Custom Carbide Cutting Tools for American Ammunition Manufacturers
When it comes to manufacturing ammunition and modern firearm components, maintaining absolute precision and repeatability is crucial to the end product. More than ever, munitions manufacturers need the highest-performance tooling possible in order to reliably create complex machining features for mass-produced bullet casings and cartridges.
That’s where Knight Carbide comes in. We offer a complete line of standard and customized cutting tool options engineered to meet the unique machining challenges posed by precision munitions components sold in today’s market.
Quality USA-Made Tooling for Machined Bullet Casings and Cartridges
Since 1972, our company has specialized in carbide tools and inserts for a wide variety of industries. Manufactured to extremely accurate +/- .0002″ tolerances, our high-performance machine tools can easily accommodate the complex machining features required for munitions manufacturing, such as precise cartridge tapers and extractor grooves.
We offer comprehensive custom tooling solutions that keep munitions manufacturers up and running at peak productivity. Every custom tool that we produce becomes a permanent part of our archive so that we can make additional or replacement tools with ease. This streamlining enables us to offer virtually the same price and turnaround as any standard tool, thus minimizing your operation’s potential downtime as well as overall production costs.
Defense and Ammunition Tooling for a Wide Range of Calibers and Cartridge Types:
At Knight Carbide, we have a wide range of ammunition manufacturing experience in producing components for the following cartridge types and calibers. Additionally, we can accommodate other bullet sizes once the required dimensions are provided for us to engineer the part.
- .40 Caliber
- .357 Magnum
- .45 Auto
- .380 Auto
Quality Tool Manufacturing Since 1972
For more than half a century, Knight Carbide has remained Michigan’s premier manufacturer of high-performance carbide cutting tools. Serving leading munitions manufacturers along with the greater American firearms industry, we offer standard and custom tooling options engineered to deliver uncompromising performance and reliability in the machining of today’s complex ammunition components.