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
Material removal and refining
High precision multi-tasking machining
Capable of turning of up to 3m in length
Solutions for the most demanding applications
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
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.
We're Versatile and Adaptable
We can machine virtually any material, ferrous or non-ferrous to your requirements.
And Our Quality is Assured
All of our work is backed up by our ISO9001:2015 Quality Assurance.
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