Glass is used as a substrate in the touchscreen displays of virtually every manufacturers’ smartphones and tablet computers. The glass for these devices is invariably supplied in large sheets, which is processed and then eventually cut down to form individual displays. Unfortunately, the traditional mechanical methods for cutting glass have drawbacks, particularly for the […]
Chesterfield based Peak Sensors (www.peaksensors.co.uk) has recently invested in the latest laser welding machine from Rofin-Baasel UK (www.rofin.co.uk). The new installation will boost the already high standard of temperature sensors made by Peak Sensors. Peak Sensors manufactures custom built temperature sensors, delivering Resistance Temperature Detectors (RTDs) and Mineral Insulated (MI) thermocouple assemblies to a wide […]
Justin Wilson started out in the jewellery trade as an apprentice at London jeweller Graff Diamonds in 1974. After gaining experience in all aspects of jewellery repair and manufacture, Justin started out on his own in 1988 with a small unit in Hatton Garden, London. Manufacturing a range of pieces for customers that range […]
Andrew Gold Neilson took an unconventional route into jewellery design, having set out on a career with the oil and gas industry in Aberdeen following his graduation in Chemical Engineering from Strathclyde University. After 10 years in the oil industry, Andrew moved into commercial photography and built up a successful business photographing jewellery and watches […]
Each year International Jewellery London (IJL) and the British Jewellers’ Association (BJA) put their heads together to select 10 of the most innovative emerging designers in the UK to be named as the recipients of the KickStart Bursary.
Halesowen based Crosland Cutters Limited, manufacturers of cutting formes for the cardboard and foam packaging markets, recently installed a second CNC laser-cutting system from Mechtronic Industries Limited, based around the ROFIN DC025 laser source supplied by Rofin-Baasel UK.
As a result of continuing expansion, medical device component manufacturer XL Precision Technologies (XL-PT), based in Stockton-on-Tees in the North-East of England, recently added a second fine tube laser cutting system from Rofin-Baasel UK.
Steven May founded Maygems in Hatton Garden, London, three years ago, after around 30 years’ experience in the jewellery trade.
Bradford-on-Avon based Prism Design is one of the leading manufacturers of Titanium jewellery in the UK, and very experienced in laser technology. Having purchased their first laser welder almost 14 years ago, they have since added a second ROFIN laser welder and 2 years ago purchased the latest laser engraving system from ROFIN, the EasyJewel. […]
XL Precision Technologies (XL-PT), based in Stockton-on-Tees in the North-East of England, is a fast growing company working mainly in the medical device manufacturing industry and offering laser material processing and EDM machining to manufacture precision micro-components. In 2009 XL-PT relocated to larger premises and further expansion is scheduled in the near future, as a […]