Design Packages

In purchasing a typical tool design package from ACF a customer will receive:

  • Part Progression drawing showing preliminary dimensions for each station. Each station is matched for volume content
  • Individual forming station layouts showing operator setup dimensions
  • All drawings produced using Siemens Solid Edge ST10 3D solid modeling software and assembled for accuracy
  • Forming loads and insert press fits all calculated using custom software
  • Individual tool drawings created in 8-1/2″ x 11″ format for easy filing
  • Tool list
  • Have any tool shop manufacture your tools or ACF can provide/ recommend a supplier
  • Free engineering assistance provided to your tool manufacturer
  • Tool numbering system provided if none furnished by the customer
  • Update of any tool drawings included at end of part development. Ongoing drawing changes available at additional charge
  • ACF drawing files provided upon completion of part development. Choices include: Autocad DWG or PDF format
  • Part development support options offered on-site or telephone assistance is available for a fee until the part development phase has been completed
  • Each design backed by decades of tool design, tool manufacturing, and part development knowledge