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Save Space With a Return to Sender Guillotine

When selecting a metal cutting guillotine one of the key considerations is the space that they take up in a workshop. As well as needing room at the front of the machine for the operator and the metal sheet, there is normally a need to access the rear of the machine to collect parts or remove scrap.

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The Advantages of 2-roll Bending Rolls

For rolling thin sheet metal, a 2-roll bending rolls offer a serious alternative to more common 3 or 4-roll machines. These high production models lend themselves to automation and can produce finished parts from blank material very quickly, in some cases without operator interaction.

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What is the best way of sawing small sections?

Should you choose a circular saw or a pull down bandsaw? Many workshops would use a circular saw - otherwise known as a chop saw or cold saw - as the default machine for cutting box section, small angles, channels and circular hollow section...

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Which CNC Control for my Press Brake?

The range of CNC controls for press brakes can appear quite daunting when you are faced with making a decision on which control to choose. What should you look out for and what are the pitfalls?

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We're coming to MACH 2018 !

MACH is an outstanding showcase event for advances in the manufacturing industry - Come along and visit us on the UK Machinery Group stand...

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