Rapid prototyping at H T Brigham adds value for customers
The benefits of 3D printing have been widely reported; fast, low-cost and kind to the environment. This rapid prototyping allows working concepts to be ruled in or out more quickly, speeding up the development process and reducing the project lead time as a whole.
Celebrating 70 Years of Presswork Success
Birmingham metal pressing manufacturer, H T Brigham celebrates 70 years in business this year. The company was established in 1947 by Hugh Terrence Brigham who, with just £80 start-up capital, operated a single hand-press from a garage shed in Birmingham, delivering components locally using his motorcycle and sidecar. He was paid £9 9s 8d on the completion of his first order.
Offering a ‘one stop shop’ solution, we provide a wide range of post-production services to meet customer requirements. Our dedicated sub assembly facility is geared up to supply sub assembled or finished products directly to our customers, on time, on budget and to specification.
Adding value for our customers in this way means that we can provide a more cost effective manufacturing route for your end product. Carrying out these additional processes in-house, shortens the customer supply chain and maximises efficiencies.
The mechanical assembly process joins two component parts together by mechanical means using only the parent materials themselves. The power of the press forces the two component parts together, the special punch and die arrangement manipulates the material and creates a firm joint between the two parts. The use of this technique has various advantages including high strength, cost effectiveness and versatility.
Geared to supply sub assembled or finished products directly to customers.
Manipulates the materials to create a firm joint between two components.
Cost Effective manufacturing routes for your end products by shortening customer supply chains.
A range of welding options in line with your requirements including spot, mig and projection methods..
H T Brigham also offers a range of welding options in line with your requirements, including spot, mig and projection methods. The type of weld used depends on a variety of factors including the product design, the end application and the type and thickness of the material.
Spot welding joins two metals together by passing an electrical current through the materials causing resistance and in-turn heat, which joins the materials together. This method is quick and easy, although does not form the strongest of welds.
Projection welding is a form of spot welding where the weld is performed on areas of the material where a projection or embossment has been created. This method is fast and uniform, but the equipment can be costly.
Mig welding uses a filler rod of additional material to join two material surfaces together. The heat generated melts the filler rod forming the join. This method is quick and easy to perform, but requires more complex equipment than other methods.
Many of our customers have wide and varied requirements for post press operations, which can be catered for by a range of additional techniques including riveting, crimping, drilling and tapping.