Press tools are abundant in the manufacturing industry as they can perform a vast array of different tasks. A press tool is a metal forming machine tool designed to shape or cut metal by applying mechanical force.
There are a variety of different press tools to cut, punch, sheer, trim, form and bend materials. They are an invaluable tool for producing components at high volume and presses can be hydraulic, mechanical or pneumatic.
Press tools are often custom built to produce a component usually made from sheet metal. Sheet metal items often created by press tools include fenders and roofs for cars, components of aircraft, business and household appliances parts and parts of electronic equipment. Precision parts can be manufacture by press tools too.
Press tools will be specified as shaving tools, forming tools, piercing tools etc. and GTMA’s Supplier Directory is host to a wide range of press tool suppliers to suit all needs.
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 […]
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), […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
Since Lynar Manufacturing was established in 1963, the company has built a first class reputation across the UK for quality, efficiency and reliability in services ranging from one-off prototypes right through to a fully assembled component. Our company is led by a management team with years of hands-on experience in engineering, who are committed […]
Experts in bespoke, low and medium volume manufacturing of assemblies, prototypes and panels, Premier Group offers a full ‘turn key’ manufacturing capability – from design, development and prototyping to manufacturing, logistics and aftermarket support. Its clients benefit from the very latest in CAD design, CAE virtual development and CAM manufacturing – significantly reducing lead-times and […]
Engineering solutions for tomorrows challenges We are one of the Black Country’s most enterprising manufacturers. Since our formation in 1971 we have developed to become one of the country’s leading tool making and injection moulders. Our specialist advice and unique, diverse production systems, allow us to offer straightforward exciting practical tool making solutions. Although we […]