Capabilities & Equipment

Precision Machine Shop

Dale Engineering is a precision CNC machine shop specializing in small to medium size components made from Molybdenum and other refractory metals. We are located in Bedford, MA and some of the industries we service are: Medical, Biotech, Electronics and Semi-Conductor Industries.


Our Precision Engineering Capabilities and Equipment Include:


  • 8 Hardinge Quest GT27 Super Precision CNC lathes
  • 11 Hardinge Quest CHNC T42 CNC lathes
  • 3 Hardinge Elite 51 CNC lathes equipped with live tooling (8” chuck/20C collet)
  • 1 Hardinge manual chucking lathe
  • 1 Tsugami B0206-III 20mm 6 Axis Swiss Lathe


  • 9 Fanuc Robodrill Machining Centers
  • 3 Fanuc Robodrill Machining Centers with 5 axis machining
  • 4 Robotic Fanuc Robodrill Machining Centers


  • 3 Fanuc Robocut wire EDM
  • 1 Current Micro Hole EDM Drilling Machine


  • 1 Harig CNC surface grinder
  • 1 Royal Master CNC centerless grinder
  • 1 Supertek surface grinder


  • 1 Sunnen honing machine


  • 1 PR-1 Hoffman Double sided lapping machine
  • 1 PR-1 Hoffman Double sided polishing machine
  • Mirror Surface Finishing

Cut off/Sawing

  • 2 DoAll C-305 automatic horizontal saw
  • 1 Grob Vertical band saw


  • 1 Raytech Vibratory Bowl Tumbler
  • 1 OTEC Disc Finishing Machine
  • 1 Bead Blasting Cabinet

Clean Room Services

  • ISO 7
  • 600 Square Foot Clean Room
  • Precision Cleaning, Packaging and Assembly
  • 9 Crest Ultrasonic Cleaning Tanks
  • 2 Greco Brothers Industrial Hot Air Parts Dryers

Optical Measuring

  • 2 Nikon iNEXIV VMA-2520 – non contact multi-sensor measuring system that’s lightweight and compact enough to be used in the factory, with fast, fully automatic and high accuracy features that make it ideally suited for a wide variety of industrial measuring, inspection and quality control applications. The iNEXIV is designed to measure 3D workpieces, is touch probe ready, integrates the latest imaging processing software and incorporates a new 10x optical zoom system and Laser Auto Focus option.
  • 3 Starrett HDB 400 optical comparators 10x 20x 50x 100x
  • 2 Olympus VX41 measuring microscopes capable of 10x 20x 50x 100x 200x 500x
  • Over 50 Stereo microscopes 10x 30x (1 for each work staion)
Machine Shop Capabilities
CNC Machine Shop Capabilities
Dale Engineering

3 Alfred Circle Bedford, MA 01730


If you are looking for a Precision CNC Machine Shop that has experience working with Molybdenum, Tungsten and other exotic metals, call Dale Engineering for assistance.