AS9100D vs ISO 9001 – What’s the Difference and Why Do We Have Both?

For those who are not well-versed, AS9100D is an international quality management standard that meets the exceptional requirements of the aerospace industry. It is an extension of the standards within ISO 9001. Subject to periodic audits, it is a prerequisite for any manufacturer, contractor or subcontractor looking to gain [...]

2019-08-06T14:28:39-05:00August 6th, 2019|Tags: , , , |

Anodizing Precision Machined Components

Why Anodize Precision Machined Components? Anodizing precision machined components provides a reliable and relatively inexpensive means of improving the wear resistance, and coloring aluminum and other nonferrous metals. First developed in the 1920s, this electrochemical process revolutionized numerous industries with a need for lightweight, strong, corrosion-resistant aluminum extrusions for [...]

The Industrial Internet of Things (IIoT) and What it Means to Precision Machining

At Pioneer Service, we are committed to continuous improvement. Part of this stems from being AS9100D certified. We have rigorous controls in place to assess risks and potential problems and find solutions that produce better results.  Also, one of our values is to be dedicated to learning so we [...]

An Overview of Black Oxide Finishing for Precision Machined Components

Precision machined components made from ferrous materials (stainless-steel alloys) can specify black oxide as a surface finish treatment to provide additional protection for the component parts. What is Black Oxide Black oxide is a conversion coating that is produced through a chemical reaction when component parts are dipped in [...]

2019-06-04T13:17:40-05:00June 4th, 2019|Tags: , , |