Engineering

Capabilities
Engineering Capabilities
  • CAD and Electronic Data Compatibility
  • Estimating and Quoting (Part and Assembly Quoting)
  • Project Management
  • Reverse Engineering and Mechanical Design
  • Systematic Document Creation and Management
  • Tooling Design
  • Value Engineering
Tooling Capabilities
  • Aluminum Tooling
  • Bonded Assembly Jig
  • Checking Fixtures
  • Drill Jigs
  • Handform Check Fixtures
  • Weld Jigs
Manufacturing Capabilities
  • CNC Punching
  • Laser Cutting
  • Stamping
  • Shearing
  • Welding
  • Forming
  • Bending
  • Metal Finishing
  • Assembly
  • Hard and Soft Tool Manufacturing
Standards Met
  • PACCAR Preferred Supplier
  • ISO 9001
Software Used
  • Assorted Viewers
  • AutoCAD
  • Inventor
  • Pro Engineer Wildfire
  • SolidWorks
Additional Information
Applications
  • Aluminum Tool Bodies (Structures) for Heavy Wreckers
  • Single-axis, Photovoltaic Solar Power Installations
  • Power Generation & Transmission Enclosures plus Components
  • Quick Service Restaurants
Quality Management
  • Six Sigma Black Belts and Green Belts
  • DMAIC
  • Certified Quality Engineers
  • Certified Quality Auditors
  • RAB Registered Lead Assessor to ISO:9000
  • CMM and Inspection Technicians
  • Professional development of personnel promoted through the American Society for Quality
  • Memberships
  • Certification Programs
Quality Engineering
  • Control Plans - living documents that are updated continuously from the following inputs
  • FMEA
  • PPAP
  • Corrective Action
  • Root Cause Analysis
  • Poka-Yoke
  • Process Improvement
  • Lean 5S
  • SMED
  • JIT
  • Set-up Reduction
  • Continuous Flow
  • Plan/Do/Check/Act
  • Kaizen
Affiliations
  • Member of the Nashville Area Chamber of Commerce
  • Member of the Rutherford County Chamber of Commerce
  • Member of the Solar Electric Power Association
  • Member of the Precision Metalforming Association (PMA)
Industries Served
  • Alternative/Renewable Energy
  • Electrical Enclosures
  • Heavy Trucks and Transportation (Class 7 and 8 Trucks)
  • Power Generation and Transmission
  • Rail Cars
  • Recovery Equipment
  • Telecommunications
Specifications
Acceptable File Formats
  • DXF
  • IGES
  • STP

Fabrication

Specifications
Materials
  • Aluminum
  • Carbon Steel
  • Galvanized & Aluminized Steels
  • Mild Steel
  • Sheet Metal
  • Stainless Steel
Maximum Tonnage Capacity (CNC Punching)
  • 30 ton
Maximum Sheet Size (CNC Punching)
  • 60" x 192"
Maximum Capacity (Laser Cutting)
  • 3/4" x 60" x 120"
Maximum Tonnage Capacity (Press Brake Forming)
  • 253 ton
Maximum Bend Length
  • 156 in
Maximum Sheet Metal Thickness (Hard and Soft Tool Manufacturing)
  • .250 in
Metal Finish Designations
  • 2B    
  • 3B     
Acceptable File Formats
  • DXF
  • IGES
  • STP
Capabilities
Metal Fabricating Capabilities
  • Laser Cutting
  • CNC Punching
  • Stamping
  • Forming
  • Shearing
  • MIG Welding
  • TIG Welding
  • Spot Welding
  • CNC Machining
  • Bending
  • Metal Finishing
  • Hard and Soft Tool Manufacturing
Software Used
  • Assorted Viewers
  • AutoCAD
  • Inventor
  • Pro Engineer Wildfire
  • SolidWorks
Standards Met
  • PACCAR Preferred Supplier
  • IS0 9001
Soft Tool Manufacturing Capabilities
Linear Dimension Range (0" - 14")
Number of bends included in dimension 0 1 2 3 4 5
Tolerance (+/-) 0.005 0.008 0.01 0.013 0.015 0.018
Linear Dimension Range (14" - 28")
Number of bends included in dimension 0 1 2 3 4 5
Tolerance (+/-) 0.007 0.012 0.016 0.019 0.022 0.025
Linear Dimension Range (28" - 48")
Number of bends included in dimension 0 1 2 3 4 5
Tolerance (+/-) 0.009 0.016 0.02 0.024 0.028 0.032
Equipment List
CNC Punches

