Re: P2K Tank Cars & K brakes
Jeff Aley comments:
Wow! That's a pretty big pile of money! I thought that one could tool anI may be out of date on this, but the $100k number that used to get
thrown around was for steel dies. Aluminum dies made with NC technology are
supposedly less expensive. And any single sprue, as opposed to a multi-part
die which has to open in several directions to eject the part, cannot be
close to the costs for a full body die. Can anyone supply modern numbers
for these various cases?
(Should I subscribe to the Tooling Costs forHey, now THAT sounds interesting. But I think I'd only want to join the
Steam Era TCIMPFCL.
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