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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.

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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?

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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

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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

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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

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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

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