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Based in Loughborough, Patterns and Moulds offer both 3- and 5-axis CNC machining of master patterns and direct tooling on five large scale CNC machines with single machined part capacity up to 13 x 5 x 2.5 m, on its CMS Poseidon 5-axis machining centre.
Full in-house CAD/CAM with Solidworks for design & FEA, Delcam Powermill and Mastercam for tool path creation along with verification software.
Offering one of the largest 5-axis CNC machines in the Midlands, combining technically advanced machinery and software systems with time served skilled craftsmen ready and willing to take on any challenge and offering a tiered or complete end-to-end service.
Using varied materials from light weight foams through modelling and tooling boards to epoxy seamless modelling pastes for large scale master patterns and tools. GRP and composite production moulds using resin systems to suit customers’ needs and specifications.
The company’s work showcases the imagination of the architects, designers, engineers and clients that engage its services.
Further reading: www.patternsandmoulds.com
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