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Faztek T-Slotted Aluminum Extrusion Overview


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Learn more about Faztek! We offer Free Design Assistance, Free Kit Packaging, Free Extrusion Tagging, Free Design Software, Free CAD Files, Fast Shipments of Bulk, Kit, & Assemblies, Strong Inside Support, Many Years Experience in the T-Slotted Extrusion Market, 100% of extrusions are Made in the USA, Faztek is a Green Company, Directly Interchangeable/Equivalent to Most Other Fractional Companies, Offer Profiles Others Don\'t, etc...

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Faztek T-Slotted Aluminum Extrusion Overview

  1. 1. 5120 Investment Drive · Fort Wayne, IN 46808 Voice: 877.FAZTEK.4U / 260.482.7544 · Fax: 260.482.7354 · [email_address] · [email_address]
  2. 2. Who is Faztek? <ul><li>An aluminum framing company specializing in fractional guarding applications. </li></ul><ul><li>Been in business since January 2001; Experience level goes beyond that! </li></ul><ul><li>Based in Fort Wayne, IN – All manufacturing, assembly, and warehousing. </li></ul><ul><li>All Extrusions are “Made in the USA” </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Only 1 of 2 mfg that are 100% Made in the USA on extrusions. </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Very strong with fractional sizes, limited in metric. </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Metric offered with fractional extrusions. </li></ul></ul>
  3. 3. What is Faztek? <ul><li>Faztek is a leading manufacturer of T-Slotted Aluminum Extrusions. </li></ul><ul><li>T-Slotted Aluminum Extrusions can also be referenced as Uni-Strut material. You may find customers looking for fractional equivalents. This would be Faztek! We are a direct interchange to most fractional lines. </li></ul>
  4. 4. What does Faztek make? <ul><li>T-Slotted Aluminum Extrusions & Accessories: </li></ul><ul><li>Machine guarding, Perimeter Guarding, Safety </li></ul><ul><li>Fencing, Robot Enclosures, Carts, Work </li></ul><ul><li>Stations, etc… </li></ul>
  5. 5. What does Faztek make? <ul><li>Extrusions </li></ul>Fastening Methods – Machining Required
  6. 6. What does Faztek make? <ul><li>Corner Brackets – Mostly used when customer buys in bulk </li></ul>Joining Plates – Mostly used when customer buys in bulk
  7. 7. What does Faztek make? <ul><li>Accessories </li></ul>Floor to Frame
  8. 8. What does Faztek make? <ul><li>Door Handles </li></ul>Casters & Leveling Feet Interlocks – Keyed & Hinges (Schmersal & STI) Cleaner look & more tamperproof
  9. 9. What does Faztek make? <ul><li>Plastic & Wire Mesh Panels </li></ul>Most Common - ¼” Polycarbonate / Lexan & 1” Black PVC Coated Wire Mesh Economics – Offering PVC plastic panels and 2” Black PVC Coated Wire Mesh Customers commonly purchase full sheets of wire mesh and cut themselves. Faztek cuts and machines all plastic in one clamping on a CNC Router
  10. 10. What does Faztek make? <ul><li>Linear Motion </li></ul>T-Slotted Linear Guide System Easily integrate linear motion into your project while allowing use of the other three T-slots. One-Piece Bearings Constructed from black UHMW-PE material for strength.
  11. 11. What does Faztek make? <ul><li>Custom Powder Coating & Colored Anodize </li></ul>Black – Full Length Other Colors – 3 ft Satin Finish Limited on color choices 12 ft Length Glossy Finish Wide selection of colors Give us your customer’s color number for quote Most cost effective: Nutec Coatings is a sister company to Faztek!
