Production Engineering, Tooling & Machinery

High Speed Gains

Manufacturing complex premium industrial products requires exceptional quality. It is the complexity of modern-day products that becomes a challenge, and as such, mould toolmakers need to carefully choose adequate processing methods, machines and strategies, as well as the fundamentals of materials and cutting tools.

CERATIZIT takes on milling of HRSA materials with new ceramic inserts

Team Cutting Tools from CERATIZIT has introduced two new Ceramic insert grades and associated cutter bodies developed specifically by CERATIZIT Group to meet the growing demand for the milling of heat resistant super alloys (HRSA) such as Nimonic, Waspaloy, Hastelloy and Stellite often found in the burgeoning aerospace sector, particularly turbine blade manufacture.

Flexibility of operation

The first machining centre built by German manufacturer Hermle to be installed at a Hyde Group company has been operating around the clock since April this year at Stoneswood Precision Components, Dukinfield.

Chance Purchase Triggers Transformation

When a customer of subcontractor Apsley Precision Engineering suddenly stopped manufacturing components in-house, one of the redundant machine tools, a Miyano fixed-head, twin-spindle, single-turret lathe, was purchased by the contract machinist’s managing director, Peter Aymes.

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