Pryme Group offers one of the most extensive ranges of Star Sliding Head machines in the UK. We can machine parts from 0.3mm to 33mm in diameter and can offer up to 9-axis capabilities. By delivering both small and large volumes on very competitive times and prices, we can provide valuable support for a wide variety of clients’ needs. We’re also specialists in precision CNC machining for larger products.
27 Sliding Head Machines
0.3mm to 35mm Diameter Machining
Exotic Materials Experts
Bar Fed Machines
Precision CNC Machining
Sliding Head Precision Machining Service Breakdown
We are specialists in using sliding head machines for the manufacture of advanced CNC precision machined components in the 0.3mm to 33mm range. Combined with quality assurance procedures, Pryme Group’s Sliding Head precision machining facility is the preferred supplier of many of the world’s leading manufacturers.
We have made – and continue to make – investments in our machinery, technology and teams, always striving to improve the service and quality we provide.
Our sliding head facility has 27 machines (plant list available below), all equipped with bar feeders, allowing for lights out and continuous production cycles. Overall in the Group, we own more than 140 CNC machines and can meet most supply requests thanks to the dislocation of our facilities in focus areas of the UK.
Exotic Materials Experts
We have many years of experience working with specialist materials such as inconel, monel, titanium and duplex, as well as grade steel and alloys. Using something not listed? Contact us.
Our highly skilled teams can produce small or large volumes of precision components at very competitive prices with no compromise on quality.
Sliding Head Precision Machining Jobs
Sliding Head Precision Machining Capabilities
Light Sliding Head Machines
Star SR10 Sliding Head CNC Lathe (x4)
10,000 RPM 35m/min rapids
STAR SR10 Sliding Head CNC Lathe
Fitted with FMB Micromag for 1mm to 10mm bar
STAR SA12 Sliding Head CNC Lathe (x2)
STAR SA16 Sliding Head CNC Lathe (x3)
Medium Sliding Head Machines
Star SR20R II Sliding Head CNC Lathe (x3)
C-Axis Sub & Main Spindle, 35m/min rapids High-Pressure Coolant
Star SR20R II Sliding Head CNC Lathe (x2)
C-Axis Sub & Main Spindle, 35m/min rapids High-Pressure Coolant with JBS Compensating Guide Bush
STAR SR20R III Sliding Head CNC Lathe (x2)
High-Pressure Coolant with JBS Guide Bush
STAR SR20R IV Sliding Head CNC Lathe (x3)
Heavy Sliding Head Machines
STAR SR32J Sliding Head CNC Lathe (x3)
With JBS Guide Bush and High-Pressure Coolant
STAR SV32 Sliding Head CNC Lathe (x3)
Up to 6 driven tools, Rigid Turning
STAR SR32J II Sliding Head CNC Lathe
With 36 mm Diameter Oversize Kit
All machines sport FMB automatic bar feeds and swarf conveyors to allow maximum unmanned and ‘lights out’ running.
INSPECTION & QUALITY ASSURANCE
To guarantee the quality of the products coming from our Sliding Head facility, we operate a range of inspection equipment. As well as checking for non-conforming parts and productions issues, parts are checked and cleaned of burrs.
- Mitutoyo QV Non contact measuring machine
- Hummer Contour 414 Non contact measuring machine
- Baty Shadowgraph (x4)
- Microscopes (x6)
- Goodway Fixed Head GLS-2000LYS machining up to 65 mm Diameter
- Manual Hardinge Lathes with 5C Collets (x3)
- Tapping Machine
- Vertical Pedestal Drills (x2)
- Hand Press
- Flash Cap