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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

Cost vs Quality In Deep Hole Boring, Drilling & CNC Honing

Posted by Andrea Rodney on Jan 30, 2019 12:01:00 PM

As a business, we will naturally assume there is a requirement of concentricity or equal wall thickness unless we are told otherwise, for example, if the application is simply for fluid flow

You could argue that we are over-engineering the machining and this is at the expense of our competitiveness within the industry. However, we believe in giving the customer the very best that can be achieved and ensuring that they do not encounter any unexpected issues further down the production process.

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

Understanding Quotes & Costs In CNC Honing, Deep Hole Drilling & Boring

Posted by Andrea Rodney on Jan 15, 2019 11:53:00 AM

Specialist services such as deep hole boring, deep hole drilling and honing are a black art to some and still slightly grey for others.

Modern apprenticeships do not cover such skill sets and even the traditional apprenticeships from decades ago only ever covered honing or grinding in a minimal format.

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

Tools And Machinery Essential To CNC Honing

Posted by Andrea Rodney on Jan 5, 2019 1:13:00 PM

Honing is the process used to create precision surfaces and achieve tighter tolerances than is achievable with conventional machining methods. When metal is bored or cut, the drilling process often leaves a rough, uneven texture.

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Topics: CNC Honing

The Importance Of Quality In Production Processes

Posted by Andrea Rodney on Dec 26, 2018 1:10:00 PM

In today’s world, quality can sometimes be sacrificed due to budget constraints. When competition is fierce, or the deadline is tight, it’s a case of looking for any way that pennies or time can be saved.

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Topics: CNC Honing

The CNC Precision Honing Process Explained

Posted by Andrea Rodney on Apr 17, 2018 9:07:18 AM

CNC honing, like mostcomputer-controlled processes in general, presents some significant advantages over conventional techniques:

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Topics: CNC Honing

Not Your Average Gun Drilling or Boring Machine Shop

Posted by Andrea Rodney on Mar 27, 2018 5:13:17 PM

You may think that they all say that, and they probably do.

Therefore, it’s worth taking two or three minutes to understand our justification for claiming that you will not find better – or at least understand our approach and the way we do business. It’s the only way for us, and it has delighted thousands of customers throughout the years. We believe we have the winning formula of professionalism, advanced technology and industry expertise and it’s all at your disposal.

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

The Black Art Of Honing: Why Honing DOESN'T Deserve A Bad Reputation

Posted by Andrea Rodney on Dec 4, 2017 1:42:03 PM



Honing is one of those subcontract services which often suffers an unfairly bad reputation!

Covered in the apprenticeships of old, it's always the honing machines that bring either the wry smile or comical grimace when people visit as if they were lucky enough to go through a full apprenticeship it was either one of their favourites or the hated machine that just “had to be used to pass the exam”.

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Topics: CNC Honing

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