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Our Services

As well as general machining of production parts we produce one offs, prototypes and repairs to damaged/worn parts from wide a range of sectors, plant types and materials.​  

 

We also offer a spark eroding service for tap/broken tool removal and Mag drilling. 

These services can be carried out in-house or on site.

 

Tool Sales

We have a range of surplus tooling available including non-standard taps and large drills/reamers. 

Also a large surplus of Capstan tooling, Coventry die boxes and chasers.

Single Source / Project Management

To complement our own capacity, we work with a network of trusted colleagues to provide a complete package, including:

  • Machine / plant moving

  • Coded welding

  • Specialist fabrication

  • Powder coating

  • Pattern making

  • Gear cutting

  • Plating

  • Heat treatment

  • Any extra large machining

  • 3D printing / rapid prototyping

  • Metrology and reverse engineering

CNC MACHINING

3 axis Vertical Machining Centre

Axis travel:  1650mm x 700mm x 700mm with capacity to take 2 tonne

Spindle: 50 international taper

 

4 axis Vertical Machining Centre

Axis travel:  1000mm x 500mm x 500mm

Spindle: 45 international taper

Mechanical technician operating program

CNC Lathe

CNC turning using our Mazak Quick Turn series, high performance turning centre that make complex parts accurately and with reduced set up time.  Equipped with the new Smooth Mill Drive turret with BMT or VDI tooling interface and 5000 or 10000rpm capability.

Axis travel:  190mm x 575mm
Swing diameter 525mm
Turning diameter 300mm
Turning length 497mm
Bar machining 64mm

Wire Eroding

Wire Erosion EDM (Electrical Discharge Machining) is an extremely precise time saving and cost effective method of cutting, shaping and re-sizing hard or soft, electrically conductive materials

Axis travel:  400mm x 300mm x 400 mm

Capable of tapers up to 30 degrees

Accurate to 3 microns

 
 

CONVENTIONAL MACHINING

Turning

Various Lathes providing small and large turning capacity, capable of swinging up to 1.5 metres and 3 metres between centres, including full length copying.

Also, No. 2 capstan with bar feed (40mm)

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Milling

We have a variety of milling machines including horizontal, vertical and universal, giving us the capacity to mill up to 1.5 metres actual traverse length.

Horizontal Boring

Capable of line boring, rotary milling, radial lay facing and up to 1 tonne loading

 

Drilling

Radial and pillar drill capacity to drill up to 75mm diameter.

 

Slotting

Capable of up to 20mm width

 

Grinding

Surface Grinding

Cylindrical Grinding - up to 1500 mm in length (5 feet) long

Tool and Cutter Grinding - We carry out all regrinds and manufacture of special tooling

 

WELDING & FABRICATION

MIG and ARC welding,

Soldering and Brazing, including cast iron.

 

Steel and stainless steel fabrications to customer specification.  Any size considered.

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DESIGN & CONSULTANCY

Design for manufacture (DFM)

From contributing to small DFM ideas to a complete design to end product package from customer brief.

 

Toolmaking

We specialise in one-offs and research & development work.

Engineering Sketch

Design Services

Evaluation of drawings, creation and assessment of 2D/3D models against client specification and requirements.

 

Design and manufacture solutions for Jigs & Fixtures, Tooling and Plant improvements.

Advisory

Recommendations and improvements for cost reductions and increased production in manufacturing environments.

Prototyping

Specification and development of a prototype for approval, using computer modelling to program CAM.

Manufacture

From one offs as above to batch work for process proving and Statiscal Process Control (SPC).