First KLINGENBERG Höfler Viper 500K Gear Grinding Machine installed in UK

Precision Technologies International Ltd. recently installed the latest specification KLINGENBERG Höfler CNC external / internal gear grinding machine at its Tamworth, Staffordshire HQ. Already a world leader in the supply of precision ground gears, the advanced KLINGENBERG Höfler Viper 500K, will further expand Precision Technologies’ gear grinding capacity. In addition, the new external / internal gear grinding machine, the first of its kind sold in the UK, will provide a wide range of additional capabilities, including the ability to produce the most complex of gear geometries to the highest of standards.

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Studer Leverage Quality Grinding

Based in Sutton-in-Ashfield, Nottinghamshire, R&D Leverage provides expert technical solutions to the European plastic packaging industry. The busy company serves a wide range of demanding industries including the food and beverage, medical, cosmetics, household and personal care markets.

Having been delighted with the performance of the company’s first Studer S31, ever increasing demand for the company’s moulds recently prompted the purchase of the second machine from the famous Swiss manufacturer.

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Studer ‘Reliance’ on Precision Grinding

With more than 50 years' experience in providing custom-built, high reliability, precision instrumentation to customers from a diverse range of global markets, Reliance Precision Ltd is a specialist engineering company that enjoys a global reputation. The company supplies to industries with highly demanding requirements, including the medical, scientific, laboratory automation, defence, aerospace and space sectors.

Reliance Precision Ltd has recently installed a Studer S11

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Studer S41 CNC universal cylindrical grinding machine installed in AMRC

The University of Sheffield Advanced Manufacturing Research Centre (AMRC) with Boeing is a world-class centre for advanced machining and materials research for aerospace and other high-value manufacturing sectors. Now boasting more than 80 member companies, this partnership between industry and academia has become a model for research centres worldwide.

Since 2013, the AMRC has targeted the development of a Grinding Centre of Excellence to complement the existing milling and turning capabilities that have been established within the Machining Group. As grinding and surface finishing operations can account for 20-25 per cent of the cost on all machining operations, the Grinding Centre of Excellence’s vision is to extend and enhance its capability, both in terms of equipment and resource, to a level required by the existing partnership. 

A major advancement in the AMRC Grinding Centre of Excellence’s development is the recent installation of a cutting-edge Studer S41 CNC universal cylindrical grinding machine.

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Threadmaster Gauges Install a further Studer Grinding Machine

Kenilworth based Threadmaster Gauges Ltd is an acknowledged global leader in this highly specialised field, in addition to other gauging products, the well-known company produces a wide range of high-quality plug and ring gauges in both plain and threaded formats. Threadmaster have now installed 2 Studer S33 Thread Grinding Machines.

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Cross Manufacturing & Diskus ‘Both-Sides’ of a Grinding Success Story

To help satisfy the growing demand for its turbocharger sealing ring output, Cross Manufacturing, Devizes recently installed an advanced Diskus DSS 475 XR through-feed grinder that is capable of the mass-production of more than 2000 parts per hour. The new Diskus machine is able to grind parts that have accuracy requirements of 0,002 to 0,020 mm and grinding sizes from 1,0 to 20 mm

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