Latest Projects

4
Aug
2014

Automated Fiberglass Trimming 

Custom built automated cutter for trimming waste material from fiberglass products. It was designed to clamp the product and cut it safely and securely, it also has adjustability to allow the product to be cut at different thicknesses, with a PLC programmed and optimised to achieve the suitable cutting and return speeds.

14
Nov
2013

Jigging fixtures

  A variety of clamping fixtures were CNC machined from nylon to allow for holding a range of extruded plastic parts securely for deburring operations.

25
Mar
2013

Testing Unit

We developed a testing unit which checks for wear of printed ink on plastic tubing. The unit is powered by a programmable pneumatic system and is made up of machined aluminium and steel components for positioning and clamping of the tubing whilst it is tested, it is also designed to allow for interchangeable inserts for a range of different sized tubing.

11
Aug
2012

Concept Design

A research and design project developed for a metal postioning and forming process to be incorporated into a production line. The concept was then built up into a CAD model.

5
Jun
2010

Installation of Hurco VMX64t

We have a new Hurco VMX64t 3axis CNC Mill installed in our machining workshop. This gives us the capabilities for machining within the large bed size of 1625mm x 875mm, and able to carry up to 2tonnes.

12
Feb
2004

Plastic Hauloff Machine

These custom built haul-off machine are designed for use in the plastic industry. Lay flat materials are hauled through from their original suppliers crate by the machine, passing through a series of rollers, and slitting knives which remove the protective film from both sides of the product. Then finally the slit product is fed unto the table ready for […]

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