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The rough guide to surface roughness for machined parts

Surface Roughness is a hugely complicated subject, with entire PhDs devoted to it. Not...

How do I know my part is in tolerance?

Unless you can match supplier measurement capacity with lengthy (and costly) tolerance...

What's the difference between CNC turning and milling?

As machining basics go, understanding the difference between turning and milling is vital. While...

How to ensure your machining supplier takes confidentiality as seriously as you do.

From ensuring specifications are met to hitting project deliverables on time and in budget,...

Temperature control for CNC machined parts: an overview for buyers

Temperature changes have a huge influence on the accuracy and specification of machined parts....

Want your machined parts as fast as possible? Here are 5 ways you can speed up production as a buyer.

 

Even more so than cost, the speed of machining your part is likely to be your main priority as...

Does it really matter how clean, tidy and organised your supplier’s CNC machine shop is?

Thinking about how clean a CNC machining supplier’s shop floor is may not seem like an important...

Why machine maintenance is important for buyers too

As a buyer of machined parts, confidence in your machining supplier’s entire process is...

What is a micron and how much does it cost?

What is a micron?

In our recent ebook, "The Machining Buyers Guide", we discuss how...

CASTING EXPERTISE RECOGNISED BY QUEEN’S AWARD

Castings specialist, Grainger & Worrall has been recognised for its pioneering “Next Generation”...