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.
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. […]
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, […]
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” […]
First registered in 1916, Kepston is a privately owned company with 3 sites in the west midlands The Aldridge site offers precision grinding to a tolerance of 0.002mm using high precision Hauser and Moore Jig Grinders. This is complemented by CNC Cylindrical and CNC Surface grinding The Aldridge site also offers Wire Erosion and CNC Milling and Turning All […]
Tool Makers … Over 40 years in the making Late in 1969 Carl Canty founded Paragon Toolmaking Company Limited, (now more commonly referred to as Paragon Toolmaking), with the help of his father Norman Canty, who was also well known locally as the founder of Hull Gauge & Tool Company Limited. The company had only […]
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 […]
Accura Engineering Limited with it’s long standing Accura Geometric tooling brand, specialises in the manufacture of high precision Press Tools and in providing specialist contract machining services. With over 50 years experience, Accura Geometric offers quality driven and cost effective manufacturing. With efficient project management, cost control, ontime delivery and commisioning. Press Tool […]
Waveney Precision Ltd is a specialist precision engineering company that combines comprehensive plant and expertise to provide both EDM wire-cutting, die-sinking and CNC machining capabilities. Sub-Contract Machining As a result of continuous investment our comprehensive modern shop is fully equipped with some of the most up to date CNC equipment. Our systems and processes, backed by our […]
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 […]