TCI Machine-Ready Blanks

We square them up so you don’t have to

Get right to the high value process of finish-machining by eliminating material prep

Precision – It’s in our name.

As close as:

+/- .0005″ dimensionally

.0002″ flat, square and parallel

Mill-Sourced Blanks Manufacturer

We buy mill-direct wholesale plate and sheet, and pass those savings on to you.

64 Years of Machine-Ready Solutions

We’re a private, family-run organization with strong core values and we believe our customers are our partners.

Machine-Ready is Lean-ready

Eliminate Material Prep

Shorten Setup Time

Reduce Cycle Time

Contract Machining Services

CNC Turning and Milling for:

High Production Runs

Large Parts


finish-machined components

We’ll supply the material and do the precision prep work. You finish the job.

Choose where to start:

Machine-Ready Blanks

1. Machine-Ready Blanks

Flat, square and parallel. Precision tolerance and ready to load directly into your CNC machining center.

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Machine-Ready Material Prep

2. Dovetail Blanks

We’ll prep the blank with a precision dovetail to match your brand and model of workholding fixture.

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Machine-Ready CNC

3. Near-Net Blanks

We’ll drill, bore, turn, mill, rough and hog out features to eliminate even more prep work. Let us save you time.

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Finish Machined Part

4. Finish-Machined Components

We’ll offload your entire part if you’d like. One PO adds full machining and special processing. Kanban and JIT (just in time) available.

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Our Processes:

Machine-Ready Blanks

Material Distribution and Sourcing

We have a wide selection of aluminum plate and stainless steel in stock. We can source and process any alloy.

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Machine-Ready Material Prep

Precision Plate and Bar Sawing

Precision metal saws allow us to saw within +/-.003″.

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Machine-Ready CNC


Precision Blanchard grinding and double-disc grinding provides a flat and tight tolerance part within .0002″.

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Finish Machined Part

Duplex Milling

Duplex Milling (twin milling) will keep parts uniform and square as close as +/-.0002″.

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Machine-Ready Blanks

Flattening & Straightening

Trouble holding flatness in thin plate and sheet? Our grinding and flattening processes remove the stress and holds parts flat to .001″ or better

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Machine-Ready Material Prep

CNC Roughing

Let us do the heavy lifting, of pre-machining (hogging) to a near-net shape.

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Finish Machining

CNC Finishing

High precision CNC equipment allows us to provide finished features, such as pockets, holes, and chamfers.

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Finish Machining

Precision Waterjet Cutting

Waterjet cutting services offering the highest precision and fastest cutting speeds available in the industry.  Inventory on-hand for quick turnaround.

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About Us

TCI Precision Metals was founded in 1956. We’re a private, family-run organization with strong core values and we believe our customers are our partners. Read More

Contact Us

TCI Precision Metals
240 E. Rosecrans Ave.
Gardena, CA 90248
Ph: 800-234-5613
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What Our Customers Have to Say

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I received my blanks today. These look beautiful. Quality product, excellent customer service, on-time delivery, and exceptional packaging… unheard of these days!! I’m anxious to start using them. Thank you for all your help on this. I’ll definitely order again.

Just want to say thanks. I recently ran a job with some blanks ordered from TCI. The blanks saved me two setups and more importantly put extra profit into my pocket. I don’t usually have the luxury of waiting to get material for a job but this time everything worked out fine. You guys rock!

Anonymous Note from Survey

I receive my material on time or early. I have to say it’s a pleasure not having to keep following up on my product and just knowing it’s going to be here when promised.

Aerospace manufacturer (Corona, CA)

Very pleased with the quality of the product and the price was very competitive even considering the cross country shipping costs.

Precision manufacturer (Philadelphia, PA)

Very happy with product (dimensions and finish), packing and shipping protection – excellent.

Tooling company (Spring, TX)

TCI is my favorite vendor to do business with! Thanks for making my life a little easier.

Medical device manufacturer (Pittsburgh, PA)

All of my suppliers should be as good as TCI! 30 years without a failure!

Custom precision machining and manufacturing plant (Louisville, KY)

We have had an excellent relationship with excellent service for 20 years.

Precision manufacturer (Louisville, KY)

Staff were all professional. Delivered quality parts on time.

Small machine shop (Spring Valley, CA)

Great quality – turned a job from a loser to a winner.

Family-owned business (St. Louis, MO)

Sales people are great to work with!

Precision manufacturer (Tucson, AZ)

Good Parts.

Our Quality Guarantee

On Time.

When You Need It


Total Customer Satisfaction


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