Failure is only the opportunity to begin again more intelligently.

— Henry Ford
Elkins Machine Detroit



Elkins Machine & Tool offers over four decades in specialized service. Elkins’ work in plastics has primarily served the valve industry, in addition to work in fasteners, Marine components, automation, conveyor systems, material handling and medical in the areas of fittings, valves, assembly, cylinder component, distribution manifold and tube bending areas, among others. Much of the company’s plastics’ work has been used in safety systems.

Due to Elkins’ expertise in tool making, if often designs, creates and supplies Plastics machine tooling for other facilities within the industry.

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Our staff services the following Alumium markets and more:

Valve Components
Building and Construction Hardware
Automotive Research
Automotive Aftermarket
Hunting, Fishing & Trapping
Tool Fabricators
Production Stamping
Paint Valves & Fittings
Industrial Cylinders
Machine Tool Builders
Construction Equipment
Food Processing
Vehicle Performance Enhancement (Racing)
Pneumatic & Hydraulic Manifolds
Hardware (specifically Fasteners)
Marine Components
ATV Vehicle Components
Farm Machinery & Equipment
Green Energy
Renewable Energy
Lawn & Garden
RV-Motor Homes
Golf Carts
Conveyor Components
Office Furniture
Miscellaneous Furniture & Fixtures
Miscellaneous Plastics Products
Cutlery, Handtools & General Hardware
Screw Machine Products
Bolts, Nuts, Screws, Rivets & Washers
General Industrial Machinery & Equipment
Pumps & Pump Equipment
Railroad Equipment
Motorcycles, Bicycles & Parts
What grades of Plastic do you machine?
Nylon, Delrin, Acetron, Teflon, glass-filled Teflon, Nylatron and Torlon are common grades. Others upon request – just ask our sales staff for details.
Can you run plastic on a screw machine?
Do you provide lot availability?