At Prototier-1 Inc.® our presses ranging from 40 to 1500 tons and bed sizes up to 60in x 192in; most of them are hydraulic, with slow strokes allowing for deep drawing and several mechanical (Punch Presses). We are therefore well prepared for any challenging forming that may be required by our customers.
Our team has extensive experience with forming whether it’s a complicated and deep draw prototype, a new prototype or a short run of production parts. Work done for customers includes automotive components for seats, door hinges, hood hinges, lift gate hinges, engine mounts, seat tracks, door latches, hood latches, fuel doors, cross members, splash guards, exhaust shields, risers, flex plates, catalytic converters , handles, window regulators, deck lid hinges, parking brakes, brake pedals, brake arms and much more. In addition to above we are experienced with forming different grades of steel such as dual- or triple-phase; high-strength, low-alloy (HSLA) that are not uncommon in the automotive and appliance industries including many grades of Stainless Steel (SS) and aluminum.