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3 Beneficial Sliding Head Machine Factors

  HPC Services Ltd specialises in using sliding head turning machines. These machines are perfect for large scale production of micro components. They were originally designed to fabricate watch parts. Later on, sling head turning machines were improved and now they can produce a wide variety of premium parts. Here are 3 facts about sliding […]

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June 5, 2015
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Flat Bed vs. Slant Bed CNC Lathes

The lathe is piece of equipment that is used for turning, drilling and shaping certain materials including metal, glass and wood. There are two types of lathe machines based on bed alignment: The flat bed and slant bed lathe. The CNC services from HPC use both types of lathes. What are the differences between the […]

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May 6, 2015
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Two Basic Types of CNC Turning Operations

CNC turning services have two basic types of operations: external and internal operations. The outer parts of the work piece are fixed through external operations, while the internal operations focus on the inner diameter of the work piece. The two basic operations have different classifications.   EXTERNAL OPERATIONS 1. Turning Turning is considered as the […]

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April 7, 2015
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The Importance of Coolants in CNC Turning Machines

CNC turning machine service providers use top-of-the-line machines for higher volume production. One of the reasons why high-end CNC turning machines are able to perform so well is the exceptional coolant system that is in action throughout the cutting process. Here are some of the reasons why coolants are essential to the CNC turning process: […]

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March 6, 2015
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CNC Turning Machine Cutting Parameters

The cutting tools on CNC turning machines have different parameters that can be modified for different operations. The purpose of modifying these parameters is to produce a precise output based on the specifications of the work piece. Cutting speed This parameter is measured by surface feet per minute (SFM), measuring the number of feet that […]

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February 6, 2015
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Understanding CNC Turning Terminology

The basic CNC turning machine knowledge regarding its operations can help you in your decision to outsource CNC turning services. Here are some of the CNC turning terminologies and their definitions to help you understand how this machine works. Bed – the steel bar that serves as the base of the lathe, it is where […]

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January 5, 2015
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How Manufacturing Businesses Benefit from CNC Turning Machines

The UK’s manufacturing industry is constantly growing. Strong market competition leads manufacturers to opt for solutions that can help their business in all aspects. The use of CNC Turning Machines can help your manufacturing business in different ways: It can help you produce complex components with accuracy Since the CNC Turning machines are controlled by […]

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December 4, 2014
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PRODUCTION TIMES SLASHED BY BETWEEN A HALF AND TWO-THIRDS

Nottingham subcontractor’s highly productive VMCs will give any competitor a run for their money, from Budapest to Beijing   A seminal moment has arrived in British manufacturing, it appears. Using the latest ultra-high-speed machine tools, UK subcontractors can rival their competitors in low-wage countries and still make a profit. Paul Cobb, managing director of Nottingham […]

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October 17, 2014
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Outsourcing Your CNC Turning Operations? Check-Out These Advantages

  Most large manufacturing firms know the importance of CNC turning machines in the production process. This process is well-understood by business owners alike, thus a lot of them are purchasing their own turning machines to help increase their productivity and reduce wastage—by efficiently using the raw materials, as well as the manpower which will […]

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October 6, 2014
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Ensuring Proper Customer Service Through Delivering CNC Turnings Straight to Your Firms

Companies should prioritise their clients and customers to keep their trust and loyalty. HPC cares so much for its clients, so not only do we make the cnc turning parts for them efficiently; we also offer dispatch services. The CNC turning parts can be delivered straight to your manufacturing firms upon your request. HPC can […]

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August 29, 2014