(2) TRUMPF TRUMATIC 5000R Fully Automatic High Speed CNC Punches

  • Sheet Master automatic material load and unload
  • Integrated with a centralized material storage and retrieval system
  • 21 station tool magazine, with an additional 70 station tool changer
  • Off-line program creation and management
  • 25 ton punching force
  • Up to 1000 strokes per minute
  • Maximum sheet size: 5' x 10'
  • Maximum material thickness: Aluminum: 0.250", Steel: 0.179", Stainless Steel: 0.074"

(2) TRUMPF TRUMATIC 500 CNC PUNCHES

  • Vacuum lifter and overhead crane for material load and unload
  • Off-line program creation and management
  • 25 ton punching force
  • 18 station tool magazine
  • Maximum sheet size: 5' x 16'
  • Maximum material thickness: Aluminum: 0.250", Steel: 0.179", Stainless Steel: 0.104"

(1) AMADA PEGA CNC Turret Punch

  • Off-line program creation and management
  • 45 station turret
  • 30 ton punching force
  • Maximum sheet size: 5' x 10'
  • Maximum material thickness: Aluminum: 0.250", Steel: 0.135", Stainless Steel: 0.074"

(2) AMADA EMK CNC Punches

  • Off-line program creation and management
  • 58 station turret
  • 30 ton punching force
  • Maximum sheet size: 60 x 120 (without reposition)
  • Maximum material thickness: Aluminum: 0.250", Steel: 0.179", Stainless Steel: 0.104"
Laser Cutting Machines

(3) TRUMPF TRUMATIC Flat Sheet Laser Cutting Machines

  • Fast and accurate cutting of the most complex shapes
  • Clean and burr free edges
  • Flying optics for scratch free cutting
  • Integrated with automatic material storage and retrieval system
  • Automatically loads raw material onto pallet during cutting cycle
  • Automatically shuttles finished parts out and raw materials in
  • Off-line program creation and management
  • Maximum sheet size: 5' x 10'
  • 5,000 watt CO2 laser
  • Can use either CO2 or O2 assist gases
  • Maximum material thickness: Aluminum: 0.375", Steel: 0.750", Stainless Steel: 0.500"

(1) Amada Acies 2515 CNC Punch/Laser Combo

  • Off-line program creation and management
  • 32 station turret
  • 33 ton punching force
  • Maximum sheet size: 60” x 120”
  • Maximum material thickness 0.236”
Forming Machines

(2) TRUMPF V230 CNC Press Brakes

  • CNC control for precise control of all bending parameters
  • 6 axis back gauge for parts with tapered or off set edges
  • Hydraulic clamping for fast tool changes
  • CNC crowning ensures uniform angle and straightness on long bends
  • Off-line program creation and management
  • 10' bend length
  • 253 ton bending force

(4) TRUMPF V200 CNC Press Brakes

  • CNC control for precise control of all bending parameters
  • 6 axis back gauge for parts with tapered or off set edges
  • Hydraulic clamping for fast tool changes
  • CNC crowning ensures uniform angle and straightness on long bends
  • Off-line program creation and management
  • Automatic work piece followers to prevent back bend on long parts
  •  13' bend length
  • 220 ton bending force

(2) TRUMPF V130 CNC Press Brakes

  • CNC control for precise control of all bending parameters
  • Hydraulic clamping for fast tool changes
  • CNC crowning ensures uniform angle and straightness on long bends
  • Off-line program creation and management
  • 10' bend length
  • 130 ton bending force

(4) AMADA PROMECAM HFB CNC Press Brakes

  • CNC control for precise control of all bending parameters
  • Electro-hydraulic Servo drive system for exact bend angles
  • Off-line program management
  • 6 axis back gauge for parts with tapered or off set edges
  • 13' bend length
  • 140 to 247 tons of bending force

