Boston Centerless

11 Presidential Way
Woburn, MA 01801 US

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Boston Centerless - Single source for material and grinding

Boston Centerless is the leading supplier of accuracy ground bar stock as well as complete grinding services for customer supplied material.

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Boston Centerless Celebrates 60 Years
This year, Boston Centerless celebrates its 60th anniversary. Founded in 1958, initially providing through-feed centerless grinding services, today the company also provides precision ground bar materials and is equipped for in-feed centerless grinding and the manufacture of ultra-precise gages.

Old black and white photo of two men standing by old grinding machine

Boston Centerless Celebrates its 60th Anniversary
Founded in 1958, initially providing through-feed centerless grinding services, today the company also provides precision ground bar materials and is equipped for in-feed centerless grinding and the manufacture of ultra-precise gages.

Boston Centerless Receives Nadcap Accreditation
The accreditation underscores Boston Centerless’ continued commitment to the highest quality standards and processes in order to provide customers with superior products and services.

Boston Centerless Expands Services with New Technology
This new center gives the company the ability to verify the identity and integrity of the precision bar products manufactured by Boston Centerless, mitigating material risk. These services can also be performed on customer supplied material.

Boston Centerless Appoints HnG Medical Inc. as Exclusive Sales Agent in China
HnG Medical will play an instrumental role in establishing a presence for Boston Centerless in the ever growing medical device industry in China.

Boston Centerless Opens New Distribution Center in Cleveland
Boston Centerless has opened a new distribution center in Cleveland, Ohio, servicing the Great Lakes and greater Midwest areas.

Bars Improve CNC Swiss Productivity
Skilled Material bars from Boston Centerless address the challenges faced by CNC machine shops regarding the need for highly skilled operators and lowering overall cost of production.

Training the Next Generation: Boston Centerless and Micron Present New Ways to Integrate Millennials into the Workforce
At this year’s PMPA National Technical Conference, members Micron and Boston Centerless gave insight into their new and innovative hiring and training processes aimed to appeal to millennials entering the workforce.

Boston Centerless Opens Third Distribution Center on the West Coast
The new warehouse, located in Sparks, just outside of Reno, will provide customers in the western part of the country with materials that are specifically produced for CNC Swiss screw machining applications.

Project 70+ PDB Custom 630 Stainless Enhanced for Improved Feeds and Speeds
Boston Centerless is the exclusive distributor of Project 70+ PDB Custom 630 (17Cr-4Ni) stainless produced by Carpenter Technology Corporation.

Boston Centerless Achieves ISO 13485 Certification
Boston Centerless has received ISO 13485 certification from ABS Quality Evaluations.

Stainless Steel Increases Production Rates
Boston Centerless’ AccuRod .0002 is manufactured with Carpenter Project 70+ stainless steel and is designed to offer superior dimensional consistency bar to bar, enabling increased production rates, longer tool life and closer tolerance components, the company says. 

Robot Mayhem

Robot Mayhem Returns to Indy
Indianapolis will once again host mayhem in the ring when student-designed robot gladiators collide at the 2013 National Robotics League (NRL) Championships.

PM News: February 2011
New Engineering Manager Hanwha Machinery America has appointed David Folz as engineering manager at its Franklin, Wisconsin, headquarters.

Precision Ground Bar for Improved Machining
The company offers ultra-precise ground barstock for close tolerance machining applications.

materials brochure

Materials Brochure
Featured in this brochure is a detailed overview of Boston Centerless and its three divisions: AccuRod, GrindAll and PinGage. Descriptions include capabilities and services for ground bar material, grinding services and precise gage needs.

November 2009 News
Software Certified by Autodesk InventorGibbs and Associates’ GibbsCAM 2009 has been certified for Autodesk Inventor 2010 software under the Autodesk Inventor Certified Applications Program. Certification is granted only after a product has been thoroughly tested by internal staff at Autodesk.

Precision Ground Barstock
According to Boston Centerless, using its precision ground barstock for Swiss screw machining applications results in faster machining speeds, thus decreasing cycle times and extending tool life. The company's AccuRod material is finish ground to exact specifications--tolerances to 0. 000040".

Precision-Ground Barstock
Boston Centerless' precision ground barstock for Swiss screw machining applications results in faster machining speeds, thus decreasing cycle times and extending tool life, the company says. AccuRod material is finish-ground to exact specifications, tolerances to 0. 000050".

Ground And Polished Bar/Rod Stock
- Literature describes the AccRod, Boston Centerless' service that supplies precision ground and polished bar/rod stock for close-tolerance machining applications- Lists capabilities, benefits and materials the service works on- Describes its heat-treated materials that can be cut, straightened and ground to exact specifications  .

Product Categories of Boston Centerless

Aluminum
Brass & Copper Alloys
Carbon, Alloy & Free Machining Steels
Nickel Alloys
Other Ferrous Metals
Other Non-Ferrous Materials
Stainless Steels
Titanium Alloys
Tool Blanks
Tool Steels

Trade Names

AccuRod
GrindAll
PinGage