About Us

Fortress Forms Inc.

Fortress Forms Inc., and Fortress Manufacturing Inc. have been in business since 1963. Fortress Forms Inc., offers CNC Wire Forms, Fourslide Wire Formed Products and Assemblies, and Specialty Cold Heading, along with many secondary operations. Fortress Manufacturing Inc. produces Screw Machine Products from New Britains, Davenports and Davenport Chucker Machines. Both companies serve Medical, Automotive, Leisure, Commercial Fishing, Lawn & Garden, Construction, Packaging, Toys, Appliances and many other industries and markets. Capabilities
  • CNC Wire Forming
  • Fourslide Wire Forms
  • Assemblies
  • Specialty Cold Heading

Equipment and Capabilities (click > to expand)

MISCELLANEOUS PRODUCTION EQUIPMENT
MISCELLANEOUS PRODUCTION EQUIPMENT
1 US BAIRD MULTISLIDE 3 CNC WIRE FORMERS
1 VIDEX VAS-20 DBH
5 MULTI-SPINDLE DRILLER
7 THREAD ROLLERS
1 HERCKELBOUT VERTICAL WIRE FORMER
2 CINCINNATTI CENTERLESS GRINDERS
1 TORRINGTON SWEDGER
1 BROACHING MACHINE
5 RICHARDS HYDRAULIC BENDERS
5 LUBOW BENDING SYSTEMS
5 SPECIAL GROOVING MACHINES
1 LEWIS STRAIGHTENER 1/8″ DIA.
1 LEWIS STRAIGHTENER 1/4″ DIA
1 PANASONIC WIRE WELDER
1 AUTOMATIC WELDING POSITIONER
13 WIRE DRAWERS
1 SPECIAL ROTARY ASSY. MACHINE
1 BAIL & BAND ASSY. MACHINE
1 FISH SNAP ASSEMBLY MACHINE
1 BANNER RESISTANCE WELDERS
2 SPECIAL BARREL ROLLING MACHINES
8 DIACRO HAND BENDER
4 BUTT WELDERS


CLEANING / FINISHING EQUIPMENT
CLEANING / FINISHING EQUIPMENT
3 PARTS WASHERS
3 VIBRATORY DEBURRING MACHINES
2 PARTS TUMBLERS
1 SAND BLASTER


TOOL ROOM EQUIPMENT
TOOL ROOM EQUIPMENT
2 CHEVALIER MILLS W/ CNC CONTROLS
4 BRIDGEPORT MILLS
1 MITSUBISHI WIRE EDM
2 DRILL PRESSES
5 SURFACE GRINDERS
1 GROB BAND SAW
1 SMALL HEAT TREAT FURNACE
1 K & T CNC MACHINING CENTER
2 17″ ENGINE LATHERS
1 HARDINGE SUPER PRECISION LATHE
1 L-TEC MIG WELDER
1 MILLER TIG WELDER
1 LINCOLN ARC WELDER
1 OXY-ACETYLENE WELDER


INSPECTION EQUIPMENT
INSPECTION EQUIPMENT
1 MICRO VU VIDEO COMPARATOR
8 OPTICAL COMPARATORS
1 LASER MIKE
1 SPECIAL VISION SYSTEM
1 HARDNESS TESTER
1 PROFILOMETER


OTHER SERVICES AVAILABLE
OTHER SERVICES AVAILABLE
* FORTRESS FORMS OFFERS A FULL TIME TOOLING DEPARTMENT FOR OUR FOURSLIDES. ALL TOOLING IS MADE AT OUR PLANT, UNLESS WE DO NOT HAVE THE EQUIPMENT TO BUILD IT. THIS SPEEDS UP DEVELOPMENT OF YOUR SPECIFIC PART.
* IF SUFFICIENT PART QUANTITIES ARE AVAILABLE, SPECIAL EQUIPMENT CAN BE DEVELOPED FOR YOUR APPLICATION.
* WE OFFER A MODERN, WELL EQUIPPED QUALITY ASSURANCE DEPARTMENT TO ENSURE THAT WE WILL PROVIDE YOU WITH THE BEST PART QUALITY POSSIBLE.

FOR A SPEEDY QUOTE ON YOUR PART CALL TIM EASTMAN MARK CLEMINS OR DICK CLEMINS



Fortress Manufacturing Inc.

