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What Do Precision Engineers Do? 

Precision engineering is a technique that many companies are turning to because of its high level of accuracy, quick turnaround times, and ability to take a concept and turn it into a reality. In this article, we look at what precision engineers do. 

Problem solvers 

Clients often use precision engineering to solve problems and will look to engineers to help. Using their expert knowledge and skill set precision engineers can take an idea and design a product using state-of-the-art technology and equipment such as CAM programming. 

Precise measurements 

Engineering technology has developed over the years, and it has given precision engineers the tools to be able to do their job more efficiently. This has helped them to meet tight deadlines as well as increase production. The engineering technology also means that intricate parts can be produced to their exact size and measurements. 

Skilled craftsmen 

Every engineering and fabrication project is different which is why precision engineers need to be able to think and act quickly. This enables them to turn complex designs and specifications into reality which in turn manages the expectations of the client – and ensures a consistent level of production. 

High accuracy 

Precision engineering requires a high level of accuracy to ensure that the parts produced are going to fit. If they are even a few millimetres out it will cause problems later down the line. Using CAM programming can help reduce any human error and specifications can be changed immediately. 

Speak to the experts 

If you would like to know more about precision engineering and how we can help you, why not get in touch with one of the Fab-Tech team here. Alternatively, you can call us direct on 01952 899144 or email    

We have decades of experience in custom steel fabrication and can work to your specifications, no matter how large or small the project.