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Quality CNC machining? You need QED!

Posted by Axis Precision Engineering Components Ltd. on 17/07/18 11:07

Your ideal CNC machining shop can be summed up in three simple letters: QED. Great, but what is QED?

While you might hope finding a great production partner is effortless and those letters stand for quite easily done, that is unfortunately not usually the case. It can be quite a battle to find the perfect supplier...

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Topics: cnc machining

Finding The Right 5 Axis CNC Machining Services Provider

Posted by Axis Precision Engineering Components Ltd. on 26/06/18 09:13

Successfully machining complex components requires engineering expertise coupled with top-drawer equipment: 5-axis CNC machines.

This has always been the case, even as far back as the 19th century!

The history that led to the advanced 5 axis machining technology of today begins in 1890 with the development of...

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Topics: precision engineering, precision machining

Finding The Best 5 Axis Machining In The UK...

Posted by Axis Precision Engineering Components Ltd. on 22/06/18 09:47

Finding CNC manufacturers for your components is not difficult; an internet search for "5 axis machining UK" will provide a listing with dozens of workshops. However, finding the right manufacturer for you is a different kettle of fish... It can be quite a challenge. Fortunately, this blog post will help you find the machine shop of your dreams... This supplier will meet your needs for high-quality workmanship, rigorous inspection, reliable on-time delivery, and excellent customer service.

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Topics: 5 axis milling, precision machining

5 Axis Machining Videos Demonstrate QED...

Posted by Axis Precision Engineering Components Ltd. on 11/06/18 10:54

Watch these four 5 axis machining videos for a demonstration of Axis Precision Engineering's capabilities. You won't be disappointed! It's QED in action - quality, expertise and delivery on time!

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Topics: precision machining, projects

DMG 5 Axis Machining With Axis Precision Engineering

Posted by Axis Precision Engineering Components Ltd. on 08/06/18 10:14

5 axis machining is considered as the state-of-the-art standard for precision machining and fabrication requirements. Of the various machines offered for the job, Deckel Maho Gildemeister (DMG) is amongst the most respected and best-selling brands. Axis Precision Engineering Ltd. has three of these outstanding computer numerical control (CNC) milling machines.

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Topics: precision machining, cnc machining

What Is 5 Axis CNC Machining?

Posted by Axis Precision Engineering Components Ltd. on 06/06/18 09:27

5-axis CNC machining is the shaping of a part with a tool that can be moved along five axes at once. CNC - computer numerical control - refers to the software that controls the cutting, drilling and milling with high precision.

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Topics: precision engineering

What To Do About Late Engineering Deliveries

Posted by Axis Precision Engineering Components Ltd. on 26/04/18 10:04

Here's the scenario.

You had a great end to 2017 and this year has begun well too. You're working to capacity and orders are being fulfilled. 

So you're relying on your suppliers to get your components to you on time.

Your outsourcers have promised that your components will be manufactured to the required standard and delivered to you on time. There's ample time to assemble the parts and make YOUR deadline.

You've factored in sufficient wiggle room. Enough to account for a breakdown here and there or a late delivery even.

But what if...

What happens, if a particular supplier starts to get a little too unreliable? Too many late engineering deliveries can mess up even the best laid plans AND could lead to penalties downstream.

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Topics: precision engineering, Fast Delivery

Precision Engineering and the Right CNC Machine Shop

Posted by Axis Precision Engineering Components Ltd. on 12/04/18 08:53

Precision engineering to the quality you need can only happen when you have the right CNC machine shop as a supplier. For example, you design an aeroplane arm rest to perform functions aside from separating passengers. Perhaps allowing travellers to control the angle of the seat, securely anchor the food tray and even use a built-in power port. 

Not every CNC machine shop will be capable of producing these parts to the quality you require.

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Topics: cnc machining

What Does 5 Axis CNC Milling Actually Look Like? [VIDEO]

Posted by Axis Precision Engineering Components Ltd. on 19/03/18 09:08

If you've ever wondered how we create your components, the following video is absolutely for you. It's 5 axis CNC milling poetry in motion!

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Topics: 5 axis milling

The Importance of Delivery on Time in Engineering

Posted by Axis Precision Engineering Components Ltd. on 03/03/18 09:52

 The slightest mistake during a precision engineering project can delay the delivery date severely. If certain processes are not followed, the whole system collapses.

Waiting for a delivery of components that has passed the agreed delivery date can feel like being on an organ donation list, being booked in for a surgery and then being told you need to wait another week, month or longer! Frustrating!

Bad suppliers who don't respect your lead time might brush a late delivery off as a minor inconvenience... but we know that consistently late deliveries can mean the difference between life and death for smaller businesses.

So, to put the importance of delivery on time into perspective, let's compare each stage of our precision engineering process to an organ donation!

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Topics: Fast Delivery

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