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.
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. […]
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. […]
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 […]
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 […]
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” […]
Mould tool modification and repair services Superite Tools offer a dedicated service for the repair, modification and refurbishment of your Plastic Injection Mould and Die Casting tools up to 15 tonnes in weight. We also investigate any processing issues you may be experiencing and offer suggestions and solutions on how they can be resolved. Experience […]
SPE, is a world class, award winning sub- contract manufacturing business of excellence, who provide exceptional quality and delivery performance to their global customers, operating within the aerospace, defence, nuclear, marine, subsea, power generation and petrochemical markets. SPE are experts at listening to […]
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 […]
Shield Engineering was founded in 1985 specialising in the manufacture of Precision Engineered Components. The company has now established a wide spectrum of expertise. These areas integrate to form a high quality economical facility to manufacture for a wide spectrum of industries throughout the UK and Europe including: Product Handling Packaging, Recycling Oil & […]
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 […]