(4) AMADA RG-100 Press Brakes

  • 100 ton bending force
  • 6' to 12' bend lengths

(1) AMADA RG-50 Press Brake

  • 50 ton bending force
  • 4' bend length

(1) Corner Former

(2) Plate Bending Rollers

  • Maximum Capacity: .250" x 60" wide
Welding Machines

(7) Robotic MIG Welding Cells

  • All of our robot cells are set with MIG packages

(62) Manual Arc Welding Stations

  • (27) MIG for aluminum up to 350 amps
  • (13) MIG for steel up to 450 amps
  • (22) TIG for Stl. or Al. up to 350 amps

(2) Resistance (Spot) Welding Machines

  • 80 KVA, 24" throat
  • 75 KVA, 12" throat

(2) Stud Welding Guns

  • Up to 3/8" Dia.

(1) Seam Welder

  • 30" max seam length
  • 250 amp TIG power supply
Saws and Shearing Equipment

(2) Circular Saw for Ferrous Metal

  • Maximum capacity: 4-3/4" Rd., 4-1/8" Sq.

(5) Circular Saws for Non-Ferrous Metal

  • Max capacity: 7" Rd., 7" Sq.

(1) Plate/Sheet Shear

  • Maximum capacity: 1/4" x 144"
Stamping Equipment

(3) Automatic Coil Fed Mechanical Presses

  • Maximum tonnage capacity: 600 tons
  • Coil width: up to 36"

(26) Manual Fed Mechanical Presses

  • Maximum tonnage capacity: 600 tons
  • Bed size: up to 240" L.
Rotary Draw Benders

(1) Automatic CNC Controlled Bender

(3) Manually Fed Benders

CNC Machining Equipment

(3) CNC Vertical Machining Centers

  • Maximum table size: 32" x 99"

(4) CNC Knee Mills

Finishing Equipment

(3) Stroke Sanders

  • Maximum part size 30" x 108"

(3) Combination Belt Sander/Buffing Lathes

  • Metal removal or high luster buffing

(1) Wide belt Sanding Machine

  • 24" wide, single belt

(1) Media Blasting Machine

  • 72" x 72" x 60" blasting chamber
Inspection Capabilities
Coordinate Measuring Machine (CMM)
  • PC-DMIS Software
  • Interfaces with customer part geometry
  • Allows for programming inspection map prior to receiving part
  • Powerful and highly compatible
  • Measurement accuracy to .0003"
  • Measurement Window 84" x 60" x 48"
  • 3 ton crane capacity allows for hard tool accuracy verification
  • Skilled, experienced technicians
  • GD&T expertise
Statistical Process Control
  • MSA/GR&R
  • Process capability studies
  • Utilize Minitab statistical software
  • DOE
Other Capabilities
  • Incoming Material Inspection
  • First Piece/Last Piece Inspection
  • In-Process Inspection
  • Final Inspection
Additional Information
Applications
  • Commercial and Institutional Kitchen Appliance Components
  • Vehicle Accessory Equipment
  • Aluminum Tool Bodies (Structures) for Heavy Wreckers
  • Single-axis, Photovoltaic Solar Power Installations
  • Power Generation &Transmission Enclosures plus Components
  • Quick Service Restaurants
Quality Management
  • Six Sigma Black Belts and Green Belts
  • DMAIC
  • Certified Quality Engineers
  • Certified Quality Auditors
  • RAB Registered Lead Assessor to ISO:9000
  • CMM and Inspection Technicians
  • Professional development of personnel promoted through the American Society for Quality
  • Memberships
  • Certification Programs
  • ISO 9001
Quality Engineering
  • Control Plans - living documents that are updated continuously from the following inputs
  • FMEA
  • PPAP
  • Corrective Action
  • Root Cause Analysis
  • Poka-Yoke
  • Process Improvement
  • Lean
  • 5S
  • SMED
  • JIT
  • Set-up Reduction
  • Continuous Flow
  • Plan/Do/Check/Act
  • Kaizen
Affiliations
  • Member of the Nashville Area Chamber of Commerce
  • Member of the Rutherford County Chamber of Commerce
  • Member of the Solar Electric Power Association
  • Member of the Precision Metalforming Association (PMA)
Industries Served
  • Alternative/Renewable Energy
  • Electrical Enclosures
  • Heavy Trucks and Transportation (Class 7 and 8 Trucks)
  • Power Generation and Transmission
  • Rail Cars
  • Recovery Equipment
  • Telecommunications

