5/1/2012 | 1 MINUTE READ

Machine-Ready Blanks Save Time and Money on Custom Mold Bases; Booth 322

Facebook Share Icon LinkedIn Share Icon Twitter Share Icon Share by EMail icon Print Icon

High precision machine-ready blanks.

Share

Facebook Share Icon LinkedIn Share Icon Twitter Share Icon Share by EMail icon Print Icon

Related Suppliers

TCI Precision Metals will be showing its high precision machine-ready blanks capabilities to injection moldmaking customers.

According to the company, TCI Machine-Ready Blanks help moldmakers increase throughput and reduce costs when producing custom size mold bases.  With a single purchase order customers receive custom precision blanks ready to load directly into their CNC machining centers. 

Precision blanks eliminate the need for in-house sawing, grinding, flattening, squaring operations and outside processing.  Each blank arrives deburred, clean and to customer specifications – guaranteed as close as +/- .0005” dimensionally and as close as .0002” flatness, squareness, and parallelism. 

Customers can use the time they previously spent in setup and prep for more productive use of CNC machining centers, adding to their bottom line profitability, according to TCI.

Founded in 1956, TCI Precision Metals is a family-owned precision manufacturer producing precision machine-ready blanks from aluminum, stainless steel and other alloys, and providing contract manufacturing services--sawing,grinding, milling and ginishing operations with the added benefit of being a plate and sheet distributor make More than 30 CNC machines, including 5-axis capabilities, allows TCI to machine a wide range of parts. TCI is a warehouse plate and sheet distributor for Alcoa, Kaiser and Hulamin Aluminum, including 6061, 2024 or 7075 aluminum plate and sheet, stainless steel plate and several other alloys, TCI stocks more than 500,000 lbs. of material for quick turn-around on customer requirements.

TCI will be at amerimold 2012 in Booth 322. Register today for a free exhibit hall pass and a $50 conference discount compliments of MoldMaking Technology.
 

Hand holding a crystal ball

We’d rather send you $15 than rely on our crystal ball…

It’s Capital Spending Survey season and the manufacturing industry is counting on you to participate! Odds are that you received our 5-minute Metalworking / Plastics survey from MoldMaking Technology in your mail or email. Fill it out and we’ll email you $15 to exchange for your choice of gift card or charitable donation. Are you in the U.S. and not sure you received the survey? Contact us to access it.

Help us inform the industry and everybody benefits.

RELATED CONTENT

  • Understanding Mold Insulation As a Heat Management Tool

    When insulation is necessary to build a mold, the moldmaker must consider the insulation's properties and what effects these properties will have on mold performance.

  • The Valve Gate Advantage

    Valve gate installations must be made to manufacturer specs to obtain the advantages necessary for competitive production of injection molded parts in today’s marketplace.

  • Quick Math for Cylinder Calculations

    Simple cylinder calculations provide good first look comparisons for proper sizing when moldmakers are considering the most suitable side-action option early in the mold design.

Resources