Tag Archives: engineering

New Generation NG-X machines from Schneeberger

New Generation NG-X machines from Schneeberger Schneeberger has been producing grinding machines since 1923 but their latest, redesigned range of NG-X (new generation) machines represents a big change in the machines design, meaning the machine footprints are considerable smaller but the X, Y and Z axes travel are greater allowing increased capacity in the machines. […]

Already half way through January!

Yes – we’re 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 […]

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 […]

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

Open House at SSP 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 […]

Schneeberger Seminar 2018

Recent Schneeberger Seminar We’re just back from the Schneeberger Seminar 2018 at Roggwil, Switzerland – the Head Office of Schneeberger, after completing their 2018 Engineers’ Seminar Course – a few travel problems along the way including an aborted airplane landing, 2 exhausting coach journeys, an argument with the hire car company and no food, drink […]

We’re in the news (well, local anyway)

We’re in the News – well, with the Made in the Midlands Breakfast Meeting anyway We are delighted to have been featured in our local newspaper after the Made in the Midlands breakfast event recently. A great morning meeting some like minded business people. Thanks to everyone who attended. Village_Voice_article Media Coverage With limited advertising […]

Success of exhibiting – #Mach2018

Our Mach Exhibition We’re just back from a week at the NEC, Birmingham #theNEC exhibiting at the #Machexhibition – what a week! Well, actually, we didn’t miss anything weather wise – the journeys from Derbyshire to the NEC each day were damp and dreary, just like the journeys home each evening, and the traffic was […]