Faulkner Moulds has recently taken delivery of a Hurco TM8i 2 axis CNC turning centre. The new turning centre (lathe) is a welcome addition to the Yorkshire-based toolmakers ever-growing suite of state-of-the-art machinery.
The versatile turning centre has in-built features to ease programming, enhance machine speed and ensure outstanding accuracy and surface finish. Thus, it is ideally suited to the fast-paced demands of milling, drilling, tapping and turning in modern toolmaking.
Faulkner Moulds’ recent experience in high precision turning includes projects for the medical, packaging and industrial sectors.
Three-times UK ‘Toolmaker of the Year’, Faulkner Moulds continually invests in machinery and training to stay ahead of the game and improve services for its customers.
Other recent investments include a new wire erosion machine and a new CNC sparker that runs to a guaranteed 3 microns accuracy all day.
The new Hurco machine was delivered just 2 weeks after placing the order and is already in daily use, with Faulkner Moulds experiencing an increase in demand for high precision circular toolmaking in recent months.
With other machinery investments at Faulkner Moulds in the pipeline, watch this space!