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 […]
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. […]
We are a 45-strong team of engineering problem-solvers, helping you thrive by meeting your specification and requirements for a broad range of precision-manufactured parts and projects. We challenge convention to make it better and make it beautiful. With over 20 years’ experience operating on the south coast; our highly skilled craftsmen can achieve stunning […]
Thomas Keating has been involved in toolmaking for nearly 70 years and was proud to have received the Queens Award for Enterprise for International trade in 2012. The company is a mould tool manufacturer with a reputation for accuracy and attention to detail. We make single and multi cavity tools for complex and technical mouldings […]
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 […]
Waveney Precision Ltd is a specialist precision engineering company that combines comprehensive plant and expertise to provide both EDM wire-cutting, die-sinking and CNC machining capabilities. Sub-Contract Machining As a result of continuous investment our comprehensive modern shop is fully equipped with some of the most up to date CNC equipment. Our systems and processes, backed by our […]
Hartmetall UK Ltd. was established in 2003 as an independent distributor of tungsten carbide wear parts. We have a comprehensive stock of rod products here in the UK available for next day delivery, our stocks are replenished weekly to ensure a high level of availability and provide short delivery times, non stock items are also […]
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 […]
In 2018 we installed and commissioned our most accurate httG48 CNC Jig Grinder into our facility, along with our fully rebuilt G48, these two machines sit along side our G48 1200 giving us one of the largest capacities for Jig Grinding in the UK. We at Bedestone offer the capacity of 15 Moore / Hauser […]
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. […]