Precision engineering has transformed the manufacturing industry, allowing us to design and create complex parts with exceptional accuracy. In this article, we look at the role of precision in engineering and what it really means. We also explore the advantages of being precise and why it makes such a difference for our customers.
APT specialises in the design and precision machining of brass lock housings and other door lock components. In this article, we’ll explain the five main cylinder lock designs and the advantages and disadvantages of each design, from euro cylinders and mortice locks to interchangeable cores.
Sometimes customers come to us with a part they want us to replicate. They don’t have the detailed drawings or spec we normally require, but they do have the existing component. In these cases we may be able to use reverse engineering to accurately recreate the part.
APT are to help more customers than ever before with the help of new, state-of-the-art fixed head lathes that have allowed APT to move up a bar stock. For the first time ever, we can offer precision turned parts of up to 65mm in diameter, as well as 300mm billet work.
15.01.2019 - Turned Parts
Globally respected for our excellent expertise, we’re continually investing in tooling and equipment in a bid to improve our production methods. Supported by an ongoing tooling maintenance program, our 24/7 lights-out capability allows us to work on the production of our parts through the night, improving our productivity. Find out how APT can help you.
Blanket orders are a perfect way to take advantage of the lower prices with regular and reliable delivery. This service offers our customers the best price on a bulk order with the convenience of receiving the right number of components as and when required.