Sheet metal components & processes
Members with this Capability
Aero Metals Alliance (AMA)
Provides materials and supply chain management services to the world’s leading aerospace companies. We currently operate form Fourteen Service Centres in five countries through the Americas, Europe and Asia Pacific.
This enables us to aggregate demand across a single supply chain on behalf of the world’s leading OEMs whilst at the same time providing a truly responsive local service to meet the needs of individual sub-contractors anywhere in the world.
Aero Metals Alliance includes some of the world’s leading metal suppliers; Gould Alloys, Service Centres Aero, Wilsons, Sunshine Metals and Progressive Alloy. Together, these companies deliver a complete range of aerospace and high performance metal products from ten destinations across the globe. Our intention will be to grow this alliance by introducing partners who can add value to the global aerospace industry.
Capabilities: Fixed Wing; Rotary Wing; Machining; Alloys; Metals; Sheet metal components & processes; Speciality metals; Landing Gear
An established UK Defence SME with a global reach, specialising in rugged electronics packaging, display systems, low signature cathodic protection and subcontract manufacturing. Product ranges include:
- Electronics Cabinets and Enclosures
- Multifunction Operator consoles,
- Panel PC and LCD displays
- Low Signature Cathodic Protection Systems
These products are designed and manufactured by Aish Technologies in its modern, secure facility in Poole, England. Aish products benefit from a number of core competencies:
- Electronics hardware integration
- Protection of electronics in harsh environments
- Signature management relating to corrosion protection
- Design of rugged operator workstations and displays
- Post design and support services
- Value engineering and design for production
- Water cooling for naval and military systems
Customers that have taken advantage of Aish Technologies’ unique blend of experience and innovation include BAE Systems, Thales, Lockheed Martin, SEA, Babcock, Electric Boat and Force Protection.
Capabilities: Mechanical components; Wiring,cables; Engineering; Fabrication; Mechanical assembly; Sheet metal components & processes; Electro mechanical,electronic manufacture; Electronic technology; Heat exchangers; AS 9200; Containers; Electromagnetic compatibility; Engineering and mechanical; Human factors; Hardware design; Control panels; Switches and switchgear; Racks,racking; Processing systems,equipment; Boat communications; Vibration analysis and testing; Underwater equipment; Marine engineering equipment; Electronic engineering equipment; Electromagnetic shielding ,protection equipment; Webbing; Vibration mountings; Ship lighting; Ship stabilization equipment; Anchors; Ship propulsion and controls; Integrated circuits; Replenishment-at-Sea; Keyboards; EMC,Tempest design; Ruggedised products; Ruggedised; Monitors; Control desks,consoles
ASP is an international supplier of raw material in the form of tube, special extrusions, bar, sheet, plate as well as components. Specialising in high performance aluminium alloys and other advanced alloys (including titanium, magnesium and an exclusive range of bespoke powder metallurgy alloys).
ASP holds AS9100C/ISO9001 and ISO 14001.
Capabilities: Engineering; Fabrication; Machining; Alloys; Metals; Sheet metal components & processes; Speciality metals; Plating; Forming; Precision machinery and components; Tubes
Applus Aerospace UK Ltd is a provider of NDT inspection services for the Aerospace, Defence and Automotive industry. With 4 sites in the UK we provide both an on site and test house service to clients. We hold approvals from most aerospace primes and offer Dye penetrant, Magnetic particle, Ultrasonic, X-Ray and Eddy current inspections. Our on wing department is able to assist with all A.O.G. and pre planned inspections throughout the UK and Europe. We hold approvals for most Aerospace primes inc NADCAP, ISO and are members of BINDT
Capabilities: Metals; Sheet metal components & processes; Test facilities; Composite materials; Tensile,compression testing; Inspection equipment; Non-destructive testing equipment
Since being founded in 1956, Beagle Technology Group has been involved with the development and support of many major programmes across all market sectors and has invested heavily in incorporating technology across the business. Our expertise lies in the creation of value added niche engineering from concept to supply.
Beagle Technology Group designs and manufactures metallic and composite parts and structures, as well as highly finished components for the Aerospace, Marine and Defence markets.
Capabilities: Engines; Fixed Wing; UAV; Airframes; Aircraft components; Pipes,ducts,hoses; Mechanical components; Wiring,cables; AS 9100; CAA approved; Customer approved; EASA approved; Coatings,treatments; Engineering; Fabrication; Machining; Manufacture; Mechanical assembly; Project management; Design; Aerospace consultancy; BS EN ISO 9001:2000; NATO , MoD approved; Pneumatic & hydraulics; Alloys; Metals; Sheet metal components & processes; Speciality metals; Structural,smart; ISO 9001; ITAR approved; OEM Approved; Surface engineering; Logistics; Test facilities; BS EN ISO 14001:2004; Training consultancy; Composite materials; Tooling; ISO 14001; Cockpit systems,equipment; Lubricants & solvents; Supply chain management; Adhesives; Plating; Treatment; Doors; Fans and blowers; Testing,certification; IPC 610 Class 1; EFQM; ISO registered; Forming; NADCAP; UAV systems; Signature reduction equipment,systems; NAMAS; Pressing; Rubber mouldings components; Structural engineering; Engineering and mechanical; Weapons storage; Gas turbine engines and accessories; Spares agency,parts supply; Ship,boat builders
Caparo Accles and Pollock are part of the global and diverse Caparo Group of Companies.
