They make helical gears, sprockets etc and other related gearing products for the food industry, packaging, print & many other applications.
I didn't really know what to expect to be photographing but found the process very interesting.
They make a whole range of gearing products but when I visited they were working
on these gear wheels (probably an inaccurate description) out of Nylon.
|A blank is prepared in a lathe.|
|Trimming to the correct dimensions.|
|Here the gear teeth are cut on this machine.|
|Final tidying and quality control inspection.|
|They also make a similar product (as above) in steel,|
This was a much larger lathe, written on the wall behind this machine are some
|This was an impressive machine.|
|The next few images are my usual "still life" choice of pictures.|
|The machine that cuts the teeth on the sprocket wheels.|