Steam Machines | Engineering

” Engineering, when done well, is revealed by elegance of design “

SMI provides a full range of design and production support services; everything you need to take your idea from concept to completion and all the little things in-between….

  • C.A.D. Computer Aided Design

    SMI uses various cutting edge computer software to create, test, and dissect the many individual components of a project

  • C.A.M. Computer Aided Machining

    SMI has fully-computerized milling machines to make sure parts are created to the most precise specifications

  • F.E.A. Finite Element Analysis

    Efficiently optimize and validate each design step using fast-solving, CAD integrated virtual simulation to ensure quality, performance, and safety

  • Advanced Custom Parts

    SMI has an array of C.N.C. Computer Numerical Controlled machines, vertical milling centers, and lathes which allows us to create custom parts in a variety of sizes

  • Low-Volume Production Molding/Casting

    SMI provides molding/casting for final testing prototypes

  • Sterolythography & 3D Printing

    3D printing helps for one off mold master parts and proof of concept parts by bypassing expensive prototype part production

  • Anodizing and plating for specialized applications

    Some applications require a specialized coatings, SMI can plate using an array of metals specialized for their non-corrosive properties

  • Photo Realistic Renderings and Animations

    SMI is experienced in creating photo realistic renders and animated operation videos, for use in advertising, websites and training materials

  • Manual Writing

    SMI has created many detailed manuals and Operating Standard Manuals