CIP 23,400 square foot facility has a complete machine shop on location, including state-of-the-art CNC machines. CNC lathes provide live tooling functionality and CNC mill has 4th axis capability. The CNC router with 5 ft. by 10 ft. table allows for quick production of sheet parts. Control and programming is provided by MasterCAM X5 and AlphaCam software. A complete array of sharp manual lathes provides capabilities to turn parts up to 65 inch diameters.
CIP puts a high priority on reinvestment towards machinery, hardware and software to provide cutting edge technology for its workforce. This includes formal training, support services, and equipment maintenance to maximize the transfer of benefits to the finished product. These efforts enable CIP to achieve the high level of efficiency that our customers demand.
Our on-site material testing lab is key to our ever expanding development of high quality materials. We offer the services of this lab to you, our customers, allowing project specific testing according to the requirements of their project or needs. Given the various materials properties, our testing abilities provide specific results in an economical and efficient manner. In 2012, a new 100kN electromechanical tensile/compressive testing machine was added, which is fully computer controlled, providing highly repeatable results, more options for customized testing procedures, and formal reporting.