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    Cold Heading Tooling

    Fastco Industries maintains a complete, full-service tool room ready to meet today’s demand for speed and precision in cold headed fastener production. We manufacture most of our cold heading tooling in-house. Therefore, Fastco is able to meet customer needs for fast sample lead times. In addition, we can respond rapidly to changes in part design.

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    Fastco manufactures a wide variety of forming dies and tools, precision machined for dimensional accuracy with top-of-the-line finishes and superior tool life. As a trusted global supplier of cold headed fasteners, we have developed a unique coordination between our teams in engineering, tooling, inspection, production, and support. As a result, we provide short lead times, competitive pricing, and the highest quality cold head fasteners available for our customers.

    Interested in purchasing tooling? Our experience in manufacturing tools for our own production needs gives us an advantage over traditional tool and die shops. We know cold heading tooling and what it takes to make high-quality, high-functioning tools.

    Whether you are looking for complex multi-die station fasteners or standard fastener, we can design and manufacture custom tooling to fit your needs.

    Tool Steel and Carbide Capabilities

    • ID/OD Grinding
    • Surface Grinding
    • Automatic Honing
    • CNC Milling and Drilling
    • Turning and Engraving


    Our Tooling Equipment Includes

    • HAAS CNC Lathe
    • CNC and Manual ID and OD Grinders
    • Triumph Laser Etcher
    • HAAS CNC Mills (VF2 and Mini-Mill)
    • Sunnen Honing Equipment
    • Sodick Wire EDM
    • Zeiss CMM


    We can Create Tooling for these Types of Cold Headed Fasteners

    • Studs
    • Rivets
    • Pins
    • Bolts
    • Specials

    We also manufacture clinch, fetter, knurl, and thread dies.

    IATF 16949:2016 Certified for Automotive

    Fastco is also IATF 16949:2016 certified. IATF 16949:2016 replaces and supersedes the current ISO/TS 16949, defining the requirements of a quality management system for organizations in the automotive industry. Fastco ensures you will receive the highest quality cold headed fasteners on-time, to any of your facilities around the world