Tools and Machining

Tool Design

Tool Making

Tool Repair And Maintenance

As a leading manufacturer of metal, moulded polymer and machined components Hosico’s engineers have a wealth of practical production experience when it comes to designing, building and maintaining tools for precision injection moulding, high pressure die casting, gravity die casting, machining jigs and fixtures, as well as assembly and checking fixtures.

At Hosico we utilise the latest in computer aided design software to meet tolerance criteria; achieve optimum mould flow; optimist venting, meet warp, cooling and ejection characteristics; and mesh wih downstream part fit and production processes.

Tool Design is a highly specialised area of manufacturing requiring careful analysis of the product, a deep knowledge and understanding of the materials used to create the product, and years of experience to maximise productivity and ensure long term off-tool-quality when the tool is put into production.

Tool Design

The Hosico tool room is a specialist environment equipped with the latest technology. The facility and its engineering team have the capability to design, manufacture and maintain high quality and performance tools and fixtures for injection moulding and related plastics materials processing, aluminum die casting and all other general engineering requirements. Underpinned by the latest in CAD/CAM facilities, the Hosico tool room is well poised to handle your tooling requirement up to 5tonne.

Hosico can process component CAD data supplied in many formats including Parasolid, IGES, STEP, DXF, DWG. We operate Unigraphics NX10 and many other software tools, including PolyWorks and PC DMIS metrology suites, and a substantial Finite Element Analysis capability.

Tool Room

Hosico welcomes the opportunity to show you its design and tool making operation and look forward to being of any assistance to your company.

Hosico provides contract storage, maintenance and repair facilities to maintain its client’s moulds, dies, jigs fixtures and special purpose tools in peak operating condition.

Hosico can also repair, re-engineer and/or remanufacture tools, moulds, dies, jigs etc that fail to meet your production rate or production quality expectations when sourced from other tool makers. Our team of experts will work with you to get your project back on track to world’s best practice standards in the shortest possible time.

Our broad ranging experience across industries as diverse as biomedical, military, marine, high security, HVAC, and electronic entertainment gives us the confidence to manage small and large service and repair projects.

Tool Room

International Standards

Hosico has achieved ISO9001 (2008) certification, thereby ensuring that its quality, engineering and production systems and processes are audited to international standards. Combined with a forensic focus on review and validation, this means that, with Hosico, you are in capable hands. Read More.

Review our case studies

Hosico is trusted by the military and large regulated biomedical customers around the world to manufacture complex products and solutions. Learn about some of our projects. Read more.