Working from drawings or 3D CAD Model?

In a perfect world, everything goes precisely to plan. Your drawings are spot on. The precision engineering company manufacture the parts at a competitive rate. Assembly ensues, the product ships, and it sells. Wins all round and everybody rejoices! But… Is the...

Key considerations when choosing the right CNC machining service

The challenge of finding reliable CNC machining services may seem daunting. Even seasoned design engineers make mistakes because… Not all CNC machining companies are created equal! The size of your project, as well as the supplier’s resources and...

What 30 Years of Engineering Experience Means

Established in 1985, Axis Precision Engineering have over 30 years of engineering experience and expertise. Honed across the decades, this ensures we know what we’re doing and we fulfil on the two most important things our clients demand.  Components...

Tolerances, Inspection and Squeezing the Margin

Your engineers design a fantastic machine, the specifications are top quality. It’s a great idea, ahead of the curve and set to disrupt the market. Brilliant! You know it will sell and it does, the market loves it. It’s the premium product of your...

Stuck With A Bad Precision Engineering Company?

Precision engineering, by definition, requires precise accuracy on a consistent basis. Although there’s plenty of scope for error, inconsistent finish, reworking and extended deadlines are not acceptable. If it seems that you’re always complaining about...

Talking 5 Axis Milling at Subcon 2016

Andrew and Peter are regular visitors to the annual Subcon exhbition held at the NEC in Birmingham. Here they are with Lollipop Marketing’s Jon Law. Read on to find out how they got on at the 2016 event. It’s always nice to be in a dedicated event venue....

Wishbones for UCL Racing at Formula Student 2016

Axis recently engineered wishbones for the car the UCL Racing team were manufacturing for the Formula Student event at Silverstone, held this weekend. As an important element of the Mechanical Engineering degree program at UCL, Formula Student forms part of...

Complex Cycles, CNC Milling And…

Complex cycles, CNC milling and… 5 Axis machines! This post illustrates the kind of job we love at Axis Precision Engineering – complicated and testing! Projects requiring complex CNC milling mean our 5 Axis machines, the software that runs them and our...

High-end 5 axis simultaneous machining

A capacity list is great, it makes it easy to see if a company has 5 axis simultaneous machining capabilities at a glance. There’s an instant insight into a workshop’s capacity and capability. But what if you want a bit more…? While most...