Tool and Die

Cardinal Industries has a complete In-house tooling room staffed with mold-making specialists. As specialists, we have been creating cost-effective mold changes and short lead times for over 50 years.

Using the latest engineering software we are able to utilize your cad file and transform it into a complex and exact tooling. We utilize SolidWorks for our CAD (computer-aided design) programming and Surf Cam for our CNC machining software.

With Cardinal, you can rest assured that we will provide a quality build with our lifetime, mold maintenance warranty which is free of charge for the life of your project while molding with us. We work closely with our engineering team and customers to interpret all necessary gauging requirements, including custom-made gauging by our tool room. And we are equipped with fully calibrated equipment including CMM, Optical Comparators, Machinist Microscopes, etc..

Care & Craftsmanship in Mold Building

Craftsmen at Cardinal construct intricate and efficient molds quickly, whether simple single-cavity molds or complex multi-cavity molds. Molds are constructed with high-quality mold bases and selected tool steels.

  • Molds engineered to provide:
    • Maximum process windows
    • Ease of repair
    • Long life
  • Fully qualified, skilled toolmakers
  • Modern production techniques
  • Computerized CNC System (CAD/CAM)
  • New molds operate with dollar-saving speed and accuracy
  • Troubleshoot existing molds
  • State-of-the-Art Engineering

Cardinal develops a close working relationship with each customer. Our integrated engineering process includes a team concept, designed to analyze your mold needs and performance requirements. We pride ourselves on our ability to solve your design-to-production challenges and deliver a high-quality mold engineered to your exact specifications. 

To ensure you receive a superior mold at a competitive price, we provide:

  • Reliable quotes
  • Solid designs
  • Periodic tool progress reports

Mold-making capabilities include:

  • High-speed CNC Milling
  • CNC EDM (Electrical Discharge Machining) - produce complex molds with intricate detail; minimum time frame; reduced cost
  • In-house heat-treating oven

Our integrated engineering process includes a team concept, designed to analyze your mold needs and performance requirements.