Smith & Richardson’s state-of-the art design and manufacturing capabilities allow for virtually unlimited possibilities for your custom formed parts. Bring us your custom design, we will work with you to produce your parts within specifications cost effectively.
We combine advanced slide forming capabilities with an expert staff that averages 20 years of industry experience. We utilize our Global Manufacturing platform, Asian based along with US based tool room, and technology to produce tooling to manufacture precision slide form parts. The benefits realized are low tooling cost and reduced production lead times.
We utilize a vast array of systems to support our production environment. Quoting new precision slide formed parts is accomplished through Contract Review, new jobs are launched through our First Part Process, and production results are monitored through our operating system. Control Plans or other quality system requirements are integrated to ensure your specifications are met.
This unique combination results in the ability to deliver high precision and exceptional value to customers in a wide range of industries including foundry, aerospace, transportation, and armaments.
Smith & Richardson’s slide forming machines can punch out your designed shape, hole, notch, or slot into the part and then form it in automated sequence. The machine’s ability to form the part from 4 different directions in the same cycle allows us increased flexibility in our process.
Our extensive custom form manufacturing experience gives our customers a wide range of possibilities. We can work with all metals, including:
- Stainless steel
- All spring steels
- Phosphor bronze
- Pre-plated materials
- (2) #28 Multislides with press stations --- (1) #3 Four Slide
- Material up to 1-1/2 inches wide
- Feed lengths up to 15 inches
- Multiple coil/strip feeding to allow dual part production
- In line part number marking
- In line stamping up to 20 tons capacity
- Closed loop feed line to support high volume production