Keyence High-Precision Coordinate Measuring Machine

Forster Tool is constantly making improvements to either our processes, or our equipment. This time around, we have made a big improvement to our Quality Control Department with the addition of the Keyence High-Precision Coordinate Measuring Machine! With a measuring range of 300 x 250 x 150 mm its perfect for our range of parts. The large amount of configurable elements and large capacity of measurement points assure that even complex parts will be handled with ease!

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From Prototype to Production

Prototype development is one of the many very important first steps to getting a final product or part on the market or assimilated into your business process. At Forster Tool we work with our customers through their prototyping process, but notice that some leave house for production. Sticking with the same manufacturer for both prototype and production runs can have numerous benefits that those who switch would be missing out on.
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What is a custom screw?

In answer to today’s world of demanding production schedules, Industrial Supply Companies stock millions of types of screws used in manufacturing. Determining if the type of screws needed is a custom screw machined product can be difficult but necessary to insure cost effective purchasing. Custom screw machined products require processes outside of a normal length, width, head or threads. If a Company requires more precision screws in unique materials most often these are custom screws. Screws and fasteners used in the medical, aerospace and defense applications due to their complexity and precision needs and will often be a custom job.

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What is Hastelloy?

Majority of nickel-based steel alloys are highly resistant to corrosion, Hastelloy being the best of them. It is a superalloy prepared primarily from nickel and small percentage of many other elements. Designed to endure great stress and high temperature, the corrosion-resistance of Hastelloy is supreme when it comes to performance. Other than the great resistance that the Hastelloy offers to all manners of cracking or pitting, parts made from this metal blend have a tendency to have optimal performance for several chemical applications, which might oxidize the metals. Other elements like chromium or molybdenum add to the profile of this alloy, which proves to be one of the toughest around.

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Titanium Machining

Metals are considered to be one the most important natural resources that are available to us. The use of all the metals and their alloys is inevitable for machining purposes; however it is the Titanium Machining that has garnered a lot of attention and popularity in the industrial world recently. Titanium is now more significantly used in industry due to its several distinctive properties. Titanium is known to be a bad conductor of heat and electricity and has a strong chemical reactivity with other metals and materials. This is the reason why a lot of caution and expertise is required in the making of Titanium machined parts, as exercised by our company.

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