Tamshell News & Machining Blog

We are prepared to fulfill big orders.

By | CNC Machining
Do you have a backlog of orders that need to be fulfilled? “Why isn’t ordering a machined part more like ordering a t-shirt online?”. One would think the experience ought to be similar; as the value is giving the customer consistency across the board at check-out. Well, our industry is much more complicated than an E-Commerce business, but we assure you that the order will get done. We know the aerospace market has increased by 70% since 2016 and 2017 with much...
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Precision Plastic Parts

What do you expect from a supplier in 2017.

By | CNC Machining
A critically important part of our effective client relations is building connections and relationships with all of our clients past or present. Tamshell’s long-term business relationships over the last 37 years are simply because we care a great deal about your experience. We know at the end of the day, you will help establish, our reputation. Hence the question; what do you want from a supplier? Please take a moment to answer the following questions: What do you want from a supplier? Competitive pricing? Is...
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Our Newest Team Member ‘Rolls’ In

By | CNC Machining, Manufacturing
We're proud to welcome our newest member of the Tamshell Team..  Capable, versatile, and outstanding at multi-tasking - our latest addition weaved its way through our machine shop, planted its feet solidly on our foundation, bolted down and ready to roll... Introducing our newly hired DMG MORI NLX 2500 | 700 high-precision, live-tooling CNC lathe.One of the most sophisticated lathes ever made, the NLX 2500 runs upwards of 10,000 rpm on each rotary tool spindle, and allows for multiple tool changes...
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Plastics Spotlight – The ‘PEEK’ of Summer

By | CNC Machining

The dog days are over, the kids are returning to school, and the sunburns are almost all healed up…  One material, however, which can handle summer-like conditions year-round without breaking a sweat is – you guessed it:  PEEK. PEEK (Polyetheretherketone), is one of the most common and popular type of engineered thermoplastic for applications requiring excellent thermal, combustion, wear, and chemical properties and is the most requested high performance plastic we work with here at Tamshell.  It could easily be…

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Upward, Onward, and Beyond

By | CNC Machining
Here at Tamshell, we pride ourselves at providing exemplary service to our customers. 36-years in business has taught us that no matter what stage a job is in, it is our duty to communicate, collaborate, and get everything right with every step of the way. We are growing and prospering due to the continued success of the companies we serve, and their loyal trust in our precision machining expertise. This growth has recently prompted us to invest more time, capital,...
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Leaning on Green

By | About Tamshell, Sustainable

We’re eliminating waste, trimming the fat, and shredding the consumption..  Tamshell has recently enacted a company-wide effort to reduce our use of paper products by upwards of 75% for our day-to-day operations both in our offices, and on the shop floor. Our robust MRP (Materials Requirements Planning) System, coupled with our managed IT infrastructure have allowed us to make the switch from paper to electronic records on many different fronts. We will continue this trend for the foreseeable future, both…

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Support MFG this Election Year

By | CNC Machining

The year is 2016, and the stakes couldn’t be any higher for Manufacturing Jobs and Manufacturing in the United States as a whole. This is why we urge you to get out and vote, and consider the impact you could have for bringing manufacturing jobs back, and continuing to secure the jobs we already have. The future of manufacturing does not rely solely on the national political races. Equally as important are what’s at stake for your State, County, and…

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We’d like you to meet…

By | About Tamshell
This past week, we brought in a new Quality Assurance Manager, and we're very excited to have him on board! Douglas Forsythe has come to Tamshell bringing with him over 30 years of experience in working with Aerospace and related industries in a managerial role.  His insight in to the ever-evolving world of compliance, certification, and all of the nuances in-between are a valuable addition to our Quality Department, as well as our entire team! Welcome to the Tamshell Team, Doug!
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A friendly reminder…

By | CNC Machining
We just want to send this friendly reminder... What we do... Build-to-Print CNC Machining;  Milling, Turning, Swiss-Screw Precision Machining of Engineered Materials to ± 0.0001" tolerances Contract Machining:  Blanket Orders, Kanban, LTA, and more Prototype to Production Machining Full Service Machining:  Machined Parts > Deburr > In-House Inspection > Pack & Ship and much more Engineered Materials Experts;  Recommending Materials for Specific and Special Applications Materials we work with... All Machinable Plastics;  Basic, Consumer, Thermoplastics, Engineered and Performance Plastics Specific Application...
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Plastics: Creatures of Comfort

By | CNC Machining

Where Tamshell lives, it gets hot. REAL hot… Inland Southern California can reach upwards of 105℉ in the summertime for days, even weeks. For most plastic materials, well, they’re not big fans of these extreme conditions. That’s why Tamshell has invested in a state-of-the-art, temperature controlled facility that regulates our entire building to a pleasant 75℉. We work with a broad range of brands, types, grades, and shapes of plastics – all which have various tolerances to the change in temperature that…

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