Case Studies

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 Engineering operates two factories in...
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 turning and milling, but Hermle machining...

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

Dramatic cycle time reductions when turn-milling tough aerospace materials around the clock. If a manufacturer...
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 VMC for all its machining requirements...
hermle c400

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

Founded in 2003 jointly by John Biddlecombe and Simon Kingdon-Butcher, Global Technologies Racing (GTR) is the...
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 installed at a Hyde Group company has...
Burkhardt & Weber MCX1400

Gearbox Casings Produced Up To Two-Thirds Faster

Replacement of an ageing, single-table, horizontal-spindle machining centre (HMC) with a new, German-built...
5 axis machining

Subcontractor buys first 5-Axis machining centre

Subcontractor Numac Engineering, more than half of whose business is in the oil and gas sector, has ordered a...
Hermle milling machine

5-axis mill-turn centre installed for Silcoms

5-axis mill-turn centre installed for titanium aero-engine component production Silcoms, a niche UK supplier...
Investment in vehicle brake systems

£10 million investment in vehicle brake systems production

Liberty, part of GFG Alliance, a global industrial, metals and energy group, has announced its investment in a...
machining moulds

Moulds machined to single-figure micron tolerance

Subcontractor Alitech Precision, which specialises in supplying motorsport and automotive customers from its...
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 contract to supply the lightweight...