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UKAS Pressure Calibration from Avon Dynamic

Published 17th October 2017
UKAS Calibration UKAS pressure calibration of pressure indicting instruments and gauges -90kPa to 0 Pa to 2 PMa 0.010% + 1 kPa UKAS Hydraulic Pressure calibration of preessure indicating instruments and gauges 50kPa to 60MPa 0.014% 1kPa UKAS Capabilities Include: Air Pressure Gauges up to 20 bar Digital Manometers (range dependent) Digital Pressure Indicators (range dependent) Oil Pressure Gauges up to 600 bar Pressure Calibrators (range and medium dependent) Pressure Gauges and Transducers Relief Valves or Switches Vacuum Gauges Transducers
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Show floor features are taking centre stage at Advanced Engineering 2017

Published 17th October 2017
Show floor features are taking centre stage at Advanced Engineering 2017 Advanced Engineering 2017 today announced the show floor features that will be on display during the two-day exhibition and open-conference. It is the only place in the world where you will find, in the one place, a hydrogen powered car, the latest in aircraft landing gear, a battery made 100% from recycled materials, a ground based test rig and a Libralato hybrid engine to name but a few. Visitors will see a ...
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WNT highlights machining savings at Advanced Engineering

Published 17th October 2017
WNT will use its attendance at Advanced Engineering (stand N22) to highlight the major cycle time savings that can be achieved using its solid carbide circular segment milling cutters in conjunction with Open Minds hyperMILL MAXX Machining CAM software.  Launched recently at a presentation at Sheffield’s Advanced Manufacturing Research Centre, these cutters can deliver cycle time reductions of 90 per cent in finish machining operations on five-axis machines. These reductions are compared to using more conventional ball-nose cutters and milling techniques ...
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Gearbox Specialist Xtrac Reaches New heights with Trimos Gauge

Published 17th October 2017
British gearbox specialist Xtrac has invested in multiple Trimos VL300 Height Gauges to ensure the accuracy of components used in high performance transmission systems and driveline components for the Motorsport industry. Based in Thatcham, Berkshire, Xtrac provides complete package services involving the design, manufacture and build of gearboxes or individual components, supporting a wide client base covering top level professional Motorsport and high performance Automotive. Due to the diverse range of high quality, precision components designed and manufactured by Xtrac, accurate and repeatable measurement is imperative to delivering high specification parts. Xtrac’s structured capital expenditure ...
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Quick Solution To Material Removal With New End Mill Innovation

Published 12th October 2017
The rise of innovative 5-axis machining strategies from leading CAM vendors that focus upon maximum material removal rates has seen cutting tool manufacturers slip behind the curve with respect to tool geometry developments for such strategies. That was until Quickgrind launched its ground breaking Eliminator Series of end mills. Referred to as conical barrel tools, the new series of Eliminator end mills for 5-axis machining incorporate a conical or tapered form that will deliver a cycle time reduction of up to 95%. ...
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Upskilling to maximise investment potential from WNT

Published 11th October 2017
The fundamentals behind the success of Derbyshire-based sub-contractor All British Precision is its belief that it has to maximise what it has to make things better and be aspirational in all aspects of its business. Investment in the best available machinery combined with the experience and skills of its people are making this a reality. Formed in 2012 through the 50/50 merger of Medicione and the engineering arm of Howardson Ltd; in the run up to this merger the two stakeholders in ...
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WDS adds medium tensile forged steel products to T-bolt range

Published 11th October 2017
WDS adds medium tensile forged steel products to T-bolt range WDS Component Parts Ltd. has extended its offering of medium tensile T-bolts with the addition of a forged steel option that provides more strength and wear resistance than mild steel. These are aimed at applications where the very high strength of low alloy, high tensile steel bolts is not appropriate. Designed for use with a threaded clamp, to position and secure workpieces for industrial machining, the T-bolts are manufactured in tempered forged steel. ...
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ND Precision Products announce Interplas competition winner

Published 10th October 2017
ND Precision Products had a great week exhibiting at the Interplas 2017 show. Over the course of the three days that we exhibited, we ran a Free Prize Draw where people had to put their business card into a Perspex box. On the last day of the exhibition, David Beattie from the GTMA came down to our stand at 3.30pm to carry out the draw for the winner. We are pleased to reveal that the card chosen at random to receive ...
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Alan Browne Gauges are recruiting for a general engineer

Published 5th October 2017
General Engineer Alan Browne Gauges, Blackdown Mill, Kenilworth Road, Leamington Spa Full-time Position Company Background:  Alan Browne Gauges is a long established small engineering company specialising in gauge block production, calibration and precision flat lapping. Our customers come from a variety of industries including defence, aerospace, automotive and metrology industries. We operate in the worldwide market as both a manufacturer and as a UKAS accredited calibration laboratory for gauge blocks. General We are looking for a reliable and self-motivated general engineer. An aptitude for working in a ...
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Mazak to bring taste of EMO to UK customers with dedicated Open House

Published 5th October 2017
Yamazaki Mazak has announced the date for its EMO Encore Open House which offers UK machine users the opportunity to see first-hand the latest technology debuted in Hannover. Held at its European Technology Centre, Worcester, from 14th to 17th November 2017, the Open House will combine advanced machining technology in live-cutting action, with guided tours of its European manufacturing plant. Attendees will also have the chance to gain insight and understand the capabilities of Mazak’s iSMART Factory™ concept. With 20 machines on display, ...
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