Specialist In Quality Carbide and Steel Cold Heading Dies
First Header Die, inc.




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1313 Anvil Rd
Machesney Park, IL 61115

(815) 282-5161
Fax: (815) 282-5295


Products and Services

Standard Heading Tool Products:

· Carbide Heading Dies
· Carbide Die Inserts
· Carbide Quills
· Carbide Upsets
· Carbide First Blows
· Carbide Hammers

· Steel Heading Dies
· Steel Die Inserts
· Steel Quills
· Steel Upsets
· Steel Sleeved Assembles
· Steel First Blows

· Die Casings
· Die Wafers
· Die Packings
· Die Backers
· Die Fillers
· Die Sleeves


CNC Turning center, Wire EDMs, Conventional EDMs, and full carbide machining capabilities enables FIRST HEADER DIE to produce special dies, wafers and other heading tooling quickly and economically.

Segmented Carbide Wafer Assemblies:

FIRST HEADER DIE produces segmented carbide square and hex tooling assemblies. These tools are manufactured entirely in-house and meet the demands of the quality we place on all of our products.
We are capable of manufacturing the inserts for shipment or placing them in the casing of your choice.

TAPTITE® Header Tooling:

FIRST HEADER DIE is a licensed supplier for Taptite® cutters, quills, heading die inserts, and complete heading die assemblies. We have full capabilities for the production of high quality economical Taptite® products to the customers print.
TAPTITE is a registered trademark of REMINC.

100% Final Inspection of Product:

Our computerized Inspection Department scrutinizes 100% of all product to customer specifications. We digitally record all inspections and supply an inspection report including Contour Tracing if requested.

FHD takes every possible precaution during all stages of the manufacturing processing to insure the utmost in quality. At FIRST HEADER DIE, we intensely pursue a 0% rejection rate!

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