American Gun Drilling Capabilities

Industrial components in various industries require precision drilling for intended performance. Using an exclusive set of modified, custom equipment and processes perfected over time, we offer intricate drilling operations that achieve high-tolerance straightness and accuracy. Understand our complex gundrilling services, industries served, and the benefits of American gun drilling.

What is Gundrilling?

A specialized machining process, gun drilling gets its name from the original purpose of the process. Utilizing machines designed to streamline and enhance the method of producing gun barrels, gundrilling offers complex drilling capabilities for fabricating industrial components. We offer high-accuracy gundrilling services for exceptional precision and repeatability in complex-drilled components for industrial manufacturers.

Gundrilling Services

Our proprietary gundrilling services utilize an individualized process. Understanding the needs of your part specifications, we tailor the fabrication process to your requirements. We have drilling capabilities for deep boring, shallow drilling, and close tolerances. Operating the latest custom-modified equipment and possessing deep, historical technical knowledge of gun drilling, our methods are compatible with a variety of materials, including exotic metals, plastic polymers, and more. Gun drilling delivers custom components in a highly repeatable process with precision using depth-over-distance drilling.

Contact us with questions about custom materials and application fabrication using our gundrilling services. Our capabilities can deliver custom products with flexibility for prototype applications.

Depth & Diameter Drilling Abilities

Gundrilling is the go-to fabrication process for manufacturing components with challenging drilling requirements. We utilize highly repeatable drilling methods to fabricate the parts you need using extensive knowledge and history in gundrilling services. Drilling depth and diameter capabilities include:

  • 30 to 120 inches deep for O.D. from 1/4 inches to 1/2 inches
  • 180 to 360 inches deep for O.D. greater than 1/2 inches
  • Diameter capabilities of 0.055 to 2.75 inches
  • Bolt circle diameter capabilities of up to 36 inches
  • Can feature an unlimited number of holes
  • Maximum part weights up to 20,000 lbs.
  • Drilled within tolerances of ±0.0003 inches

Benefits of High-Precision Gundrilling Services

Fabricating industrial components requires accuracy and straightness in drilling. Because gundrilling is individualized to the requirements of the produced part, it is a cost-effective process with flexible lead times to meet your needs. Compared to traditional drilling methods, gundrilling offers capabilities that exceed industry standards in compact diameters, high-tolerance straightness, repeatability, and complexity. Gun drilling produces complex and intricate hole types with precision for optimal performance of applications in various industries.

Gun Drilling Applications & Industries

Many industrial applications require complex drilled holes to operate effectively as part of an assembly. Gun drilling fabricates intricate hole types in industrial applications with accuracy for desirable tolerances and straightness. Across various industries, including aerospace, automotive, medical, food processing, marine, and oil, gundrilling produces precision components for applications including, but not limited to:

  • Hydraulic Cylinders
  • Injection Molds
  • Measuring Systems
  • Vacuum Plates
  • Plasma Torches

Choose American Gun Drilling for Premium Industrial Components

At American Machine & Gundrilling (AMG), we provide high-precision gundrilling services for industrial components. We have 50 years of technical knowledge and experience fabricating complex hole types using specialized processes and custom equipment. Referencing our past projects and conducting thorough, in-house product inspections, we can ensure manufacturing is done to exact specifications and the application works as intended. Our historical knowledge allows us to provide design assistance for optimal performance, and we know local fabricators with additional capabilities to deliver the highest quality operations for a complete part.

Contact AMG with your questions or request a quote to get started on your project.