Precision Machining: AIM Ltd

AIM Ltd asked for a selection of images to reflect their class leading machining capabilities which gave me the opportunity for some unique shots.

Clevedon Bristol CNC Machining Engineering photograph
Industrial Machining Photography in AIM Ltd Clevedon Robotic CNC
Industrial Machining Photography in AIM Ltd Clevedon CNC

The small form factor and wireless connectivity of the Fuji XT-3 meant we could get experimental with compositions. We loaded the camera into the giant CNC robots which then moved the camera around giving some very dynamic images.

Industrial Machining Photography in AIM Ltd Clevedon Finished Product Alloy Component
Industrial Machining Photography in AIM Ltd Clevedon Laser Testing

The team were really inviting and let me get in very close to the action. I had UV filters on all my lenses as swarf was flying around very close to the camera.

Industrial Machining Photography in AIM Ltd Clevedon Lathe
Industrial Machining Photography in AIM Ltd Clevedon Robotic CNC

AIM provide the aeronautical industry with complex 5-axis machined components and it was great to see a mix of highly technical CNC and hands on workmanship.