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Sliding Head Machining | KMF Precision Engineering

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KMF Precision Engineering is one of the UK's leading subcontract CNC sliding head machining companies with an outstanding record for quality and delivery of specialist machined metal components.

KMF Group specialises in the supply of CNC machining, precision components, castings, forgings and fabrications both as component parts or sub-assemblies.

Substantial investment in machines, technology and staff give KMF an excellent reputation for the manufacture, assembly and supply of machined parts for a broad cross-section of industries.

The KMF Group boasts the most up-to-date, high-precision, multi-tasking sliding head machining centres currently operating in the UK.

CNC sliding head machining allows for turning and multi-axial milling in both main and sub spindles to enable simultaneous multi-task processes such as turning, drilling, milling, broaching, and tapping.

These capabilities mean that very complex, high precision turned parts can be manufactured from raw material to finished component in a single cycle.

Precision critical metal components

Our specialist CNC sliding head technology gives outstanding performance for many precision critical industries such as medical and aerospace to defence and security sectors.

Thanks to substantial investment in sliding head technology, our UK CNC machining services can include large batch work or individual one-off pieces or projects.

The advanced sliding head machines at KMF Precision Engineering allow the production of components from 2mm to 32mm through 3m barfeeds.

Even in batches of up to 10,000 parts, the maintained level of accuracy and finish quality is unrivalled.

At our purpose-built subcontract machining facility, we employ professionally qualified staff with a wealth of experience and expertise to help clients achieve their manufacturing objectives.

And with no fewer than four BSI accreditations KMF Group clients can be assured of the highest quality metal engineered components.

Reliable and efficient outsourcing services

Outsourcing production to KMF Precision Engineering can offer the most reliable and efficient precision CNC machining service at lower cost.

We appreciate complex time-critical supply chains and the need for fast turnaround times and do our utmost to work with customers to deliver the most efficient service possible.

And with a strong base of approved and trusted suppliers, we can offer clients a comprehensive range of metal finishing services, including, zinc electroplating, anodising (both decorative and hard), phosphoric bond, hexavalent chromium-free and CARC as well as in-house engraving and bead blasting facilities.

In addition, our expert engineers can pass on their skill and experience in CNC precision engineering to advise customers on component design, cost efficiencies and turnkey solutions.

The KMF group believes in providing quality components at a competitive cost and offering the best customer service to add value to your business and supply chain.

When you buy from KMF you receive excellent customer service, supply chain management, quality control and on-time delivery at no direct cost.

Our clients range from global OEMs to small manufacturing firms, and we are happy to hear from you wherever you are in the world.

To learn more about what KMF can offer with Sliding Head machining, contact our team today to talk about what services or products you need.

KMF Group offers a complete subcontract machining solution ranging across the whole spectrum of precision machining and associated services including CNC turning, CNC milling and CNC 5 axis machining.

Machines available

Star SR20R IV Type B

  • Overbed Swing: 205mm
  • Max Turning Length: 80mm
  • X Axis Travel: 20mm
  • Z Axis Travel: 205mm
  • Spindle Speed: 10,000rpm
  • Tool Stations: 32

Star SR-32J

  • Overbed Swing: 310mm
  • Max Turning Length: 148mm
  • X Axis Travel: 32mm
  • Z Axis Travel: 280mm
  • Spindle Speed: 7,000rpm
  • Tool Stations: 23