Manufactures of precision manipulated and coiled tube assemblies for high integrity applications in sectors such as; power generation, aerospace, scientific, marine, oil and gas.
Diameters range from ? to 8 in materials such as Stainless Steel, High Alloy Steels, Titanium, Aluminium and Inconel.
Main products include rigid and flexible pipes, aerospace ducts, tube coils, convoluted tube and bespoke tubular products supplied with full product traceability.
Capabilities include: CNC multi-stack tube bending facilities integrated with non contact co-ordinate measuring equipment. End forming. The latest technology manual, automated and laser welding housed in a class 10000 clean room. Brazing. Super cleaning processes including ultra-sonic cleaning. NDT facilities including: radiography, fluorescent penetrant inspection and magnetic particle inspection (CTT).
Caparo Accles and Pollock hold approvals such as AS9100, NADCAP, ISO9001, TS16949 and numerous customer approvals including Rolls Royce.
Currently employing some 100 skilled engineers, sheet metal technicians and welding specialists, Chinn is one of the UK’s most technically advanced assembly manufacturers, specialising in low volume, complex components and precision machined lightweight structures for the aerospace, marine and engineering industries.
The company can produce structural and turned components up to the largest sizes required by its customers as well as large scale aluminium, stainless steel, titanium and rare alloy assemblies. Fully conversant with the latest reverse engineering techniques. Chinn also works with customers to provide quality assured repair and overhaul services.
Darchem Engineering Limited is a world class Engineering Company providing products and services primarily to meet the needs of its customers for engineered solutions to high temperature/thermal engineering problems.
From its inception in 1954 the company has developed into a world leader in its chosen fields. Darchem Engineering is a wholly-owned subsidiary of USA quoted company, Esterline Technologies Corporation.
Darchem is a market leader in the design, manufacture (and if required installation) of a wide range of high integrity engineered products in stainless steel and titanium as well as thermal insulation systems for aerospace, motorsport, marine defence, nuclear and oil & gas applications.
Force Development Services (FDS) Limited is a leading UK SME and specialist manufacturer of Deployable, Lightweight, Modular Armour solutions for Ballistic and Blast Protection, and for manufacturing of Specialist Laddering and Entry Systems to enable rapid extraction, intervention and protection of Military, Security and Civilian personnel and are used by Defence and Law Enforcement agencies worldwide. FDS also provides conversion services for land vehicles and platforms required for specialist operations. FDS Capabilities also include training services for civil aerospace operations and training & simulator hardware systems and equipment for the defence and civil sectors.
Capabilities: Engineering; Fabrication; Mechanical assembly; Alloys; Metals; Sheet metal components & processes; Speciality metals; Structural,smart; Electro mechanical,electronic manufacture; Composite materials; Weapon systems; Warning systems; Windscreen systems; Wheels; Plating; Rubber; Plastics and plastic coated components; Electromagnetic compatibility; Pressing; Structural engineering; Tank,track vehicles and components; Aircraft armament; Construction,civil engineering; Night observation systems,equipment; Systems integration; Alarm detection; Cannon; Guns and gun equipment; Sighting systems,equipment; Armoured; Guided weapon systems,equipment; Magnetic and non-magnetic components; Aerial surveillance systems,equipment; Electromagnetic shielding ,protection equipment; Anti submarine; Fire resistant materials; Fire protection,prevention; Modular,portable buildings; Workshops and equipment; Timbers,wood; Protective construction design; Fencing; Chaff,chaff dispensers; Welding equipment; De-humidifiers; Mechanical equipment; Mines and mine warfare equipment; Deception equipment; Anti ship,air; Alarm systems,equipment; Ladders,staging equipment; Muzzle velocity measuring equipment; Ballistics instrumentation; Airport,port,transport security; Counter surveillance systems,equipment; Perimeter protection,security; Electronic monitoring systems; Armour; Mounted lighting; Security; Covert systems,equipment; Communications; Command,control vehicles; Location,tracking sytems; Break glass detection systems,equipment; Air conditioning systems; Fire fighting vehicles; Grilles,shutters
At Frazer-Nash, our consultants apply their expertise and know-how to develop, enhance and protect our clients’ critical assets, systems and processes.
We are renowned for our work in the defence, aerospace, transport, nuclear, marine, renewable energy, oil and gas sectors, and our electrical and electronic engineering and security and resilience expertise.
