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New Grob machine is a big deal for Hampshire precision subcontractor

Spending around £1m on a new machine tool is a big undertaking by anyone’s standards, but for Andover-based subcontractor R E Thompson, investment in a new Grob 5-axis machine – plus other items as part of a £2.2m+ package – will enhance the company’s ability to process large components quickly, consistently, and more accurately than ever before.
2 days ago Features

A keen-eyed pathway into production

Microscope and 3D digital inspection and measurement specialist, Vision Engineering has created a Technology Exploitation Division to explore new business opportunities for its innovations and strengthen the manufacturing services and capability it offers to potential partners. Ed Hill hears more.
2 days ago Features

Subcontractor installs large, twin-column machining centre

Having a working volume of 2,200 x 1,700 x 750mm, the Hurco DCX22i twin-column, bridge-type, vertical machining centre (VMC) with eight tonnes table load capacity is now the largest item of prismatic machining equipment on the shopfloor at Jones Nuttall Precision Engineering, Warrington.
3 days ago Features

Mills multi-tasking machine to feature at Seco’s aerospace event

An aerospace impeller machining demonstration at Seco Tools’ Inspiration through Innovation event will not only showcase the productivity, precision and flexibility of a DN Solutions’ multi-tasking mill-turn machine, but also the effectiveness and reliability of the machining process developed, in collaboration with a number of partners, to produce the part.
4 days ago News

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