Feature-added Machine-Ready Blanks

Feature-Added ;Machine-Ready Blank™

Sample Part Shown Above:

  • Material: 6061-T651 Aluminum
  • Blank Dimensions: 6.060″ x 18.000″ x 29.540″
  • Tolerances: +/-.005″-.000″, Square Within& .005″
  • Added Features: Milled Steps 1.340″ x 4.740″ x 29.540″
  • Application: Reduction of hours of hogging per part. Customer is able to locate of stepped surfaces for final machining.

Feature-added Machine-Ready Blanks ™

CNC Precision Milled and Turned Features

Feature-Added Machine-Ready Blanks ™ are milled or turned to the same tight tolerances as Custom Blanks, but include one or more customer specified features.

Typical added features include:
  • Large amount of material removal: hogging pockets, steps and windows
  • Chamfers and Beveled Edges
  • Holes and Threaded Holes
  • Dovetails
  • Contours and 3D Milling
  • Radii and Other Turned Surfaces
  • By allowing TCI to add these features to your Machine-Ready Blanks, it will not only save time, but also reduce wear and tear on your equipment. When Feature-added Machine-Ready Blanks arrive in your shop, less in-house machine time is required. Specify a single added feature or multiple features – all the way to a finished part if required.

    Your Stock or Ours

    TCI Precision Metals is a mill-direct wholesale plate and sheet distributor and can deliver machined parts to your specifications. We also welcome customer supplied material.

    All orders include shipping – FOB customer destination

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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.

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

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

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    Staff were all professional. Delivered quality parts on time.

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

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