Major boost to LFD sub-contract machining capability

The new 5-axis machining centre has now been installed and commissioned in LFD’s machine shop, providing a significant increase to the machining capacity.

The machine is a YCM FX350A with full 5-axis simultaneous capability and a Heidenhain iTNC 530 control system, offering the latest in 5-axis technology and performance, capable of machining complex work pieces in one setup.

Staff have been fully trained in its use and it is up and running producing high quality output for LFD’s many aviation and space industry customers.