News

Exhibition brings 3D printing to the people

The additive manufacturing division of Renishaw has collaborated with the Manchester Museum of Science & Industry (MOSI) on a free exhibition aimed at demystify 3D printing

Hardide Coatings invests £4.5m in new North American plant

Hardide Coatings is investing £4.5m in a new manufacturing plant in Virginia.

Manufacturers set to benefit from £1.5m nuclear fund

English manufacturers wishing to enter or expand their presence in the nuclear sector have been given a £1.5m funding boost.

3D printing helps Unilever cut lead times for prototype parts

Unilever has cut lead times for prototype parts by 40 per cent after utilising 3D printing in its manufacturing process.

Manufacturing manifesto issued by cross-party group of MPs

A cross-party group of parliamentarians has launched a pre-election manifesto calling on future governments to ensure Britain’s place as a global leader in manufacturing

Product News

Sponsored feature: Major investment boosts apprentice training on the Isle of Man

XYZ Machine tools has supplied 38 machines as part of a £1 million investment in engineering training at Isle of Man College of Further and Higher Education

Larger capacity gets affordable

The new XYZ XL 780 heavy-duty lathe is the latest addition to the XL range of medium to large capacity lathes available from XYZ Machine Tools, and says XYZ, is proving popular with customers looking for larger capacity turning without breaking the bank.

Complex part production in 20mm sliding head lathe category

Star has launched the latest offering in the 20mm sliding head lathe category – the ST-20 is geared towards complex “high value” part production and its capabilities mirror that of its bigger sibling the ST-38.

Roemheld grips 5-axis clamping

Carbide inserts have been recently introduced to the Hilma MC 100 vice range of vices and jaws from Roemheld, which enable end users to hold concentric components on just 3mm in a vice.

Economic solution for automated drill sharpening

A new, versatile, automatic drill sharpening machine manufactured by the US firm, Darex, has been introduced to the UK by agent, 1st Machine Tool Accessories. Called XT-3000 Auto, it bridges the gap between a manually operated machine and a fully automated CNC sharpening system.