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.
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. […]
Apsley Engineering (now Apsley Precision Engineering Ltd) was established in 1984 by Graham Aymes BSc, CEng, MIMechE, following a successful career with the British government working as a lead design engineer at Enfield Small Arms Factory at the onset of the SA80 project. Career progression then lead to the position of Deputy Head of Engineering […]
Originally established in the 1940’s, through the generations Avalon Plastics has developed and grown to become the most successful trade plastic injection moulding & tooling business in the South West of England, we aim to be the strongest link in your supply chain for injection moulding and tooling solutions. Delivering Solutions Concept Design & […]
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 […]
Overview A R Winter Tooling is a modern design & engineering business based in Rochester, Kent. We design and manufacture both large and small tooling systems, checking & Assembly fixtures for the Automotive, Aerospace and Renewable Energy industries of which are a major aspect of our business. Capabilities and Skill Set We specialise in machining a […]
Grab Management Services Ltd (GMS) was formed in 2009 and is an owner operated company employing a small dedicated work force based in Canley in the West Midlands. The company operates from its own 9000 sq ft premises, turnover is in the region of £1mio supplying the automotive, whitegoods and general engineering sectors in the […]
Pentagon Plastics provides extensive services to plastic injection moulders as your centre of excellence for mould tool servicing, repair, modification, pre-production development and production mould tools. Through our generous machine selection, we also provide a subcontract machining service. Based in Horsham, West Sussex our UK engineering business offers a wealth of technical knowledge and experience. […]
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 […]
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 […]