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These devices are typically made from metal and are created using deep drawn stamping processes. Read More…

Ferrules A ferrule is a device used to cover, join, fasten, reinforce, or shield many different objects. For example, the metal cylinder that holds the eraser on the end of a pencil is a ferrule.
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Gurnee, IL  |  847-855-9200

We are the metal stampings experts. We have over 30 years of experience creating customized solutions for our customers in a wide variety of industries. We are fully 9001:2008 certified, and we bring that high quality commitment to everything we do.

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American Industrial Company $$$

Crystal Lake, IL  |  815-455-1900

Manufacturer of precision metal stampings for the automotive, electronics, electrical, medical, industrial & consumer markets.

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G&M Mfg. Corp. $$$

Cleveland, OH  |  888-327-6714

As a premiere metal stamping company in the United States, we are fully capable of producing the engineered products you need to get to get your job done.

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Talan Products Inc. $$$

Glendale Heights, IL  |  888-327-8077

Fast-Rite International offers a full line of top quality metal stampings, including multi-slide, four slide, progressive die products, and precision laser cutting. Our products can be manufactured from various materials such as steel, bronze, copper, brass, aluminum, steel and stainless steel. Visit our website or call us today for more details on our metal stamping capabilities.

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Fast-Rite International, Inc. $$$

Grand Rapids, MI  |  616-453-5463

Apex Spring & Stamping is a certified minority owned company that manufacturers springs, stampings, wire forms, clips, and fasteners. Our core industries include automotive, office furniture, medical, recreational, consumer goods, and appliances. We also specialize in value added assembly and prototyping. Our engineering team will ensure your part is both functional and cost-effective. IATF 16949 Certified.

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Apex Spring & Stamping Corporation $$$

Calabasas, CA  |  866-317-0208

At Pacific West America, Inc. we provide custom metal stamping, CNC machining, printed circuit boards, and membrane switches. Utilizing state of the art machinery, we offer precision metal fabrication and sheet metal fabrication.

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Pacific West America, Inc. $$$

Merrifield, MN  |  218-765-3111

Clow Stamping Company is a top provider and industry leader in full-service stamping and fabrication of metal components. Our profound focus on quality and customer care is one of the largest reasons we have experienced growth over time.

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Clow Stamping Company $$$

Salem, VA  |  540-345-9233

Intricate Metal Forming specializes in metal stampings and a variety of components for many connector industries. We offer both precision metal stampings as well as progressive die stamping.

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Intricate Metal Forming Company, Inc. $$$
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Ferrules can take on several different shapes and configurations, but they typically take the form of a short circular tube. To use the ferrule, it must be clamped down on the objects it is holding. This can be accomplished in several different ways.

For lightweight ferrules, a crimping tool, or even pliers, can be used to clamp the metal down onto the objects to be held, fastened, or shielded. Swaging is also a common method for tightening ferrules. This method is generally used for heavy duty ferrules.

Ferrules can also be manufactured from essentially any metal to meet the demands of many different applications. Common metals used in manufacturing ferrules include: stainless steel, brass, copper, bronze, and aluminum. Rubber, plastic, and other material coatings can be applied to ferrules to serve as insulation or to add color for coordination and convenience.

Many industries take advantage of the different benefits and qualities of ferrules. The electronics industry makes extensive use of ferrules in wiring and shielding applications. Electricians, for example, utilize ferrules to make connections between different sets of wires. The wires are simply placed within the center of the ferrule, and it is, then, clamped down on the wires to make contact and hold them together. Ferrules also provide electronics, like circuit board components, with electromagnetic shielding. This protects sensitive data transferring components from interference.

Fluid handling companies also utilize ferrules for making connections between systems and for moving fluids from one location to another. Ferrules are utilized on the end of gas and fuel lines to connect them to fuel reservoirs or engines.

Many other industries use these devices to improve wear resistance and protect parts from being damaged.

These devices have literally hundreds of uses and offer excellent advantages to many different industrial applications.

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