Guill Tool & Engineering Co. Inc.

Extrusion Tooling Designer and Manufacturer

700 Series Guill Tool Crosshead Redesigned To Hold Close Wall Tolerances

West Warwick R.I. The redesigned 700 Series from Guill Tool, an adjustable center crosshead with proprietary precision engineering that holds close tolerance walls for those specialized applications including; electronic, medical tubing, rubber and plastics, wire and cable, and other advanced types of high technology precision products.

“Since its inception in 1962, Guill Tool and Engineering has maintained a commitment that provides our customers with the latest innovations in extrusion design and technology. This commitment has led to a redesign of our popular 700 Series crosshead,” states William Conley, Sales Manager for Guill Tool.

The 700 Series crosshead is adaptable to all extruders and compatible with all styles and brands of tooling on the market today. Guill’s proprietary quick change tooling feature can be added with most other tooling styles and brands.

Also, the 700 Series houses an adjustment mode that has been significantly improved with a new feather-touch concentricity adjustment option.

All Guill crossheads 700 Series include the patented Flow Splitter with an optional Taperlock version. This Flow Splitter provides a reduced extrudate memory set, low material inventory, balanced material flow distribution and elimination of dead spots. In addition, the optional Taperlock helps to eliminate leaking and enables faster assembly and disassembly with less chance of damage to the system. This also ensures less downtime and a fast turn around for maintenance and cleaning.

Guill Tool also manufactures tips, dies, and breaker plates using state-of-the-art computerized CNC machining and EDM equipment.

Engineering services using the latest CAD systems are available for custom designing extrusion tooling products: crossheads, tips, clamps, flanges, air wipes, forming rolls, spiderless inline dies, dies, swing gates, breaker plates, special equipment and sizing dies.

Guill Tool received ISO certification in 1995. The first major extrusion tooling company to meet those international standards. The company has long been recognized as one of the leading established designers and manufacturers of custom extrusion tooling for types of applications including: wire, cable, fiber optics, medical tube, wood composites, automotive tube, plastic compounding, custom applications, rubber, profile, industrial pipe, hose & tube, blow molding, food and packaging.

The company also encourages and provides education and training for the extrusion industry with plastic and aluminum model heads, fully illustrated operating manuals for step-by-step assembly and disassembly, training videotapes, as well as classes on the care and cleaning of extrusion tooling.

Founded in Rhode Island in 1962 by A. Roger Guillemette, the company was established as a job shop supplying tips, dies, crossheads and replacement parts to the wire, cable or wire and cable, plastic and rubber industries in New England and eventually across the US and Canada.

For a free evaluation, technical product sheets, general information, or for the name of a representative in your area, please contact Guill Tool & Engineering Co., Inc. 10 Pike Street, West Warwick, RI 02893 (USA), Tel: (401) 828-7600, Fax: (401) 823-5310 or email:

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