High-Performance Tooling for Ultra-Precision Machining

Alpha Form Technologies is a manufacturer of solid carbide round cutting tools. Founded in 2002, we have been proudly servicing accounts all across America from our Elgin, IL headquarters. Please take a moment to review the information on our website. Your feedback is welcomed and can be sent through the contact page.

Mission Statement

To be the industry leader of the highest quality, tightest-tolerance custom solid carbide round tool manufacturer in North America. We will do so by offering innovative and technologically advanced tool design and development. Assuring maximum quality and cost-per-part advantages to our end users. Continually improving our manufacturing processes, updating our equipment, and improving product flow and tracking systems. Offering training and continuous education programs for our employees. Seeking out the latest super abrasive technologies and practicing consistent metrology methods.


  • Prototyping
    • Solidworks
    • Numroto
    • AutoCAD
    • Cybergrind
  • Equipment
    • 3 5-axis CNC Grinders (Walter Helitronic)
    • 1 3-axis CNC Grinder (TruTech)
    • 1 2-axis CNC Grinder (TruTech)
    • Multiple secondary operation manual grinders
  • Quality Control / Metrology Systems
    • Equipment used in Quality Control
    • Walter Helicheck
    • Tool Maker Microscopes
    • Optical Comparator
    • Microscopes
  • Rush Order Capabilities
    • 24 hour rush for uncoated tools
    • Coated Tools: Delivery to be determined by coating schedule


We are located at 1515 Commerce Drive, Elgin, IL 60123. Currently, we operate in all of the United States. In the future, we plan to operate in all of North America.


All employees have signed "Confidentiality Agreements" with Alpha Form preventing the exchange of proprietary information about Alpha Form and our Customers. Because of Alpha Form's involvement with process improvements from time to time we have been asked to sign confidentiality agreements with our customers.

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