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March 14, 2022

Interesting article from Process Engineering

Interesting article from Process Engineering, commenting on the global supply chain issues. The report author, Achilles chief product officer Katie Tamblin commented that “data emerging from Q4 2021 was already indicating that 2022 would be a rocky road for global supply chains. With the additional conflict in Ukraine, the outlook was extremely concerning.” She goes … Continue reading “Interesting article from Process Engineering”

welding diagram
March 2, 2022

Welding

Interesting Engineering Fact – Welding Welding is a fabrication process, joining materials together by liquefying the places where they are to be bonded, coalescing these liquids, and allowing the coalesced liquid to solidify. First, where the two materials meet is melted, often adding a filler material, forming a molten material pool. At the end of … Continue reading “Welding”

3d printing filter covers cnc
February 3, 2022

3D printing for some filter covers for the CNC’s

What do you do when you need a replacement part in a hurry? We make our own! Check out this excellent time-lapse video of our 3D printer hard at work printing some filter covers for the CNC’s in our machine shop. After a few iterations, we settled on this superb design by one of our … Continue reading “3D printing for some filter covers for the CNC’s”

drilling rig
February 2, 2022

Diamond Core Drilling

Interesting Engineering Fact – Diamond Core Drilling. In 1863, Rodolphe Lescot, a French Engineer, who invented the diamond core drill, used his invention for drilling blast holes to tunnel Mont Cenis on the border between France and Italy. Using his previous experience as a watchmaker, he came up with the idea of using jewels or … Continue reading “Diamond Core Drilling”

January 29, 2022

Lathes

Interesting Engineering Fact – Lathes The Egyptians invented the first lathe in approximately 1300BCE. It was a simple device, requiring two people to operate it. One operator used a strap to spin the rig, with the second operator doing the spinning. Fast forward to circa 1751, where Jacques de Vaucanson invented the first fully documented … Continue reading “Lathes”

January 28, 2022

Another Truck Full of Drill Rig Components

Another truck full of drill rig components is packed and ready for assembly. Manufactured here in our Perth factory, we then ship the parts to our Kalgoorlie hydraulic and mechanical workshop. Here our rigs are assembled, tested, and readied to be sent to our valued clients. Hydraulic cylinders and components are assembled and pressure tested … Continue reading “Another Truck Full of Drill Rig Components”

January 17, 2022

Cheeky Swan Valley Wine Tour

What better way to have rounded off 2021 than with a cheeky Swan Valley wine tour? It was great to have both the Kalgoorlie and Perth teams together – some of them meeting each other for the first time and for others finally putting faces to names. We had a great day cruising the Swan … Continue reading “Cheeky Swan Valley Wine Tour”

January 16, 2022

Quality, service, and innovation starts with us

Quality, service, and innovation starts with us. We take pride in our factory, making sure it is maintained to the highest possible standards. We are so grateful for our team who did a fantastic job over the holidays of taking care of the floors with fresh coats of paint. It was a great welcome back … Continue reading “Quality, service, and innovation starts with us”

December 26, 2021

Our Multi-Tasking Machines

Our Multi-Tasking machines can mill, turn, drill and hob part features with high accuracy and high quality while significantly reducing setup time by performing most or all of a part’s machining in one cycle. Here we are drilling a hard-to-reach internal cross port on a 316 stainless steel chuck housing, manufactured in one set up … Continue reading “Our Multi-Tasking Machines”

December 25, 2021

Newland wish you a Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year

As 2021 draws to a close, we would like to take this opportunity to wish you a Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year. We would also like to acknowledge the contribution of every one of our team to what has been another great year. It is the dedication of every team member that keeps … Continue reading “Newland wish you a Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year”