Prima Tooling specialize in the manufacture of quality
tooling for the Woodworking Industry.
Standard tools or 1-off specials can be tipped with
Polycrystalline Diamond (PCD), Tungsten Carbide (TCT) or High Speed Steel
We produce a wide range of tools from
TCT Dowel Drills and Router cutters to PCD Profile
Router cutters, Profile spindle tooling and Saws.
Prima Tooling was formed in 1979 by
three partners, each with 10 years experience of
manufacturing woodworking tools in tungsten carbide and
Three years later, as business
expanded, the company moved to leasehold premises in
Romford, and purchased its first machine for grinding
At this stage, Prima had already identified
PCD as the tooling material of the future, and put
substantial resources into the long-term manufacture of
1n 1987, Prima moved to its own
factory in Brentwood, which has since doubled in size to
accommodate the flourishing PCD side of the business.
Prima's success with PCD tooling has
been brought about by utilizing the experience we gained
in conventional woodworking tool manufacture to ensure
that each PCD tool is exactly what each customer needs.
We don't just manufacture and sell PCD
tools, we advise you, the customer, on what is the right
tool for your particular application. If you have a
problem, we'll help you to solve it. Even to the extent
that if we think PCD tooling is not the answer, we'll
tell you so.
But once you buy PCD tooling from us,
you'll find that we'll be happy to give advise on the
installation and running of this tooling. And we'll back
this up with reliable maintenance. In short, the