Cast from aluminium, both the casting and subsequent machining of this part are complicated by the addition of stainless steel bosses.

Machining from one material through into a tougher one is challenging, but is a task made a lot more straightforward on a robust, high-quality Mazak machine tool.  This high-horsepower diesel engine component has been cast, machined and will be assembled in the UK for ultimate export worldwide.  It may end-up in a remote mining vehicle or as part of a generator set in China.