Design & Fabrication of a Trauma Plate Gauge for the Medical Implant Industry

Highlights of this Design & Fabrication Project

Design & Fabrication Capabilities Applied/Processes

Primary: Mechanical Design
Component Sourcing
Heat Treating

Equipment Used to Manufacture Part

LeBlond Makino CNC Mill, Moore #3 Jig Grinder

Overall Part Dimensions


  • Length: 11″
  • Width: 4″
  • Height: 1/2″

Profile Gage

  • Length: 10″
  • Width: 3″
  • Height: 2″
Tightest Tolerances

0.001″ True Position Of Holes

Material Used

Base: 6061-T6 Aluminum
Profile Gauge: 4140

Material Finish

Hardened to Rc 40 – 45

In process testing/inspection performed

Functionality Testing, Dimensional Inspection

Industry for Use

Medical Implant



Delivery/Turnaround Time

10 Weeks

Delivery Location

Warsaw, Indiana

Standards Met

Customer Specifications, Solid Modeling & 2D CAD Drawing

Product Name

Trauma Plate Gauge