Tag: SHAPE Machining

26
Sep

NEW MANAGING DIRECTOR AT SHAPE

Ryan Muller has been promoted to Managing Director of Shape Machining Ltd. Ryan joined over 2 years ago and has quickly risen through the ranks from Commercial Manager to Commercial Director. His promotion today is a reflection of the ambitions of the business and the maturity of Ryan. Current Managing Director and founder of the business, Peter McCool is moving

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9
Sep

INNOVATIVE CARBON FIBRE SUSPENSION LINKS

Shape Machining Ltd has designed, manufactured and successfully tested a carbon fibre suspension link for a high-end automotive manufacturer (OEM). The impressive design uses ShapeTex and epoxy thermoset resins technologies to make a part that can be pressed in very short cycle times. The advantage of this technique over a formed aluminium part is a 45% weight saving. Managing Director,

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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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20
Jun

WINNING ENGINEERING DEVELOPMENT

Shape Machining Ltd is proud to be working with top UK Formula Student team Oxford Brookes Racing. Shape provides accurate CNC machined patterns and Rohacell foams to support the manufacture of the carbon composite structures used on their 2019 car that is due to compete at Silverstone on July 19th 2019. Managing Director, Peter McCool, said “We are really proud

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23
May

OPEN HOUSE EVENT AT SHAPE TO MARK 5th BIRTHDAY

Shape Machining Ltd invites everyone receiving this press release to an Open House Event at our facilities on the 3rd of July. The event will showcase Shape’s advanced manufacturing capabilities and mark our 5th Birthday. Customers, suppliers and friends of SHAPE are all invited to visit on the 3rd of July to view our machines, our facilities, see our capabilities

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6
May

COMPLEX SHAPES MACHINED IN FOAM

Shape Machining Ltd regularly machines complex parts from a variety of technical and industrial foams. Expandable Polystyrene (EPS) and Expanded Polypropylene (EPP) are used in a variety of applications by customers of Shape. Managing Director, Peter McCool, said “sculptured automotive and aerospace seats are regularly machined directly from complex CAD geometry files, supplied by our customers, in a variety of

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17
Dec

AEROSPACE WORK TAKES OFF AT SHAPE

Aerospace work has been a growth sector for Shape Machining Ltd recently. Managing Director, Peter McCool, said “This has been a good year for Shape and I’m particularly pleased that we are growing our position in the aerospace sector. The fact that we are getting repeat orders from our aerospace customers confirms that our quality and workmanship is of the

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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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15
Oct

ANOTHER LASER SCANNING INSPECTION ARM ADDED AT SHAPE

Shape Machining Ltd has recently commissioned another Faro laser scanning inspection arm as part of the continuous improvement programme. Managing Director, Peter McCool, said “It has always been important for us to ensure that the quality of the patterns we machine is exemplary. We achieve that by rigorous quality control procedures. Part of our standard process is to fully 3D

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17
Sep

PATTERN MACHINING CAPACITY QUADRUPLED AT SHAPE

Shape Machining Ltd has quadrupled the capacity of epoxy pattern machining from the same time last year, as a result of recent expansion. Managing Director, Peter McCool, said “We have had a busy year at Shape and the result is that we have much more pattern machining capacity in place now compared to this time last year.” Shape added 3

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