Inductaflex pioneers aluminium curving technique

Inductaflex, the UK bending machine manufacturer, is pioneering a new aluminium window frame curving technique. The company claims their new technique wholly solves the difficulties and high costs of curving aluminium window frame sections to very tight radii. The Inductaflex AL-1 aluminium bending machine has successfully curved a 45mm wide x 65mm high extruded glazing […]

Final phase for F4N funding

Manufacturers in England are being urged to take advantage of more than £60 billion in nuclear opportunities with the Fit For Nuclear (F4N) programme. With backing from the Regional Growth Fund, participating firms can access grants of around £10,000, match-funded to support improvement activities and R&D. But all funded projects require approval by December 31, […]

Advanced Engineering UK starts today

Advanced Engineering UK is back at Birmingham’s NEC today and tomorrow (November 4 & 5). Encompassing the Aero Engineering Show, The Automotive Engineering Show, The Composites Engineering Show and the Performance Metals Show, the event will feature more than 700 companies and welcomes first time exhibitors, product launches and an open conference programme. Advanced Engineering […]

Wolfmet produces patent-pending SLM process

Wolfmet Tungsten Alloys has launched a new patent-pending selective laser melting (SLM) capability. The new additive manufacturing process will benefit the nuclear imaging sector by allowing the additive production of pure tungsten components and parts at a higher level of complexity and accuracy. Michael Anderson, product group director for Wolfmet, said: “The launch of our […]

MACH 2016 to surpass 2014 event

MACH 2016, to be held at the NEC in Birmingham from April 11-15, is set to surpass the 2014 edition. The space allocated for exhibitors at the exhibition has already outstripped the amount allocated for the double award-winning 2014 event, and is now over the 22,247 m2 mark. James Selka DL is the CEO of the […]

NUM launches new CNC axis sharing facility

CNC company NUM has launched a brand new CNC axis sharing facility that will allow designers to create machine tools of unprecedented versatility and productivity. The new CNC axis sharing facility delivers a very flexible and efficient means of controlling a high number of functionally interrelated groups of motion axes, by using advanced dynamic resource […]

Trescal UK opens largest dimensional laboratory in the UK

Trescal UK has officially opened its newly refurbished and enlarged Manchester calibration and testing laboratory. The new facility has incorporated part of Trescal’s Leigh capability, and is now the largest dimensional laboratory in the UK measuring, 13,800 square feet and employing 55 people. The existing laboratory facilities have been completely refurbished and specialist standard laboratories […]

Innovate UK launches Northern Robotics Network

Innovate UK has launched Northern Robotics Network (NRN) in Manchester. The idea behind the network is to grow the robotics and autonomous systems sector in the North West by bringing together academia and industry. NRN will work with partner organisations at national level and encourage investment to grow innovative supply chain skills in the region. […]