Category Archives: 5 Axis Machining

Amdale adds Friction Stir Welding to Manufacturing Portfolio

Precision engineering has played a vital role in the growth of the global automotive industry. Vehicle manufacturers look to the precision engineering sector for innovative, modern and low weight components in order to develop more advanced and fuel efficient products.

At Amdale, we pride ourselves on our commitment to offering up-to-date manufacturing techniques that are fast, efficient, environmentally friendly and cost- effective for our customers.

Engineering for the Future

The recent development for producing machined stir welded copper/aluminium parts for KERS and electric cars has been a major new project for Amdale. Engineering for the future is something Amdale are strong supporters of and invest heavily in the latest technology in order to be at the forefront of precision engineering which we can deliver to our valued customers. Continue reading

2012, What a year for Amdale!

2012 has been a tremendous year for Amdale as we have seen significant changes that have really boosted Amdale’s capabilities within the ever changing environment of precision engineering.

Managing Director, Martin Koerner puts much of Amdale’s success this year down to our commitment to technology and quality inspection. Amdale have invested in two new additional 5 axis milling machines which joined our all ready well equipped 5 axis machining cell. This additional capacity has meant that we have been able to keep up with the high demands from our customers and improve upon lead times, which is extremely important to the market sectors that we cater for. Continue reading

The Futures Bright!

After it was recently announced that the economy is showing signs of recovery, manufacturing SMEs in England are predicting an increase in sales over the next six months according to the latest Manufacturing Advisory Service (MAS) Barometer.

Just over half of the 607 companies questioned expect to grow between October and March 2013, with 41% of firms set to boost investment in plant and machinery. There was also a moderate increase in those planning to spend on new technology (38%).

Renewed Optimism

Lorraine Holmes, Area Director for the Manufacturing Advisory Service (MAS), commented: “It’s reassuring to see more SMEs are expecting to increase their sales going forward and this despite a slight fall over the last six months. Manufacturers have been reporting fluctuating demand and softening in certain sectors so to see the renewed optimism suggests many believe these markets are coming back on stream.” Continue reading

Amdale prepares for expansion!

Amdale Limited based in Portsmouth has secured additional premises. The additional unit which is adjoined to our current premises is undergoing refurbishment and will be ready for use late November.

The decision to acquire additional premises was taken in response to the high demand for more intricate and demanding 5 axis machining solutions from our valued customers. We decided to invest in two new additional 5 axis machining centres together with an additional CMM to add to our quality inspection department.

Specialists in 5 Axis Machining

The 5 axis machining cell now comprises of the flexibility of modern universal milling machines and the performance potential of vertical machining centres. Highlights such as innovative machine design, linear drives in the X and Y axis and the best swivel rotary table are features that give our 5 axis machines maximum productivity and flexibility. Continue reading

10 Reasons to choose Amdale!

  1. Customer Service – At Amdale, we build strong working relationships with each customer, based on excellent customer service, quality components and consistent deliveries. We take our customer’s opinions very seriously and are always asking for feedback as part of our commitment to continuous improvement. 
  2. Reputation – Renowned for producing high quality, bespoke, precision engineering solutions amongst prestigious customers, means that Amdale see their customers come back time after time.  Much of the work we carry out is of a confidential nature and so our customers’ trust in us is vital. Amdale has an esteemed reputation for turning around projects within tight timescales and those tight timescales will continue to be met. Where projects require additional treatments and/or finishing processes these are undertaken by approved sub-contractors only, in order to preserve our reputation in the industry.

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