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.
From concept to full-scale production, Broanmain has gained our 60+ year reputation by integrating our in-house expert resources with each customer’s vision to achieve the seemingly impossible. Many of our tier 1-4 customers, who supply international Blue Chip customers, have depended on Broanmain to flex to their component manufacturing strategies and minimise supply chain risks. […]
GTMA Featured Company Toolmaker of the Year – 2019, 2018 & 2016 Faulkner Moulds has over 35 years’ experience of high quality toolmaking and product and tool design. Awarded ‘Toolmaker of the Year’ at the 2019, 2018 and 2016 Plastics Industry Awards, we won in 2019 for our what our customer called “exceptional customer service” […]
NADCAP & AS9100 accredited Excel Precision Gloucester, Excel Precision Birmingham and Excel Precision Leeds are part of the Excel Precision Group, the UK’s leading group of EDM specialists providing sub-contractor EDM (wire and spark erosion) services to the UK’s manufacturing and engineering industries. From our operation centres in Gloucester, Birmingham and Leeds we service the […]
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 45 years’ experience manufacturing precision injection mould tooling. […]
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 […]
Established in 1948, Preconomy is well known within the industry as a respected mould and die manufacturer. This has been achieved through continued investment in engineering technology and production techniques, together with its highly skilled and motivated workforce. Manufacturing takes place on a 24hr, seven days a week basis, allowing customers the advantage of fast […]
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. […]
Hockley Pattern & Tool Co Ltd has grown from a background of Automotive Patterns and Tooling into one of the leading Aerospace Toolmakers in the Country. We have had over twenty years experience with Cad Cam Technology and have invested in state of the art CAD systems and machinery. We currently run Catia v4, Catia […]
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 […]
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 […]