Mechanical Engineering Blog

  • Manufacturing in the UK – an Outsider’s Perspective

    Manufacturing in the UK – an Outsider’s Perspective

    Half of Fractory’s team is comprised of mechanical engineers. The company’s value proposition clicked in our minds and made sense. Everyone understood the need for such a solution. All of […]

  • From Computer Programming to Physical Products – Nebulus Design

    From Computer Programming to Physical Products – Nebulus Design

    Nebulus Design is one of our earliest recurring customer from the UK, even from the days when all our manufacturing partners were on mainland Europe. We had a chat with […]

  • Who Will Manage Our UK Invasion? Jason

    Who Will Manage Our UK Invasion? Jason

    Fractory’s team of 12 has another acquisition in the face of Jason Carson. He’s the multi-talented man to lead Fractory’s operations in the UK. We needed someone to establish strong […]

  • Aluminium Grades 1050, 5052, 5083 and 5754

    Aluminium Grades 1050, 5052, 5083 and 5754

    Different aluminium grades see a lot of use in engineering. While steel is more common, aluminium has cemented its place for many applications. Even though aluminium cutting is a little […]

  • Industry 4.0 – Friend or Foe?

    Industry 4.0 – Friend or Foe?

    I went to a conference a few months ago. One of the performers, a digitalisation specialist, said that seeing a successful implementation of digital processes is something he sees… Never. […]

  • An Analytical Marketer – Check

    An Analytical Marketer – Check

    We started with the introduction of our latest acquisitions with Kaur. Now it’s Heikki’s turn. We were on the lookout for someone to do marketing from a data-driven perspective. Heikki […]

  • A Doctor Added to the Team

    A Doctor Added to the Team

    Fractory’s team has been expanding in the last month. There are a few people we want to introduce you to and the first of them is Kaur Tuttelberg, PhD. We […]

  • Tips for Engineering Drawings

    Tips for Engineering Drawings

    Mechanical engineers learn a list of rules to follow when making engineering drawings. Those rules don’t always apply, though. When making drawings for automated cutting jobs, they have to be […]

  • Solar Balcony Railings by Innore

    Solar Balcony Railings by Innore

    A few months ago, Innore was given the Product of the Year Award. Solar balcony railings helped them to first place. Winning the competition is a testament to the growing […]

  • Special Steels – Hardox, Strenx, Domex and Laser

    Special Steels – Hardox, Strenx, Domex and Laser

    Special steels like Hardox®, Strenx®, Domex® and Laser® help engineers with the difficult task of balancing performance and durability with cost and looks. There are several factors that complicate achieving […]

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