TCI Precision Metals Expands Capabilities


TCI Precision Metals announces the installation of its new horizontal machining center, the heavy duty, high precision Hyundai-Kia KBN135. The machine is a four-axis horizontal boring mill designed to handle large part requirements quickly and efficiently, with precision. “Our customers rely on us to deliver a wide range of custom machine-ready blanks and complete machining solutions. In order to meet the growing demand for ‘good parts, on time’ we are constantly looking at new tools and processes,” according to John Belzer, president. “Manufacturing companies and machine shops have ongoing and ever-changing requirements for materials and machined parts of varying shapes and sizes. The large format KBN135 is a good fit and helps us better serve customers who need very large, high quality, precision parts.”

The KBN135 features a table size of 79” x 71”, with travels of 118” in X, 79” in Y, 63” in Z, and 28” in W. With a load rating of 22,000 pounds, the machine can efficiently handle some of the biggest and heaviest parts requiring precision machining.

Founded in 1956, TCI Precision Metals is a family owned precision manufacturer producing precision machine-ready blanks from aluminum, stainless steel, and other alloys, and providing contract manufacturing services. Sawing, grinding, milling, and finishing operations with the added benefit of being a plate and sheet distributor make TCI Precision Metals a one-stop source for quality aluminum, stainless, and other alloy blanks. Over 30 CNC machines, including five-axis capabilities, allows TCI to machine a wide range of parts. TCI serves the needs of the medical, oil and gas, aerospace, industrial equipment, defense, food packaging, semiconductor, and many other industries. To learn more visit [].