Coating

Specifications
Powders Used
  • Epoxy
  • Epoxy Polyester
  • Polyester
  • TGIC Polyester
Coating Thickness
  • 2 to 4 Mils
Finish
  • Flat Matte
  • High Gloss
  • Matte
  • Semi-Glossy
  • Textured
Curing Temperature
  • 325ºF to 400ºF (depending on the powder)
Features
  • Abrasion and chemical resistance
  • Corrosion resistance
  • Electrostatic charging properties
  • Excellent adhesion
  • Flexibility and Good mechanical properties
  • Insulation
Acceptable File Formats
  • DXF
  • IGES
  • STP
Capabilities
Manufacturing Capabilities
  • CNC Punching
  • Laser Cutting
  • Stamping
  • Shearing
  • Welding
  • Forming
  • Bending
  • Metal Finishing
  • Assembly
  • Hard and Soft Tool Manufacturing
Engineering Services
  • CAD and Electronic Data Compatibility
  • Estimation and Quoting
  • Project Management
  • Reverse Engineering and Mechanical Design
  • Systematic Document Creation and Management
  • Value Engineering
Software Used
  • Assorted Viewers
  • AutoCAD
  • Inventor
  • Pro Engineer Wildfire
  • SolidWorks
Standards Met
  • PACCAR Preferred Supplier
  • ISO 9001
Equipment List
(1) Powder Coating System--Dual Booth Power Coating Line
  • Two Automatic Spray Booths
  • Extra Color Modules
  • Hydraulic Lifts
(1) Manual Off-Line Powder Spray Booth
  • One-offs (Small Part Runs)
  • Prototypes (Prototype Testing)
(3) Liquid Paint System
  • Plural Component Mixing Unit
  • HVLP Spray Guns
  • Two Spray Booths
Pretreatment System
  • Five-stage wash and reverse osmosis purification with water softening capabilities
Inspection Capabilities
Coordinate Measuring Machine (CMM)

  • PC-DMIS Software
  • Interfaces with customer part geometry
  • Allows for programming inspection map prior to receiving part
  • Powerful and highly compatible
  • Measurement accuracy to .0003"
  • Measurement Window 84" x 60" x 48"
  • 3 ton crane capacity allows for hard tool accuracy verification
  • Skilled, experienced technicians
  • GD&T expertise
Statistical Process Control
  • MSA/GR&R
  • Process capability studies
  • Utilize Minitab statistical software
  • DOE
Paint Tests
  • Hardness
  • Thickness
  • Adhesion
  • Gloss
  • Salt Spray
Other Capabilities
  • Incoming Material Inspection
  • First Piece/Last Piece Inspection
  • In-Process Inspection
  • Final Inspection
Additional Information
Applications
  • Commercial and Institutional Kitchen Appliance Components
  • Aluminum Tool Bodies (Structures) for Heavy Wreckers
  • Single-axis, Photovoltaic Solar Power Installations
  • Power Generation &Transmission Enclosures plus Components
  • Quick Service Restaurants
Quality Management

  • Six Sigma Black Belts and Green Belts
  • DMAIC
  • Certified Quality Engineers
  • Certified Quality Auditors
  • RAB Registered Lead Assessor to ISO:9000
  • CMM and Inspection Technicians
  • Professional development of personnel promoted through the American Society for Quality
  • Memberships
  • Certification Programs
Quality Engineering
  • Control Plans - living documents that are updated continuously from the following inputs
  • FMEA
  • PPAP
  • Corrective Action
  • Root Cause Analysis
  • Poka-Yoke
  • Process Improvement
  • Lean
  • 5S
  • SMED
  • JIT
  • Set-up Reduction
  • Continuous Flow
  • Plan/Do/Check/Act
  • Kaizen
Affiliations
  • Member of the Nashville Area Chamber of Commerce
  • Member of the Rutherford County Chamber of Commerce
  • Member of the Solar Electric Power Association
  • Member of the Precision Metalforming Association (PMA)
Industries Served
  • Alternative/Renewable Energy
  • Electrical Enclosures
  • Heavy Trucks and Transportation (Class 7 and 8 Trucks)
  • Power Generation and Transmission
  • Rail Cars
  • Recovery Equipment
  • Telecommunications

