Detroit MI 's Top Rated Steel Grinding Components

Custom steel grinding for many different industries!

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Sturdy Grinding has been providing precision grinding across Michigan since 1988. We believe in providing our customers with high quality, increased productivity and customer service that is unparalleled. Since our humble beginnings as a small centerless grinding shop, we have expanded our capacity and capabilities - all while simultaneously improving our production and quality parts.

Our productivity has increased in all centerless grinding operations, which includes thru feed, end feed and multiple diameter close tolerance parts. We've recently acquired certain assets of ABS grinding, which allows us to offer centerless grinding of bar stock and tubing up to 12" in diameter, and 41' long! This is just another way we have increased our services to our customers, and one of the many answers to the question; "Why choose Sturdy Grinding and Machining?"

We provide parts for many various industries. If you have a part that you'd like, and don't see listed below, contact us - we'd love to hear from you!

Aerospace Grinding

Quality Steel Grinding Company In Detroit MI | Sturdy Grinding & Machining - iStock_000061375696_Small The aerospace industry has some of the most stringent quality requirements. The quality rating Sturdy Grinding has earned from its customers is a testament to our ability to meet even the toughest quality standards. Our investments in training and equipment have allowed us to meet the needs of the aerospace industry. Furthermore, our inspection and recording procedures have allowed us to continually improve our processes.

Aerospace parts we commonly grind:

  • Stainless Steel Shafting
  • Titanium Shafting
  • Titanium Tubes
  • Linear Shafting
  • Aluminum Bars
  • Aluminum Tubes

Automotive Grinding in Detroit MI

The engineering that goes into today's vehicles requires ever increasing levels of accuracy and efficiency.

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Sturdy Grinding has continually improved its processes and capabilities to meet these ever expanding needs. Currently, we meet our automotive customer's needs by producing parts that conform to a wide assortment of product requirements.

If you'd like to work with us to see if we'd be able to grind a custom part for you, please contact us to talk with one of our experienced team members about helping you out!

Automotive parts we commonly grind:

  • Axle Shafts
  • Armature Shafts
  • Planetary Gears
  • Assorted Transmission Parts
  • Intermediate Shafts
  • Bearing Journals (Cam-shafts)

Steel Defense Grinding

The defense industry is unique in that it has a broad range of materials and product requirements.

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Engineers in this industry need to design products based on varying and specific needs. Thanks to our decades of experience, Sturdy Grinding has the ability to grind all different kinds of material. We have experience with Steel, Aluminum, Graphite, Copper, Bronze, Brass, Stainless Steel, and even Titanium. Sturdy Grinding & Machining has the equipment and expertise to precision grind all these materials and more to meet the requirements of today's defense contractors.

Defense parts we commonly grind:

  • Machine Gun Tripods
  • M4 & M16 Bolt Carrier Groups
  • Large Caliber Naval Shells
  • Missile and Torpedo Shells
  • Prototype Equipment


Quality Stainless Steel shafting has been a staple in the medical industry for many years. It's used for microscopes and surgical equipment.

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Sturdy Grinding's experience in producing high grade stainless shafting has allowed us to be of service to this industry. We are capable of grinding Stainless Steel to exacting tolerances. Also, thanks to equipment, quality department, and operators we have the necessary tools to produce blemish free, smooth surface shafting that is required by today's medical equipment manufacturers.

Medical parts we commonly grind:

  • Microscope Shafting
  • Stainless Steel Shafting
  • Titanium Shafting

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Customer Service You Can Count On.

Sturdy Grinding & Machining leads the way in providing customers high quality, increased productivity and customer service that is unsurpassed in our industry. Our production rarely stops, so you can rely on us for quick quotes and accurate time estimates. On time and on budget- so you can keep production moving.

See what our customers have to see about our custom steel grinding:

"We have been doing business with Sturdy Grinding for over 20 years , and in that time we have found them to be: Honest, Fair Priced, Good Quality Workmanship, with Good Delivery"

Materion Corporation