Root Causes of Pump Failure

Bronte Precision have a niche in the production of large sized hydraulics components with pumps very much being the cornerstone of our business. Working closely with our customers for 15 years we have often provided replacement shafts, bearings and

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Types Of Impeller

An Impeller is a rotating component within a centrifugal pump which transfers energy from the motor and accelerates the fluid being pumped in an outwards motion. An impeller creates pressure as the outward movement of the fluid is confined in the

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Types of Pump Coupling

A coupling on a pump serves the function of connecting the Pump Shaft and the Motor Shaft together which transmits power into the pump. There are four common types of couplings each better suited to different applications.

Grid Couplings


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Despite Brexit: Britain's economy is growing

Bronte Precision's own Oliver Gwynne has been featured in the German Press talking positively about our outlook on Brexit and the future of Bronte Precision and UK manufacturing.

You can read the extract of his interview here: PRESS FOR LINK

Centrifugal pumps are used to transport fluids by the conversion of rotational kinetic energy. Through rotation of an impeller, centrifugal force is generated which causes the liquid to leave the pump at a higher velocity then which it entered.

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Slurry Pump Considerations

Slurry is one of the most challenging fluids to move. Slurry can be defined as a mixture of fluid, water and a pulverised solid. Slurries are similar in nature to viscous liquids in that they flow with gravity, but pump as needed. They are one of

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Die Casting Industry Trends

Die Castings are used in high volume applications to produce high tolerance parts from materials including Zinc, Magnesium and Aluminium. More than 80% of all Die Castings are used within the transport sector.




The major

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Types of Splined Shafts

A Spline by definition are ridges or teeth on a drive shaft which mesh with grooves in a mating piece. This is done so as to transfer torque whilst maintaining angular correspondence. This provides an equally distributed load along the sides of the

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What to Look For In Your Machinist

Many manufacturers look to outsource some or even all of their production. This could be because a specific component falls outside of their speciality, to save on equipment costs or to ensure flexibility as a business. If you are looking to

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How We Manufacture Manifolds

A Hydraulic Manifold (sometimes referred to as a Hydraulic Valve Block) is a component which regulates the fluid flow between actuators, pumps, valves and other components within a hydraulic system. It acts in a similar manner to a switchboard in an

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Why are Manufacturers Re-Shoring to the UK?

It is not unusual for many global manufacturers to have complicated supply chains sourcing materials and components from a variety of countries. With Brexit looming in the not too distant future we have seen a number of international manufacturers

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Festive Opening Hours

It's been another busy and productive year here at Bronte Precision, but it's soon time for a break!

Bronte Precision's last working day is Thursday 21st of December and the cut off time from deliveries will be 2pm. 

After this we will be

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Strategic Vision for Rail Review

Just last week the UK government unveiled its Strategic Vision for Rail and we thought we’d take a look through and give our thoughts as a sub-contractor to the industry.


Expanding the network is obviously a key area of concern. “More

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Did Oil and Gas Recover?

Since 2014, prolonged low oil prices have had huge repercussions on the Oil Industry, resulting in many sub-contractors being badly affected and major job losses. If you remember all the way back to January, we were talking about how the first green

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Who Will Win HS2 Contracts?

As a sub-contractor to the Rail sector we have been watching with great interest as a number of firms have been circling the contracts to build the next generation of high speed trains. But who will win? We take a look at the different finalists to

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Machining of Inconel

A material often specialised for high temperature and high wear condition, Inconel is often referred to as a ‘hard’ and ‘exotic’ material, but what exactly is it? What are it’s applications and how do you machine it?

What is Inconel?


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Shop Floor Inspector Vacancy

Shop Floor Inspector – Permanent – Full Time – BD12 0SG

Contract Kind: Full time, Perm

Working Shifts: Monday - Thursday 7:30am - 4:30pm, Fridays 7:30am-1:30pm

Pay: Dependant on experience, negotiable 

About Us: Bronte Precision are

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Proactive Outsourcing This Festive Season

It’s that time of year again, when the cries spread throughout the land as people bemoan the early onset of Christmas. It seems that no sooner have you scoffed the last of your Halloween candy, but the shops are playing jingle bells, the Christmas

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Replacement Parts For Food Processors

7 Million Mince Pies, 10 Million Turkeys, 25 Million Christmas Puddings, 35 Million Bottles of Wine, 250 Million Pints of Beer and a whopping 9875 Tonnes of Brussel Sprouts.

That’s what a typical December looks like here in the UK and no doubt

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Proof of Concept for New Components

Bronte Precision are well placed to work alongside product designers and consultants providing a full end to end ‘Proof of Concept’ for new components.

What Is ‘Proof Of Concept’?

During the design and development of any new product/component

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