Racing Products & Services

custom productsSince 1946, Dayton Progress has grown to become the Global Leader in the precision tooling industry. We are pleased to offer the same expertise, manufacturing know-how, quality and superior customer service that our name was built on to the motorsports industry.

Custom Engine Components

  • Made to your print specifications
  • Tolerances can be held to .0001"
  • Superfinishing and coating capabilities
  • Your designs are strictly confidential

DAYTON PROGRESS manufactures highly complex, precision components machined and ground directly to your prints or specifications. We can also provide grinding and finishing services to your machined parts. DAYTON understands the need for confidentiality in the motorsports industry, so we go to great lengths to protect your designs. We keep a variety of certified materials on hand and control all aspects of the manufacturing process in house, including vacuum heat treat. All DAYTON products are fully inspected by our quality department which is equipped with the latest inspection equipment to ensure quality. DAYTON's manufacturing layout gives us the unique ability to turn around small lot prototypes as well as large lot production runs in days…not weeks or months. We also offer a "NIN" (Need It Now) service for jobs requiring immediate turn around. Please contact us today to join some of motorsport's most elite teams in experiencing the DAYTON difference.

Metallurgical Services

Do you want to know exactly why a component failed, or want to improve on an existing design? Was a failure due to material selection, lubrication, design, manufacturing process? Dayton Progress can eliminate the guessing! Our technical experts and metallurgical staff, led by an on-site fully degreed Chief Metallurgist, can give you solid, scientifically based answers.

  • Match metals, geometry, finish and coatings to technically determined failure modes
  • Extend component life
  • Improve component performance
  • Provide complete metallurgical reports


  • Microstructural Analysis
  • Finite Element Analysis
  • Material Qualification
  • Metallurgical Qualification
  • Surface Treatment
  • Macro Hardness Testing
  • Micro Hardness Testing
  • Wear Analysis
  • Failure Mode Analysis
  • Scanning Electron Microscopy



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