Capabilities: Avantech tooling solutions
We understand that “one size does NOT fit all,” and have built diverse manufacturing capabilities to solve the manufacturing challenges our customers face. Production of rotomold tools begins with a thorough product design review, during which Avantech engineers determine the best tooling option – cast aluminum, CNC aluminum, or fabricated tooling – to provide the best results.
CNC aluminum tools
Due primarily to speed-to-market and dimensional precision advantages, CNC aluminum tools have gained increasing acceptance in the rotational molding market. Avantech has made a significant investment in its CNC capability, to keep our customers ahead of the technology curve.
Once product design is reviewed and CNC tooling is determined most viable, Avantech’s CNC design engineers convert the part file to a computerized tool path program, which is then machine-cut via an automated CNC (computer numeric controlled) process from high-grade aluminum billet. The result is dimensionally precise rotomold tools, produced quickly and efficiently to accelerate speed-to-market outcomes.
Cast aluminum tools
For more than 30 years, Avantech cast aluminum tooling has earned recognition and “go-to” preference from rotational molders throughout the world. Serving a wide range of end-use sectors such as agriculture, playground equipment, furniture, sports & leisure and recreational marine, Avantech cast tools are renowned for durability, repeatability, ease-of-use and dimensional precision.
Supporting our commitment to continuously improving the value we provide, Avantech is collaborating with foundry industry experts to enhance the surface quality, dimensional precision and speed-to-market attributes of the cast aluminum tooling we deliver to the global marketplace.
Tool revision and refurbishment
To respond to the market’s need for tool revision and refurbishment, Avantech has built robust capabilities and developed a highly experienced and skilled team dedicated specifically to providing these services.
With tooling revisions, we begin by analyzing customers’ updated product design, then develop and execute a manufacturing strategy to revise tooling relative to the desired part production requirements. Additionally, our refurbishment capabilities allow customers to optimize tooling longevity by maintaining proper working condition of parting lines, clamping and closure mechanisms, air management systems and ancillary tool components.