Multi-Axis Machining is a machining process to create complex shapes and angles.
Common machine tools use three axis (X,Y,Z), while multi-axis machines are able to use more axis when approaching workpieces. 5 or 7 axis are the most common, but other machine tools exist. The additional axis make it possible to machine from more angles and to make complex shapes. Another advantage is that more sides of a workpiece can be machined at once, which saves time.
The aerospace and defence industries source a lot of multi-axis machining, especially for airframes, engine blocks, turbine engines and impellers. Workshops that do multi-axis machining are quite rare, particularly for many axis. It is common that the purchasers require their suppliers to have the AS/EN/JISQ 9100 certification, which is the aerospace industry's standard certification.
This buyer, a manufacturer carbon fibre products, seek the assistance of a machinist with multi-axis capabilities to manufacture an aluminium bezel mould tool. This project is of an urgent nature and should an acceptable quote be received, the project may be closed early. Due to the complexity of this project, the client advises that it may be best-suited to suppliers with 5 axis capabilities.
This manufacturer of sports cars seeks a supplier to machine the attached pump gear housing. This project incorporates aspects of milling, drilling and tapping and, due to the components complexity, is best suited to those with multi axis capabilities. This is a new design with an immediate order to be placed, this will inturn lead ongoing additional work for the successful supplier.
This company operates within the agriculture industry and outsources over £50,000 worth of machining work every year. They have an immediate order to place for double helix anchor tips. This project incorporates elements of turning, with quotes required for 1000 off each size. The ideal supplier will be able to produce these parts economically and provide a high-quality end product; once a relationship has been established, further projects could be made available in addition to this initial requirement.
Destined for end use within the heavy vehicles/construction industry, these manifolds are to be made from carbon steel on behalf of a company that spends over £1.5million per year on bespoke machined designs. Quotes are required for 200 off and the client has also advised that this will be a monthly requirement, making it an ideal opportunity to fill long-term capacity. The ideal supplier will be able to produce these parts economically and provide a high-quality end product; once a relationship has been established, further projects could be made available in addition to this monthly requirement.
This company - a manufacturer of wire & fastener machinery whose annual outsource spend exceeds £80k - is looking for a machinist to assist with the manufacture of a barrel cam, or alternatively the modification of the barrel cam by way of an insert. At present, the cam is still on the machine and as such, only a basic drawing has been provided. The buyer however, welcomes questions via phone or email.
A carbon fibre manufacturer whose annual outsourced machining spend totals in excess of £50,000 per annum, seeks the assistance of a machinist with multi-axis capabilities. There are four different components to be machined from aluminium and supplied with a black anodised finish. This is part of a larger job that they are tendering for and as such, suppliers who are able to offer a quick response and turnaround will be seen favourably.
This enquiry will be best suited to suppliers with 5 axis capabilities. The attached hydraulic brake cylinder is required by this automotive buyer, who will utilise the parts in question within classic cars. They have an immediate order to place for 50 off left hand and 50 off right hand, to be machined from solid aluminium. This is a legacy part for which there is no longer a supplier in place; once a relationship has been cultivated, the client has advised that this could lead to similar, repeatable work in larger quantities.
Suppliers with multi-axis machining facilities are invited to quote for the attached mounting base, which will be used within simulation systems. Placing a considerable £1million worth of work with subcontract machining suppliers per year, this company seeks a vendor who can offer prompt delivery and good value; in turn, they will be offered similar work moving forward. 6 off are needed at this time, to be machined from mild steel in accordance with the drawing provided.
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Machining of a case-hardened steel bush and a free-issue iron casting is required, on behalf of a company that outsources over £30,000 worth of machining work every year. The client requires quotes for both 50 and 100 off of each component, which will be used within hydraulic road breakers. They are looking to add a secondary supplier for this work, which could lead to additional opportunities once quality and reliability have been proven.
Quotes are sought for a selection of vibratory bowls, to be machined from solid aluminium. This work will be ideal for suppliers with 5-axis machining capabilities, and forms part of a larger job for which the client is currently tendering. Spending a massive £1million a year on bespoke machined parts, they have plenty of regular requirements that could be extended to the successful supplier once quality and delivery have been proven. It is essential that these bowls are produced to a high standard, with quotes required for 1 off of each at this time.
PPSI provide a 24 - 7, Light Heavy, 2 5 Axis CNC Subcontract Machining Service and is operated as a division of Printing Press Services International Ltd - established 1968. 2 - 5 Axis CNC latest technology machine tools & inspection equipment, facilitates the Machining of: Fabrications, Castings, Forgings & Bar Sections ( 15 Tons Max. ). Our highly skilled and experienced programmers / operators manufacture components in all types of materials - Plastics to Jet Steels.
RDL supplies precision turned components from 1mm to 250mm diameter and milled components upto 1500mm x 700mm. We offer our services to a wide range of insutries and can manufacture batches between 1 and 1,000,000 components.
When it comes to manufacturing complex metal components for machinery, trust the experts at ckengineering (NI) Ltd. With over a decade of experience in the industry, we have the tools, knowledge and experience to fabricate the components you need to your precise specifications. We have the latest tools at our manufacturing plant to design components for our customers in the oil and gas industry. Over the years we have expanded our range of capabilities to cover CNC turning from 2-axis to 4-axis and CNC machining from 2-axis to 5-axis.
CDB Engineering is a well-established subcontract engineering company based in a prime location on the South coast of England. We offer a wide range of engineering services at competitive prices using the latest technology and machinery. We are able to offer a full range of machining in all materials including plastics, steel, alloy steel, stainless steel, aluminium, brass and seek to develop a good working relationship with all customers both old and new.
We are one of the industry's leading manufacturers in the production of fine CNC and manual milling, turning, grinding and fabrication work.
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