Cost-effective surface finishing applies to wide range of industries

Cost-effective surface finishing applies to wide range of industries

Established in 1965, family business ActOn Finishing designs and develops surface finishing machinery (including vibratory finishing, high energy finishing, disc finishing and shot blasting machines) and consumables for finishing applications. The company caters to a wide range of industries including aerospace, additive manufacturing, medical, automotive

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Twickenham Plating services extends from comms to mil-aero

Twickenham Plating services extends from comms to mil-aero

Specialist technical plating services for electronics, telecommunication, aerospace, automotive and military applications are being showcased at Southern 2022 by the Twickenham Plating Group. It delivers a range of plating services for customers throughout the world, including selective gold plating, reel to reel plating, and barrel/vat/rack

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Innovations in diffusion bonding and laser welding for microfluidics from IPFL

Innovations in diffusion bonding and laser welding for microfluidics from IPFL

For over 50 years, IPFL has produced plastic parts for a range of industries, using 3D printing and CNC technologies to produce parts for medical, defence, product development, motorsport and scientific components. This year at Southern Manufacturing 2022, the company is showing innovations in diffusion

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Downs Engraving – from labels to intricate facias

Downs Engraving – from labels to intricate facias

Specialising in engraved labelling and sign manufacture, Downs Engraving was established over 30 years ago supplying signs and labels too many industries. It specialises in many forms of labelling types and styles to suit various applications. Shown at Southern 2022 will be examples from its

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Bespoke springs from Irvine have decorative finishes

Bespoke springs from Irvine have decorative finishes

Established in 1969, Irvine Springs manufactures and supplies made-to-order compression, tension, cone, barrel, and torsion springs as well as wire forms, flat section parts, clock springs, garter springs and die springs. They are crafted in a wide range of materials with protective and decorative finishes

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Custom workholding from Thame Workholding

Custom workholding from Thame Workholding

Both standard and bespoke workholding solutions are available from Thame Workholding. The British manufacturing company has an in-house design team with over 40 years of experience and the manufacturing capability to provide customers with opportunities to improve productivity. It works with dedicated partners to provide

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Print into metal technology from GSM adds colour

Print into metal technology from GSM adds colour

At this year’s Southern Manufacturing show, GSM Graphic Arts will be showing examples of digitally printed anodised aluminium nameplates and control panels produced using its specialist ‘Print into Metal’ label technology. This process enables multi-coloured images to be printed into the pre-anodised surface of the

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Masking technology from Twickenham Plating reduces gold costs

Masking technology from Twickenham Plating reduces gold costs

Specialist technical plating services for electronics, telecommunication, aerospace, automotive and military applications by Twickenham Plating Group include selective gold plating, reel-to-reel plating and barrel/vat/rack plating. A new reel to reel selective masking technology increases selectivity and ultimately reduces gold costs further, says the company. Finishes

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