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Why We Need to Keep Seeking out Fresh Perspectives in Manufacturing

Posted by Andrea Rodney on Sep 23, 2020 11:00:00 AM

There is a great saying – if you always do what you always did, you’ll always get what you always got! It is a phrase we use often when those who are not technically qualified, or as experienced in machining, as others throw a wild or mad idea into the mix when brainstorming or problem solving.

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Topics: Insider, News

What Is The Average Turnaround Time For Gundrilling?

Posted by Andrea Rodney on Sep 21, 2020 5:15:00 PM

 

Gundrilling is a specialised art, so there can be a lot of confusion about basic variables such as time, cost, and quality. This can create a headache for buyers, especially as clients – who arrive from a variety of demanding sectors, such as aerospace, defence, and automotive – need to know that the finished product will meet their specifications with absolute precision. Let’s take a look at gundrilling timings.

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Topics: Gundrilling

Precision Roller Manufacturing Process - 6 Steps You Need To Know

Posted by Andrea Rodney on Sep 14, 2020 10:00:00 AM

At Hone-All Precision, we specialise in precision rollers for a wide range of industrial applications. Our products are manufactured precisely to your design and machined for optimum efficiency and cost effectiveness. Whether you need 20 identical parts or a single, custom roller for a one-off project, our roller manufacturing process is geared up to provide the highest quality components available on the market.

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Topics: Precision Rollers

A UNITED MANUFACTURING DIRECTORY FOR THE UNITED KINGDOM – WE NEED ONE BY 2021 AND HERE’S WHY!

Posted by Andrea Rodney on Aug 25, 2020 1:43:23 PM

The Corona virus crisis has highlighted how important it is for us all to work together - albeit at a distance. In British manufacturing, this has meant pooling our collective knowledge and resources across hundreds of miles and awkward, rolling restrictions on movement to create the best possible response to the biomedical engineering challenges created by the pandemic. Complex, vital machines, such as ventilators, brought together experts from sectors as varied as precision automotive engineering and clinically rated metal finishing in response the call to action from the Government and the need of the whole population.

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Topics: News, covid19

The Ventilator Challenge – Uniting Manufacturing, For Covid or Forever? An Interview with Garry Myatt, co-founder of UKMfgUnite

Posted by Andrea Rodney on Jul 17, 2020 9:45:33 AM

The 2020 pandemic has brought together some of the greatest minds from some of the most prestigious manufacturers in Britain to design, build, and ship vital medical equipment at very short notice.

Companies as diverse and skilled as Siemens, Rolls Royce, and BAE Systems have pooled their expertise to create large quantities of CPAP ventilators for use in hospitals and surgeries worldwide, in record time.

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Topics: CNC Honing, oil and gas sector, Precision Machining, Precision Engineering

Hone-All Win Best Oil And Gas Sub-Contract Machining Service At The UK Enterprise Awards 2020

Posted by Andrea Rodney on Jul 14, 2020 3:37:00 PM

We are delighted to announce that we've won the 2020 UK Enterprise Award for excellence in Sub-Contracted Machining for Oil and Gas! We were extremely proud to be nominated by our customers for the Best Subcontractor Oil & Gas in the SME Energy & Power Awards at the end of last year and now we have been selected as the overall winner for Best Oil & Gas Subcontractor in the SME News Enterprise Awards 2020.

Although this is not to be formally announced until the end of August, we wanted to announce it as soon as possible to keep the positivity and good news flowing throughout our fabulous industry!

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Topics: CNC Honing, oil and gas sector, Precision Machining, Precision Engineering

What Is The Single Stroke Honing Process And When Should I Use It?

Posted by Andrea Rodney on Jul 2, 2020 11:45:00 AM

Single stroke honing uses a sequence of gradually larger sized abrading tools to complete a bore in a single cycle whilst using multiple tools. The process is conducted by a special-purpose CNC honing machine, through which the bore diameter and positioning are determined in advance.

Compatible materials for honing include stainless steel, cast iron, carbon steel, ceramics, polymer plastic, and glass.

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Topics: CNC Honing, honin, Precision Engineering

Drill Wander: A Common Problem With Longer Deep Hole Drills

Posted by Andrea Rodney on Jun 22, 2020 4:04:00 PM

So-called drill wander is a common and frustrating problem in many deep hole drilling operations.

So long as the drilling machine is set up correctly, the drill should – in theory – both enter and exit from the centre point. In practice, however, this rarely happens on deep holes; defined as any hole with a depth to diameter ratio greater than 10 to 1.

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Topics: Deep Hole Drilling, Precision Engineering

At Hone All, We Are Very Proud To Announce That We’ve Joined And Are Supporting UKMfgUnite.

Posted by Andrea Rodney on Jun 19, 2020 11:07:34 AM

This is a company that was set up for UK manufacturers to come together, to innovate as allies and to build networks closer to home.

And we are loving their new term for our wonderful engineering and manufacturing heroes – collaborationeers!

How perfectly this describes us all after the events and amazing achievements we’ve witnessed across the widest range of businesses and industries in response to the Covid-19 crisis.
For the last few months, we have been enjoying and applauding this new ethos of collaboration over competition - and this fabulous concept gives us the platform to harness the recent enthusiasm and recognition for UK manufacturers and manufacturing across the UK.

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Topics: News, Precision Engineering, covid19

Sunshine Within The Rain: How UK Manufacturing Is Evolving During The COVID-19 Crisis

Posted by Andrea Rodney on Jun 15, 2020 10:15:00 AM

The last few months have been a time of seismic change for manufacturing industries across the globe. Despite the dark days of uncertainty, beams of hope have illuminated a future filled with potential. Here are some stand-out moments that show how companies have adapted to change.

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Topics: Deep Hole Boring, Precision Engineering, covid19

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