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Five new CNC machines

22 May 2019 by Engineering Capacity

Dyer Engineering now has five new Doosan CNC machines – all ordered on the spot at last year’s MACH exhibition from Mills CNC.

The machines - three Doosan DNM 4500 vertical machining centres, one Doosan DNM 6700 (large-capacity) vertical machining centre and one Lynx 2100LMB lathe equipped with driven tooling and supplied with a bar-feeder - were delivered and installed at Dyer Engineering’s extensive 100,000 square foot split-site manufacturing facility in Stanley, County Durham between April and August 2018.

Components perform for the RSC

22 May 2019 by Engineering Capacity

Components supplied by WDS help to heighten dramatic tension at the Royal Shakespeare Company (RSC).

The actors of RSC are rightfully celebrated around the world. However, the engineers, artists and craftsmen who build the stunning stage sets deserve just as much recognition. Alan Bartlett, Head of Technical Design at RSC, explains how his team are able to build visual wonders with the help of component parts suppliers like WDS Component Parts Ltd.

Nadcap world first for UK firm

22 May 2019 by Engineering Capacity

UK company Physical Digital has become the first and only company in the world to achieve Nadcap accreditation for measurement and inspection using 3D structured light (3DSL).

Nadcap recognises Physical Digital for its commitment to continual improvement in aerospace quality.

Physical Digital has provided 3DSL measurement services to the aerospace industry for many years, completing repeatability studies, batch measurement, inspection and analysis on industrial components from single turbine blades to complete jet turbine engines and full aircraft.

On the Launchpad at Subcon

22 May 2019 by Engineering Capacity

Subcon has revealed the six finalists for its inaugural Launchpad awards for innovative start-ups.

The Launchpad aims to propel manufacturing and engineering-based start-ups by giving them a platform to share their innovations with thousands of professionals with the power to guide them to success. 

The finalists are being given a free stand in the Launchpad area, as well as entered into the inaugural Launchpad Awards. Each exhibitor will be asked to present their innovation on stage to a panel of expert judges and the winner will receive an £8,000 prize package. 

What to see at Subcon

22 May 2019 by Engineering Capacity

Here’s our pick of some of the companies exhibiting at Subcon – more to follow next week.

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