Kosmo Stories

Kosmo Hosts Lunch and Learn Seminar on 3D Printing

May 8, 2019

3D printed pieces

On April 9th, Kosmo Machine held a Lunch and Learn Seminar on “The Shape of Things: 3D Printing in Manufacturing” for customers and others interested in learning more about the advanced technology. The event drew over 50 individuals from a variety of manufacturing industries. “We had recently purchased our first 3D printer, and thought an […]

FREE Lunch and
Learn Seminar

March 8, 2019

3D-printed parts

FREE Lunch and Learn Seminar: The Shape of Things-3D Printing in Manufacturing April 9th, 2019 9:30 AM-11:30 AM EDT   The use of Additive Manufacturing  or 3D Printing is changing development and manufacturing processes, accelerating time-to-market and increasing production agility of virtually every industry – automotive, aerospace, medical, industrial products, consumer products, education, jewelry and […]

Our Warmest Wishes for a Happy New Year

January 8, 2019

Clock showing 2019

All of us at Kosmo Machine would like to extend our warmest wishes for a Happy New Year. As we look forward to the coming year, we’d like to take a moment to let you know how grateful we are for all your support in 2018. Last year proved to be a truly transformative time […]

5-Axis Offers Complex Machining, Cost and Time Savings

October 25, 2018

earth globe in metal

Mike Redden, Kosmo Machine’s Vice-President of Manufacturing, likes to receive emails like these, in this case from an aerospace client whose parts were completed on Kosmo’s 5-axis machine. “It was a very complex job—airframe components. Successful execution requires a culmination of having the proper equipment, software and most importantly, human talent,” says Redden. “It’s nice when final assembly proves out form, fit and function.”

What is Dry-ice Blasting?

October 25, 2018

dry-ice blasting

Also referred to as ice blasting, dry-ice blasting is a highly efficient method of using pressurized dry ice for cleaning appliances and equipments in industrial areas and environments. Dry ice is solid carbon dioxide, and at extremely low temperatures, it is directed at industrial surfaces to remove dirt, contaminants, and other substances that can affect […]

New EDM Machines Offer Improved Precision, Greater Flexibility

October 25, 2018

Kosmo Machine recently purchased state-of-the-art wire and sinker Electrical Discharge Machines. “We’re really excited about these two new EDMs,” says Pat Smook, the company’s Vice-President of Sales. “They’re allowing us to complete even more complicated designs for our clients while at the same time offering unprecedented precision and repeatability.” The machines can be used to […]

Quality and Care that Goes into Every Kosmo Part

October 18, 2018

Kosmo signage

We’d like to show you the quality and care that goes into the creation of every Kosmo part. In our new video, you can get an inside look at Kosmo’s full-service, precision machine shop, located in a climate-controlled, 62,000 square foot facility in Sandston, Virginia. We offer meticulous project management every step of the way—from […]

Types of Industries a Machine Shop Might Make Parts For

March 29, 2017

ship

Machining is the process of producing several types of metal and machine components to create a specific shape or design to fit various industrial uses. Different machine and metal components are used in a wide variety of industries from aerospace and automobile to petroleum refineries and power plants. For this very reason, a machine shop […]

What Skills And Training Does A Machinist Need?

March 16, 2017

machinist

The role of a machinist is very important for ensuring all metal components and parts are produced and designed in a manner that conforms to the highest industry quality standards. Also, the machining process has to be managed safely and reliably to avoid the possibility of injuries in the workplace, or damage to the machine […]

New Services at Kosmo Machine

February 23, 2017

dry ice steam

The Dry Ice Blasting program is now up and running at our Sandston facility. This is leading edge technology in the part cleaning business. We now provide integrated on-going cleaning and inspection services 7 days per week. Advantages of the Dry Ice process include: No water No additional solvents No part distortion No negative health […]