Both jigs and fixtures are used in manufacturing. If you want to produce interchangeable parts, you will need to use a jig, fixture, or both depending on the operation. Human error is vastly limited, so components can be machined quickly with high levels of accuracy, which reduces costs. Jigs are a type of fixture that guides and supports a tool, whereas a fixture is used to secure a workpiece to be worked on.
Paragon Rapid Technologies What do you want to make today? Paragon Rapid Technologies provides world-class support throughout the product development cycle, from innovation to manufacturing. For more than 15 years our specialist engineers have been helping businesses like yours excel in your industry sector. We help you to bring complex, or simple, designs to life […]
Combining advanced technology with traditional skills Alphateq designs and produces Models and Fixtures for OEM Automotive Body and Seating Development purposes, Fixtures and Moulds for the manufacture of composite structures for Aerospace applications and both prototype and production pattern equipment for various Sand and Die casting processes. Our Design office has multiple seats of Catia, […]
A family run business successfully managing projects in the Far East. From design and prototype development, Toolcast ensure that the manufacture of plastic injection and high pressure die cast mould tools is a straightforward process. Our three manufacturing plants are located in the central area of Dong-guan, Qingdao and Taizhou. Both project management and warranty […]
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 […]
80 years in the making, Elkington Brothers have an extensive and successful history specialising in the design and manufacture of quality tools, models, patterns, jigs and fixtures across a wide industry sector, predominately for the UK’s automotive industry but also the agricultural, aerospace, rail, and domestic appliance sectors. We believe our complete toolmaking […]
Plastic Injection Moulding & Plastic Moulding Tool Makers The Plasticom Group are a leading Plastic Injection Moulding company specialising in Plastic Moulding and Injection Moulding offering a broad range of services to the Plastic Industry. With our experienced plastic moulding team of designers, tool makers & injection moulding engineers we can take your idea from something as simple as a sketch […]
Robinson Pattern Equipment Ltd was established in 1968 to offer a traditional Pattern Making service to the foundry industry. Over the years, this base has been expanded to provide a service to many industries and companies. The Company now serves the following market areas: Large international foundry groups; Multinational Plastic Interior Trim Companies. (supplying to Jaguar Land […]