Precision machining is a process of shaping large masses of material into smaller, more intricate parts. There are three principal machining processes; turning, drilling, and milling.
The precision machining process involves a cutting tool that removes material from the workpiece. In order for the cutting tool to do its job, it must be moved in directions specified to make the correct cut. This primary motion is called the ‘cutting speed’. The workpiece can also be moved, known as the secondary motion of ‘feed’. Together, these motions and the sharpness of the cutting tool allow the precision machine to operate.
GTMA’s Supplier Directory provides companies that offer a multitude of precision machining services from thread grinding and die sinking, to horizontal milling and optical profile grinding.
Based in Barnstaple, North Devon, ND Precision Products is a hands-on, family-owned business which now has the third generation of the Squire family working under its roof. Managing Director, Nick Squire says: “As one of the country’s leading mould and press toolmakers, we operate a high-tech, self-sufficient manufacturing facility. We have earned a reputation for […]
GTMA Featured Company Toolmaker of the Year – 2019, 2018 & 2016 Faulkner Moulds has over 35 years’ experience of quality precision toolmaking and product and tool design. We are three times winner of the prestigious Plastics Industry Award for UK ‘Toolmaker of the Year’, winning in 2019 for what our customer called, “exceptional customer […]
Superite offers a dedicated service for tool modifications and repairs up to 15 tonne Superite Tools Ltd began designing and manufacturing injection moulds, die casting tooling and press tools in 1955. With a wealth of experience, they offer a high quality and fast response modification and repair services up to 15 tonnes, for customers countrywide. […]
Welcome to Fenton Precision Engineering Ltd the UK market leaders for design, precision tool making and injection moulding services. Located centrally in the UK our headquarters are located in Northampton with a second satellite manufacturing site at Market Harborough. Founded in the early 1970’s we have over 49 years’ experience manufacturing precision injection mould tooling. […]
Menear Engineering is a small family run business established over 35 years ago. We produce quality mould tools, press tools, diecast tools and jigs & fixtures for a variety of customers. We are specialist in CNC Milling Precision Machinery & also manufacture precision machined parts for all types of industries using a whole range of […]
Tekniplaz is your product development, toolmaking and precision engineering partner. We are a technical centre of excellence in the design and development of precision plastic injection-moulded products, manufacturer of associated injection mould tooling and precision engineered components. Tekniplaz turns your idea into a finished product in one seamless turnkey service. Whatever you need – product […]
Paragon Toolmaking is a world-leader in the design and manufacture of press tools, delivering the highest-quality service and tooling solutions. Established by Carl Canty in 1969, our history and experience is relied upon by many SMEs and big-name global organisations. Today, we constantly strive to develop new and innovative solutions – pushing the boundaries of press […]
Scott Tools are a progressive, forward thinking mould tool design and manufacturing company operating out of a modern, well-equipped industrial unit in the south of England. Using the latest product and tool design software packages on powerful computer systems, linked to a range of modern high-speed CNC and EDM machine tools, Scott Tools are able […]
Torus Manufacturing provides outsourced manufacturing services that include machining, assembly and fabrication, as well as our own onsite manufacturing design, 3D printing and inspection services. We offer a number of shipping and freight services. Our group logistics department will oversee shipping from start to finish and are fully conversant with import and export processes. […]
Moorlands have been an independent toolmakers now for over 20 years. Whilst there have been many changes in the industry over that period, our aim of total customer satisfaction has remained constant. Our highly experienced, skilled toolmakers utilise the first class design and production facilities at Moorlands 16,000 sq ft premises close to the M1 […]