CNC Milling to tight tolerances In this blog we’re going to look at adding a detailed groove to a Formed Aluminium Extrusion, on one of our new CNC machining centers. As experienced precision engineers, our customers trusted us to get the detail just right. The groove itself is only 2mm
Phosphor Bronze is one of the world’s oldest metal alloys, dating back almost 4,000 years. The material is well known for its strength, durability, low coefficient of friction and its fine grain. The Phosphorus acts as a de-oxidant, reduces viscosity and therefore improves fluidity, while increasing stiffness and wear resistance.
What a fantastic celebration of Yorkshire Manufacturing at the Inside Made in Yorkshire Awards last night. Bronte’s nominated apprentice Jack and Technical Manager James attended the black-tie event along with other prominent industry leading manufacturers. Each business was recognised for their innovative and impressive work achieved over the past 12
Bronte Precisions latest investment is a VM-3 Hass machining centre. Watch our other machining centre investement from earlier this year here. This now take’s the total CNC Milling machines up to 12 and you can view Bronte’s full list of capabilities here. This is the second new machine Bronte has
Bronte Precision are excited to join other local manufacturers in celebrating Bradford Manufacturing Weeks. Launched by Bradford Chamber of Commerce and co-ordinated by career specialists Aspire iGen, Bradford Manufacturing Weeks brings manufacturers, schools & young people together through tours, work experience, seminars, exhibitions and learning events held at manufacturer premises
A core service that feeds into many different sectors, Gears are found in nearly every machine. This versatility means that standard sizes for Gears have never been established and as such most require bespoke gears. We produce a wide range of different gears and can also produce Planetary Gear Sets
Long Shaft Engineering Long thin shafts are often used for various drive shafts and mixer shafts. Bronte Precision Engineering have many years’ experience engineering complex shafts across different industries. Replacement parts are one of Bronte’s specialties so if a shaft wears or breaks in your machine then Bronte can work
Bronte Precision Engineering Apprentice Jack has been shortlisted for the Made in Yorkshire Apprentice of the Year Award
We’ve had to keep this secret for the past 3 months and we’re so excited to share with you all that… Bronte Precision Engineering apprentice Jack has been shortlisted for the Made in Yorkshire – Apprentice of the Year award! About Bronte Bronte Precision is a sub-contract manufacturer based in
The ’Edge’ by FaroArm® is an industry leading mobile smart measurement tool and has been branded ‘The World’s Most Innovative Measurement Arm’. What is a smart measurement arm? A smart measurement arm offers dimensional analysis and is used in the engineering industry to measure components manufactured on CNC machines. It can
Despite the continuous disruption and challenges faced due to covid, Kai Green has worked hard over the last 12 months to finish his qualification with impressive results. Kai has just finished his 2nd year of 4 Year apprenticeship with Appris. Due to finish on the 29th of July but has
Watch how we’ve enhanced our inspection process with machine probes on our new CNC machining center. This enables us to improve machining times and pass those savings onto our customers for competitive quotations. This Hass machining centre with Renishaw probes demonstrates Bronte’s comittment to investing in machinery and processes.
Bronte Precision talks Internal Gears in latest capabilities blog An Internal spur gear is a gear with its teeth cut in the internal surface of a cylinder and meshes with spur gears. Bronte Precision can also engineer Internal Helical Gears. Internal Spur Gear Internal Helical Gear Spur
Bronte Precision Engineering are able to produce Internal, External and Double Helical Gears. One of the specialist double helical gears that we manufacture are herringbone gears. Precision herringbone gears are more difficult to manufacture than equivalent spur or helical gears and are typically used in heavy machinery. What is a Herringbone Gear?
Offering a complete engineering service saves our customers time and money whilst ensuring high quality finished components. Bronte Precision are sub-contract manufacturers with a niche in the machining of large sized and complex components. Everything we produce is bespoke to our customers needs and we work to technical drawings, CAD
In this blog we’re going to take a look at a specialist food industry part that we recently machined. What plastic has been used to machine the components and investigate why you may choose to mill certain plastic parts instead of using a plastic injection moulding method with a die cast.
Here at Bronte Precision Engineering, we are looking for an experienced Programmer/Setter/Operator to join our team and run both Haas and Fanuc lathes. Could it be you? About us…. Bronte Precision Engineering Ltd is an ISO 9001:2015 certified precision engineering company based in Bradford, West Yorkshire. Formed in 2003, we
Bronte’s Best – large, complex and interesting precision engineered components #brontesbest A new social media segment! If it’s your first time on the Bronte news page i’ll quickly tell you a bit about us. Bronte Precision Engineering is a sub-contract manufacturer with a niche in the machining of large-sized and
Frances joins us as Bronte’s new Marketing Manager. Bronte Precision Engineering is continuously investing in machines, staff and working procedures. The newest member to join the team is Frances who will be managing the marketing for the business. Frances ACIM has years of industry experience and is looking forward to
At Bronte Precision, CNC machining is at the heart of what we do as a company. In manufacturing terms however, these computer-controlled machines are a relatively recent development having only begun to replace their manual counterparts in the last 20-30 years. So, what are the differences and is there a place
Bronte Precision has been providing a host of precision engineering services to its customers for over 15 years. A large proportion of the work done at the company is achieved by using CNC (computer numerical control) lathes. Currently, Bronte has got 8 CNC lathes at its Bradford facility, and these
In the last month, Bronte Precision has continued with its commitment to invest in its capabilities by upgrading to OneCNC CAD CAM (computer-aided design & computer-aided manufacturing) software.The addition of OneCNC to Bronte’s portfolio of systems means that machining programmes for complex components can be created accurately and transferred to company CNC machines
2 and a half years ago, Oliver Gwynne started working for Bronte Precision and our sister companies…here are his reflections on leaving on my perception of the industry, the reality and the future.Old Boys Club I would say that going into this job my perception of manufacturing was that it was
Aluminium is a lightweight, recyclable material that is used in a wide variety of manufacturing applications. It is the third most abundant metal on the Earth’s crust and yet despite this, wide scale production of Aluminium did not start until 1888 and at one time Aluminium was more valuable than
Casting and Forging are two production methods often found side by side in many foundries and yet quite different in their results. What are their strengths and weaknesses and why might they still need to be machined? What are Castings? The basic Casting process involves heating up a metal until
When it comes to sub-contract manufacturing most companies will boast about their workforce and their machines. These are of course two critical elements with any successful machine shop, having the right tools to perform complex and intricate cutting and the staff who know how to operate them are key. Yet
As a sub-contract manufacturer, Bronte Precision work with a very wide range of materials and grades to produce components to customer drawings. We can source and procure on behalf of our customers or work from free issued materials. Machining from Solid Quite often we will machine a part from solid
Centrifugal pumps are one of the most commonly used in everyday applications such as pumping water for building supply or in the pumping of sewage and slurries. Although there are a range of different designs and set ups, the basic principle of how a centrifugal pump works is very simple.How
Department of International Trade Visits Bronte Precision Bronte Precision, a sub-contract engineering business in Bradford, West Yorkshire were delighted to receive Lydia Moi, International Trade Advisor for the Department of International Trade. The Department of International is a relatively new branch of the UK government which is responsible for striking