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Opinion: Brexit success vital for ‘grand challenges’

01 Dec 2017 by Engineering Capacity

Adam McGiveron, head of Brexit and advanced manufacturing at Shakespeare Martineau says that the ‘grand challenges’ of the Government’s industrial strategy can’t happen without Brexit negotiation success.

 The new Industrial Strategy Policy is a hefty document. It weighs in at 255 pages and sets out specific priorities backed up by consultation and expert evidence. The Government’s Brexit white paper was a much thinner affair. It took up just 77 pages. It was short on detail and little clarification has emerged since publication.

Photo etching advocates at filtration show

01 Dec 2017 by Engineering Capacity

Photo etching specialist, Precision Micro, is exhibiting at FILTECH, the world’s largest and most influential filtration event, held in Cologne, Germany March 13-15 2018.

On stand U14 in Hall 11.1, Precision Micro engineers will be available to discuss the etching process and show how it can be a fast, efficient, and cost-effective method for the manufacture of precision metal parts.

Hot topic in micro-machining

01 Dec 2017 by Engineering Capacity

euspen (The European Society for Precision Engineering and Nanotechnology) has announced a joint conference on Thermal Issues in Machine Tools with CRC/TR 96, March 21 - 23 2018 in Dresden, Germany.

Versatile machining for almost any metal

01 Dec 2017 by Engineering Capacity

Albert Tsang, Technical Manager at Precision Micro, explains how photo etching is a metal machining technology that has numerous advantages over traditional sheet metalworking processes.

One of these advantages is its ability to etch the widest range of metals and alloys, including those often seen as difficult or impossible to machine.