Citizen Machinery

Citizen fits the bill for latest technology and productivity demands at Roscomac

Some 1.5 million parts are despatched a year from Worthing-based precision subcontract machinist Roscomac that is achieving record on-time deliveries of 98 per cent...
AES Precision Engineering

Lathe takes over production of prismatic parts from machining centres

One-hit turn-milling halves cycle time and eliminates inter-machine handlingLooking at the cuboid aluminium components produced for medical diagnostic equipment by subcontractor AES Precision Engineering,...
KASTOtec AC4 bandsaw

Stockholder increases bandsawing capacity in a small footprint

Two bandsaws from Kasto replace four conventional machinesAt the Newcastle-under-Lyme facility of special metals stockholder, Langley Alloys, two German-built KASTOtec bandsaws specified for cutting...
Indespension

Trailer manufacturer doubles productivity with fibre laser cutting

At the Bolton factory of trailer manufacturer, Indespension, sheet metal cutting productivity has doubled following the replacement of a CO2 laser-powered machine with a...
Hurco

Hurco machining centre fits into tight space

A new subcontract machining firm has been set up near Coventry to undertake small batch manufacture and project work that other subcontractors and OEMs...
Altra motors

Motors and drive systems in the water industry

The water industry provides one of our most vital resources right to our doorstep, but the processes that are required to maintain this service...
NCMT

Mouldmaker chooses bridge-type machining centre with temperature compensation

Last autumn (2016), when precision mould manufacturer and injection moulding specialist BM Injection was looking to replace an ageing, 3-axis, vertical-spindle machining centre of C-frame...
Bystronic

US banker becomes sheet metalworking subcontractor in the UK

Former investment banker Troy Barratt believes passionately in promoting manufacturing in the developed world – so much so that he gave up his career...
BEKO TECHNOLOGIES UK

Why calibration of your instruments is so important

The main reasons for this are to ensure the reliability of the instrument, that it can be trusted. To determine the accuracy of the...
PDJ Vibro

Subcontractor sets up manufacturing cell for Perkins Engines

Peterborough subcontractor Westcombe Engineering has installed a new manufacturing cell to produce increased quantities of a family of aluminium engine components for Perkins Engines....