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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

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

Why Supplying Accurate Precision Drilling Drawings Is Important

Posted by Andrea Rodney on Mar 4, 2019 12:09:54 PM

For our machines to work their best, we need to feed them accurate information. Here are a few pitfalls that can occur in the world of precision drilling, and how you can avoid them.

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Topics: Precision Rollers, Deep Hole Drilling

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

Honing The Supply Chain: How You Can Say No To Costly Delays!

Posted by Andrea Rodney on Jan 29, 2019 2:17:00 PM

At Hone-All we are committed to the belief that simpler is better when it comes to supply chains. Most people know Hone All for our practical services in advanced honing, boring, and CNC machining. However, we’re also dedicated to trouble shooting, project management, and ironing out supply chain creases.

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

Avoiding Drill Wander In Deep Hole Drilling & Boring

Posted by Andrea Rodney on Jan 22, 2019 11:55:00 AM

Drill wander is a major feature of all deep hole drilling and deep hole boring machinery and service provision. This is where the drilled hole will start perfectly on centre and although the bore will be completely straight, the exit will be off-centre by an amount relative to the length of the hole drilled.

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Topics: Deep Hole Drilling, Deep Hole Boring

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

How Deep Hole Drilling Differs By What Metal Is Used

Posted by Andrea Rodney on Jan 2, 2019 1:12:00 PM

One of the questions that often comes up is why Hone All invests in so many different types of deep hole drilling machines, tooling and equipment?

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Topics: Deep Hole Drilling

A Bright Summer For UK Manufacturing?

Posted by Andrea Rodney on Jun 1, 2018 12:19:21 PM

An article in the Telegraph from March (2018) reported that the rate of growth in the manufacturing sector had slowed to its lowest rate since late 2016. This apparently counteracts reports published in late 2017 and early 2018, predicting continued unprecedented growth for the manufacturing sector throughout the year.

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Topics: Deep Hole Drilling

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

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