Star GB's Technology Centre in Derby remains open for business and we are pleased to have taken delivery of more machines including an SX-38 Type A which now takes centre stage within our showroom. For an opportunity to experience the game-changing SX Series in action, please contact the team at Star GB to arrange your visit.
Harlech Tools are experiencing huge productivity gains thanks to their latest Star sliding head lathe. Their new SR-20JII Type A is a significant addition to their sliding head cell and is able to free up capacity on two other machines thanks to its increased performance, rigidity and tooling capacity.
Did you know you could machine parts like this on a sliding head lathe? MTD CNC discuss small part manufacturing on Rotec Engineering Ltd's range of Star machines. A true eye-opener and a great UK manufacturing success story. Rotec is an inspirational company that continues to push the boundaries when it comes to expansion, investment and entrepreneurial ambition.
Matt Pearson talks with Lyndsey from MTD about the installation of an SR-32JII Type B sliding head lathe at Rotec Engineering. Having been upgraded a few years ago, we hear from Matt about the machine's advanced capabilities thanks to several enhancements that have been made. It's also clear the engineering support Star gave to Rotec during the purchasing process was second to none.
Microplus Engineering considerably cut the cycle time of this part thanks to the additional axes and advanced capabilities of the SW-20 sliding head lathe. The ability to overlap and do more operations at once was the assistance needed to chop a chunk of the machining time off. Now every third part made is for free.
AW Engineering purchased their first Star in 1987 and has recently invested in an SR-20J Type C. Find out how their latest machine addition has allowed them to explore new opportunities, as well as how the company maximises productivity with lights-out machining and HFT technology.
A compelling story at Yorkshire Precision Engineering Limited sees two young engineers take the lead role at the company. A successful business that prides itself on precision by delivering manufactured parts reliably and accurately.
Thanks to the advancements of Star sliding head technology, machines can now be set quickly and change between jobs with minimal downtime. This was a requirement at Eldon Tool and has subsequently led them down the path of more Star sliders.