  12. 12. What does Faztek make? <ul><li>Steel Guarding: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Additional guarding option </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>This is also a stand alone guarding system </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Economical guarding solution </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Not as many options as T-Slot and is not modular </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Standard and custom designs available </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Quick and easy installation </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Steel construction w/ yellow posts and black wire panels </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Perimeter guards, safety fencing, robot guards, tool cribs, security gates, etc… </li></ul></ul>
  13. 13. Where do we sell Faztek? <ul><li>Food Packaging, not food processing (wash down) </li></ul><ul><li>Current Customers of Faztek Distributors </li></ul><ul><li>Original Equipment Manufacturers (OEM) </li></ul><ul><li>Automation Companies </li></ul><ul><li>Machine Builders </li></ul><ul><li>Packaging Equipment Manufacturer </li></ul><ul><li>Automotive </li></ul><ul><li>Aerospace </li></ul><ul><li>Robotic Companies </li></ul><ul><li>Test Equipment Manufacturers </li></ul><ul><li>Engineering / R&D Firms </li></ul>
  14. 14. Services & Support <ul><li>Free Design Assistance: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Able to cross over competitor part numbers </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>More competitive and better margins if we quote with our expertise vs. using the competitor’s designs. We have profiles, fastening methods, and experience our competitor’s do not have. </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>3 full-time Designers on staff </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Give us a sketch or drawing and we create a set of 3d drawings and bill of materials </li></ul></ul>
  15. 15. How are projects quoted? <ul><li>Send a sketch, drawing, and/or details of your project </li></ul><ul><li>Faztek will produce a set of 3d drawings and bill of materials </li></ul><ul><li>Prices are quoted in net cost </li></ul><ul><li>Both kit and assembled prices are quoted </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Buying bulk has no price advantage when factoring left over material to labor costs </li></ul></ul>
  16. 16. Services & Support <ul><li>Free FrameCreator Design Software: (download from website) </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Plug-in software program for AutoCAD 2000i to current </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Has all Faztek part models; build project from library of parts and program automatically creates a bill of materials and full set of drawings. </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Gives customer ownership to their drawings </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>No pricing available on software – Must submit file to Faztek for pricing. </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Download at </li></ul></ul>
  17. 17. Services & Support <ul><li>Free CAD Files: (download from website) </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Allows customers to create drawings using real Faztek models </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>File formats offered listed below </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Download at </li></ul></ul>28.4mb 2D DXF - AutoCAD ™ 35.0mb 2D DWG - AutoCAD ™ 62.1mb 3D IGES - SolidWorks ™ 17.8mb 3D STEP - ProE ™ 32.6mb 3D DWG - AutoCAD ™ File Size Format
  18. 18. Services & Support <ul><li>Free Catalog: (download from website) </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Core products guide </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Full line catalog </li></ul></ul>
  19. 19. Services & Support <ul><li>Free Kit Packaging / Free Extrusion Tagging: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Not offered by the competition free of charge </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Quick & easy assembly </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Extrusions are cut, machined, deburred, washed, tagged, and packaged </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Extrusion tagging is not offered free of charge by our competitors! </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>These stickers contain the numbers which correspond to the number in the “tag” column on your bill of materials and the balloon number on your tagged drawing. </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Parts are labeled with part number and quantity and boxed separately from extrusions and panels </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Panels are boxed separately from extrusions and parts </li></ul></ul>
  20. 20. Services & Support <ul><li>Assembly Services: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Can be ordered as a sub-assembly or full assembly </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Assembly cost will be listed on quote if available </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Costs can be cheaper than ever the customer’s labor costs </li></ul></ul>
  21. 21. Services & Support <ul><li>Lead-times: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Quotes: 1 day for parts lists; 2 to 3 days for project quotes </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Kits & Bulk Orders: 2 to 3 days </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Assembled Projects: 5 to 7 days </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Factory Direct Support: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Faztek can work directly with your customers </li></ul></ul><ul><li> to work through project designs. Then pricing </li></ul><ul><li> will be sent through Distributor once </li></ul><ul><li> completed </li></ul>
