Got a damaged or dull tool?

If your tooling is not up to speed, it might be dull or damaged.

Photo By H3D Tool Corp.

You have made a significant investment in the tooling you use, and tooling is an integral part of your manufacturing process.  But what to do when the tool is showing its wear and tear?

The goal is to make sure that your investment is maintained to the highest quality standard in the industry. The tooling supplier will need to examine the tool and determine the lowest-cost alternative to repair, sharpen, recondition or replace your tool. If the tool has reached a point where it is not economical or safe to repair, they will recommend and quote a new replacement tool.

Getting it to the supplier
Packaging is very important when returning tools for sharpening and reconditioning.  

Make sure each tool is individually packed and the cutting edges are protected. Make sure the tool cannot move within the package as this is one of the leading causes of damage other than normal wear.  

Whenever possible, please use the packaging provided when the tool is new to return it for sharpening and service.

Source:   H3D Tool Corp. For more information, call 888-544-3726 or visit


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