Tooling Specs (ie Customer Name, Part Number or Name, Drawing Number, any Revision #’s or dates, Sheet Size, Type of material, Thickness of Material Height of emboss, Type of Emboss - braille, pillow emboss, dome emboss, raised lettering, etc)
A PDF of the print for our Sales Department. Drawings should contain a minimum of 2 registration target alignments no closer than ½” from edge with a flood coat behind them. (please refer to our guidelines previously sent to you or email email@example.com to receive a copy)
An Art file for our Engineering department (Typically we require AI version 10 or lower or an EPS file but we also accept DXF, DWG, STL and PDF)
Depending on the project you’ll be contacted by someone from either our sales or engineering department to answer your questions or gather more information.
Once your project is ready to move forward, you may request an estimate from our Sales Department which will contain pricing and information needed for the Purchase Order you send us. We recommend obtaining an estimate when you’re a new customer. Or, you can skip and go to “Placing your Order”
Number of Sheets you are sending (we bill by the sheet not by the number of parts), including set-up sheets
Please include a minimum of 3 set-up sheets per order.
Job Name and Part Number. Your tooling will be matched to this.
If your sheets are arriving pre-punched, nothing needs to be indicated on the paperwork. If you need us to punch your registration target alignments then please indicate number of punches on a separate line.
We charge an 11% handling charge (11% of emboss + punching costs) for sheets that contain protective paper between them.
Shipping Information (carrier you want us to use, method – red, blue, orange, ground, etc., and account number to bill. If billing a 3rd party we will need the company name, address, zip and their account number)
Standard tooling turnaround is typically 2 business days from point material is received in-house with purchase order, approved drawing and production sample.
Standard embossing turn-around is typically 24 hours for up to 300 sheets and 48 hours for up to 1000 sheets once material is received in-house.
All tooling is the property of MTI and held for the exclusive use of the Customer.
Sheets larger than 20” x 27” or 540 Square Inches are considered to be oversized
Dies / Tools over 19” x 26” or 494 Square Inches are considered to be oversized
Once your order is received in-house, our Sales Department will provide you with a confirmation Sales Order which will re-iterate all of the information on your Purchase Order along with pricing and estimated ship date. Please review the Sales Order for accuracy and if anything needs to be adjusted please notify our Sales Department at firstname.lastname@example.org.