  22. 22. Services & Support <ul><li>Lite & Ultra-Lite Profiles: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Used to creatively take cost out of designs </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Not offered by the competition </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Does not affect the integrity of the project when designed properly </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Smooth & Grooved Profiles: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Offers versatility </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Parts and accessories work in both profiles </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Smooth is part of the “Core Products Guide” </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Customers who want smooth have to switch to metric when using other competitors. </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Part Number prefix: </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>QE=Smooth (i.e.: 15QE1515UL) </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>EX=Grooved (i.e.: 15EX1515UL) </li></ul></ul></ul>
  23. 23. Services & Support <ul><li>Literature: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>C-Fold Snapshot Flyer: </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Snapshot of Faztek’s products and services </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Core Products Catalog: </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Top 100 Faztek parts used to design and build T-Slotted projects </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Minimizes customer confusion from looking through thousands of parts in a full line catalog </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Lower prices </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Larger in-stock supply </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Shorter lead times </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Full Line Catalog: </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Consists of all Faztek active parts (over 1000 parts and accessories) </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Detailed drawing and part specifications </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Project application examples </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Technical information </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Used for internal reference or Engineers who design their own systems </li></ul></ul></ul>
  24. 24. Summary of Faztek Advantages <ul><li>Free design assistance – Factory Level </li></ul><ul><li>Free technical support – Factory Level </li></ul><ul><li>Free Core products catalog </li></ul><ul><li>Free CAD files </li></ul><ul><li>Free FrameCreator Design Software </li></ul><ul><li>Direct interchange to most fractional companies </li></ul><ul><li>Made in the USA! </li></ul><ul><li>Free kit packaging </li></ul><ul><li>Free extrusion tagging </li></ul><ul><li>Quick response </li></ul><ul><li>Factory direct support </li></ul><ul><li>Fast kit & bulk shipments (2 to 3 days) </li></ul><ul><li>Fast assembly service (5 to 7 days) </li></ul><ul><li>Strong customer service </li></ul><ul><li>Smooth and grooved profiles </li></ul><ul><li>Lite & Ultra-Lite profiles </li></ul><ul><li>T-anchor fasteners – No need to notch panels because of fastener clearance </li></ul><ul><li>Use metric fasteners w/ fractional extrusions </li></ul><ul><li>Steel Guarding Panels offering cost savings </li></ul><ul><li>EconoFrame Panels offering cost savings </li></ul>
  25. 25. How are projects ordered? <ul><li>If a project has been quoted: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Order the project by the 4 or 5 digit quote number and a revision letter if applicable. This is your part number. </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Return signed Design Approval that was supplied at time of quote (Example of form in back of manual) </li></ul></ul><ul><li>If you stock parts and need help with setting up your system, I can help with spreadsheet creation per your system specifications </li></ul><ul><li>Ordering extrusions: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Full length bars: </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>97” – Can be shipped UPS </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>145” – Ship via truck (Most common length) </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>194” – Ship via truck (Not available in all sizes) </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><li>Freight: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Prepaid & Add: UPS or LTL using ABF or Vitran </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Collect: Preferred on own account or using other shipping method than listed above </li></ul></ul>
  26. 26. Contact information <ul><ul><li>Faztek, LLC: </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Phone: 260.482.7544 / Fax: 260.482.7354 </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Regional Sales Manager: Shawn Mantel </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Cell: 260.413.0527 </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Work extension: 202 </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Email: [email_address] </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Regional Sales Manager: Jim West </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Cell: 260.417.2720 </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Work extension: 215 </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Email: [email_address] </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Designer Manager: Jason Kocks </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Work extension: 203 </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Email: [email_address] </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Office Manager: Brittany Holland </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Work extension: 214 </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Email: [email_address] </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Accounting: Jennifer Akers </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Work extension: 206 </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Email: [email_address] </li></ul></ul></ul>
  27. 27. Faztek Websites <ul><li>Reduced prices on surplus inventory </li></ul> <ul><li>Pre-assembled guard units made from scratch & dent material </li></ul> <ul><li>Design Support (FAQ) </li></ul><ul><li>Download Software </li></ul><ul><li>What is FrameCreator </li></ul> <ul><li>Who is Faztek? </li></ul><ul><li>Downloads </li></ul><ul><li>New Products </li></ul><ul><li>News Updates </li></ul>
  28. 28. Other Applications
  29. 29. The End! <ul><li>Questions, Comments, etc… </li></ul>Final Thoughts