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Cutting Titanium Heat Exchangers

Tuesday 3rd September 2013

TMC water jet were approached by a titanium fabricator with an unusual request to help manufacture parts to be fabricated into titanium heat exchangers for an offshore application. The first part, producing 25mm thick titanium blanks, was straightforward. These were then rolled into half rings and returned for further water jet cutting. The next process… Read More

Bridging the Centuries

Monday 18th February 2013

The last bridge to be built over one of Oxford’s city centre streets was the iconic Bridge of Sighs completed in 1914. The new bridge over Brewer Street, being built over a surviving section of Oxford’s medieval city wall links old and new, stone and steel, merging traditional and contemporary design. In association with Anthony… Read More

Our Very Own Tough Mudder

Thursday 13th December 2012

Written by Ian (AKA Rambo)-  our in house CAD Technician. “On November 17th, me and ten other team mates took part in a twelve mile Tough Mudder obstacle course, raising money for the Douglas Macmillan Hospice. The event was a challenge rather than a race in cold, wet and extremely muddy conditions, which some of us… Read More

Reproduction of 1867 Locomotive, Nipper

Tuesday 20th November 2012

Having professionally used water jet cutting to produce carbon fibre parts, a group of Airbus engineers are using this modern technology to reproduce parts for an historic, working 1867 locomotive. The group of railway enthusiasts and engineers have embarked on a project to reproduce a working model of Nipper, a narrow gauge locomotive in use… Read More

Elliptical Flats for Telescopes

Wednesday 24th October 2012
Newtonian Elliptical Telescope Flats

Since investing in the latest water jet technology, TMC are discovering new and exciting applications for XD dynamic water jet cutting. If you aren’t familiar with XD cutting, it simply means we’re able to cut angled components, objects and materials. XD cutting gives us the ability to cut complex 3D parts. We’ve worked closely with Orion Optics… Read More

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