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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

Subcontracting And Outsourcing: 3 Benefits Of Entrusting Your Project To A Team Of Experts

Posted by Andrea Rodney on Mar 9, 2020 2:18:00 PM

Outsourcing – already a familiar concept in IT and payroll – became a popular option in manufacturing following the 2008/9 recession, and the trend has persisted since, with many engineering companies recognising that outsourcing can bridge the skills gap as well as keeping costs low, improving turnaround times and boosting profit margins.

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Topics: Deep Hole Boring, CNC Honing

Everything You Need To Know About Honing Hydraulic Cylinders

Posted by Andrea Rodney on Mar 3, 2020 12:50:00 PM

Honing is the precision machining process in which a very fine surface on a workpiece is produced using an abrasive tool. High quality honing of hydraulic cylinders is essential, as the effective operation of the pistons depends on the cylinder having a very fine surface finish, which can also prevent premature wear of moving components. Honing also creates a secure seal around a hydraulic cylinder, providing extended life and preventing costly leaks.

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Topics: CNC Honing

Why Is Effective Honing So Important For Hydraulics?

Posted by Andrea Rodney on Sep 20, 2019 3:08:00 PM

 

Machine honing is a precision metalwork technique used to create super-flat, shaped, and super-smooth surfaces. By applying an abrasive stone anvil to cut against the metalwork, and applying intense pressure and movement, pieces of any shape and size can be altered to exact material specifications.

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Topics: CNC Honing, Precision Engineering

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

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

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

Honest CNC Machining Quotes With Prices At The Centre

Posted by Andrea Rodney on Feb 25, 2019 11:16:45 AM

What’s in a price? It’s a simple question, and one that often has unexpectedly complicated answers. This is because some things – such as skill, experience, and technical knowledge – are difficult to quantify. Issues such as identifying additional processes are also important. If you’re interested in learning about honest CNC machining quotes, here are some pointers to help navigate the often murky waters of engineering pricing.

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Topics: CNC Honing

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