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Specialized Part Washing Now Available in The Midwest
Friday, December 16, 2016

By: Jennifer Schmidt We looked for a partner who was flexible, worked in 3D and could provide drawings and samples of their products for Royal Die to review before final fabrication. We searched and sought out several qualified candidates. The winner was Three M Tool in York Pennsylvania.






Crown Cleaning Basket
Sunday, June 19, 2016

The end user remanufactures drive units for electric fork trucks and they needed us to design a basket to hold the individual components of the disassembled units. Some of the components were extremely heavy, all of the components could have heavy caked-on grime on the outside, and some of the components have internal hydraulic passages that need to be thoroughly cleaned. The cleaning process they are using includes high pressure spray and full rotation. All of the parts, large and small, from each drive unit need to stay together through the cleaning process, they had to fit into a cleaning chamber that was pretty tight, and the basket needed to be easy to load with visually intuitive part locations.






AnySizeBasket.com Basket Design Video
Sunday, June 19, 2016

In my other video posts, I've tried to show how clever and innovative we have been with some very complicated and intricate wire projects. But quite often a design that's simple and elegant is the best and most innovative. I'd like to use one of our most basic baskets to demonstrate how I believe simple is the best, and compare our design to similar basket made by a competitor.






The quick and easy Tutorial Guide for AnySizeBasket.com
Tuesday, April 5, 2016

In just a few easy steps, learn how quickly you can customize a wire basket to suit your application.






Custom Dip and Drain Basket
Sunday, April 3, 2016

A couple of years ago, I was visiting a customers plant that had rows of screw machines making brass pipe fittings. The finished parts come off each machine, down a chute and collected in a basket. What should be a simple cleaning operation, was messy and cumbersome. That's when I came up with the idea for our Dip-And-Drain baskets.






Small Ocular Implant Wire Mesh Cleaning Baskets
Thursday, March 31, 2016

Three M Tool was contacted by a Replacement eye implant manufacture, that needed specific wire mesh Baskets to hold lenses thru several chemical processes and several high temperature curing processes. These baskets needed to be Surgical grade stainless steel, and Electro-polished for purity and smoothness.






Medium Frameless Baskets...Just What You Are Looking For!
Monday, May 18, 2015

Medium Light Duty Frameless Baskets






Austin Hunt-President of Three M Tool explains the New Ultra Precision Cleaning Basket
Thursday, May 7, 2015

The precision cleaning basket needed to be strong, all surfaces must be smooth, and the basket needed to promote effective and consistent precision cleaning. Three M Tool's design solution included 1/8" diameter 304 stainless steel rods, formed and resistance welded at every intersection for strength and durability. This top lip allows the baskets to be securely stacked.






Three M Tool's New Ultra Precision Basket is so strong and rugged, it can support a truck!
Thursday, April 16, 2015

The Ultra Precision Stainless Steel Cleaning Baskets are super rugged, extremely strong and yet are extremely smooth with large openings to effectively clean all types of manufactured parts.






Three M Tool Launches Dip-and-Drain Website
Friday, March 13, 2015

What is unique about this Dip-and-Drain basket and why do you need it?