The Potteries Die Co. Ltd. , specialises in the production of press-tools and moulds for the industrial ceramics industry.
From drawing and design on CAD, through manufacture on manual and CNC machine tools, with the aid of full CAD/CAM capabilities, engraving and high quality polishing to precision fitting and assembly.
We can provide expert advice on tool design before, during and after manufacture, based on our experience and knowledge in the industry.
The company has been involved in the manufacture of moulds and press-tool equipment for all branches of industry for over 60 years, being involved world-wide with companies making refractories, bricks, wall, floor and roof tiles, industrial ceramics and kiln furniture.
Achieving BSI-ISO9000 accreditation in 1994 the company offers a complete and comprehensive solution for the production of precision press-tools and associated equipment.
The Company was founded in 1936, consisting of a two man team, with a few basic machines, and a hand cart ( upon which, jobs were delivered to the local tile-manufacturing companies).
Over half a century later, the company ( now part of Excalibur Group Holdings Ltd.) has developed into a fully capable Toolmaker for the ceramic and allied industry, with a level of expertise only associated with over 60 years experience in the field.Our specialised Knowledge in tooling has led us into other fields including :
plastic injection moulds
jigs and fixtures
punch and die sets
laboratory die sets
and small batch precision components