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Combined quick change lathe chuck and jaw provide maximum turning flexibility

Combined quick change lathe chuck and jaw provide maximum turning flexibility

Tooling specialist LMT Fette has drastically reduced set-up times by converting a universal lathe into a solution that improves productivity with SCHUNK chuck jaw and chuck quick-change technologies. When Thomas Frankenberger, machine operator at LMT Fette Werkzeugtechnik GmbH & Co, recalls the strength it took to change lathe chucks in the past: "Exact positioning was always an art when you ha ...

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Kerf Waterjet Cuts Subcontract Costs for Valve Manufacturer

Kerf Waterjet Cuts Subcontract Costs for Valve Manufacturer

When engineer and innovator Alun Hobbs identified an opportunity to revolutionise butterfly valves over 12 years ago, his previous employer was reluctant to follow the opportunity. With a steely determination and belief in his design, Alun set-up Hobbs Valve to serve the demands of the offshore, power generation and general industrial application sectors. Engineered to perform, the patented triple ...

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Photocopy & Print Company Turns to DYSS to Improve Productivity

Photocopy & Print Company Turns to DYSS to Improve Productivity

Since its inception in 1995, Print On in Cheshire has evolved from a high-street photocopy shop to a digital print-on-demand company producing everything from posters and signage through to pop-up banners, stationery, die cut boxes, PoS displays, FSDUs, acrylic boards and general large format print and finishing. To support this growth, the Cheadle company has moved to a new purpose-built facility ...

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Print & Packaging Company Invests in DYSS Cutting Table

Print & Packaging Company Invests in DYSS Cutting Table

Founded over quarter of a century ago, Derwent Displays has invested more than Ł1.75m in the last two years to underpin its strategy of employing the latest technology to continue its growth trajectory whilst enhancing customer service and experience. Part of this growth strategy is to develop new market segments beyond its already expansive reach that includes design & prototyping, print and fini ...

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Rifle Maker Shoots to Success with ITC Cutting Tools

Rifle Maker Shoots to Success with ITC Cutting Tools

Many of us may have fired a rifle, but for Robert Nibbs it has been a lifelong passion that has evolved from childhood enthusiasm through professional career to the founding of a high-end rifle manufacturing business. Since joining his first Rifle club at the age of 14, Robert has immersed himself in the sport, representing Team GB during his career. For the last 26 years, Robert Nibbs has proudly ...

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hyperMILL CAM Software Puts the Brakes on Inefficiency for Alcon

hyperMILL CAM Software Puts the Brakes on Inefficiency for Alcon

Established in 1983 by engineer and sports car racer John Moore, Alcon Components Ltd initially made brakes for Audi Sport’s Group B Quattro rally cars. Today, the Tamworth company provides braking solutions such as discs, callipers, cylinders, valves, balance bars, pedal boxes, clutches and much more for the top echelons of motorsport and specialist markets – it is this reputation in motorsport ...

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Irish Construction Company Excavates Productivity Gains With Kerf

Irish Construction Company Excavates Productivity Gains With Kerf

When BSK Engineering opened its doors for business in 2001, the family-owned subcontract manufacturer was primarily serving the architectural steel industry with the design and production of gates, railings, staircases and other innovative design structures. However, a change of direction in 2012 propelled the Dungannon Company onto a path of exponential growth; something that has been supported b ...

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If it's not burning, it's not earning

If it's not burning, it's not earning

To realise its ambitions of being the UK’s leading independent profiling and processing company, the P.P. Group has consolidated its business interests by bringing its three manufacturing facilities in Salford, Gorton and St Helens, under one roof - a brand new 110,000sq/ft 6 acre site in Oldham. Moving to its new factory in 2017, the Ł9m investment included a 36m oxy-fuel and plasma cutting cell ...

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BCT Taps into Profit Margins With ITC

BCT Taps into Profit Margins With ITC

When BCT Engineering Ltd opened its doors for business over 30 years ago, the Woking Company revved up its revenue from producing performance parts for motorcycles. Over the last three decades, this has evolved into the automotive, automation, offshore, aerospace and motorsport industries. With a concerted effort to speed-up productivity, the Surrey subcontractor has enlisted the support of Tamwor ...

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Tornos Helps Schaller to ‘Rock All Over the World’

Tornos Helps Schaller to ‘Rock All Over the World’

Top guitar players and metal-cutting experts share a common passion - The search for the last µ and for the perfect sound. And that's what they find at Schaller, a company that produces mechanical components of absolute precision for electric guitars. To achieve this precision, Schaller relies on CNC automatic lathes from Swiss manufacturer Tornos. Schaller GmbH is a German manufacturer of ...

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Press Releases

Formaldehyde Release Biocides: Latest legislative change

The legislation has changed with regards to the use of formaldehyde in cutting fluids, here ROCOL tells MTD what you need to know ...

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