News

Renishaw has record Q1

Renishaw’s first quarter revenue – ending 30 September 2014 – was up 28%  to £101.4 million compared to the same quarter last year.

40 years and Citizen still in the ascendancy

Citizen celebrated 40 years in the UK with £1.4 million of open house orders.

Smaller manufacturers urged to get Fit For Nuclear

The Nuclear AMRC has joined forces with the Manufacturing Advisory Service (MAS) to help more than 300 small manufacturers prepare to seize the opportunities of the UK’s

Big machines ready for nuclear R&D

The Nuclear AMRC's newest and largest machining centres are now available for collaborative R&D, after almost a year of groundwork, installation and commissioning.

The senior Boulting Nuclear team (left to right) Howard Ireland, Business Manager, Terry Marston, Director, Bob Bianchi, Business Development Director, Ronald Watson, Nuclear Mechanical Estimator.

Boulting moves nuclear team to Widnes

In a significant move for the future development of the business, North West based engineering company Boulting Group has opened up dedicated, new offices for the fast growing

Product News

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.

Hard Machining is cost effective

Rainford Precision has a new range of milling, drilling and thread milling tools from Union Tool. The new Union Tool Series has been developed for processing tungsten carbides, ceramics, zirconium, silicon carbide and nitride materials up to a hardness of 90HRA (up to 80HRc).

Bi-metal saw blades: faster for longer

Versatix MP bi-metal band saw blades from The L.S. Starrett Company are designed for cutting structural steel profiles – such as RSJ, I-beams, C-sections, tubes, channels and small solids used in many industry sectors.

Kennametal tooling easy to drop into Vericut

CGTech, developer of Vericut software for simulating CNC machine has integrated with Kennemetal NOVO, cloud based Tool Management software.