State of the art plastic molding equipment used at TSI Plastics.


TSI Plastics uses technically advanced equipment and processes. Most tools and programs are created internally, utilizing computer-assisted design and sophisticated EDM machines.

Our state of the art equipment gives us the ability to machine your part to the finest detail of the necessary specifications for your project. Work that requires extremely close tolerances, down to +- 0.0005 calls for Precision CNC Machining. This level of precision requires not only sophisticated equipment but also experienced specialists in programming, fixture design and development.

Our Equipment List:

Injection Molding Equipment:
1 – Van Dorn 350 ton 30 oz
1 - Boy 50 ton 5 oz capacity
2 - Van Dorn 75 ton 5 oz
1 - Van Dorn 75 ton 7 oz
1 - Van Dorn 150 ton 12 oz
1 - Van Dorn 200 ton 15 oz
7 - Van Dorn 75 ton 8 oz shuttle presses

Compression Molding:
1 - Stokes Compression and Transfer press 50 ton
1 - Bipel Compression and Transfer press 200 ton
1 - Watson and Stillman Compression and Transfer Press 200 ton

Rotational Molding:
1 - Rotary platen clamshell press 120” capacity
1 - Rotary platen clamshell press 90” capacity
1 - Rotary platen clamshell press 60” capacity

Thermoforming:
1 - 12’ X 12” manual shuttle table
1 - 48 X 96 automatic rotary table
3 - 12 X 36 manual table

Various drying ovens and prep saws

Turning - Numerical Control:
1 - Acro-Max -1-1/16 Æ through spindle
1 - Hardinge HNC chucker- 1-1/6 Æ through spindle
2 - Hardinge CHNC chuckers- 1-1/16 Æ through spindle
3 - Hardinge CHNC II - 1-5/8 Æ through spindle
1 - Mazak Quick Turn 15 N Universal
2 - Mazak Quick Turn 20, 12 station turret, 2" bar capacity, 8" chuck
1 - Mazak Nexus Quick Turn 200, 2 axis lathe, 12 station turret, 14" travel in X axis, 40" travel in Z axis, 36 HP
2 - Mori Seiki CL-150 Turning Center, 1.5" bar capacity, 6" chuck
1 – Omni-Turn CNC Turning Center

Turning - Conventional:
1 - Hardinge hand screw machines- 1-1/16 Æ through spindle
2 - Hardinge HLV tool room lathes with taper attachments
1 - Tymac hydraulic tracing head
1 - Sheldon R-15 lathe

All turning equipment is fully tooled with collets, chucks, and all necessary accessories to ensure full capacity operation.

Milling - Numerical Control:
1 - Haas VF3 with 20" x 40" Table travel and 4th axis programmable rotary table
2 - Haas VF2 with 20" x 30" Table travel and 4th axis programmable rotary table
1 - Mazak VQC-15/40 3-axis Machining Center, 16" x 22" table travel, 30-station tool changer
4 - Mazak V-5 3-axis CNC Machining Centers, 16" x 30" table travel,
          24-station automatic tool changer and 4th-axis programmable rotary table
3 - Milltronics vertical 3 axis mills
4 - Bridgeport Vertical Mills with Optical Standards or Digital readout
1 - Nichols Twin Mill
1 - 5 Axis machining center
3 - Turrit 5 Axis routing centers


Accessories:

Numerous rotary tables, dividing heads, indexing heads, vises, angle plates

Engineering:
3 - Complete CAM programming system featuring Virtual Gibbs Mill, Turn, and Solid Modeling.
3 - Complete CAD/CAM workstations featuring AutoCAD R13 and AutoCAD LT 98.
2 - Autodesk VIEW for drawing review and red line.
3 - Autodesk IGES translators for electronic data translation.
          • Highland Technology DNC computerized machine tool program distribution network
          • Computer networking between Engineering CAD/CAM systems and DNC computerized program library.
1 - Electronic data transfer capability providing accurate data exchange between
           customer and our engineering CAD/CAM systems.
1 - Electronic Data Interchange using Harbinger EDI Services for quick response
           and transfer of quotations and purchase orders.
          • Computerized job costing and tracking system networked throughout the entire operation.
          • Computerized system for Estimating using Micro Estimating Systems Software (Machine Shop Estimating).

