New Citizen A32 and Keyance IM-6125 machines

Citizen A32 The A32VIIC brings the benefits of Citizen technology to a machine without a guide bushing suitable for shorter work pieces. These benefits include outstanding productivity due to the machine’s speed, ease of setup and high flexibility. The machine uses high rigidity spindles developed with sister company Miyano. The A32VIIC includes a thermal displacement […]

New EDM machinery for aerospace/aircraft components

Apel have invested in a new GF AgieCharmilles DRILL 20 and put the machine straight into production on its first order in November 2012. This little machine is a top of the range electrical discharge machining unit, which allows CNC-controlled highspeed vertical drilling to our manufactured aerospace components. What is Electrical Discharge Machining (EDM)? EDM […]

APEL achieves Nadcap accreditation

In recognition of the successful completion of the PRI evaluation process, accreditation has been granted to APEL Ltd to perform the following: AC7114 Rev B – Nadcap NonDestructive Testing (NDT) Suppliers Accreditation Program Audit Criteria AC7114 S Rev C- S- supplemental Audit Criteria for Nadcap NonDestructive (NDT) Suppliers Accreditation Program Audit Criteria (to be used […]

New Miyano BNA-42DHY machinery

In February 2012, Apel installed and commissioned the new Miyano BNA-42DHY machine. Featuring two spindles and two turrets, the main turret with Y axis function, the BNA-42DHY enables rapid processing of complex workpieces. Simultaneous machining flexibility between the main and sub spindles allow overlapped operations significantly reducing machining time and eliminating idle time. The turrets […]