TCI Precision Metals

240 E Rosecrans Ave.
Gardena, CA 90248 US


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TCI Precision Metals dovetail blanks

Dovetail Blanks Simplify Material Preparation
IMTS 2018: Dovetail machine-ready blanks from TCI Precision Metals are designed to complement any four- or five-axis machining center fitted with a dovetail workholding fixture.

photos from westec 2017

What We Learned at Westec 2017
Westec offered a useful mix of emerging technology and practical applications. This slide show reflects this mix in its eclectic coverage of what exhibitors had to offer.

TCI Precision Metals vacuum workholding

Vacuum Workholding Secures Flat Stock without Clamps
Eastec 2017: TCI Precision Metals’ vacuum workholding products are designed to reduce overall production time and improve part holding when using flat stock.

TCI Precision Metals vacuum workholding

Vacuum Workholding Offers Security, Part Access
TCI Precision Metals, a specialist in machine-ready blanks, offers vacuum workholding systems that are said to reduce production time and improve gripping security on flat stock.

TCI Metals machune-ready blanks

Shorter Lead Times for Custom Metal Blanks
With the help of newly-acquired duplex milling technology, TCI Precision Metals offers shorter lead times for its custom machine-ready blanks.

TCI Precision Metals manifold blanks

Metal Blanks for Manifold Production
TCI Precision Metals offers its machine-ready manifold blanks for shops producing manifolds and other components for the fluid power industry.

TCI Precision Metals Names President and COO
The family-owned company has appointed a member of its third generation to lead its operations.

TCI Precision Metals Reconfigures Shop Floor for Reshoring Flexibility
A new floor plan will help the company better serve the needs of reshoring customers who require flexible and creative solutions.

Global Equipment to Distribute TCI Precision Blanks
The machine-ready blanks will be available online and through the distributor’s catalog.

Fastenal to Distribute TCI Precision Blanks
Machine-ready blanks will be available for next-day delivery.

Machine-Ready Blanks Reduce Setup Time
TCI Precision Metals offers high-precision machine-ready blanks said to increase throughput.

TCI President to Serve on NTMA Executive Team
John Belzer, president of TCI Precision Metals (Gardena, California) has agreed to fill a vacancy on the National Tooling and Machining Association (NTMA) executive team effective immediately through March 2013.

TCI President to Serve on NTMA Executive Team
Mr. Belzer has already served in various capacities at NTMA.

Custom Blanks Add Capacity
What if you could let your machines do less low-value prep machining and more high-value finish machining? How would that change the economics of your process?

 TCI machine-ready blanks

Machine-Ready Blanks Need No Prepping
Machine-ready blanks from TCI can be loaded directly into CNC machining centers, without the need for sawing, grinding, flattening and squaring.

Video: What is Duplex Milling?
This footage shows two-sided milling for fast production of square blanks.

Video: What is Double Disc Grinding?
This footage shows grinding of opposite surfaces at the same time.

Video: What is Blanchard Grinding?
This footage demonstrates rotary surface grinding of large parts.

Machine-Ready Blanks Save Time
 According to the supplier, its machine-ready blanks reduce overall part costs.

Creating Cost Savings With Machine-Ready Blanks
Eliminating pre-machining operations is often the difference between winning bids and profitability.

Machine-Ready Blanks
According to the company, its machine-ready blanks reduce overall part costs. They can be loaded directly into the machine without prep operations, which include sawing, grinding, flattening or squaring.  Additionally, machine-ready blanks are said to require less time for adjusting setups and fixture offsets.

Product Categories of TCI Precision Metals

Brass & Copper Alloys
Carbon, Alloy & Free Machining Steels
Cast Irons
Machining Services
Nickel Alloys
Other Ferrous Metals
Other Non-Ferrous Materials
Stainless Steels
Titanium Alloys
Tool Steels
Vises & Vise Jaws
Workholding, Custom

Trade Names

Custom Machine-Ready Blanks
Dovetail Machine-Ready Blanks
E-Z Coil
Feature-added Machine-Ready Blanks
Machine-Ready Blanks
Manifold Machine-Ready Blanks
Standard Machine-Ready Blanks