K-2 Manufacturing News and Developments
As part of our commitment to excellence and staying ahead of our competition, we are excited to share the latest news and developments concerning K-2 Manufacturing. We are proud to share the following news and updates:
In 2015 we received our NADCAP welding accreditation. Since then we have successfully completed numerous rigorous audits with zero findings to continue our accreditation from the NADCAP Management Council. NADCAP is formerly referred to as the National Aerospace and Defense Contractors Accreditation Program. This is the global accreditation program used by the aerospace, engineering, defense and other related industries.
This certification has opened the doors for K-2 Manufacturing in the aerospace industry. Our expertise in welding established us as a premier provider of welding services to companies in this industry.
AS9100 Rev D Accreditation
In September 2017, K-2 Manufacturing was AS9100 Rev D accredited. Since then, we have completed continuing audits with zero findings. The AS9100 certification reflects K-2’s commitment to meeting and exceeding the increasingly stringent industry requirements for aerospace related products and assures that our manufacturing processes consistently meet the requirements and expectations of our customer’s most challenging applications. The addition of the AS9100 certification complements our NADCAP Welding Certification and supersedes our current NADCAP AC7004 Quality System.
K-2 Manufacturing the First in the Valley to Acquire the Trumpf Fiber Laser
With the acquisition of a new Trumpf 2030, 4 Kw Fiber Laser, K-2 Manufacturing continues to raise the performance bar of manufacturing in Arizona. Requiring a significant investment, this latest addition to our manufacturing inventory has substantially increased our production capabilities.
K-2 Manufacturing purchases a new Amada LC 2515 C1 AJ Punch Laser
K-2 Manufacturing is also proud to announce the acquisition of a new Amada LC 2515 C1 AJ Punch Laser. This equipment allows maximum production flexibility by integrating a Multi-Purpose Turret with proven fiber laser technology. This combination of technologies allows multiple processes, such as punching, tapping, forming, and laser cutting, all within a single machine program to maximize part accuracy and machine productivity.
When considering equipment acquisitions, we looked at the benefits they would bring to our existing and potential new customers. To remain at the forefront of quality manufacturing and cost reductions, we recognized that the investment in these assets was also an investment in our commitment to bring our customer’s the best and most advanced services possible.
K-2 Manufacturing acquires a 102” AMADA HG 8025 11 Axis Press Brake
K-2 has installed Amada’s newest ultra-high precision 11 axis press brake.
K-2 Manufacturing acquires a 13′ AMADA FBD Press Brake
This now expands our Amada Press Brake line to include a 72″, 102” (2), 120″ and 160″ Press Brakes.
K-2 Manufacturing has added a Coordinate Measuring Machine
The addition of a FARO portable coordinate measuring machine (CMM) that incorporates a 3D laser scanner. This portable CMM is used for both contact and non-contact measuring using the new FARO PRIZM™ full color Blue Laser Line Probe. Our CMM is paired with PolyWorks Inspector™, a powerful 3D metrology software used to create our AS9102 inspection reports.
Always More News and Developments Coming
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