By Hélène Horent
When one hears the words “machine shop,” the images conjured are not necessarily of the neat and tidy variety.
And while not every shop is operated under three inches of coolant and a smear of grease, Castle Precision Engineering Services, a row of blue buildings placed neatly within an industrial-yet-evergreen Scottish landscape is clearly in a league of its own.
Precise in more ways than one, the company of 60-plus years has made high standards…Continue
Stamber was originally established as a producer of die-casting molds, but the company evolved into a plastic molding business after acquiring 50 to 500-ton molding presses about 22 years ago. Over the years Stamber continued to evolve and today the company mass-produces machined parts, performs mechanical engineering work, and supplies a wide variety of product sectors by using many different materials, some of which can be challenging to work with (such as Inconel and…Continue
3D acoustic simulation helps MANN + HUMMEL GmbH engineer the perfect acoustics of air intake systems and reduce its manufacturing costs
The light turns from red to green. A sports car starts off with a roar. You can feel the envious glares from nearby pedestrians as they cannot resist the temptation to look. That powerful sound of a sports engine is a carefully engineered mix of tunes and tones, bass and booms. But even the familiar engine sound of a luxury limousine or a…Continue
Prensas Schuler, São Paulo, Brazil, supplies advanced mechanical and hydraulic press systems for customers in the automotive industry, their suppliers and the household appliance industry. These presses require a wide variety of machined components, including beds, slides, gears, moving bolsters, uprights and many others in a range of sizes and styles. Writing computer numerical control (CNC) programs to produce each of these parts using traditional methods was time-consuming and expensive.…Continue