Five Star Tool Welding
12575 W. Custer Ave.
Butler, WI  53007
800.894.5822

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TIG Welding Repair Is Best for Extending Tool Life, Quick Return to Production
Applied Welding,
Issue 3, 2004

Tools and dies have a hard life, and even normal wear takes its toll. Tooling cracks, material wears away or a screwdriver is used one too many times to pry a part from a die. Soon, tooling no longer functions well or cannot hold the necessary tolerances.....Read the whole story here!

Microwelding: Then & Now
Equipment, Technology Evolve To Meet Demands
May 2006

Like the molds he repairs, Five Star Tool Welding owner Joe Canfield finds that the welding equipment he uses at his company is getting smaller and smaller. Over the years GTAW equipment has evolved to better meet the needs of its tool and die welding users.....Read the whole story here!

Weld Repair
The Right Choice
Metalforming Magazine
July 2004

Tools and dies have a hard life, and even normal wear takes its toll. Tooling cracks,material wears away or a screwdriver is used one too many times to pry a part from a die. Soon, tooling no longer functions well or cannot hold the necessary tolerances. Such problems lead customers to call on Five Star Tool Welding Corp., Butler, WI. “There aren’t too many tool and-die welding service houses around —we’re probably one of five in the entire state,” says Joe Canfield, Five Star president and owner. His firm focuses exclusively on tool and die welding, including microwelding....Read the whole story here!

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