Tag: 5-axis

18
Jan

SHAPE Forms Collaboration with Supernatural-X To Develop Carbon Fibre Guitar

SHAPE Machining Ltd (SHAPE) is working with Supernatural-X Ltd to develop a composite electric guitar, made from reclaimed Carbon Fibre. Managing Director, Ryan Muller said “we are delighted to be working with Supernatural-X to create an electric guitar like no other on the market. The guitar will be made from reclaimed off-cuts during the kitting process of traditionally made Carbon

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21
Dec

SHAPE Christmas Shutdown & IT Upgrade

SHAPE Machining Ltd will be closed on Christmas Day, Boxing Day and New Year’s Day. All other days will be fully operational. Ryan Muller, Managing Director said “We are immensely grateful for the work we have received from our customers this year. We are planning various upgrades to the factory including the implementation of new planning software as well as

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25
Nov

SHAPE Continues to Machine Automotive CNC Fixtures

Shape Machining Ltd continues to design and manufacture CNC jigs and fixtures for the Automotive industry. Managing Director, Ryan Muller said “We are delighted to be carrying out the design and manufacture of numerous CNC jigs for a UK Automotive OEM. These fixtures range from low volume medium density PU / ring seal jigs to high volume, high density PU

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19
Aug

SHAPE CONTINUE TO DELIVER AUTOMOTIVE FIXTURES

Shape Machining Ltd continues to design and manufacture CNC, inspection and bonding jigs for the Aerospace, Motorsport and Automotive industry. Managing Director, Ryan Muller said “having recently grown our design team, we have added capacity for the design of patterns and jigs, many of which we design for the Automotive and Motorsport sector”. SHAPE design and manufacture jigs to meet

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23
Jul

SHAPE Delivers Composite Tooling and Parts

SHAPE has had the pleasure of working on the tooling and parts for a composite steering wheel to be used in a cockpit simulator. Managing Director, Ryan Muller said “We have been very fortunate to be involved in this project, whereby we will need to manage the production of several steering wheels a week for a very reputable customer”. SHAPE

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28
Jun

SHAPE READY TO SUPPORT F1

SHAPE looks forward to supporting F1 with Pattern and Rohacell machining. Managing Director, Ryan Muller, said “We have put safe working practices in place with sufficient staffing to support the Motorsport industry. We have immediate engineering, programming and machining capacity to provide quick reactivity to RFQ’s and short lead times in production”. As well as Patterns and Rohacell machining, SHAPE

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28
May

CARBON MACHINING FOR F1, MOTORSPORT AND AEROSPACE AT SHAPE

Shape Machining Ltd is continuing to explore and learn how to machine different advanced composite materials based on customer requirements. Managing Director, Ryan Muller said “As well as our pattern and foam machining capability, we are striving to become the most rounded advanced material machining company. Through working closely with our suppliers, we have added more and more materials to

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24
Apr

SHAPE Maintains Skeleton Staff During April and May

Shape Machining Ltd is open for business. A skeleton crew is available to program, machine, hand finish and inspect Patterns, Foams and Jigs. Managing Director, Ryan Muller said “We are taking the current Pandemic very seriously. We shut the business at the end of March and have since received several RFQ’s. Through careful consideration and still respecting social distancing, we

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10
Mar

SHAPE MAINTAINS STABLE SUPPLY CHAIN

SHAPE has been in discussions with suppliers to ensure production remains stable with sufficient contingency stock. Managing Director, Ryan Muller said “We have been closely working with our suppliers to ensure we have options going forward. Suppliers have informed us formally that they have re-sourced components and materials from operating manufacturing plants as well as us discussing contingency stock for

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17
Feb

SHAPE MACHINES NOVEL CARBON MATERIAL

SHAPE MACHINES NOVEL CARBON MATERIAL 17.02.2020 Shape Machining Ltd is machining a greater variety of advanced materials than ever before. As well as patterns and foams, SHAPE is also machining Carbon inserts for the F1 and motorsport industry as well as trimming complex advanced material assemblies. Managing Director, Ryan Muller said “We are primarily focussing our efforts on being the

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