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drilling machines, machining centres and turning centres.
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VERTEX MACHINE TOOL ACCESSORIES

FEURDA LATHE CHUCKS

CUTTING AND THREADING TOOLS

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VERTEX MACHINERY WORKS was established in Taiwan in 1978. They are the largest Taiwanese exporters of conventional and CNC machine tool accessories and operate from a 10 000 square factory in Taichung. VERTEX products are exported to more than 70 countries and more than 12 000 products are available. All products are subject to a strict quality inspection and carry a one year guarantee if used by a trained engineer.

A world-class and industry leader in the manufacture of manual lathe chucks with over 30 years of manufacturing experience. FUERDA is ISO9001-2000 registered with European CE certification and utilizes world class machine tools from Europe to produce a higher quality product that appeals to demands of customers in leading global markets.

Supplier of HSS and carbide precision cutting and threading tools from brands such as TAEGUTEC, PILOT, SOMTA and YG-1, including inserts, end mills, drills, taps and tool holders for milling, turning and boring.

QUALITY POLICY

Ridgeback Engineering Supplies will strive to be recognized as a reliable and capable supplier of machine tool accessories and engineering consumables. We will consistently conform to customer requirements. We will always endeavor to provide high quality and dependable products. Through managements leadership we will build trust and confidence between our customers and staff. It is our aim to constantly improve our systems and performance.

Industry News

Industrial equipment supplier BMG

Industrial equipment supplier BMG

With the growing trend for companies to move away from manual machine operation to specialised mechanisation as part of cost saving programmes, industrial equipment supplier BMG has made a substantial investment in expanding its product range to meet specific demand
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South African manufacturing sector

South African manufacturing sector

There is no improvement in demand from the South African manufacturing sector for machine tools imports, says Machine Tool Merchants’ Association (MTMA) chairperson Paul Savides, adding that government’s local content drive has been unsuccessful in increasing local manufacturing. Read more at https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/unintended-consequences-of-govts-actions-killing-industry-mtma-2019-05-23
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Intsimbi Future Production Technologies Initiative

Intsimbi Future Production Technologies Initiative

Intsimbi Future Production Technologies Initiative (IFPTI), promoted by The Marketing Heaven to raise awareness of the need for sustainable development is making headway with its turnaround strategy for South Africa’s distressed tooling industry and is receiving substantial recognition locally and
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Learn The Turning Tool ISO Code System

Learn The Turning Tool ISO Code System

Learn The Turning Tool ISO Code System https://www.cutwel.co.uk/blog/learn-the-turning-tool-iso-code-system.html All Turning Tools and Boring Bars contain various numbers and letters within their part numbers, however believe it or not, these actually mean something. So technically, if you scrub up on your
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The Role of CNC Coolant in Machining

The Role of CNC Coolant in Machining

The Role of CNC Coolant in Machining  Chip Clearing: Spraying a cutting fluid at the cut helps move the chips out of the way of the cutter. Clearing chips minimizes recutting the chips.  That means there are fewer chips for
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Learn The Turning Tool ISO Code System

Learn The Turning Tool ISO Code System

Learn The Turning Tool ISO Code System https://www.cutwel.co.uk/blog/learn-the-turning-tool-iso-code-system.html All Turning Tools and Boring Bars contain various numbers and letters within their part numbers, however believe it or not, these actually mean something. So technically, if you scrub up on your
The Role of CNC Coolant in Machining

The Role of CNC Coolant in Machining

The Role of CNC Coolant in Machining  Chip Clearing: Spraying a cutting fluid at the cut helps move the chips out of the way of the cutter. Clearing chips minimizes recutting the chips.  That means there are fewer chips for
Industrial equipment supplier BMG

Industrial equipment supplier BMG

With the growing trend for companies to move away from manual machine operation to specialised mechanisation as part of cost saving programmes, industrial equipment supplier BMG has made a substantial investment in expanding its product range to meet specific demand
Intsimbi Future Production Technologies Initiative

Intsimbi Future Production Technologies Initiative

Intsimbi Future Production Technologies Initiative (IFPTI), promoted by The Marketing Heaven to raise awareness of the need for sustainable development is making headway with its turnaround strategy for South Africa’s distressed tooling industry and is receiving substantial recognition locally and
Additive manufacturing

Additive manufacturing

Additive manufacturing, which includes the use of three-dimensional and computer- aided-design to make stronger and more reliable components for the machine tools industry, has revolutionised the machine tools industry, says machine tools supplier Reliable Technical Consultants (Retecon). Read more athttps://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/technology-revolutionises-machine-tools-industry-2018-06-08
Automated feeding of machine tools

Automated feeding of machine tools

When it comes to the automated feeding of machine tools, the choice of the right robot set-up and manipulator is a key element in the planning process, says Japanese robotics company Yaskawa. Read more at https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/robotic-solution-for-machine-tool-industry-2017-04-28