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.
Widely acknowledged as market leaders in our field, the name ABR has been synonymous with the precision welding of plastic injection, pressure die casting and press tools for over 40 years. ABR provide a range of refined “metal on” processes for the purpose of tool repair, rectification of design faults, machining errors and tooling modifications. […]
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 […]
Precise, intricate powder coating is our expertise. YOUR WORK IN SAFE HANDS The ever increasing complexity and artistry of machined components in the UK has intensified the requirement for precise powder coating on advanced designs. This final stage of manufacture, the finish, seems inevitably to be under time pressure. You need your coating to be […]