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Subcontractor extends 5-axis mill-turning capacity and targets aerospace work

Subcontractor extends 5-axis mill-turning capacity and targets aerospace work

Part of the British Engines Group based in the north of England, BEL E...

Machining a bearing

Seven set-ups down to two saves seven hours per bearing

“It is rare to find machine tools that are equally good at turni...

Sliding-head demonstration so compelling that the machine was ordered on the same day

Dramatic cycle time reductions when turn-milling tough aerospace mater...

technician operating a Hermle C250

Economical solution to producing prismatic and rotational components

Medical spin-off from the University of Limerick uses a 5-axis Hermle...

hermle c400

‘Wet’ and ‘Dry’ 5-Axis Machining Of Composite Components

Founded in 2003 jointly by John Biddlecombe and Simon Kingdon-Butcher,...

Hermle c400 with multi pallet cell

Flexibility of operation secures multi-pallet machining cell order

The first machining centre built by German manufacturer Hermle to be i...

Burkhardt & Weber MCX1400

Gearbox Casings Produced Up To Two-Thirds Faster

Replacement of an ageing, single-table, horizontal-spindle machining c...

5 axis machining

Subcontractor buys first 5-Axis machining centre

Subcontractor Numac Engineering, more than half of whose business is i...

Hermle milling machine

5-axis mill-turn centre installed for Silcoms

5-axis mill-turn centre installed for titanium aero-engine component p...

£10 million investment in vehicle brake systems production

Liberty, part of GFG Alliance, a global industrial, metals and energy...

machining moulds

Moulds machined to single-figure micron tolerance

Subcontractor Alitech Precision, which specialises in supplying motors...

technician operating Hermle machine

Third machining cell purchased to fulfil hypercar contract

At the end of 2017, when Tamworth-based Alcon Components was awarded a...