Cutting tools are the be-all and end-all of tool and mould making. Since efficiency and quality requirements in this industry are constantly increasing, suppliers respond with tools that are highly specialised to meet the demands of diverse customer applications.
UK — A subcontractor from Northern Ireland worked with HBO Studios and Tourism Ireland in the creation of beech wood doors for the sixth series of Game of Thrones TV. Cutting machines from ITC were integral to this project.
UK — The manufacturer of cutting tools for the machining of aluminium, Industrial Tooling Corporation (ITC) has now added the Widia Hanita Aluflash Series to its portfolio. The new series of end mills is an all-rounder that is ideal for slotting, ramping, side milling, plunging, interpolating, dynamic and helical milling.
UK — Flawless quality assurance is a basic prerequisite in the energy and petrochemical sector. To meet the high standards demanded by its customers, UK company Covis overcomes multiple challenges by using high-precision tooling from Big Kaiser.
Precision tools are a speciality of the European market. Their quality allows manufacturers around the world to produce high-technology parts and components for sophisticated applications. The innovative spirit of the industry is the trump card for the emerging recovery after the Corona crisis. We present some of the highlights recently launched by international toolmakers.
UK - The story for any subcontract business is evolve or dissolve. For Surrey-based GPR, its progression from 3 to 5-axis machine tools initially evolved with a bolt-on fourth axis for its Haas VF2 machines and now a full simultaneous high-end 5-axis machining centre from Matsuura.