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.
Rotec Engineering specialises in complex 3, 4 and 5 Axis alongside the latest Sliding Head technology, with the capability to machine in a variety of exotic and conventional materials. Supplying various industries including Oil and Gas, Aerospace, Automotive including Formula . Rotec can provide its customers with a one stop shop offering CAD CAM design capabilities, Rapid Proto -typing, Welding, Brazing, […]
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. […]
We are immensely proud of our industrial heritage. Since we took over the site of an iconic iron works in 1963, we have adapted and evolved as a family business to become one of the most comprehensive heavy machining facilities in the UK. Thriving on major projects, we consistently meet and embrace the growing demands […]
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” […]
COLLABORATING WITH THE WORLD’S FINEST Craftsman Tools Ltd is a multi-award winning supplier of precision toolholding, workholding and supply chain management services to a broad spectrum of the engineering sector. Throughout our 60 year history Craftsman Tools has invested heavily in both its people and machinery to ensure that it remains highly competitive and at […]
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 […]
Plastic Injection Moulding & Plastic Moulding Tool Makers The Plasticom Group is 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 […]
Founded in 1939, Elkington Brothers Ltd has an extensive and successful history in the production of quality tools, models, patterns and jigs & fixtures across a wide industry sector.?With the adoption of full CAD/CAM egineering facilities in the early 1990?s, we have ensured that we remain well placed to provide our customers with the best […]
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 commissioning. Press Tool […]
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 […]