It is always exciting to see new tooling seemingly appearing from a solid block of aluminium on the CNC machine. I discovered recently that CNC stands for Computer Numerical Control, where a computer turns a CAD design into numbers, that become coordinates of a graph, and therefore the cutting path of the blade.  

Tooling components ready for the next stage of manufacture in Wellingborough.

Tooling components ready for the next stage of manufacture in Wellingborough.

Once we have the completed tool, sample mouldings are produced and evaluated. Any wall thickness adjustments calculated and we are ready to go.

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