Tooling and Engineering

Gilberts (Blackpool) Limited... Leading designers & manufacturers for all types of Press Tools, Jigs, fixtures and Special Purpose Machinery supporting a wide variety of industries and manufacturing sectors.

Tooling and Engineering

Press Tools

When thinking in terms of press tool or, indeed, any other related engineering activity it is worth considering that Gilberts have been meeting the challenges of precision engineering operations for over 50 years undertaking a broad mix of projects for a diverse client base.

Using a balance of both traditional and cad cam manufacturing techniques, Gilberts specialise in the design and manufacture of high quality press tools for the Domestic Appliance, Automotive and Electronics industries.

Our enthusiasm to work with clients to develop the best methods of tooling and our ability to run small component batches, along with large quantities when required, have been a principle factor in Gilberts success.

Press Tools

Our tooling capabilities include

  • single stage
  • multi stage
  • draw
  • progression
  • transfer
  • compound

Press Tools

Our tools can be designed and manufactured to suit your own presses with tools available up to a maximum weight of approximately 5 tons.

Tool Tryout & Optimisation

Tool tryout facilities are available across a wide selection of presses ranging from 15 ton hare presses to a 300 ton Wilkins and Mitchell with double air cushion.

Press Tools

Design and Consultancy

Gilberts have the experience to design and develop tooling and engineering solutions for a wide variety of applications however please bear in mind that our service is modular and we are happy to provide design, consultation or problem solving services only where required. We have the knowledge, resources and commitment to help