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. […]
Overview A R Winter Tooling is a modern design & engineering business based in Rochester, Kent. We design and manufacture both large and small tooling systems, checking & Assembly fixtures for the Automotive, Aerospace and Renewable Energy industries of which are a major aspect of our business. Capabilities and Skill Set We specialise in machining a […]
In November 2009 the Government launched the UK Composites Strategy. This highlights the importance of composites to the future of UK manufacturing and the Government’s plans for ensuring that the UK has the means to succeed in intensely competitive global markets. A key part of this strategy is the establishment of the National Composites Centre (NCC), […]
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, […]
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” […]
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. […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 & […]