At W.S. Hampshire, Inc. we are proud of our outstanding flexible part fabrication services. Our production facility specializes in steel rule, rotary die cutting, punch pressing, and slitting operations, as well as in-house custom die making, tooling, and hot bending. Whether you're manufacturing motors, generators, transformers or electronic devices, W.S. Hampshire will exactingly bend, fold, form or punch your choice of flexible materials. Using the latest machines from Niagara, Pratt & Whitney and Denison we fabricate a wide variety of papers, laminates and films to ANSI, ASTM, CE, CSA, Mil-Spec and RoHS standards.

We have the ability to process orders from one-off prototypes to large orders and long-term inventory contracts and will deliver your order in a prompt and efficient fashion.

For more information about W.S. Hampshire's flexible part fabrication services please contact us or see below for details.

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Flexible Part Fabrication Capabilities

Operations
Steel Rule
Rotary Die Cutting
Punch Press
Slitting
Automation Capabilities
Manual
Additional Services
In-House Custom Built Dies
In-House Tooling and Fixturing
Hot Bending
Material Thickness
0.001 to 0.125 in
Press Tonnage
3 to 75 tons
Maximum Width
54 in
Minimum Slit Width
0.170 in
Maximum Outside Diameter (OD)
25 in
Tolerance (+/-)
+/_ 0.005 in
Maximum Part Weight/Maximum Lifting Capacity
1000 lbs
Fabrication Process
Bending
Folding
Forming
Printing
Punching
Rolling
Rotary Die cutting
Shearing
Slitting
Stamping
Materials (Metals)
Kraft Paper
Kraft / Polyester laminates
Kraft Boards
Copaco
Rag/Mylar Laminates
Polyester Film
Nomex & Nomex Laminates
Tufquin & Tufquin Laminates
Cequin & Cequin Laminates
DMD
Kapton
Mica
Glass Polyester
Additional Services Provided
Part Design Recommendations
Material selection / recommendations
Reverse Engineering
Typical Products
Flexible electrical insulation
Thermal Barrier papers/films
Production Volume
One min
unlimited max
Specialty Production Shop
Prototype
Low Volume
Small Run
High Volume
Large Run
Long Run
Large Scale Production Volume Run
Lead Times Available
2 - 3 weeks on repeat production parts
4 - 6 weeks on new parts
Quoted on job by job basis
Expedite services available
Industry Focus
Motors
Generators
Transformers
Lighting Ballasts
Electronic Devices
Industry Standards
ANSI
American National Standards Institute
CE
The CE mark (officially CE marking) is a mandatory conformity mark on many products placed on the single market in the European Economic Area (EEA).
CSA
Canadian Standards Association
Mil-Spec
Military Specifications
RoHS
Restriction Of Hazardous Substances (Compliant)
Efficiency
Lean Manufacturing
File Formats
#4 Preferred - AutoCAD (DWG,DWZ)
# 3 Preferred - DXF
Drawing Interchange Format, or Drawing Exchange Format
GIF
Graphics Interchange Format
#2 Preferred - IGES
Initial Graphics Exchange Specification, ANSI file format.
JPG or JEPG
Joint Photographic Experts Group
PDF
Portable Document Format
#1 preferred - SolidWorks (SLDPRT, PRT)
TIFF
Tagged Image File Format
Machine Manufacturers
Niagara
Pratt & Whitney
Denison
Samco
Preco
Dusenberry