Tag: Machining

1
Sep

SHAPE trims automotive parts at volume

SHAPE has recently undertaken a project to trim composite components at volume in the supply chain for an automotive OEM. Adrian Mortlock, Managing Director of SHAPE Machining Ltd said, “At SHAPE we have been adding to our composite trimming and machining portfolio for several years now, having post machined gearbox casings for Motorsport, produced carbon inserts for F1 and trimmed

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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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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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4
Aug

THE FULL ENGINEERING SERVICE

Shape Machining Ltd offers a full engineering service to our automotive and aerospace customers. Shape are continuing to provide engineering and manufacturing solutions for trimming, bonding and inspection fixtures. This particular fixture was designed and manufactured by Shape and will be used to trim CFRP components in house. Managing Director, Peter McCool, said “We are really proud of our capability

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12
Nov

FULL NIGHT SHIFT AT SHAPE

A full night shift is in place at Shape Machining Ltd and will operate all year round. Managing Director, Peter McCool, said “It is a significant achievement that we have a fully operating team of programmers and machine operators working all through the night. This gives us 24hr a day machining capability from Monday to Thursday, which along with our

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