The finishing touch

Specialist technical plating services typically for electronics, telecommunication, aerospace, automotive and military applications will be highlighted by the Twickenham Plating Group at Southern 2018. The Poole-based plating production facility delivers a range of services for customers worldwide, including selective gold plating, reel to reel plating,

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Custom enclosure range is widest yet

This year at Southern Manufacturing, Smartboxx (i4innovation) is exhibiting its widest range of rapid prototyped, ready for market, custom enclosures yet. The company is confident, you won’t find a wider range anywhere in the UK, ranging from 6ft high PoS kiosks to a small Raspberry

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LED technology sheds light on inspection

Task lighting and magnifiers from the Daylight Company provide high quality light with the best field of view, says the firm. The company takes pride in delivering products that are aesthetically designed and ergonomically engineered. It uses the latest SMD LED technology to achieve maximum

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Five models make up vertical machining centre family

C. Dugard’s XP range of vertical machining centres has five models, ranging from 762 to 2060mm x axis travel. The mid-range selection of machining centres have bigger ballscrews and bigger guideways for a more robust type of working environment, says the firm. Examples of the

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Components manufacture is coupled with design

Southern Manufacturing 218 exhibitor Jota Advanced Engineering manufacturers complex components in wide-ranging materials including aluminium, stainless steel, special alloys and plastics. Services offered include CNC milling, using three, four and five-axis milling machines. Components can be manufactured across all types of materials, ranging from ferrous

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Rubber and membrane keypads lead with backlighting

Custom plastic injection and compression moulded components and bespoke metal products from G English Electronics, are among the solutions highlighted at Southern 2018, complemented with a variety of services including rapid prototyping, tooling and contract manufacturing. The supplier of custom silicone rubber and membrane keypads

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3D printing expertise is built on traditional skills

In-house technologies showcased at Southern 2018 by Industrial Plastic Fabrication (IPFL) include Stratasys Polyjet, SLS and FDM. PolyJet technology 3D prints in the widest variety of materials to create ergonomic tooling, and realistic prototypes, explains the 3D printing service company. EOS SLS 3D printing uses

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Calibration checker means big cost savings

Labfacility highlights its innovative oCal-check Cold Chain Precision Thermocouple Calibration Checker at Southern Manufacturing 2018. The oCal-check is a unique, novel concept for rapid, simple and convenient in-house calibration checking of thermocouple instrumentation, eliminating the need to send it away for laboratory calibration. The firm

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New laser scanner showcased by Nikon

Nikon Metrology brings its extensive range of innovative measurement products to Southern Manufacturing 2018, including vision measuring systems complemented by optical and mechanical 3D metrology solutions. These solutions respond to the advanced inspection requirements of the consumer, automotive, aerospace, electronics and medical industries. At Southern

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Distributor gains aircraft certification

Specialist tooling supplier, Heamar Company, has recently became one of the first distributors in the UK to achieve BSI AS/EN9120 REV B certification, enabling the supply of components directly on to aircraft. At Southern Manufacturing 2018 the firm will highlight its services, including general and

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