We have reached another milestone in our history at Astro Machine Works in that we are announcing the retirement of one of our original project managers & very first employee, Barry Weitzel as of December 2nd, 2021. We at Astro are both very sad at the thought of seeing Barry depart but at the same […]

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Astro Machine Works in Ephrata, PA provides Wire EDM (Electrical Discharge Machining) Services.  Wire EDM machining offers a more budget-friendly alternative than many other machining processes; it is also an excellent choice if you routinely use “exotic” materials in your manufacturing processes, such as tungsten carbide, super alloys or medical-grade stainless steel, as these materials […]

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Astro Machine Works has installed its new Mazak Integrex 5-Axis Machining Center, delivering precision large diameter machining. With a 42” swing and 159” travel, this machine allows us to perform all machining operations in one set up including turning, milling, drilling and boring. The Mazak INTEGRAX e-670h multi-tasking 5-axis machining center is the most advanced […]

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Click to Enlarge At Astro Machine Works, we specialize in the design and manufacture of custom machinery and parts. Equipped with over 30 years of industry experience, we have what it takes to produce custom machines, precision CNC machined parts, and reverse engineered components for customers across a wide range of industries. The knowledge and […]

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To Our Valued Customers: Happy New Year to All! Each year as the calendar turns, we try to utilize this season as a time of reflection and communication with our customer base. This is a moment for us to offer commentary on the events and accomplishments of the preceding year and to say “Thank You” […]

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Astro Machine Works continues to add the most advanced Machine Tools for increasing demand and continuous improvement. Coming this December to Astro is the INTEGREX e-670H Multi-Tasking 5-Axis Machining Center, a complete fusion of CNC turning center and machining center, forming by far the most advanced Multi-Tasking machine in the industry. Delivering precision and performance […]

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Industrial components require precise engineering and timely turnaround. To adhere to these strict standards, many sectors use computer numerical control (CNC) machines to create the custom parts they need. These industries require reliable, well-made parts with a high level of precision. Common CNC industrial applications include parts for the aerospace, electronics and medical industries. CNC […]

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Updated: 8/7/2020 To Our Valued Customers & Clients, Throughout this unprecedented pandemic, we have committed to exceptional communication with our customers both openly and often. Today we are updating a previous communication from May 1, 2020 to keep you well-informed on our Coronavirus mitigation efforts and our level of resilience to continue unrestricted operations. Most […]

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Table of Contents What is EDM? The Two Main Types of EDM Machines Capabilities and Applications Components of EDM Machines In the machining business, it’s often possible to use traditional cutting tools, like grinders and end mills, to create parts and other items with particular shapes. But what about when the usual cutting tools aren’t […]

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To Our Valued Customers & Clients, Throughout this unprecedented pandemic, we have committed to exceptional communication with our customers both openly and often. Today we are responding to recent customer inquiries about our Disaster Recovery Plan, Coronavirus Preparedness Plan and/or the robustness of our risk mitigation efforts. In short, customers are inquiring as to our […]

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