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.
Watch the live demonstration of the new SX-38 with MTD CNC, featuring a question and answer session and other news from Star GB.
In this episode, Paul talks with Steve Totty who is the Managing Director of Star GB. Having worked for the business for 20 years Steve has practised various roles during his time. In this piece, Paul tackles Steve about how the company and the industry has changed in the last 20 years. Star GB is now firmly the leader in sales of sliding head lathes in the UK and this has come as a result of hard work, customer support and critically the advancements in sliding head technology.
On Thursday 23rd April, MTDCNC will be streaming live with Star GB on stand 19-330 at the NEC. Matt Pearson talks to Lyndsey about some of the reasons to visit's Star's stand throughout the week.
An incredible story from Midland Precision Engineering Ltd over in Ilkeston. Lyndsey from MTDCNC speaks to Will Bradley about his return to engineering after a few years away - winning back previous customers and investing in two SV-38R machines within just 6 months.