October 19, 2021


Interesting Science Fact:    In physics, sputtering is a process in which minuscule fragments of solid material are discharged from its surface after energetic particles of plasma or gas blast the material.   An industry usage for this process is Plasma Ion-Nitriding. The sputtering process is used before the nitriding step during heating the parts to clean … Continue reading “Sputtering”

October 18, 2021

We Love Seeing the Transformation

Putting the finishing touches to the front jack beam for our Erebus Underground Diamond Drill Rig, is one of our Fabrication Team, Tinos. We love seeing the transformation from raw material to expertly finished part; this particular item being just one of over five hundred different components that make up our Erebus Drill Rigs. Manufactured … Continue reading “We Love Seeing the Transformation”

October 17, 2021

Interesting Engineering Fact – Chucks

In the early 1700s, ‘chocks’ were a device for centering and clamping work in a lathe. By the early 1800s, the word had evolved to what is known today as the ‘chuck’, a device used for holding cutting tools and work holding. Tired of bruising his knuckles on the old-fashioned spanner adjusted drill chucks, Arthur … Continue reading “Interesting Engineering Fact – Chucks”

October 16, 2021

The Legends in the Team

Over the last couple of months, I’ve been really fortunate to acknowledge some of the legends that I get to work with every day. As an SME manufacturer Newland Precision Engineering relies on every team member to be engaged and passionate about their craft. I’m continually impressed every day by my colleagues and the contributions they make … Continue reading “The Legends in the Team”