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Limbs & Things

UK Precision devised a tool that allows a leading supplier of synthetic body parts, Limbs & Things, to produce an authentic artificial arm that can be used by trainee doctors and nurses. Limbs & Things supplies medical training products, which include medical task trainers, medical simulation models and demonstration materials for healthcare professionals. Products incorporate synthetic soft tissue models as well as multimedia medical training systems. Andy Bastow, Operations Director, explains how UK Precision helped the Bristol company solve a challenging problem, "Limbs & Things designed the arm for advanced venepuncture training and had previously been using a combination of tools made from materials like silicon, resin and plastic. The tools were produced by hand and a g

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Body Parts galore at UK Precision!

UK Precision worked closely with their client to produce a design-for-manufacture mould tool used in the production of synthetic arm skins for medical aids. The project involved innovative design solutions and utilised 3D modelling techniques to ensure that the client requirements were fully met. The mould tool dramatically reduced scrap parts for the client as well as easing manual handling. As a result the client has placed orders for further body part mould tools.

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Continued investment in machinery for UK Precision

This multi-axis machining centre is capable of producing complex turned and milled components up to 32mm Diameter in one operation in a variety of materials. This addition to the the factory further extends UK Precision's ability to provide a one-stop shop service, ranging from design, prototyping and small batch through to high volume turned and milled components. We are also pleased to be one of the few Precision Engineers who can offer a polygon turning facility for muliti-sided parts.

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Qualtech Engineering Ltd and Yalesystems ltd are now UK Precision Ltd

Following the amalgamation of Qualtech Engineering Ltd and Yalesystems Ltd, the Directors are pleased to announce the new brand profile of UK PRECISION LTD for the combined companies. Following the merger in May 2007, the two companies have been going from strength to strength and this rebranding is the next logical step. The change is a part of our strategy to further develop the business and we look forward to continuing our relationship with our customers and suppliers for many years to come. We continue to build on the strengths and capabilities of the two sites and are in the process of adding new capacity in the form of extra shifts. We are also continuing to invest in new technologies and from May 2008 we will be able to offer Polygon Turning in addition to all our other high qualit

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MACH 2008

This week saw a number of our employees travelling up to Birmingham to go to Mach 2008 as part of our ongoing commitment to keeping informed about new technologies currently available. We were particularly interested in high speed turning centres and saw plenty there to stimulate some healthy discussions back in the factory about our next capital investment.

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