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Complete CNC Solutions is new exclusive distributor for Tekcel CNC routers

Complete CNC Solutions has announced that it has become the exclusive distributor for all Tekcel CNC routers and accessories throughout UK and Europe. Tekcel CNC routers are renowned throughout the UK and Ireland and are used across many industries, including woodworking, joinery, exhibition manufacturing and shop fitting. Complete CNC Solutions has more than 22 years’ […]

Siemens demonstrates its additions to Sinumerik portfolio at MACH 2014

Siemens is set to demonstrate how its new additions to its Sinumerik portfolio can increase productivity, flexibility and safety for CNCs at this month’s MACH2014 industry show. Siemens will be showcasing their preparations for Industry 4.0 on Stand 5770 in Hall 5. After announcing their co-operation with Kuka Roboter GmbH in Hanover last September, Siemens […]

Laser encoders deliver high accuracy machining of 40-metre composite parts

Over a week-long machining cycle on Flow Corporations’ Composites Machining Centre, laser encoders can deliver part-per-million accuracy on 40-metre X-axis. Flow International Corporation’s Composites Machining Centre (CMC) ensures long-axis accuracy during week-long machining cycles with Renishaw’s HS10/HS20 laser encoder. With the precision of a laser interferometer, the encoder delivers part-per-million positioning accuracy on the CMC’s […]

Soraluce FX12000 milling and boring machine to aid research Nuclear AMRC

The Soraluce FX12000 floor-type travelling-column milling and boring centre – the largest machining centre of its kind – is to be installed at Sheffield University’s Nuclear AMRC, for collaborative research. Supplied by T W Ward CNC Machinery (Ward CNC), the exclusive UK and Ireland distributor for Soraluce of Spain, the Soaraluce will enable full-size parts […]

Wrights GPX Plastics secures Tesco deal after investing in new CNC laser machine

Wrights GPX Plastics, a plastic products manufacturer in West Bromwich, has become the first in the UK in its sector to invest in a CNC laser machine. The significant investment of £206,000 has already enabled the company to secure large-scale projects from Tesco and other retail giants. As noted by company commercial director Andy Watkins, […]

Cadsys to present power of SolidCAM and Imachining at VTM2014

SolidCAM reseller Cadsys will present the SolidCAM and Imachining technologies for milling and turning and advanced mill-turn applications at the VTM2014 trade show in Denmark in April. Cadsys will be highlighting exactly what the technology can do with live cutting at the VTM2014 show using SolidCAM’s Imachining technology on a five-axis CNC milling machine equipped with […]

Altec Engineering announce £1.5m expansion programme

A new £1.5 million investment into Altec Engineering will benefit the company’s Bowburn facility in County Durham. This investment will see a 75 per cent increase in floor space as well as the recruitment of additional staff, comprised of 18 skilled engineering jobs including five for apprentices. The plan to extend the company’s existing facility […]

MecWash launch dedicated Chinese website at China CNC Machine Tool Fair 2014

MecWash’s aqueous component cleaning machines are used in more than 20 countries worldwide. Now, through the at China CNC Machine Tool Fair 2014, the firm are making a big push into the Far East. In order to further demonstrate its commitment to customers in China, Gloucestershire-based MecWash launched a dedicated Chinese language website, www.mecwash.com.cn, at the show […]

New Ajax AJL Varispeed centre lathe range sets the standard for value and quality

The new Ajax  AJL Varispeed range offers four machines which workshops and training schools can now acquire for less than £10,000. The European built machine range spans up to 400 mm chuck size, with 325 mm centre height, 625 mm swing over bed and 3,000 mm bed length. Available through Ajax International, of Lymington, each […]