  • New Britain
  • Davenport
  • Chucker Machined Products




INSPECTION EQUIPMENT
INSPECTION EQUIPMENT Equipment and Capabilities (click + to expand) MULTIPLE SPINDLE SCREW MACHINES MULTIPLE SPINDLE SCREW MACHINES
9 #51 NEW BRITAIN AUTOMATICS ……………….. 1" DIA. BAR MAX
1 #52 NEW BRITAIN AUTOMATICS ……………….. 1 1/4" DIA. BAR MAX
3 #60 NEW BRITAIN AUTOMATICS ……………….. 1" DIA. BAR MAX
2 #61 NEW BRITAIN AUTOMATICS ……………….. 2 1/4" DIA. BAR MAX
1 #62 NEW BRITAIN AUTOMATICS ……………….. 2 1/4" DIA. BAR MAX
6 DAVENPORT AUTOMATICS ………………………13/16" DIA. & 4 1/4" LONG MAX
1 NEW BRITAIN MODEL #657 CHUCKER
12 DAVENPORT CHUCKERS


SINGLE SPINDLE SCREW MACHINES
SINGLE SPINDLE SCREW MACHINES
1 00 BROWN AND SHARPE AUTOMATIC ……….. 1/2" DIA. BAR MAX
1 2G BROWN AND SHARPE AUTOMATIC ……….. 1 1/2" DIA. BAR MAX
3 TRAUB AUTOMATICS W/ LIPE BAR FEEDER … 5/8" DIA. BAR MAX

FOR MAXIMUM HEX AND SQUARE CAPACITIES, CONTACT YOUR SALESMAN ***


TURRET LATHES AND HAND SCREWS
TURRET LATHES AND HAND SCREWS
1 #3 WARNER AND SWASEY TURRET LATHE …… 1 1/2" BAR MAX
1 HARDINGE HAND SCREW …………………………. 1" DIA. BAR MAX

FOR MAXIMUM HEX AND SQUARE CAPACITIES, CONTACT YOUR SALESMAN ***


SECONDARY OPERATION EQUIPMENT
SECONDARY OPERATION EQUIPMENT
MILLING EQUIPMENT
1 #0 NICKELS MILLING MACHINE
2 #1 SUNSTRAND MILLING MACHINE
1 HANDY MILL BENCH-TYPE MILLING MACHINE

DRILLING EQUIPMENT
4 17" DELTA DRILL PRESS
1 17" CLAUSING DRILL PRESS
4 MISCELLANEOUS DRILL PRESS
2 SNOW #TA-3RM SS TAPPING MACHINES

MISCELLANEOUS EQUIPMENT
2 TOOL ROOM SURFACE GRINDERS
2 DISC SANDERS
1 SMALL BELT SANDER
1 CINCINNATTI TOOL ROOM LATHE
2 BRIDGEPORT MILLING MACHINES


OTHER SERVICES AVAILABLE
OTHER SERVICES AVAILABLE
* FORTRESS MANUFACTURING OFFERS MANY ATTACHMENTS FOR DRILL PRESS APPLICA-
TION, SUCH AS; MULTIPLE DRILL HEADS, AIR VISES AND TAPPING HEADS, TO SPEED THE
PROCESSING OF PARTS FOR YOU.
* IF SUFFICIENT PART QUATITIES ARE AVAILABLE, SPECIAL EQUIPMENT CAN BE DEVELOPED
FOR YOUR APPLICATION.
* WE OFFER A MODERN, WELL EQUIPPED QUALITY ASSURANCE DEPARTMENT TO ENSURE
THAT WE WILL PROVIDE YOU WITH THE BEST PART QUALITY POSSIBLE.
* IF YOU WOULD LIKE ANY FURTHER INFORMATION ON ANY OF OUR MACHINES OR SERVICES,
CONTACT YOUR SALESMAN OR CALL DIRECT TO OUR PLANT AT 262-797-7520.

MINIMUM ORDER QUATITIES

* FORTRESS MANUFACTURING IS A HIGH VOLUME MULTIPLE SPINDLE SCREW MACHINE
PRODUCT HOUSE. THUS, WE NEED 2,500 PIECES MINIMUM TO BE COST EFFECTIVE TO
YOU ON OUR AUTOMATICS.
* DAVENPORT AUTOMATICS MINIMUM ORDER IS 25,000 PIECES.

FOR A SPEEDY QUOTE ON YOUR PART, CALL TIM EASTMAN, MARK CLEMINS OR
DICK CLEMINS