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Less Means More: Rapid Tooling Endorses Dedicated Tooling

Jan 16, 2014

Joseph Darling

Joseph Darling

Rapid Tooling's commitment to Dedicated Tooling can mean fewer problems and more products for the customer.

Rapid Tooling, Inc., “The Sustaining Engineering Outsource Provider,” which recently completed its ISO 9001 recertification, has designed thousands of screen-print tools for all types of substrates over the last 20 years and is still constantly striving to make product development more efficient and cost effective.

Joseph Darling, Managing Director at Rapid Tooling, believes the screen print process benefits directly from Dedicated Tooling. “Post-alignment positioning, squeegee pressure, snap off and angle of attack all fluctuate if the board flexes during the print cycle. Dedicated Tooling can eliminate board flex variation.”  Darling continues, “Dedicated Tooling also eliminates setup variation associated with operator-adjustable pins and ‘universal work-nests,’ as well as vacuum bleed to the stencil side of the board. You will never have better support than a dedicated tool will provide, and it takes less than one minute for product changeover.”

Visit www.rapidtool.com to order through the Web-based customer interface, complete with tooling-specific attention forms and direct data upload.

Rapid Tooling has been ISO certified since 2006 and also is ITAR registered. Rapid Tooling, Inc. provides innovative tooling solutions for a variety of manufacturing including electronics, medical, semiconductor, energy, packaging, automotive, military and more. For more information, visit www.rapidtool.com.


Established in 1994, Rapid Tooling Inc. is a reliable resource for manufacturing and product development needs. With 13 CNC machining centers and a lathe center staffed 24 hours a day, Rapid tooling can deliver product quickly. Same day and 24-48 hour turns are not unusual depending on material availability and finish requirements. The facility is located near FEDEX and DHL, enabling shipping as late as 10 p.m. for delivery the next morning in the United States. International shipments also are common practice. If your company is in the DFW Metro area, Rapid Tooling can deliver.

For more information, visit www.rapidtool.com.

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