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.
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” […]
Superite Tools Ltd began designing and manufacturing injection moulds, die casting tooling and press tools in 1955. This experience has given the company knowledge of a wide range of tooling for numerous products and across various industrial sectors. The company no longer manufacture new tooling but offers a high quality, reliable and fast response modification […]
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. […]
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. […]
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 […]
Perfect Bore prides itself on being a sub contract gundrilling, deep-hole boring, CNC turning, honing, CNC Cylindrical Grinding and superfinishing turning provider giving renowned service to its customers. Perfect Bore works with major OEMs and sub-tier companies operating in market sectors including the aerospace, oil & gas, nuclear, scientific instruments/medical, automotive and power generation industries. […]
Tokai Carbon Europe is a stockist of premium grade graphites for EDM electrode, high temperature and mechanical applications. TCE are one of the largest suppliers of EDM products to the mould making and tool making industries. With our range of premium grade graphites for EDM electrodes, our technical support staff and a range of pre-prepared […]
Founded in 1993, Quantum has become an integral supplier to many tier 1 and tier 2 companies within multiple industries. Quantum specialise in the design and manufacture of many types of tooling and all associated fixtures required for checking, bonding, welding, trimming and assembling the parts produced […]
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 […]
Danly UK Limited, ‘The Innovator of Our Industry’, operates from three sites in the United Kingdom and is part of the Danly International Group of companies, which also has manufacturing or direct sales operations in France, Germany, Belgium, Holland, Sweden, the USA and Singapore. Danly manufactures a complete range of standard die sets and special […]