FAQ

What forms of materials does Peridot use to manufacture components?

Strip, wire, sheet, bar stock, tubing, plate, rod.

What metal alloys does Peridot work with?

Titanium, 300 Series Stainless Steel, 400 Series Stainless Steel, 17-7 PH Stainless, 17-4 PH Stainless, Nitinol, Beryllium Copper, Brass, Phos Bronze, Spring Steel, Inconel, Platinum, Tungsten, Spring Steel, Brass, Aluminum.

What plastics does Peridot work with?

ABS, Acetal, Acrylic, Delrin, FEP, HDPE, Kynar, LDPE, Lexan, Lucite, Makrolon, PEEK, PETG, Polypropylene, Rulon, Teflon, Torlon, Ultem, Vespel.

What are typical turnaround times?

Peridot often produces prototypes in a few days. Short run production in 1-2 weeks is common. Hard tooling lead times typically 4-6 weeks.

What file formats can you use?

Peridot’s primary CAD software is Solidworks. We also use Autocad. Thus we can import practically any 2D or 3D file format such as: .igs, .sldprt, .dwg, .dxf, .stl, .prt, .x_t etc.

Do you provide design services?

Peridot consults with our clients on materials and manufacturability but we are not an industrial design firm. Should you require that service we would be happy to recommend one of our design firm partners.

What types of springs do you manufacture?

Torsion, Extension, Compression, Belleville Washers, Clock Springs, Power Springs, Leaf Springs, Wave Washers, Constant Force Springs.

What materials can you laser cut?

Stainless steels, Cold rolled steels, Titanium, Nitinol, Nylon, Kapton, Teflon, Acrylic, Mylar, Rubber, Wood, Leather, Fabric, Paper, Cardboard.

What industries do you serve?

Peridot offers complete end-to-end precision manufacturing and assembly services for a wide range of industries including the medical industry, electronics industry, automotive industry, alternative energy industry, semiconductor industry, oilfield instrumentation industry and more.