Your Trusted Steel & Aluminum Tooling Partner

Blue Water is a full-service machining and tooling company that brings together design, CNC machining, EDM, and tool creation for both steel and aluminum tooling within a single facility. Our integrated approach enables us to provide a comprehensive and agile production tooling service, complete with continuous opportunities for quality assurance.

Our team has extensive experience in creating tools for diverse sectors such as automotive, medical, and general manufacturing. Additionally, we possess the capability to machine specific parts for niche industries, including aerospace, defense, and sustainable energy. Reach out to us today to discover how we can utilize our integrated divisions and vast engineering expertise to develop your next innovative product!

Advantages to Steel Tooling

Steel is known for its exceptional strength and durability. Steel tools can withstand high pressures and temperatures, making them ideal for long production runs. They are less likely to wear, deform, or break under stress, leading to a longer service life. In addition, steel tooling components offer the following advantages:

  • Economic for High Volume Production: Although the initial cost of steel tooling can be higher, its long lifespan makes it cost-effective for high-volume production runs. 
  • Compatibility with Various Materials: Steel tools are compatible with a wide range of materials, including plastics, metals, and composites.
  • Versatility: Steel can be used in a variety of manufacturing processes, including injection molding, die casting, stamping, and forging

Applications of Aluminum Tooling

Aluminum tooling is widely used in various industrial applications due to its lightweight nature, good thermal conductivity, and ease of machining, among other benefits:

  • Injection Molding: Aluminum molds are often used for injection molding, particularly for prototyping and short-run production.
  • Rapid Prototyping: Aluminum's ease of machining makes it a popular choice for creating prototypes.
  • Automotive Industry: Aluminum tooling is used in the automotive industry for producing lightweight parts, contributing to overall vehicle weight reduction and improved fuel efficiency.

Equipment List

When you work with Blue Water Tooling, you get the benefits of our outstanding and innovative operations:

CNC Maching and Toolmaking equipment

Quality Tooling Services