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The time is right for Capital Expenditure

With the temporary, two year increase of the Annual Investment Allowance (AIA) – 2019/2020 is the right time to buy plant and machinery. So, if you are considering a new machine – call us and benefit! The November 2018 Budget brought a number of changes for capital allowances, the main one being an increase in […]

Already half way through January!

So, we got through 2018 – we’re already half way through January 2019 – what have we done to change the way we think or do things? Well, so far, not much. The New Year started with the inevitable colds, coughs and after we all discussed our celebrations it was back to the norm. But […]

Christmas 2018

This year we will be closing at 12.30 lunchtime on Friday 21st December 2018 and re-opening at 8.30 a.m. on Wednesday 2nd January 2019. May we take this opportunity to thank all our customers for their continued business and hope they have a great Christmas. We are looking forward to being of service to you […]

Medical applications from Schneeberger

Schneeberger machines come in a variety of sizes, shapes and can be used for a whole host of applications – including medical applications. Hip rasps The grinding paths along textures (spirals, slanted lines, etc.) are generated based on a predefined 3D model. The spiral angle, cutting angle and number can be selected freely in the […]

Lapping Paste, description and its use

Lapping paste for general use (steel, etc.), available in various grades, strengths and syringe size. Colour coded for ease of identification. Available in 5, 10 and 20g vials. Oil and grinding pastes have contrary functions, while abrasive increases the rubbing and cutting the oil seeks to reduce it. However oil is used to control the […]

Pemamo installation – complete !

Mathieu, from Pemamo head office in Switzerland, was here in the UK last week to install, set up and test a new Pemamo MVRL160 machine for our customer. Whilst here he carried out some training on the machine too. The MVRL160 is a vertical honing machine for high precision honing and can be supplied with […]

Bringing on the Next Generation

Visits to Suppliers Steve was accompanied recently to Pemamo offices in Switzerland by Tim, his son, for a machine pass-off. Tim had first hand instruction from Pemamo’s engineers and gained valuable knowledge about the Pemamo honing machines. The whole trip was an education, travelling abroad, negotiating the overseas rail systems, language, food, money, negotiations, technical […]

Open House at SSP

SSP Open House Today we are throwing open our doors and welcoming customers and potential customers here to our showroom/demonstration area in Melbourne, Derbyshire. We are just south of Derby (just near junction 24 of the M1) in the East Midlands. Why attend an Open House? It’s an informal “meet the team” event plus visitors […]