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The advent of computers brought the concept of numerical systems to reality for many industries. Manufacturing, in particular, has widely embraced the technology, with CNC machining now seen as the gold standard and offering many advantages over more traditional measures. CNC vs. Traditional Machining: the basics CNC...

No-one can deny that the pandemic caught us all by surprise.  Our economy, along with the rest of the world, is still riding the shockwaves. But the manufacturing industry was languishing in the doldrums way before COVID. So is this the shakeup needed that will, at...

Precision machining is the art of creating an object in intricate detail – in other words, by cutting a material into a precise pattern that allows it to fit where it needs to go and carry out its required task. Examples of such finished objects...

Western Australian-based precision engineering firm SixDe has landed a major deal with global pipeline technology company SRJ Technologies. SixDe, a division of industrial robotics company Nexxis, will manufacture SRJ Technologies’ range of weld-free products for pipe repair and replacement at its workshop in Perth. Nexxis and...

When you have a motor yacht big enough to land a helicopter on the deck, you have every right to describe it as luxury. Our client Echo Marine Group came to us with a custom manufacturing job that would ensure those landing's were uninterrupted by...

When LA Fit Studio came to us with a component from one of their Megaformer pilates machines that kept failing, our Lead Design Engineer Glen Brown saw an immediate solution. The component in question was polymer, but with a constant, hard-wearing workload, the plastic would wear...

From developing Explosive Testing Chambers to competing in Enduro events, Glen Brown has a background that may not fit your expectations of a Lead Design Engineer. Glen moved to Australia in January but is originally from Namibia. He studied Mechanical Engineering at Pretoria University, an...

The recent acquisition by SixDe of established West Australian specialist engineering design, manufacturing and tooling company, GMT, is good news for industries which require cutting-edge customised components and machines. The new company will be known as SixDe and will build on the core services offered by...

Dear valued customer, This letter is to announce the exciting news that GMT Engineering is now under new ownership. From today, the company will be known as SixDe, a subsidiary of Perth-based Nexxis Limited. SixDe specialises in advanced engineering design, manufacturing of roll forming machines and...