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, recalls: “When my father David established the company in 1973, there were just 2 employees equipped with a milling machine and a Lathe, […]
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 […]
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. […]
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 […]
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 […]
Irish Pressings Ltd was formed in 2005 by brothers Declan and Brendan Ward. Irish Pressings is a market leader in the design and manufacture of tooling, pressed/stamped metal components, welded assemblies, projection welding, machining and prototyping. We are committed to meeting and exceeding customer expectations in the supply of high-quality reliable products, at competitive prices, […]
Bru y Rubio offers for sale a wide range of high quality components and services for injection mould tools such as standard & special mould bases, standard elements, plain plates, specialised mechanisms, hot runners, controllers and all the necessary accessories for injection moulds. We hold over 50,000 products in stock and are able to achieve a […]
Engineering solutions for tomorrows challenges We are one of the Black Country’s most enterprising manufacturers. Since our formation in 1971 we have developed to become one of the country’s leading tool making and injection moulders. Our specialist advice and unique, diverse production systems, allow us to offer straightforward exciting practical tool making solutions. Although we […]
Go Tools are a premier UK tool maker specialising in the design, manufacture and validation of highly complex, ultra -precision plastic injection mould tools of the highest quality. We provide a first-class service, we treat all our customers in a friendly and honest manner. Our skills and capabilities are tailored to exactly what our customers […]
DMS Diemould has been established for over 50 years and is dedicated to manufacturing and distributing precision engineered standard components for use primarily in the injection moulding and diecasting industries. The company continues to flourish due to the commitment of its staff to produce and deliver quality products on time at competitive prices, and has […]