13 September 2006

Sparks fly at MSM

Middleton Sheet Metal Co. Ltd, aerospace fabricators specialising in the manufacture and repair of complex formed & welded assemblies, have installed a Trumpf 5 axis laser. Based in a 20,000sqft facility in North Manchester, and employing 40 staff, MSM have a 70 year heritage in aircraft manufacture. Their staff are highly experienced and skilled in the intricacies of forming and welding aerospace materials, and are motivated in a culture of added customer value and continuous improvement.

MSM's Trumpf TLC Cut5 is one of only five in the UK it will provide added cost-effectiveness and quality in the supply of complex formed and welded aerospace components. It will produce high quality, clean-cut edges from direct interface with all common CAD systems.

MSM have already realised cost savings in profiling inconel and titanium pressings and laser drilling bleed air holes in their manufacture of piccolo tubes.

Contact: David Pedley

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