Machining of Titanium

Machining of Titanium

There has been a trend in the last five years for more components to be made from ‘hard’ and ‘exotic’ materials so as to extend part life. Titanium is one such metal that is growing in popularity across a range of industries

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Gear Pump Design: Pros and Cons

Gear Pumps

Popular across a wide range of industries and applications, Gear Pumps are a kind of positive displacement pump which utilise the mechanical movement of gears in order to circulate material. The design of Gear Pumps differs, but most

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Kinds of Hydraulic Pumps

Pumps can cover a whole range of applications and industries and can be divided up into Vacuum, Water, Trash, Hydraulic and Sump pumps as categories. Here’s more information on the different kinds of pumps used in Hydraulic application.



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UK Base for Foreign Train Manufacturers

High profile projects and high levels of investment have seen a number of foreign train companies circling the UK. There has been a high level of public and private scrutiny on foreign involvement with British Rail, so what can companies such as

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Machining of Die Castings

Depending on the application, the Die Cast components will most often be formed using either Zinc, Magnesium or Aluminium. Each has its own characteristics when machining and may require associated processes such as drilling, tapping and.. Read more


Finishing of Castings

Quite often cast components will require a level of proof machining in order to produce a finished item. There are different processes in order to create a casting, and each of these will influence the way a part needs to be machined or.. Read more


Are You Dreading The Summer Holidays?

The summer holidays are supposed to be a time to relax and refresh, but for many businesses it can be one of the most stressful times of year.

Many manufacturers will struggle to ensure that delivery times can be met whilst key staff are away. At

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Safety Critical Components

The work of engineering is often unseen and unnoticed and yet it is a vital part of our everyday life. From turning on the lights, to getting us home, the work of engineering is all around us. Although it may be unseen, Bronte Precision understand

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New Vacancy at Bronte Precision

Bronte Precision have been busier than ever this year and as such we have decided to grow our team with 2 immediate vacancies. We have recently been looking for an experienced CNC Miller and are currently in the interview stage s but still accepting

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Machined Parts for the Rail Sector

Bronte Precision are looking to expand our offering to the Rail sector. Here's 4 reasons why we could be your supplier of choice. 

Large Complex Parts

Bronte Precision have sought distinguish ourselves from other machinists by focusing on

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Difficulty Machining Large Cast Parts

Large cast parts represent a challenge for many machinists. 


Obviously the first challenge when dealing with nay large machining is simply having the right machines in order to carry out the work. Not only will a machinist need a machine

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Reverse Engineering Train Components

Train Vehicles represent a significant investment and often have a long lifespan of over 30 years. In order to keep vehicles operational they may need to undergo refurbishment and maintenance, and in some cases may need

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Machining Different Types of Cast Iron

Across a wide range of industries Cast Parts are used as a process to create a wide range of components. Cast iron is one of the most free-machining ferrous materials meaning that a good surface finish can be achieved without using a lot of

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What Components Make Up Train Bogies?

Bogie Parts

Bogies are essentially the undercarriage of rolling stock and where you’ll find the suspension, brakes and wheels of a Railway Vehicle. They are comprised of a number of complex parts.

Bogie Frames

A chassis or framework for the

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Overcrowding On The Rail Network

The rail network has never been busier, with an estimated 1.69 billion passenger journeys last year. Each year we seem to go through the same old cycle, prices go up in January to ‘improve the service’ followed by a chorus of complaints from

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Sectors Bronte Work in

As a sub-contract machinist Bronte are able to support a number of different industries through the production of machined parts. See how we can help your sector.

Oil & Gas: This year Bronte are seeing more quotes coming through from the Oil and

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Past, Present and Future of UK Rail

There has never been more investment in the Rail industry and yet it is still struggling to cope with passenger numbers which are higher than they’ve ever been. So what needs to be done?

Past Glories

As the birthplace of the locomotive, the UK

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Getting value from in-house CNC?

See if this sounds familiar. In a bid to save costs and bring skills in-house you decided to invest in a CNC machine. Now, a few months later, you aren’t entirely sure if you’re getting the most out of your new resource. These are the types of

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Bronte featured in Telegraph and Argus

Great to be featured in the Telegraph and Argus this morning.Good luck to these budding engineers who are in the final

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Bronte Precision support F1 in Schools

Bronte Precision are extremely proud to have helped out the Hermes Racing Team who are in the Finals of the F1 in Schools competition.

Bronte Support Hermes F1 Racing

The team is made up of sixth form students from Latymer Upper School who were challenged to design, test

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