Tag: processes

Laser cutting or punching? How to choose.

by Karen Friendship, Managing Director When you wish to create a shape or hole in sheet metal, there are two commonly used approaches – laser…

Punched parts, pronto! – thanks to our new automatic sheet loader

In another significant factory investment, we have increased our CNC punching capacity thanks to the addition of a new automatic sheet loader for our Amada…

What’s the future for metal fabricators?

by Shane Heaney, Operations Manager. As sheet metal fabricators, variety is the order of the day at Aldermans in Plymouth.  We manufacture everything from automotive…

CNC turning and milling – what’s the difference?

by Karen Friendship, Managing Director. Turning and milling, at first glance, appear to be very similar processes and achieve similar results. So, what is the difference…