Machines & Equipment

Maintaining the highest level of quality is key for Freeform Technology which is why they believe in reinvesting in the latest technology capable of producing the accuracy of components that their clients have become accustomed to.

Stringent maintenance schedules guarantee all machines are performing as accurately as the day they were installed.

On these pages you will find details of the equipment Freeform Technology have, including the inspection department and workshop.

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Our machines & capabilities

Machines

  • 3 DMU 5-axis Machining Centres
  • 3 CMS 5-axis Machining Routers
  • 1 SLM 280 Additive Printer
  • 3 Faro/Romer Inspection Arm
  • 2 Schuko Extraction Units
  • 2 Felder Sliding Table/Band Saws

Capabilities

  • Engineering Tooling Design
  • CAD & 3D Modelling
  • Reverse Engineering
  • Rapid Prototyping
  • Precision Manufacture
  • End-To-End Project Management

Inspection

Freeform Technology beleives in 100% Inspected 100% correct, this is why they have invested heavily in the inspection department. They make sure that every part that leaves the factory has been cleaned and checked by the pattern finishers, and then is inspected thoroughly to the clients specifications using their precise inspection equipment.

Equipment List

  • Two Faro Inspection Arms with a maximum of 3 metre reach (Faro CAM2 Measure10 Inspection software)
  • One Romer Inspection Arm with a maximum of 3 metre reach

CMS

Freeform Technology have three CMS machines. These machines give them the ability to take on bigger projects that their clients require, while also having the ability to use the same machines for smaller jobs without any hinderance on quality or precision.

Equipment List

  • Two CMS Antares 5 – Axis Machining Routers which have the maximum machining size of 2.6 x 1.5 x 1.2 metres
  • One CMS Ares 5 – Axis Machining Router which has the maximum machining size of 4.8 x 1.8 x 1.2 metres

DMU

Freeform Technology have two DMU machining centres. These machines give them the ability to make very precise smaller scale patterns for their customers at a faster pace. The DMU 65 monoBLOCK gives them the capability to manufacture precise aluminium tooling and/or parts for their clients whenever necessary.

Equipment List

  • One DMU 100T 5-Axis Machining Centre 1250 x 710 x 710 mm
  • One DMU 65 monoBLOCK 5-Axis Machining Centre 735 x 650 x 560 mm
  • One DMU 60 eVo Linear 5-Axis Maching Centre 600 x 500 x 500 mm

WORKSHOP

The workshop is the starting point to your end product, so Freeform Technology have made sure that the tools and equipment provided are fit for purpose. They have invested in equipment to make each pre-machining process as efficient as possible and taken measures to make sure the employees work in a safe and secure enviroment.

Equipment List

  • One Felder Format 4 Kappa 450 Sliding Table Saw
  • One Felder FB 740 Band Saw
  • Two Schuko Extraction Units

What do people say about us

CP Composites continue to use Freeform as a preferred supplier. The support we receive in terms of tooling solutions from concept through to final delivery is consistent.

JENNI ALEXANDER
MANAGING DIRECTOR
CP COMPOSITES LTD

Since Freeform Technology have become URT’s preferred tooling supplier, our relationship has gone from strength to strength.  We have now worked on many successful projects together and really value their quality and assured lead times

DARREN WESTON
Commercial director
URT GROUP LTD