Tooling is dependent on the manufacturing, but essentially refers to how something is made. Working or manufacturing aids such as cutting tools, dies, fixtures, gauges, jigs, moulds and patterns are limited in use to a specific production line or the performance of a specific contract or job. What must be remembered, is that tooling does not include machinery.
The GTMA Supplier Directory is home to a variety of companies offering tooling technologies and high-quality materials.
The company Braithwaite rebuild was established in 1993 when Bridgeport ceased the manufacture of machine tools in Bridlington. Bridgeport started production of the Bridgeport ( under license from Bridgeport America by Adcock and Shipley) in 1962 . A total of 50,000 machines were produced at the Bridlington factory. The workforce are all Bridgeport trained machine tool craftsmen. […]
Yamazaki Mazak is the world’s largest manufacturer of CNC machine tools and manufacturing systems, with over 200 products. These include: · CNC lathes · Turning centres · Multi-tasking machines · Vertical and horizontal machining centres · 5-axis machining centres · […]
Rainford Precision work with a number of high profile tool suppliers from Europe and Japan and specialise in machining and drilling tough and hard materials with a wide variety of endmill and drill tool geometries. We can offer unique, and market leading tooling technologies such as our Toglon range of drill tools for producing holes […]
Carrs Tool Steel Technologies stock, cut and supply the latest technology tool-making materials from the world’s leading producers. All material can also be supplied precision milled to customers’ requirements. Over 95% of the tool steel used in the UK was developed in the early years of the last century. The use of new improved […]
For manufacturers of small, precise components, the high-performance, high-technology machine brands available from Starrag UK Ltd – your partner and problem solver for complex precision machining technology – include the ultra-efficient Heckert HEC 400 range of horizontal machining centresand the Bumotec high-precision mill-turn centres for up to six-sided machining plus lights out capability. Bumotec S-191 […]
GF Machining Solutions is the world’s leading provider of advanced and innovative machine tool technologies, high-productivity automation solutions and integrated, highly-responsive customer-focused services. Our technologies, resources and people make us the number one choice for precision component manufacturers and mould and die toolmakers operating across a range of high-technology sectors – sectors that include […]