5-axis router shaves production costs

North-West(Aerotooling) of Dunfield, Cheshire, have reduced their manufacturing costs considerably reduced after installing a Rye Pentaxial 5-axis CNC router. Darrin Grant, managing director of the company said: `We have had a 3-axis CNC milling machine for years, but we used to subcontract the 5-axis work. Now we are able to handle everything in house to […]

North-West(Aerotooling) of Dunfield, Cheshire, have reduced their manufacturing costs considerably reduced after installing a Rye Pentaxial 5-axis CNC router.

Darrin Grant, managing director of the company said: `We have had a 3-axis CNC milling machine for years, but we used to subcontract the 5-axis work. Now we are able to handle everything in house to even higher standards of accuracy and repeatability.’

The company handles a range of Rye CNC Pentaxial work, including tooling in aluminium alloys and tools machined from epoxy or polyester tooling block.

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