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.
From concept to full-scale production, Broanmain has gained our 60+ year reputation by integrating our in-house expert resources with each customer’s vision to achieve the seemingly impossible. Many of our tier 1-4 customers, who supply international Blue Chip customers, have depended on Broanmain to flex to their component manufacturing strategies and minimise supply chain risks. […]
80 years in the making, Elkington Brothers have an extensive and successful history specialising in the design and manufacture of quality tools, models, patterns, jigs and fixtures across a wide industry sector, predominately for the UK’s automotive industry but also the agricultural, aerospace, rail, and domestic appliance sectors. We believe our complete toolmaking […]
Menear Engineering is a small family run business established over 35 years ago. We produce quality mould tools, press tools, diecast tools and jigs & fixtures for a variety of customers. We are specialist in CNC Milling Precision Machinery & also manufacture precision machined parts for all types of industries using a whole range of […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 our […]
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 & […]
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 […]
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 […]