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Elkins Machine Detroit

Stainless Steel


Elkins Machine & Tool offers over four decades of specialized service, focused on Stainless Steel 303, 304 and 316. Elkins has traditionally focused heavily on paint fittings and valves. Other areas of priority include the automotive performance enhancement, plumbing, food and beverage, medical and marine markets in the fittings, valves, assembly, cylinder component, distribution manifold and tube bending areas, among others.

Due to Elkins’ expertise in tool making, if often designs, creates, and supplies Stainless Steel machine tooling for other facilities within the industry

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Our staff services the following Stainless Steel markets and more:

Valve Components
Automotive Aftermarket
Paint Valves & Fittings
Industrial Cylinders
Food Processing
Vehicle Performance Enhancement (Racing)
Hardware (specifically Fasteners)
Marine Components
Stainless Steel Tubing
Farm Machinery & Equipment
Green Energy
Renewable Energy
RV-Motor Homes
Dairy Machinery-related Stainless Steel
Cutlery, Hand tools & General Hardware
Miscellaneous Fabricated Metal Products
Screw Machine Products
Bolts, Nuts, Screws, Rivets & Washers
Machine Tools, Metal Cutting Types
General Industrial Machinery & Equipment
Pumps & Pump Equipment
Motorcycles, Bicycles & Parts
What grades are you capable of machining?
300 and 400 series are the most common. However, we can machine others upon request. Elkins’ specializes in stainless steel work and has many year of experience working with it.
Do you do brazing and/or welding?
Yes. We do it through approved secondary vendors and opt for the furnace v. the torch technique.
Why should we have Elkins do our stainless steel work?
Because Elkins is economical and offers plenty of experience in machining the material – in fact, we specialize in stainless steel work.
Does Elkins provide part with rolled or cut thread?
Elkins can provide either one, per your specifications.
Does Elkins buy only domestic stainless steel?
No. We work with both domestic and foreign stainless steel. We meet Defense Acquisition Regulations Systems (DAFRS) standards on customer request.
Do you provide lot availability?