Manufacturing processes

Calculations for over 80 manufacturing processes.

Here's a full listing of all the manufacturing processes for which Tolcap provides process capability maps. We're keen to expand Tolcap in line with your requirements so if you'd like us to take a look at any other processes not listed, please get in touch.

  • Casting

    • Centrifugal casting - all metals
    • Ceramic mould casting - all metals
    • Gravity die casting for aluminium and magnesium alloys
    • Gravity die casting for iron and copper alloys
    • Investment casting - all metals
    • Plaster mould casting for aluminium and magnesium alloys
    • Plaster mould casting for zinc and copper alloys
    • Pressure die casting for alumiunium and magnesium alloys
    • Pressure die casting for copper alloys
    • Pressure die casting for zinc alloys
    • Sand casting for aluminium and magnesium alloys
    • Sand casting for copper alloys
    • Sand casting for steel and iron
    • Shell moulding for aluminium and magnesium alloys
    • Shell moulding for steel, iron and copper alloys
  • Cold drawing and rolling

    • Cold drawing for copper and copper alloys
    • Cold drawing for low to medium carbon steels
    • Cold rolling for aluminium alloys
    • Cold rolling for copper and copper alloys
    • Cold rolling for low to medium carbon and low alloy steels
  • Cold forming

    • Cold forming and finishing - radial tolerance only
    • Cold heading for low to medium carbon steels - axial tolerances
    • Cold heading for low to medium carbon steels - radial tolerances
    • Impact extrusion - axial tolerances
    • Impact extrusion - radial tolerances
    • Swaging
  • Elastomer and composite moulding

    • Compression moulding for composite materials
    • Hand-spray lay-up for composite materials
    • Injection moulding for elastomers
  • Extrusion

    • Cold extrusion
    • Extrusion for elastomers
    • Extrusion for thermoplastics
    • Hot extrusion for aluminium and magnesium alloys
  • Hot forging

    • Closed die forging upto 1Kg - low to medium carbon
    • Closed die forging 1Kg to 3.2Kg - low to medium carbon
    • Closed die forging 3.2Kg to 10Kg - low to medium carbon
    • Closed die forging 10Kg to 50Kg - low to medium carbon
    • Closed die forging upto 1Kg - low alloy steel
    • Closed die forging 1Kg to 3.2Kg - low alloy steel
    • Closed die forging 3.2Kg to 10Kg - low alloy steel
    • Closed die forging 10Kg to 50Kg - low alloy steel
    • Precision closed die forging and stamping for copper alloys
  • Machining

    • Broaching
    • Cylindrical grinding
    • Drilling
    • Honing
    • Lapping
    • Milling
    • Planing and shaping
    • Reaming
    • Surface grinding
    • Turning and boring
    • Ultra precision turning and boring
  • Non-traditional machining

    • Chemical milling for aluminum alloys
    • Chemical milling for carbon steels
    • Chemical milling for titanium
    • Electrical discharge machining
    • Electrochemical machining
    • Electron beam machining
    • Laser beam machining
    • Photochemical blanking for carbon steels
    • Photochemical blanking for copper alloys
    • Ultrasonic machining
  • Plastic moulding

    • Blow moulding - thermoplastics
    • Injection compression ABS, EPOXY, PBTP (filled), PC, PESU
    • Injection compression PETP (filled), PF, PMMA, POM (filled), PPS
    • Injection compression PS, PSU, PVC-U, SAN, UP
    • Injection compression CA, CP, PA, PBTP (unfilled), PP (filled)
    • Injection compression PCTFE, PE, PP (unfilled)
    • Injection moulding for precision engineering components (All thermoplastics)
    • Rotational moulding for thermoplastics
  • Powder metallurgy

    • Powder metal sintering for axial tolerances
    • Powder metal sintering for radial tolerances
    • Powder metal sizing for radial tolerances
  • Sheet metalworking

    • Deep drawing and ironing
    • Fine blanking
    • Sheet metal bending
    • Sheet metal cutting
    • Sheet metal punching
    • Sheet metal roll forming
    • Sheet metal spinning

Tolcap includes:

  • Calculations for over 80 manufacturing processes
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  • No long term contract
  • No set up charges

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