Tooling is dependent on the manufacturing, but essentially refers to how something is made. Working or manufacturing aids such as cutting tools, dies, fixtures, gauges, jigs, moulds and patterns are limited in use to a specific production line or the performance of a specific contract or job. What must be remembered, is that tooling does not include machinery.
The GTMA Supplier Directory is home to a variety of companies offering tooling technologies and high-quality materials.
Tech-Ni-Plant has been established at Aston Science Park Birmingham for over 30 years. The company supplies a full range of surface treatment processes to moulders, toolmakers and in house processors which can:- Improve Wear Resistance Improve Corrosion Resistance Increase Surface Hardness Reduce Friction Aid Release Ion Implantation A no risk, low temperature impregnation of nitrogen […]
WS2 – Problem Solver for the Plastics Industry Many plastic injection moulders and toolmakers are finding WS2 low-friction surface treatment the answer to their release, flow and pick-up problems. Indeed, the number of tools where production was either difficult or impossible being transformed by WS2 to a working condition continues to increase. Many moulders are […]