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.
GMS was formed in 2009, it is an owner operated company employing a small dedicated work force based in Canley in the west Midlands. The company operates from its own 9000 sq ft premises, turnover is in the region of £1mio supplying the automotive, whitegoods and general engineering sectors in the UK and historically mainland […]
Galway Tool & Mould design and manufacture outstandingly precise, high-performance, cost-effective injection moulds. We will guide your concepts through to complex injection mould solutions. Over 30 years of reliability, innovation and superior quality has made us the preferred partner to many of the World’s leading Pharmaceutical and Medical Device Manufacturers. With continuous investment in state-of-the-art […]
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. […]
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 […]
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 says: “As one of the country’s leading mould and press toolmakers, we operate a high-tech, self-sufficient manufacturing facility. We have earned a reputation for […]
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. […]
Through recent investment it has rapidly developed and now holds two distinctly different divisions for both the product they deliver and how they deliver, yet the two differing approaches offer the perfect Integrated Supply Solution. Neos Technologies Ltd niche supply is through internal design, specialist fabrication and manufacturing techniques and delivery of tooling for Complex […]
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 […]
Apsley Engineering (now Apsley Precision Engineering Ltd) was established in 1984 by Graham Aymes BSc, CEng, MIMechE, following a successful career with the British government working as a lead design engineer at Enfield Small Arms Factory at the onset of the SA80 project. Career progression then lead to the position of Deputy Head of Engineering […]