A lighting client approached Keats to design tooling and stamp a custom brass contact.

Using AutoCAD software, the experts at Keats designed tooling to stamp the .015″ thick, 1.75″ long and .238″ wide, contact. Throughout the entire process we held tightest tolerances of ±.005″.   350,000 of the contacts were delivered weekly to the client’s location in Mexico.

For more information about this design and stamping project please see below. To learn about all of our other services, please contact Keats today.

Project Highlights of a Custom Brass Contact for the Lighting Industry

Product Description

This brass contact is used within an assembly housing for commercial & residential fluorescent lighting fixtures.

Capabilities Applied/Processes

-Design Contact Using AutoCAD
Multi-Slide Stamping

Overall Part Dimensions

Material Thickness: .015"
Length: 1.75"
Width: .238"

Tightest Tolerances


Material Used

#260 Brass

Material Finish


Industry for Use



18,200,000 Annually

Delivery Time

350,000 Weekly

Delivery Location


Standards Met

Customer supplied print, 2D CAD Drawing

Product Name



Keats Manufacturing

350 Holbrook Drive
Wheeling, IL 60090

Keats Southwest

11425 Rojas Drive
El Paso, Texas, 79936

Keats De Mexico

Avenida Brasil No. 17
Parque Industrial TLC
El Marqués, Querétaro, 76248

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