Dovetail Machine Ready-Blanks

Example Chuck

  • Shown with Machine-Ready Blank

Vacuum Workholding Solutions

Ideal Workholding for Flat Ground Blanks

Standard and Custom Chucks Available

At TCI Precision Metals we specialize in making flat, close tolerance, Machine-Ready Blanks and the Vacuum Chuck Solutions required to hold them. Choose from standard or custom designs to meet your vacuum workholding requirements.

Why use TCI’s Custom Vacuum Workholding?
  • Secure hard-to-hold parts
  • Reduce number of set ups
  • No clamps allows more access
  • Vacuum will secure your TCI Machine-Ready Blanks, as they arrive flat to .005″ or better.

Our chucks are designed and built to last with production grade components and hard anodized finish for extended wear. Our chucks come with E-Z LOK threaded inserts for maximum wear-life of the threads. Pins can be customized to allow for better location of part.

Our chucks are made custom for:
  • Vertical Machining Centers
  • Horizontal Machining Centers
  • Router Milling Machines
  • Tombstones
  • Pallet Changers
  • Grinders
  • Rotary Tables
  • And more…

Contact a sales engineer today, and Request a Customized Quote. We will guide you through the appropriate size and vacuum requirements for your job.

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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)