at all the in-die tapping options available and only one could meet
our specifications. We bought that first 2-spindle ATS unit in 1996
and it paid for itself within the first year. We were so pleased
with those savings and the units flawless performance that we have
purchased thirteen more units since then with 1,2,3 or 5 spindles.
We currently have eight progressive dies in use with eleven "bottom-up"
tappers and three "top-down" units tapping up to six million
pieces per spindle per year.
from a competitors tapping unit to an ATS unit, we've run millions
of parts and substantially reduced maintenance & operating costs.
We have since converted all our tapping dies to ATS tapping units.
Mulberry Metals, Inc.
We've used ATS
tapping units for the last 20 years, finding service & customer
support to be exemplary. We've found the latest generation of ATS
units too be the most compact, durable and designer friendly we've
Tryco Tool & Manufacturing Co., Inc.
an alarming number of failures with a competitors tapping unit,
we mounted an ATS unit in one of our existing tapping dies, With
the ATS tapping unit we were able to increase our per tap numbers
from 30 thousand parts per tap to 90 thousand parts per tap and
were able to use standard taps priced at $8.00 each, compared to
custom taps priced at $30.00 each. We have run in excess of 50 million
pcs. lowering maintenance and operating costs to a small fraction
of what they were.
American Engineered Components, Inc.