Machining Questions

We produce an extremely wide range of custom precision machined components that are machined to our customers’ specifications. Our 4th & 5th axis CNC Mills, CNC Swiss Screws, and CNC Turning machines allow us to be able to precision machine components with tight tolerances – with just about any machinable plastic or metal material.

We use state of the art CNC Mills, Lathes, and Swiss Machines in our primary department. Our secondary department is made up of conventional lathes and mills, auto-screw machines, and cutting/sawing instruments. All of our machinery is supported by our unique in-house tooling department.

Yes, Tamshell machines components from various grades of aluminum, brass, bronze and steel material. We suggest you speak with one of our material experts to see if we machine the metal material you are looking to use, or we can always recommend a material with similar properties. Contact one of our material experts by calling (877) 826-7435 or by emailing

We are capable of holding tolerances to +/- 0.0001″.

Yes. Our team offers a wealth of expertise-to-design in the “manufacturability” of components and assemblies. Our in-house plastic material experts will help you decide on the most optimal material(s) for your application based on all factors of its usage. Additionally, we can look at your 3D models and drawings and recommend any changes necessary before parts are in production.

Component Questions

Typically we ship out all parts within 6 to 8 weeks, but lead times may vary depending on material availability. If you still have questions about our lead times, please feel free to contact our sales department by calling (877) 826-7435 or by email

We machine parts in small quantities and in large production runs. Contact our sales department to discuss your order size by calling (877) 826-7435 or by emailing

We provide First Article Inspections on all parts for every job. This is part of “Tamshell’s Quality Control Guarantee”.

We offer full post-inspection deburring services on all parts, with available cryogenic deburring.

Yes, we machine most prototype parts. Contact our machining department by calling (877) 826-7435 or by emailing

General Questions

Typically we provide quotes within 24 hours, but quote time can vary depending on the requirement(s) submitted. If your request has taken longer than 24 hours it could be because of the material requested, programming time, quantity, or the scope of the job, just to name a few. If you are still waiting for a quote – contact our sales departments by calling (877) 826-7435 or by emailing

We work with all industries, but mainly machine components for aerospace and defense, medical and life science, power and energy, oil and gas, pneumatic and hydraulics, fluid control, and semiconductor.  Tamshell has machined it all from tiny wheels for mini finger-skateboards to critical military aircraft engine components.

Tamshell is AS9100 certified, including ISO 9001:2015, I.T.A.R. registered, and adheres to 5s guidelines.

We are now a distributor of high-performance plastic material.

Tamshell offer a variety of services such as, prototype work, assembly, and much more. Contact our machining experts to learn more about the services Tamshell offers, by calling (877) 826-7435 or by emailing

We would be honored to show you around our state of the art 20,000 Sq. Ft. temperature-controlled facility. To set up a tour, call (877) 826-7435 or email our friendly account managers at