HANNOVER MESSE – This year you will find us in lightweight construction

tsf tübinger stahlfeinguss Franz Stadtler GmbH, a traditional family-owned company, produces steel investment castings using the lost wax casting process and gives intensive advice on development and conception. Under the motto “High-strength, economical lightweight construction” tsf shows that lightweight construction and steel are not mutually exclusive. With  tsf, a fast, high-quality and cost-efficient investment casting company presents itself at the HANNOVER MESSE again this year. From April 1 – 5, 2019, tübinger stahlfeinguss Franz Stadtler GmbH & Co. KG will exhibit its product and consulting portfolio at the HANNOVER MESSE. Sales Manager Martin Krämer: “Unlike last year, we will focus on lightweight construction and customer-oriented flexibility this year. To highlight that, we will exhibit in a new location at the HANNOVER MESSE.” The tsf exhibit team will no longer be found at the booth of the German foundries, but rather in exhibition hall 5 at the Integrated Lightweight Plaza. tsf manufactures precision castings with unit weights from 10 g to over 70 kg. Component lengths of up to approx. 500 mm can be realized. With a wide range of materials and alloys, tsf can specifically address unique lightweight requirements: every investment casting component manufactured by tsf has exactly the characteristics specified by the customer. For castings, tsf produces all grades of steel from unalloyed carbon steels to alloyed engineering steels to very high-alloyed stainless, acid and heat-resistant steels. Another novelty: In the newly founded tsf group, the company tsf international GmbH & Co. KG, also offers the opportunity to implement cost-optimized overall solutions through an international production network that meets its own quality standards. “We do not offer simple...
tsf continues to source 100% green electricity

tsf continues to source 100% green electricity

In the new year, tsf will continue to source 100% green electricity, which is generated exclusively from renewable energy. The managing director of Stadtwerke Tübingen (swt), Ortwin Wiebecke, welcomes the new supply contract between swt and tsf: “We are pleased that we can continue to supply tsf with our certified green electricity. The overall resonance and demand for green electricity is increasing in the economy.” The resulting additional costs will be 100% reinvested in the further expansion of renewable energies in order to realize ambitious European climate goals. The managing tsf shareholder Johanna Stadtler: “There is no planet B, and we are fully aware of this enormous responsibility. Especially due to our relatively energy-intensive products and production processes, we have to face the challenge of resource-conserving methods and therefore want to contribute to the national expansion of renewable energy. ” In addition to the purchase and planned production of environmentally friendly green electricity, tsf is also striving to increase in resource efficiency, with numerous projects and micro-measures aimed to improve energy efficiency. Among others, these measures were awarded by the state of Baden-Württemberg in the competition for excellence “100 Companies for Resource Efficiency”. With new production facilities, heat recovery and highly efficient operating infrastructure, tsf reduces its relative total annual energy requirements. Managing Director Stephan Strohbücker adds: “Through these measures, we try to reconcile the ecological footprint with the economic goals of our customers and minimize the additional burden of rising energy costs for our customers.” From 2019, tsf will also make its own contribution to green electricity generation and install a photovoltaic system with just under 100 kWh....
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Find out about us!

The more precisely we know your requirements, the better we will be able to implement them. Therefore, we do our utmost to maintain close personal contact with our customers. We will be glad to give you individual advice on our wide range of materials and alloys which permit us to meet a great variety of technological requirements in all fields of engineering. The best way is for you to visit us and bring along your components and requirement specifications. Together, we will design a cost-effective, functional and aesthetically pleasing solution for your new investment casting. Send...
5 good reasons for choosing tsf investment casting

5 good reasons for choosing tsf investment casting

tsf – your partner for investment casting: 1. We offer our customers short channels of communication, production and quality assurance. 2. Customers of tsf benefit from highest levels of flexibility: we can realize intricate components with complex requirements within a very short time – from the prototype all the way through to serial production. 3. We are a value-conscious, medium-sized, family run business, and we attach great importance to punctual delivery, continuity and commitment. 4. Our professional consulting service on casting design and material selection lays the foundation for the high quality of the investment castings we produce. 5. As customers of tsf, you will benefit from our more than 40 years of experience as manufacturers of steel castings and precision casting...
The oldest casting process in the world – reinterpreted day by day!

The oldest casting process in the world – reinterpreted day by day!

The lost wax process was already in use as far back as the Bronze Age around 2500 BC. At that time they used beeswax and clay to produce the first precursors of modern precision castings. However, there is no need to look to the past to find sound reasons for employing this technology. Investment casting is a versatile casting method which has many advantages compared to mechanical machining of parts. Precision-cast components can be produced cost-effectively starting from very small runs. The investment casting process enables the implementation of innovative solutions which would be impossible using other production technologies. For instance, components with gear tooth systems or complex undercuts can be manufactured from heavy, non-machinable materials. In a nutshell: the more complex and intricate the structure of the required component, the more cost-effective the investment casting method will be. In many cases, the replacement of multi-component assemblies by one single-component investment casting can make a significant contribution to minimizing the manufacturing and handling costs in the customer’s production process, and to eliminating potential sources of error. Minimum production and handling expenditure Investment casting products are characterized by a fine, smooth and score-free surface. Even spatially curved surfaces can be reproduced precisely and true to form using the investment casting method. The extreme dimension accuracy allows us to meet tight tolerances even in large runs. In many cases, the high precision of the investment casting process enables components to be produced which are immediately ready to use. We will be happy to advise you on how best to implement your specific precision-cast components. Contact us to make a consultation...