Precitech designs and manufactures ultra precision machining solutions for freeform diamond turning, milling, and grinding which are used to produce optical lenses, mold inserts, mirrors, and precision mechanical components. Our machines produce rotationally symmetric, asymmetric, freeform, and sculpted geometries with form tolerances in the sub-micron range and nanometer surface finishes.


May 30, 2015
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Freeform L Product Page Precitech Freeform Ultra Precision Machining System can diamond turn, micro-mill, micro-grind and groove non-rotationally symmetric surfaces
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Contact Us:
AMETEK, Precitech
44 Blackbrook Road
Keene, NH 03431 USA
Tel: 603 357-2511
Fax: 603 358-6174
Ultra Precision Machining Solutions, freeform diamond turning, freeform precision machining, micro-grinding, micro-milling, milling and grinding of optical lenses, mold inserts, mirrors, glass press molding, machine and precision components
...Ralf Dupont talks to about how Levicron's air bearing spindles are bridging the gap between conventional machining and ultra-precision machining...

               This part of our Slow-Motion Video Series
               offers two new videos:
— The first of which shows two additional perspectives of the
     Levicron milling process.
— The second focuses on ultra precision diamond turning
    of infrared material offering two perspectives of processes
    to improve productivity.

    To view either Video in YouTube click the play buttons below.
    Click here to download the videos.

Precitech Slow-Motion Video Precitech Slow-Motion Video Precitech Slow-Motion Video KEENE, NH,
Sept. 18, 2014 – Precitech and Vision Research, both businesses of Ametek, Inc., have partnered with Levicron, a German manufacturer of air-bearing spindles, to create unique slow-motion videos of ultra precision machining. Together they have released a second series of these videos, allowing viewers to see additional processes in detail not available until now.
(Press Release)

 Upcoming Trade Shows in June
EUSPEN 15th International Conference and Exhibition
   Leuven Belgium,  June 1 - 5

   Riga, Latvia, June 10 - 12
OPTO Taiwan
   Taipei, Talwan, June 16 - 18
Laser World of Photonics - Munich
   Munich, Germany. June 22 - 25,

 Precitech's solution for Freeform Head-up Display (HUD)
 Mold Manufacturing

If you are looking to manufacture Head-up Display molds for automotive or aerospace applications, the Nanoform® 700 ultra or Nanoform® L 1000, are uniquely positioned to meet your needs. When equipped with an HD-160 spindle with a C axis and Adaptive Control Technology (ACT) there is no better solution on the market today.
HUD Display milling and samples

Link to an interview with Ralf Dupont, President at Levicron GmbH, as he talks to about how Levicron’s air bearing spindles are bridging the gap between conventional machining and ultra-precision machining.
April was a busy month for trade shows and conferences...

During the week of 22 April, Precitech along with Taylor Hobson exhibited at the Lens Expo (OPIE 2015) in Yokohama, Japan. On display in our booth was our latest small frame lathe, the Nanoform X. (more info)
Precitech also attended two conferences in India. The first was held from 16-17 April at Anna University in Chennai and focused on Recent Trends in Manufacturing Technology. (more info)

The second conference was the “Hands on Workshop on Diamond Turning for S&T Applications” held at CSIO in Chandigarh from 20-21 April. (more info)
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