Technical Information

Specialising in medium to heavy turning, with a maximum diameter of 2 metres and a maximum length of 4.87 metres, we offer a precision engineering service in conventional turning, milling, and drilling.

What We Do

Turning

Material removal and refining

Milling

High precision multi-tasking machining

C.N.C.

Capable of turning of up to 3m in length

Drilling

Solutions for the most demanding applications

Fitting

Matching machine part preparation

Machine Capacity List

Broadbent Granor: Dia 84.25″ / 2140mm Max Swing

Swift Centre Lathe: Dia 82.5″ / 2095mm over gap – 56″ / 1422mm over bed – 42.125″ / 1070mm over Saddle – 16ft / 4877mm between centres – 21.75″ / 552mm gap.

DSG Centre Lathe: Dia 53″ / 1346mm over gap – 33″ / 838mm over bed – 23″ / 584mm over saddle – 6ft / 1828mm between centres – 19″ / 482mm gap.

DSG Centre Lathe: Dia 52.25″ / 1327mm over gap – 33″ / 838mm over bed – 21.75″ / 552mm over saddle – 11ft / 3352mm between centres.

DSG Centre Lathe: Dia 38″ / 965mm over bed – 24″ / 609mm over saddle – 18ft / 5486mm between centres.

DSG Centre Lathe: Dia 24″ / 609mm over bed – 10ft / 3048mm between centres.

DSG Centre Lathe: Dia 27″ / 685mm over bed – 36″ / 914mm Face Plate – 17″ / 431mm over saddle – 62″ / 1575mm between centres.

DSG Centre Lathe: Dia 24″ / 609mm over gap – 12″ / 304mm over saddle – 3ft / 914mm between centres

Colchester Centre Lathe: Dia 30″ / 762mm over gap – 15″ / 381mm over saddle
10ft / 3038mm between centres – 7″ / 177mm gap.

Kendall & Gent Vertical Miller: 30″ under head – working surface table of 8ft x 2ft 6″ (2438 x 762) – Longitudinal travel 6ft 2″ (1880mm)

Parkson Horizontal Miller: Centre of spindle to table 20.5″ / 520mm –
18.5″ / 470mm Vertical Travel – 15.5″ / 394mm Cross slide travel – 42.5″ / 1079mm Longitudinal travel – 75″ / 1905mm Table Length – 18.5″ / 470mm Table width

Parkson Vertical Miller: 14″ / 355mm Vertical Travel – 8.5″ / 216mm Cross slide travel – 27.5″ / 698mm Longitudinal travel – 51″ / 1905mm Table Length – 12.5″ / 317mm Table width

Gate Vertical Miller: 18″ / 475mm under head – 42″ / 1066mm longitudinal traverse – 14″ / 355mm cross traverse

Butler Shaper: 26″ / 660mm stroke

Asquith Radial arm drills: 1 off 60″ / 1524mm arm, 1 off 72″ / 1828mm arm

Various Pillar drills, Sawing, Welding, Fitting and Painting Facilities

Lifting capacity: Five overhead cranes 3 off @ 5 tones, 2 off @10 tons

Fork Lift Truck

You won’t find better

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We're Experienced Engineers

Metric Engineers Ltd is a sub contract engineering company which has been established in the Bolton area for over 50 years.

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We're Versatile and Adaptable

We can machine virtually any material, ferrous or non-ferrous to your requirements.

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And Our Quality is Assured

All of our work is backed up by our ISO9001:2015 Quality Assurance.

Delivery

Transport of up to 1.4 tons can by made by ourselves and over 1.4 tons can be arranged if needed to suit customer requirements

Contact Us

Turner Bridge, Tonge Moor Road, Bolton. BL2 2DJ

01204 396853

info@metricengineers.co.uk