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Five Standard Base Designs - Custom Machine Bases to Print - Robotic Pedestals - Weldments - Precision Machined Tooling Plates, Dial Plates

for Indexers - Capabilities to Burn, Grind, Machine, Paint & Powder Coat any Fabricated Structure

Customized Bases - Weldments - Robotic Pedstals - Angle Brackets to Customer Prints

  • Inter-Lakes for many years have been building customer specified bases, frames, risers, columns and other related elements and details when our standard units were not adaptable.

  • With continuously advancing and thru innovation and new technological concepts we offer to assist your engineers with construction ideas and review your designs for cost effectiveness.

  • In house CNC Machining capabilities.

  • Laser Profiling, Plasma cutting, black oxidizing, anodizing, hard coating, electroless nickel, chroming and other state of the art metal removal, cutting and finishing services available.

  • When required, CMM (Coordinate Measuring Machine) certification can be provided.

Machine Base Model B-75

  • Machine bases are welded and painted machine grey enamel or to customer specifications

  • Standard models with welded top plate or bolted top plate.

  • Sheet metal wall construction in 1/8" and 3/16".

  • Standard sizes are 18" x 18" thru 48" x 60" in 6" increments.

  • When a base only is selected, the mounting rails are provided and grinding is an option.

  • Standard top plate thicknesses are 5/8", 3/4", 1".

  • Welded and ground top plates are welded to the base then Blanchard ground on the top surface to .002 per ft. flatness.

  • Bolted top plates are Blanchard ground top & bottom to .002 per ft. flatness.

Machine Base Model B-150

  • The base mounting rails are ground on the top side to .001" per foot flatness cumulative.

  • Machine bases are welded, shot blasted, and painted machine tool grey enamel.

  • Panels and doors available in steel, aluminum and carbon fiber.

  • Standard sizes are 24" x 24" thru 60" x 96" in 6" and 12" increments.

  • Wall thickness 1/4" 3/8" 1/2"

  • Standard top plates finishing thickness of 3/4", 1", 1-1/4" and base heights of 24", 30", 36"

  • Blanchard ground top plates .001 per foot flatness cumulative, thickness +1/16 - 1/32 microfinish 64, closer tolerances and Mattison grinding also available.

  • Painted machine tool grey or to customer specifications

  • Welded steel, stainless or aluminum construction

  • 3 x 3 x 1/4 tubular frame (Optional 4 x 4 x 1/4" tubing)

  • Center legs and cross braces on bases 72" and larger

  • Standard sizes are 24" x 24" thru 24" x 48" in 6" increments, 24" x 48" thru 72 x 96 in 12" increments

  • Top plate welded on

  • Thermal Stress relieved and shot blasted

  • Blanchard ground flat .001 per ft. flatness cumulative

  • Painted machine tool grey or to customer specifications

Machine Base Model B-250

  • Standard models B-300 with legs or B-300-T without legs

  • Standard sizes are 24" x 24" thru 72" x 96" in 6" and 12" increments

  • Welded steel construction

  • Legs and braces welded and ground flush

  • Tubing construction is 3" x 3" x 1/4" up to 20 sq ft, any base over 20 sq. ft. would have 4" x 4" x 3/8" tubing.

  • Webbing under top plate, with dimensions of 6" x 12" reinforcement sections

  • Thermal Stress relieved and shot blasted

  • Standard top plate thickness of 1", 1-1/2", and 2"

  • Top plate welded on and Blanchard ground to +/-.001 flatness cumulative

  • Painted machine tool grey or to customer specifications

Machine Base Model B-300

Utility Machine Base 101

  • A rugged moderate cost solution for many applications.

  • Sturdy, all steel, unitized construction.

  • 1/4" wall frame.

  • Welded TOP PLATE; stress relieved, shot blast, ground to .002" per foot cumulative, flatness and primed.

  • Center legs and cross braces are standard for 72" and larger bases.

  • Standard sizes are 24" x 24" thru 48" x 48" in 6" increments, 48" x 48" thru 72" x 96" in 12" increments.

  • Standard top plates starting thickness of 3/4", 1", 1-1/4" and base heights of 24", 30", 36".

  • Many standard sizes available to ship in 2 to 3 days

  • The work cell base comes in three standard sizes: WC-36, WC-48 and WC-60

  • These 36", 48" and 60" square work cell units have a 36" high steel base to which is mounted a 40" high modular steel enclosure.

  • Heavy-duty construction utilizing a 3" x 3" tubular framework that can easily provide wiring confinement.

  • Customizable sizes to customer requirements.

  • Removable access doors.

  • One shelf with power cord access holes.

  • Standard top plate thickness 3/4" and ground flat within .001 per foot, cumulative.

  • Painted two-tone beige polyurethane finish.

Work Cell Base/Cabinet

  • We can provide steel, aluminum, stainless, to your dimensions, finished to your specific thickness and machined to your own prints.

  • Complete 1 source responsibility, start to finish.

  • Turn key plates ready for your unique applications.

Machined Plate Work

Dial Plates

  • Dial plate materials are steel, stainless steel, aluminum and carbon fiber.

  • Steel dial plates include being thermally stress relieved at 1100 degrees for a minimum of one hour per inch of thickness and is cooled in accordance with ASTM standards.

Steel

• Thickness +/- .005

• Flatness .001 per foot, cumulative

• Parallelism +/-.001 T.I.R.

• Micro-Inch Finish 63

• Center Bore +.001-.000

• Outer Diameter +/-.060

Cast Aluminum

• Machined both sides

• Thickness +/-.005

• Flatness .003 per foot, cumulative

• Parallelism +/-.005 maximum

• Micro-Inch Finish 25

• Center Bore +.001 -.000

• Outer Diameter +/- .060

Rolled Aluminum

• Blanchard ground both sides

• Thickness +.000-.120 maximum

• Flatness .001 per foot, cumulative

• Parallelism +/-.002 T.I.R.

• Micro-Inch Finish 63

• Center Bore +.001 -.000

• Outer Diameter +/-.060

Plate Options:
  • Machining to your print

  • Special Tolerances and Mattison Grind

  • Bushings

  • Thread Inserts

  • Anodizing

  • Electroless Nickel

  • Black Oxide

  • Teflon

Capabilties/Facilties

  • Inventory in Excess of 100 Tons

  • Thickness Ranging from 1/8" to 6-1/4"

  • Crane Capacity 20 Tons

  • Blanchard Grinding up to 153" Diagonal

  • CNC Burning Machine Cutting Cap - 120" wide X 50 feet long

  • Messer CNC Burning Machine- 4 Oxy Flame 1 High Definition Plasma 400 amp h.d.

  • Multiple CNC 4 axis Horizontal Boring Mills with 5 inch bar, 90 inch Vertical, 118 inch Horizontal travel Built in Rotary Tables

Latest addition to the Inter-Lakes Manufacturing Capabilities...Giddings & Lewis FT3500 Floor-Type Horizontal Boring Machine

Features/Capabilities:

  • X-axis travel 6000mm/20'

  • Y-axis travel 3100mm/10'

  • Z-axis travel (spindle) 1250mm/49"

  • 76HP Spindle, 3500 RPM, 4-speed headstock

  • 60 position automatic tool changer (handles tools up to 110 lbs/29" in length)

  • CNC Auxiliary Slide w/ Built-in CNC Rotary Table

  • 1500mm/60" W-axis travel

  • 2500mm/98.4" X 3000mm/118" Rotary Table

  • 66,000 lb. table load capacity

  • American made in Fond du Lac, Wisconsin