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Custom Parts Manufacturing

Rayco of Schenectady provides custom parts manufacturing services to the power generation, medical, aerospace, and defense industries. For non-standard precision machined parts, you’ll find a complete solution with our multi-axis CNC machining, abrasive water cutting, and metal finishing capabilities. From prototyping through full-scale production, including fabrication and assembly, we have what you need.

Types of Custom Part Manufacturing

Typically, custom parts manufacturing is used to provide these types of components.

  • build-to-print
  • build-to-specification
  • made-to-stock
  • made-to-order
  • make-to-assemble

The following sections explain.

Build-to-Print Parts

Build-to-print parts from Rayco are based on the CAD files, blueprints, or engineering drawings that you provide. BTP parts, as they are also known, support precision tolerances and your choice of materials. They are suitable for prototyping, low-volume production, and for repair or replacement parts. Rayco specializes in build-to-print parts and can also provide you with design for manufacturing (DFM) assistance.

Build-to-Specification Parts

Build-to-specification parts are also based on a customer’s part drawings, but they leave some decisions to the metal fabricator. Examples include the final tolerances for finished parts and how products are assembled. With our design assistance and metal fabrication expertise, Rayco can provide you with BTS parts, as they also known, if you need them.

Made-to-Stock Parts

Made-to-stock parts are produced in large quantities based on your sales forecasts and projected inventory requirements. The advantage of made-to-stock, or MTS parts, is greater efficiency at each stage of the custom parts manufacturing process. For example, buying all of the metal that you’ll need for a forecast period can lock in a lower price and provide volume discounts.

Made-to-Order Parts

Made-to-order parts from Rayco support the on-demand production of specialized components. Instead of mass-producing parts and keeping large quantities in inventory, made-to-order manufacturing doesn’t begin until your order is received. Manufacturing workflows are highly efficient, but lead time requirements for MTO parts, as they are also known, may vary. 

Make-to-Assemble Parts

Make-to-assemble parts also demonstrate Rayco’s custom parts manufacturing capabilities. MTA parts, as they are known, keep essential items in stock but assembly doesn’t begin until your order is received. The main advantage of this approach is the minimization of supply chain risks. Delivery times may also be shorter because the key components that you need are already in-house. 

Choose Custom Parts Manufacturing from Rayco

Do you need custom parts manufacturing services for machined metal products? 

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