Inspection:
Brown & Sharpe OPTIV*3 Classic Multi-Sensor Optical Measuring System
1 - 14" Optical Comparators to 50x
2 - Sets gage blocks (Croblox)
21 - Indicating micrometers to 3"
1 - Cleveland Par-Ac electronic comparator
1 - Wilson Rockwell Hardness Tester
1 - Surtonic surface finish indicator
1 - Zeiss Toolmaker’s microscope
1 - Mitutoyo air bearing coordinate measuring machine, Uni-touch control, with printer computer assist
1 - Bendix Cordax IV coordinate measuring machine 16" x 12" travel
1 - Diatest bore gage, .037-.394 Æ range
2 - Ono Sokki Digital height gages
1 - Federal Digital height gage (Max. .0001)
1 - 12” vernier Caliper
1 - 24" Vernier Caliper
1 - 48” Vernier Caliper
3 - CDI Digital indicators
2 - Sunnen gages - .300 - 2.900 Æ capacity
1 - Starrett 18" height gage
1 - Unipoint Calibration tracking Software

Numerous granite inspection plates, height gages, indicators,
micrometers and other measuring devices and accessories to accurately inspect all work produced.

Grinding & Sawing:
1 - Myford MG, 12-HPM Hydraulic Cylindrical Grinder, 3 x 12
1 - Chevalier Automatic Precision Surface Grinder, 12" x 24" capacity with vacuum chuck
1 - Cincinnati Monoset Cutter and Tool Grinder, Model MT
1 - Harvel Surface Grinder 8" x 16" capacity
1 - Unison Centerless Grinder attachment for surface grinder, .005 to 1-1/4 Æ capacity
1 - Rockwell Cutoff Saw 1 DoAll Automatic Cutoff Saw

Drilling & Tapping:
2 - 4-spindle Delta Drill Press Set
1 - 5-spindle Delta Drill Press Set with power feed and slow speed attachment
2 - 16" Delta Drill Presses
1 - Commander Lead screw tapper
2 - Commander Multi-spindle attachments for Delta Drill Presses
2 - Snow Drilling machines with tapping heads
3 - Snow Index Fixtures
1 - Hamilton Sensitive Drill Press
1 - Hamilton Tapper
1 - Levine Micro Drill Press
5 - Delta Rockwell variable speed Drill Presses
2 - Dayton Bench Model Drill Press
6 - Craftsman Single Speed Drill Presses
1 - 4" Belt Sander and disc
3 - 1" Belt Sanders

Punching and Die Cutting:
2 - Clamshell die cutter, 24” X 24” capacity
2 - Electric table die cutters 18” X 18”
1 - Kenco Punch Press 15 Ton Capacity
1 - Benchmaster Punch Press 8 Ton Capacity
1 - Babineau Punch Press 5 Ton Capacity
1 - Babineau Punch Press 3 Ton Capacity
1 - Babineau Punch Press 2 Ton Capacity
1 - Babineau Punch Press 1 Ton Capacity
1 - Pexto Precision Shearer 3’ Capacity
1 - Connecticut Line Break 4’ Capacity
1 - Pexto 6M14 Shearer 6’ Capacity
1 - Bruce Automatic Slitter 5” Capacity
1 - Star Preform Heater Used for Tube and Rod Forming
1 - Double J Automatic Tumbler
1 - Sauna Plastic Moister Conditioner
1 - Greive-Hendry Oven Plastic Annealer
1 - Boyer-Schultz Surface Grinder
1 - MSC, 36” Direct Machine