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Bronte Precision invest in new CNC machining centre with inspection probes

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.      

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Bespoke Double Helical Herringbone Gears by Bronte Precision

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?

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Bronte Precision Engineering offer a Complete Engineering Service

 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

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We’re Hiring! a CNC Turner / Programmer / Setter / Operator

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

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Welcome Frances to the Bronte Precision Engineering Team

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

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CNC vs Manual Machining

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

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Lathe Operations at Bronte – External

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

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Bronte invest in new CAD CAM software

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

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What I Learnt About Manufacturing

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

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Machining of Aluminium

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

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Machining Forgings and Castings

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

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Our Most Overlooked Skill

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

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What We Work With

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

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How Do Centrifugal Pumps Work?

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

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Department of International Trade Visits Bronte Precision

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

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