Smith & Richardson’s state-of-the art manufacturing facility features Four Slide machines to produce your wire form parts. Our machine is equipped with an automatic raw material payoff platform allowing improved efficiency, ultimately reducing lead times and lowering costs to the customer. 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 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.
Wire forms can be used in the following applications:
- Wire clips
- Formed pins
Smith & Richardson’s extensive Wire Forming experience includes precision forming and shaping of wire from coil. We can work with all metals, including:
- Stainless Steel
- Music Wire
- #3 Four Slide
- Up to 3/16” diameter wire
- Feed length up to 15 inches
- Closed loop feed line to support high volume production