Mazak Newsroom

March 2019

Maintenance – the third factor in laser machine choice

Laser maintenance schedules are an important factor in the choice of a laser machine. Ian Goodwin, from Mazak’s laser service team, outlines the service and inspection process and contrasts the difference between maintaining a CO2 and a fibre laser machine.

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February 2019

Pryme Group House

Pryme Group is a relatively new name, but armed with an engineering track record going back 40 years, it is shaking up the UK’s market for contract manufacturing services. The North East of England has always been a hotbed of subcontract manufacturing. However, in recent years, a new name has been shaking the market up, namely Pryme Group, whose rise has been nothing short of meteoric.

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Types of sheet metal laser cutting

The market for sheet metal laser cutting machines has developed rapidly in recent years, with new types of machines being marketed by sheet metal laser cutting manufacturers, that are revolutionising the laser cutting process and the choices that users can make.

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Lathe tools explained

What is a lathe? A lathe is a machine tool that rotates, or turns, the metal workpiece around an axis of rotation, with tools applied to cut the metal and form a final symmetrical part or component. Modern lathes are usually computer numerically controlled (CNC) in which the lathe’s operations are programmed by an operator.

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