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ELE Advanced Technologies produces performance-critical components for a range of industrial applications. We are driven by the needs of our customers and will continue to respond to complex engineering challenges across the wider industrial spectrum.

Up for a challenge

A specialist in applying unique manufacturing techniques to make complex components for the aerospace, industrial gas turbine, and commercial diesel markets, ELE Advanced Technologies is planning on increasing itsproduction capacity to accommodate expected growth in...

Latest 5G Fast Hole Drilling machine offers greater flexibility

It’s here - our new FHD machine has been delivered and is being installed this week. This is a great addition to the ELE machining capability and increases our capacity to support cooling hole production in Turbine Airfoil, Nozzle Guide Vanes, Seal segments, Platform...

Laser drilling – what is it?

Although ELE has had laser drilling capability for many years, we are seeing a increased amount of  interest - so here is a short article on the subject, that you might find useful.   We have two  5 axis ND YAG pulsed lasers  in our UK  facility. The lasers can...

Viper Grinding

Viper Grinding: The Future of Manufacturing Introducing flexibility into the manufacturing process that helps improve performance and reduces costs is key to success nowadays. Searching out the best technology and combining this with highly skilled teams of design...

STEM: Traditional Hi-Tech Drilling for Modern Industry

At ELE we know the importance of achieving complex engineering solutions, especially when it comes to manufacturing processes. Non- traditional methods of drilling and machining provide cost effective solution, high quality for intricate...

Viper Grinding: The Future of Manufacturing

Introducing flexibility into the manufacturing process that helps improve performance and reduces costs is key to success nowadays. Searching out the best technology and combining this with highly skilled teams of design engineers and operators lies at the...

Creep Feed Grinding: Versatile Machining for Intricate Forms

ELE delivers high quality grinding processes that enable the manufacturing of complex machined parts for the aerospace sector and a range of other industries. Perfect precision in the production of large and small scale components is a key part of maintaining and...

Benefits of Fast Hole Drilling

The Benefits of Fast Hole Drilling Engineering solutions that deliver drilling results at speed with a high degree of accuracy are important to a wide range of specialist industries nowadays. Central to this is Electrical Discharge Machining (EDM) which allows...

Teenagers fail to link technology and engineers

ELE provides Turbine Blade machining services to its customers and we are always looking on how we can attract the next generation of Engineers. This article appears on the Institute of Mechanical Engineers website Research from Queen Elizabeth Prize for Engineering...

GE and Alstom – a shared vision

GE acquired the power and grid business of the engineering company Alstom on Monday, creating a new global industrial powerhouse. The ink on the deal is still fresh, but it isn’t the first time the two companies have met. In fact, they both sprung from the same roots....

Where Gas Turbines are born!

An inside look at GE's big iron maternity ward for gas turbines Articles and pictures from GE REPORTS   There are places in the world that make us feel small and force us to marvel at the skills and ambitions of their architects and engineers. They include...

Efficient aviation-based turbines to start lighting Thailand

GE REPORTS article by  Mike Keller Thailand’s star has been on the rise for quite some time. Within the span of a single generation, social and economic progress has propelled it from a low to upper-middle-income level and the country’s poverty rate has been cut...

A Close Look at Honda’s First Business Jet

GE Reports  By Tomas Kellner The HondaJet business jet is one of the newest planes at this year’s EAA AirVentures fly-in extravaganza at Oshkosh, Wis. It was developed by Honda Aircraft, a subsidiary of the Japanese industrial giant primarily known for car and...

Community Sports award for Ken Livesey

The Mumtaz Ellahi Community Sports Award was recently presented to Ken Livesey of Islington Football Club. The award recognises the immense work of individuals or groups who volunteer their services to the development or organisation of local sport in Blackburn. Ken...

Dreamliner Dazzles Paris

GE Reports By Tomas Kellner Millions of viewers have watched on YouTube the skills of Boeing test pilots Randy Neville and Van Chaney at the controls of Vietnam Airlines’ new Boeing 787-9 Dreamliner powered by a pair of GEnx engines. The plane landed in the French...

Set Your Blades to Vibrate

By Adam Tucker GE Reports It takes a tiny electric motor to vibrate all 4.55 ounces of an iPhone 6. But the engineers who are vibrating 80-pound gas turbine compressor blades to test their strength at GE’s component test laboratory in Greenville, SC, need a much...

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