September 20, 2013
TCI Precision Metals, Gardena, Calif., has announced an agreement with Fastenal Co., Rockford, Ill., to distribute TCI's machine-ready blanks through its more than 2,600 stores, printed catalog, and website.
The blanks available through Fastenal include 6061 aluminum, 304 stainless, and 316 stainless. They are ready to be placed directly onto the customer’s machining centers without prep work. The blanks are ground and milled to tolerances of ±0.002 in. all around with consistent flatness, squareness, and parallelism, according to the company.