Assembly

Capabilities
Assembly Capabilities
  • Hardware Insertion
  • Riveting
  • Welding
Manufacturing Capabilities
  • CNC Punching
  • Laser Cutting
  • Stamping
  • Shearing
  • Forming
  • Bending
  • Metal Finishing
  • Hard and Soft Tool Manufacturing
Engineering Services
  • CAD and Electronic Data Compatibility
  • Estimation and Quoting
  • Project Management
  • Reverse Engineering and Mechanical Design
  • Systematic Document Creation and Management
  • Value Engineering
Software Used
  • Assorted Viewers
  • AutoCAD
  • Inventor
  • Pro Engineer Wildfire
  • SolidWorks
Standards Met
  • PACCAR Preferred Supplier
  • ISO 9001
Specifications
Acceptable File Formats
  • DXF
  • IGES
  • STP
Equipment List
(2) Automatic Rivet Setting Machines
  • National Rivet model 816
  • 16" Throat
  • 5,500 Lbs. of upset force
  • Max rivet size 1/4"D x 1-3/8" L
(3) Haeger HP6-C Hardware Insertion Presses
  • 6 tons
  • 18" Throat
(1) Haeger 824 PLUS Hardware Insertion Presses
  • ‚Äč8 tons
  • 24" Throat
Inspection Capabilities
Coordinate Measuring Machine (CMM)
  • PC-DMIS Software
  • Interfaces with customer part geometry
  • Allows for programming inspection map prior to receiving part
  • Powerful and highly compatible
  • Measurement accuracy to .0003"
  • Measurement Window 84" x 60" x 48"
  • 3 ton crane capacity allows for hard tool accuracy verification
  • Skilled, experienced technicians
  • GD&T expertise
Statistical Process Control
  • MSA/GR&R
  • Process capability studies
  • Utilize Minitab statistical software
  • DOE
Paint Tests
  • Hardness
  • Thickness
  • Adhesion
  • Gloss
Other Capabilities
  • Incoming Material Inspection
  • First Piece/Last Piece Inspection
  • In-Process Inspection
  • Final Inspection
  • Hi-pot Test
  • Full Start-up Sequence Test
Additional Information
Applications
  • Commercial and Institutional Kitchen Appliance Components
  • Aluminum Tool Bodies (Structures) for Heavy Wreckers
  • Single-axis, Photovoltaic Solar Power Installations
  • Power Generation &Transmission Enclosures plus Components
  • Quick Service Restaurants
Quality Management
  • Six Sigma Black Belts and Green Belts
  • DMAIC
  • Certified Quality Engineers
  • Certified Quality Auditors
  • RAB Registered Lead Assessor to ISO:9000
  • CMM and Inspection Technicians
  • Professional development of personnel promoted through the American Society for Quality
  • Memberships
  • Certification Programs
Quality Engineering

  • Control Plans - living documents that are updated continuously from the following inputs
  • FMEA
  • PPAP
  • Corrective Action
  • Root Cause Analysis
  • Poka-Yoke
  • Process Improvement
  • Lean
  • 5S
  • SMED
  • JIT
  • Set-up Reduction
  • Continuous Flow
  • Plan/Do/Check/Act
  • Kaizen
Affiliations
  • Member of the Nashville Area Chamber of Commerce
  • Member of the Rutherford County Chamber of Commerce
  • Member of the Solar Electric Power Association
  • Member of the Precision Metalforming Association (PMA)
Industries Served
  • Alternative/Renewable Energy
  • Electrical Enclosures
  • Heavy Trucks and Transportation (Class 7 and 8 Trucks)
  • Power Generation and Transmission
  • Rail Cars
  • Recovery Equipment
  • Telecommunications