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THE BENEFITS OF PSL DATATRACK GO HAND IN HAND WITH EFFECTIVE ISO AUDIT PROCESSES

Posted in Technical Members News on 28th Aug 2019

In the manufacturing or assembly process, an ISO Audit is one of the most important tasks to be undertaken. An audit brings verification that the management system in place is compliant with the relevant ISO standard. It ensures that the actions being taken by an organisation are suitable to meet its quality objectives and that any problems within the management... Read more...

MonsterMill TCR -the pinnacle of titanium machining

Posted in Technical Members News on 7th Aug 2019

  With the UK consolidating its position as a major centre for aerospace manufacturing, worth over £30 billion annually to the UK economy, it is no surprise that there is a growing demand for the machining of titanium, and to do that in the most efficient way possible. Ceratizit Group and its Team Cutting Tools partnership of leading tooling specialist has... Read more...

Filtermist International set to unveil two upgrades at EMO 2019

Posted in Technical Members News on 31st Jul 2019

One of the world’s leading manufacturers of oil mist collectors will be introducing two upgrades at EMO 2019, the world’s leading trade fair for the metalworking sector. Filtermist International, which celebrates its 50th anniversary this year, will be unveiling F Monitor 2/2+ and FX Fusion at the show in Hannover (Sept 16-21st), both new developments that will improve the effectiveness of... Read more...

PRODUCTION CONTROL SOFTWARE INVESTMENT IS KEY TO DAVTURN'S TURNED PARTS OPERATION

Posted in Technical Members News on 31st Jul 2019

Davturn Limited of Bromsgrove offers customers a complete turned parts facility and growth at the company has long been based on competitive pricing and high levels of customer service. This includes close cooperation with the customer at all stages of the production process, from initial design through to supplying prototypes and samples. This approach helps to reduce costs and manufacture... Read more...

2020 Dates

Posted in Our Events & Meetings on 22nd Jul 2019

BTMA dates for 2020 9th Jan    Autosport Internation Show  Wednesday 22rn January Officers Meeting 1   Bowers Group HQ 29-30 Jan  Future Engineering     Dublin,Ireland 6th Feb    MTA Dinner    London, UK 11 - 13 Feb  Southern Manufacturing    Farnborough,UK 25th Feb    Make UK National Manufacturing   ConferenceUK 10 - 13 March  Simodec       France Wednesday 18th March. General Meeting 1  Fanuc UK (Coventry) 1st... Read more...

VERSATILE BAR AUTO IS HIGHLY PRODUCTIVE

Posted in Technical Members News on 24th Jun 2019

A new, twin-spindle, 10-axis CNC turn-mill centre, the Miyano BNA-42GTY LFV, has been introduced by Citizen for manufacturing complex components in one hit from bar stock up to 42 mm diameter. The hybrid machine is of fixed-headstock design, but the head is also able to move in and out of the working area for extra versatility, similar to that offered... Read more...

CITIZEN'S NEW 32 mm SLIDING-HEAD LATHES HAVE LOW FREQUENCY VIBRATION SOFTWARE

Posted in Technical Members News on 24th Jun 2019

Two new sliding-headstock, twin-spindle, turn-milling centres of 32 mm bar capacity have been added to Citizen Machinery's Cincom programme. Designated L32-X LFV and L32-XII LFV, both feature the firm's patented, low frequency vibration software in the control's operating system that acts in two axes to convert what would normally be long, stringy swarf into short, more manageable chips. It is... Read more...

5-axis mill-turn centre installed for titanium aero engine component production

Posted in Technical Members News on 24th Jun 2019

Silcoms, a niche UK supplier to the aerospace industry of nickel alloy, titanium, stainless steel and aluminium aero engine ring components and assemblies including seals, shrouds, segments and casings, was awarded an additional contract last year (2018) to supply a complex rotating fan seal for a large civil aircraft engine programme.   Additional capacity was needed at Silcoms' Bolton factory to... Read more...

SHELDON PRECISION BEING THE BEST THEY CAN WITH PSL DATATRACK

Posted in Technical Members News on 10th Jun 2019

The real time Status Board display system for the shop floor is the latest acquisition by Sheldon Precision Engineering for its PSL Datatrack production control software system. The fast-growing Barnstaple based company provides specialist subcontract engineering and turned parts manufacturing services which have been effectively managed using PSL Datatrack since the business started. Managing Director, Howard Sheldon, says: “What sets us... Read more...

SEYCHELL PROFITS FROM REAL TIME INFORMATION WITH STATUS BOARD DISPLAYS

Posted in Technical Members News on 29th May 2019

Seychell Engineering has added the Status Board display system to the PSL Datatrack production control software modules used to run the company's business. All jobs that pass through the shop floor on a daily basis are now presented as clear visual information with action lists and alerts to shop floor operators, ensuring they are dealt with at the right time... Read more...