Ultra-Met Carbide Technologies has a complete Preform department to support all of your carbide preform needs.

  • Modifying Existing Shapes – Machining/grinding pressed shapes from existing public tooling and stocked blanks.
  • Prototyping – Machining prototypes for development of pressed shapes before press tooling is ordered.
  • Production Preform Runs – Machining production runs of pressed parts to achieve complex geometries and mounting holes that are not achievable using press tooling alone.

Preform Equipment List

  • CNC Lathe
  • 3-axis CNC Mills
  • Manual grinders, Mills, Drill Presses, Carbide Saw, and related manual equipment
  • Keyence Optical Inspection System