Powder Metal Core Rods

Core Rods, Core Pins & Ejector Pins

Vermont Precision Tools, Inc. manufactures a broad range of high quality Core Rods, Core Pins and Ejector Pins for the Powdered Metal and Tool and Die industries.

Our pins and rods may be used in conventional (PM) Powdered Metal Presses as well as Metal Injection Molding (MIM) applications. Our in house heat treat operation allows us to harden a wide variety of standard and exotic steels. Our quick delivery 48 Hour Department is able to produce Straight Core Rods in 2 days for select materials and quantities.

VPT has been producing the highest quality Straight and Custom Headed Core Rods and Pins for the Powdered Metal industry for over 50 years. Let us put our quality, capabilities, delivery and experience to work for you. Contact us with your questions, drawings and special materials.

Popular Materials (AISI)

  • M2
  • M42
  • PM-9V
  • PM-10V
  • Hardened to specified Rockwell Hardness

48 Hour Department

  • M2 (62 / 65 Rc) & M42 (66 / 68 Rc)
  • Diameters:
    0.060″ to 1.000″
  • Lengths:
    Up to 18″ (Some Restrictions Apply)


  • Diameters:
    0.015″ to 2.000″
  • Lengths:
    0.500″ to 36″
  • Hardened High Speed Steel, Stainless and Tool Steel Materials.
  • CNC Multi-Axis Grinders
  • Centerless Thru and Infeed Grinding (6-8 Ra Surface Finish or Better)
  • OD Grinding
  • Surface Grinding
  • CNC Turning

Quality Commitment

Vermont Precision Tools builds quality into every part we manufacture. We are able to provide a wide variety of certifications for your products. We offer material composition and heat treat Rockwell certifications. You may request dimensional certs of conformance or other customer specific certifications.


Technical Support

Are your silver soldiered heads separating during extraction? Are your Core Rods wearing out quickly or breaking? Contact VPT, we may be able to assist in the selection of Core Rod material, hardness, surface finish and designs to resolve these issues.

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    Rick Bourgeois - Sales

    PO Box 182
    10 Precision Lane
    Swanton, VT. 05488

    800-451-4026 Ext. 1145

    Monique Beyor - Sales

    PO Box 182
    10 Precision Lane
    Swanton, VT. 05488

    800-451-4026 Ext. 1105

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