
Profiling
Automation Capabilities
CNC Punching
Dual Trumpf Laser FMS
Materials
Aluminum
Carbon Steel
Copper
Stainless Steel
Cold Rolled Steel
Coated Steel
Steel Plate
Raw Material Forms
Sheet
Bar
Gauge Size/Thickness
Min: 0.02"
Max: 0.50"
Maximum Sheet Metal Width
60"
Maximum Sheet Metal Length
120"
Blanking Accuracy
±.002"
Production Volume
1
50,000
min
max
Short Runs
Long Runs
Standard Surface Finishes
Mill Finish
Sanded/Brushed
Clear Iridite (Aluminum)
Clear Zinc (Steel)
Typical Lead Times
3-4 Weeks for basic piece parts
10-12 Weeks for more complex assemblies
Rush Services Available
Contract Kanban/JIT

Additional Information

Market Focus
Gaming
Medical
Electronics
Telecom
POS & Kiosks
Aerospace
Transportation
Military
Industry Certifications
ISO9001:2008 NSF certification number: 65401-IS3 FMA Certification
Engineering File Formats
AutoCAD (DWG,DWZ)
DXF
Drawing Interchange Format, or Drawing Exchange Format
GIF
Graphics Interchange Format
IGES
Initial Graphics Exchange Specification, ANSI file format
PDF
Portable Document Format
Pro-E or Pro/Engineer (DRW,PRT,XPR)
SolidEdge (DFT)
SolidWorks (SLDPRT,SLDDRW,SLDDRT)
STEP
Standard for the Exchange of Product Model Data