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Entries from May 2016

Back to Basics: Materials Used for Precision Metal Stamping and Rapid Prototyping in Minneapolis, MN

May 19th, 2016 · No Comments

With every distinct part, there is a specific material that will best serve the functional purpose of that part. Stamping parts out of soft, expensive gold would be counter-intuitive engineering if those parts are meant to be repeatedly put in high stress, industrial situations. Thomas Engineering Company has over 50 years of experience in producing […]

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Tags: Rapid Prototyping

Casting vs Stamping: Advantages of Precision Metal Stamping in Minneapolis, MN

May 12th, 2016 · 1 Comment

Metal casting and stamping are two methods of metal forming that have been around for over a century. The oldest stamping techniques have evolved significantly over the years and now capable of forming precision-based complex parts, from microcircuits to components of heavy machinery. While metal casting has evolved in its own ways, today‚Äôs technology in […]

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Plating and Finishing with Precision Metal Stamping in Minneapolis, MN

May 5th, 2016 · No Comments

When it comes to manufacturing the best possible part for the job, following the manufacturing process completely and thoroughly is vital. Even a small part of finishing a production project, like deburring and packaging, should not be neglected. At Thomas Engineering Company, one crucial stage for the manufacturing of certain parts is our plating and […]

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