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How Can Outsourcing Precision Engineering Improve My Profits & Productivity?

Posted by Andrea Rodney on Sep 16, 2019 2:04:00 PM


However skilled, a single engineering business can't be a master of all trades. If you need specialist services for single projects, such as boring or drilling, it can be better value to outsource. Outsourcing precision engineering can cut costs, reduce your workload, increase productivity, save you money on equipment purchase and hire, and enhance your profit margins. You don't need to move production abroad, either - Hone-All handles all of our outsourced services on British soil. Here's our guide to how outsourcing your engineering could benefit your business.

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Topics: Precision Machining

The Importance Of Gundrilling In Aerospace Manufacturing

Posted by Andrea Rodney on Jul 19, 2019 10:30:00 AM

Hone-All's long association with the aerospace industry includes honing, drilling and boring services for bespoke parts, from landing gear for military aircraft to pistons for helicopter rotors . Along the way, we've invested in our people, systems and equipment to ensure accuracy, traceability and repeatability guaranteeing the stringent quality requirements required by this safety critical industry. Our continuing approval to AS9100D is testament to our commitment and success in meeting and exceeding the highest of standards.

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Topics: Deep Hole Drilling

£150M Government Funding Boost For The Aerospace Sector

Posted by Andrea Rodney on Jul 18, 2019 10:36:28 AM

At Hone-All, we have a long history of association with the aerospace industry, so we were excited to learn about a new initiative from the UK government offering grants for innovative products in this sector.

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Topics: Aerospace Industry

3 Simple Ways to Optimise Your Honing Operation

Posted by Andrea Rodney on Jul 5, 2019 3:47:23 PM

Metalworking brings you better results if you take a systemised approach to your components. Honing requires you to work with bore size tolerances of 0.0001” so precision is a necessity. With the right machine, fixturing, abrasive, and oil, you can improve your quality and cycle times and reduce costs and lead time therefore improving your competitiveness. Let’s look at this in more detail:

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Topics: CNC Honing

The Risks Of Using A Distant Gundrilling Company

Posted by Andrea Rodney on Jun 28, 2019 10:00:00 AM

Gun drilling is the ideal process for drilling small diameter holes without losing straightness and precision. It creates close tolerance holes in high-temperature alloys and a range of steels. Machines must be configured to precise specifications, then operated using precision tooling, high-pressure coolant, and an interrupted feed. Some applications require a sub-micron finish that a gun drill can’t achieve, so extra processes and customisation are often needed such as honing.

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Topics: Gundrilling

How to Create a Relationship with Your Precision Machining Company

Posted by Andrea Rodney on Jun 26, 2019 9:46:50 AM

To create the perfect component, you need an effective and efficient relationship with your machining company. Your precision machining process can be derailed by miscommunications over even the tiniest part, so communication is integral. The machining sector has become increasingly flexible, with bespoke solutions making clear expectations even more important. Relationships are only as healthy as both sides of the customer / supplier connection, and there’s much you can do to improve your results.

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Topics: Precision Machining

Hone-All: A Passion For CNC Honing

Posted by Andrea Rodney on Jun 24, 2019 10:00:00 AM

Hone-All was founded on a passion for excellence in the area of specialist honing. The company began as a family business that focused on developing the skills to manage tough projects. Since its launch, we have relocated to larger premises that support an effective large-scale production environment with the best technology for every task.

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Topics: CNC Honing

Why Using A Local CNC Turning Company Will Improve Productivity

Posted by Andrea Rodney on Jun 19, 2019 10:00:00 AM

Are you looking for ways to improve your productivity? Your choice of CNC Turning and machining specialist may have more of an influence than you realise. In a world of choice, here are some of the reasons that going local can make a difference.

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Topics: CNC Turning

4 Steps To Choosing The Most Reliable Industrial Rollers Company

Posted by Andrea Rodney on Jun 18, 2019 10:00:00 AM

When it comes to industrial rollers, it pays to get it right. With the digital revolution causing changes to printing, packaging techniques, and machinery, many of the traditional norms have vanished. This means manufacturers of industrial rollers need to really know what they are doing. Here’s a quick guide to what a decent manufacturer will offer.

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Topics: Precision Rollers, Industrial Rollers

Specialist Honing Services – A Major Contributor To The Sector

Posted by Andrea Rodney on Jun 17, 2019 12:42:09 PM

Manufacturing enterprises within the engineering footprint remain the largest economic contributor of the engineering-based industries, generating £156.1 billion GVA (or 9.3% of the GVA for all industries) in 2015. Indeed, in 2016 almost half of the engineering footprint turnover came from manufacturing (46.5%).

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Topics: Deep Hole Drilling, Deep Hole Boring, CNC Honing

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