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It's so much more than delivery

As consumers, we've been conditioned to expect free delivery as standard (thanks Amazon!) and as a result, we often find it hard to accept delivery charges from smaller companies. But do you really want a poorly-paid courier to throw your machined parts on your doorstep? Probably not. So what do you get for your delivery charge?

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Selecting an Aluminium alloy

Selecting the appropriate material and grade is among the important early decisions you’ll make when designing your CNC machined component.  In this blog we look at the most common grades of aluminium, one of the most versatile metals, and the factors to consider to select the best grade for your next project.

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Quality assurance in CNC machining: a guide for purchasing managers

Exceptional quality isn’t just a ‘nice to have’. As a buyer, you rely on quality components for the reliability, consistency and performance of your product. In this blog we take a look at what good quality assurance looks like, so you can make sure you choose a supplier who will deliver the quality you need.

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CNC machining lead times explained: how to get your parts faster

Time is a critical factor when it comes to the procurement and delivery of CNC machined components. In this blog we delve into the intricacies of CNC machining lead times, explore factors influencing them, and offer 5 top tips for optimising the production of your parts.

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Should I choose one supplier for machining and assembly?

Sometimes, managing small assemblies of machined components is a real time drain, right when you want to be getting a product ready for sale. Maybe there's a better way?

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Hard Anodising vs. Sulphuric Acid Anodising for CNC Machined Components

Among the various types of anodising processes, two prominent methods stand out: Hard Anodising and Sulphuric Acid Anodising. In this blog, we delve into the distinctions of each of these finishing processes, comparing their benefits, common applications, and suitability for CNC machined components.

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How much does CNC machining cost?

As a buyer of machined components, cost is probably never far from your mind. In this blog, we break down what a CNC machining quote should cover to help you compare quotes between suppliers in the UK.

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3 design considerations for cylindrical components

There are some design considerations that are specific to cylindrical components that make the machining process easier, and therefore, save money. This blog outlines the top three.

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How to ensure consistent quality from a CNC machining provider

Quality. Everyone wants it but not everyone is getting it. Here we take you through the main things to look for and questions to ask prospective machining suppliers when it comes to quality.

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On a mission to become the engineering company where everyone wants to work and who everyone wants to buy from

Penta has developed a system that enables us to deliver quality parts to our customers; ensuring the same level of service to all, irrespective of where you are based in the UK.

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