Optical Sourcing Experts has a foundational strength in machined components for precision assemblies. Decades of experience working with high-precision machine shops for military components provides OSE with a uniquely clear view of machine shops. This has led to strategic partnerships with superior machine shops to leverage advanced capabilities, seasoned experience, and next-generation equipment for the perfect solution depending on the need.
Our machining partners work regularly with +/- 0.0001” tolerances and are well grounded in the areas of MIG, TIG, and Spot Welding. Depending on the application our partners in New England can provide 5-Axis CNC Milling, and mill and turn up to 8 axis. If larger parts are needed our team is capable of turning up to 53” Diameter parts and are well equipped to perform surface grinding, cylindrical grinding, and gun drilling. Our strategic partners in the Mid-West provide Wire EDM capabilities accurate to +/- 0.0003” with a grinding finish and have the capability to mil parts with up to 30” x 16” x 20” of travel. For more cost-effective solutions, our machine shops in Mexico and Malaysia are leveraged to provide 0.0001” tolerances. All incoming work has full metrology performed at our facility in New England as a second check before it arrives at the customer site to guarantee the quality. The Wilmington-headquarters includes Mitutoyo drop indicators (NIST-calibrated), thread gauges, high precision gauge pins which are all utilized by a dedicated mechanical inspector and machinist with over 4 decades of experience. At Optical Sourcing Experts, we are here to ensure that your mechanical parts come in on time and in specification with no questions asked, and we leverage our strategic partners to ensure the right machine shop manufactures the component that fits their strength.