About Columbine

Located in northern Colorado, Columbine Tool and Die Inc. is a single source manufacturing; production machine shop facility, offering high quality metal and plastic parts to companies in northern Colorado since 1978.

EXPERIENCE

Columbine Tool & Die has been in business since 1982. With over 70 combined years of experience in the machining industry, we are confident we are able to not only meet your needs, but exceed them. Some industry experience would include, but not limited to: aviation, aerospace, firearms, heavy equipment, electronics, plumbing, irrigation, medical, rubber molds, robotics, water jet, construction.

QUALITY

The quality in our business starts with great communication. From there we use some of the finest equipment on the market to produce a high quality product that is right the first time. We pride ourselves on our on-time deliveries and our low return percentages.

RELIABILITY

Reliability is a trait that we believe is extremely important, but not commonly seen in most of the machine shops in this industry. We are honest, trustworthy, dependable and authentic. Whether it’s a rush job, or a complicated long run, you can count on us.

PRECISION

In a machine shop, precision is everything. The term “close enough” doesn’t cut it in a machine shop, and certainly not in ours. We use high quality machines and inspection equipment to make sure we do everything we can to provide you a qualified product.

VERSATILITY

With our vast experience in the industry, we are able to be extremely versatile. Whether it’s an injection mold, or a complicated high volume production machining run, we can make it happen.

PERSONABLE

Our executive team meets on a daily basis to communicate the needs for that day, and the days to come. We are easy to get a hold of either by phone or email, and you will always be able to talk to the same person.


Meet The Executive Team

Wes Allbritten
970.532.5203
720.352.2993
wes.a@columbinetool.com
Wes Allbritten
Eric Allbritten
970.532.5203
970.402.8320
eric.a@columbinetool.com
Eric Allbritten
Jerad Allbritten
970.532.5203
303.550.2007
jerad.a@columbinetool.com
Jerad Allbritten

Our Services

Production Machining

Custom production machining of parts for a wide range of applications including firearms, water jet, and aircraft to name a few.

Injection Molds, Aluminum Molding

Decades of experience allows us to be competitive and knowledgeable.

Production Tooling

Making jigs and fixtures that allows your company to run more efficiently and effectively.

Prototypes, Product Design & Development

Immense knowledge allows us to be a great resource for design and development. We can be the first tangible step in your great idea.

Inspection/Production Fixtures

Enhances your CMM accuracy for higher quality parts.

Plating, Heat Treating, & Laser Engraving

We offer industrial plating, rinsing, heat treating, laser engraving, tumbling and deburring.

CNC Milling

4 CNC mills with 4th axis capabilities allow us to be a more versatile machine shop.

CNC Turning

Hardinge turning center allows us to be a more uniform shop.

Certification

Certification available for material and all outside processes we offer.

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Machines & Facilities

Hi tech equipment to ensure quality and precision

Bridgeport GX 1000

40x20x20 axis travel

10,000 spindle rpm

Fanuc oi control

30 tool positions

Bridgeport VMC 610XP3

24x20x24 axis travel

10,000 spindle RPM

Fanuc Oi MB control

24 tool stations

Doosan DNM 500

40x21x20 axis travel

12,000 Spindle RPM

Fanuc i series control

30 Tool stations

Felder Stroke Sander

Gives a very nice grained finish on plate work.

Hardinge GS 51 Turning Center

    2" bar size (with collet)

    8" bar size with chuck

    5,000 RPM spindle speed

    12 station turret

KME 5-Axis Trunnion

    Adds 4th and 5th axis to mills

Lista Cabinets inspection equipment
MakerBot 3D printer

3D print almost anything.

Milltronics VM17

30x16x26 axis travel

8,000 spindle RPM

Centurion 7 control

16 tool positions

Surface Grinder

Chevalier FSG-618

18 x 6 chuck

Unit G front to back
Unit G back to front
Unit F Front to Back
Unit F back to front
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Inspection Equipment

  • GRANITE SURFACE PLATES, HEIGHT GAGES
  • BENCH INSPECTION EQUIPMENT
  • ID & OD INSPECTION EQUIPMENT
  • GAGE PINS, GAGE BLOCKS & THREAD GAGES
  • 1” - 12” MICROMETER SET
  • 2 SURFACE PLATES 24” X 36”RADIUS TANGENT DRESSER
  • GAUGE PINS
  • GAUGE BLOCKS
  • 2- 18” HEIGHT GAUGES

Shop Equipment

  • SQUARING BLOCK
  • SINE PLATES
  • SINGLE LIP CUTTER GRINDER
  • BENCH GRINDERS
  • BEAD BLASTER 16” X 16” X 36”
  • MOLD POLISHING EQUIPMENT
  • ANGLE PLATES
  • VICES
  • RADIUS TANGENT DRESSER

Software

  • SURFCAM 1004 FULL 3 AXES
  • SUFCAM SOLIDS 201)4
  • CADKEY 2004 VERSION 21
  • SOLIDWORKS 2004
  • SOLIDWORKS 2015

Get Connected With Us

5213 Longs Peak Road, Unit F, Berthoud, Colorado 80534.