Find out more about our new Technology Hub near Birmingham and the amazing equipment that's being installed there.
Supplier: XYZ Machine Tools Limited
Machines: XYZ 2000 turret mill and the XYZ 1020 grinder.
What’s being installed? Industry-standard machine tools for CNC Milling and surface grinding.
What are they used for? The manual machines at the Technology Hub provide the basic principles of machining, including how to operate cutter speeds and feeds – getting a real feel for how they actually work.
Where in industry are they used? Utilised across varied manufacturing industries including aerospace, medical, automotive and defence.
Why are they great to learn on? These machines are industry-standard equipment so those training on them are learning on the exact same equipment they’ll be using in the workplace. That’s useful so that when the trainees are on the shop floor, they won’t suddenly be working on a machine that’s five times bigger and a bit alien to them.
What makes these models so good? The ease of programming and operation on these machines sets them apart, users found that you can have the first part made whilst others are still warming up their CAD-CAM stations.
"These machines are industry-standard equipment so those training on them are learning on the exact same equipment they’ll be using in the workplace." -John Aspinall, Educational Sales Director, XYZ Machine Tools Limited
XYZ 1010 Grinder XYZ 2000 Turret Mill