We support major programmes through the complete life cycle and provide support directly to government procurement and research agencies, and to industry. The company is active across the Defence, Aerospace and Security sectors.
The skills we provide to these industries include: systems engineering to define requirements, support development and manage the acceptance of systems; assurance to ensure risks are adequately captured and managed; technical and engineering disciplines to assess and improve performance. We have also evolved skills to help other organisations to improve their performance, in areas such as business resilience, information assurance, investment due diligence and organisational development.
Hempel Special Metals ltd stands for over 50 years of experience with high performance materials.
We offer a broad based selection of stock including Titanium and Nickel Alloys in all semi finished / finished forms, sawing, laser and plasma cutting is available. Tailored packages are also available.
Approvals Include: AS/EN9120, Agusta Westand Helicopters, ISO9001 -2010
Using advanced engineering polymers and processing techniques, Industrial Precision Components Ltd, trading as IPC Mouldings, is an AS9100 accredited provider of technical solutions for global industries.
Operating machines from 60 to 700 tonnes, IPC is continually investing in new equipment, processes and technology to ensure a sustainable future.
IPC is committed to producing work of the highest standard and specification, maintaining excellence in delivery and quality through a balanced scorecard with five years results maintained at 99% and above.
The company’s location in Greater Belfast allows excellent access to road and sea facilities, easing distribution to mainland Britain, Europe and worldwide.
Capabilities: AS 9100; Sheet metal components & processes; ISO 9001; EFQM; Plastics and plastic coated components; Displays; General
Kaman Composite Structures UK Ltd provides composite and metal bonded parts, including tooling for the commercial and military aerospace market. Together with its sister companies in Connecticut, Vermont and Wichita USA plus Goa, India it is ISO9001, AS9100 and Nadcap accredited for composites processing. Methods include lay-up, autoclave, oven curing, RTM, metal bonding, painting, and assembly. Products include aircraft doors, flight control surfaces, winglets, lightweight fairings, missile components, etc.. Kaman Tooling Ltd has opened a new 30,000sq ft Tooling centre of excellence to design and manufacture mold and rout tooling, trim jigs, assembly and transportation fixtures and work stations. This includes a new 20 metre 5-axis CNC Gantry for machining Invar, aluminium and steel. Kaman Fabricated Products Ltd provides sheet metal aerospace fabrications and assemblies for military and civil platforms.
Capabilities: Airframes; Aircraft components; Fabrication; Mechanical assembly; Sheet metal components & processes; Composite materials; Forming; Cabinets
Headquartered in the UK, Meggitt Plc is a global engineering group specialising in extreme environment components and smart sub-systems for aerospace, defence and energy markets.
Some 11,000 people are employed across manufacturing facilities in Asia, Europe and North America and regional bases in Brazil, India and the Middle East.
Meggitt’s civil aerospace presence covers large commercial transports, regional aircraft, business jets, helicopters and general aviation.
Its defence markets cover all military aircraft types, land systems, naval platforms and aerial, land-based and marine threat simulation training and weapons systems development. The firearms element of this capability extends into law enforcement and security organisations.
The group’s growing presence in energy is driven by our core fluid controls, heat management and sensing and monitoring capabilities, many of which are deployed to help reduce the maintenance costs, fuel consumption and carbon emissions of industrial gas and steam turbines.
Mitsubishi Materials develops innovative tools of the highest quality, precision and functionality.
Our product portfolio spans across the range of high value machining such as general turning, milling and drilling applications, in addition to other specialised tools for aerospace industries.
Our very latest cutting tool technology, Miracle Sigma, gives the highest performance precision and tool wear with sharp cutting edges and innovative coating technology for wear resistance.
Our customers directly benefit from our class leading products through raising productivity and reducing inventory costs.
Capabilities: Engineering; Machining; Alloys; Metals; Sheet metal components & processes; Speciality metals; ISO 9001; Composite materials; ISO 14001; Torches; Pressing; Electromagnetic shielding ,protection equipment; Radioactive waste management
MSM aerospace fabricators is a leading SME manufacturer specialising in complex forming and welding of high temperature metals. MSM has a 75 year heritage in the manufacture and repair of aerospace components such as bleed air ducts, anti-ice piccolo tubes, ozone converters, intakes and exhausts, nacelle and heat exchanger fabrications, fuel, oil and water tanks.
MSM offers specialist capabilities in hydrofrom pressing and bulge forming in titanium and inconel metals, 5 axis laser profiling, laser welding and TiG and spot & seam resistance welding. EASA145 approved Maintenance, Repair & Overhaul (MRO) facility offers a unique service of weld and sheet metal repairs to nacelle components. AS9100, Nadcap, EASA and 20+ OEM quality approvals.
Peli-Hardigg Advanced Case Solutions with more than 500 sizes, Peli-Hardigg Technical Packaging division designs and manufactures reusable shipping and storage cases and containers for Weapons, Missiles, Aero Engines and spares meeting the most extreme operating conditions. An experienced team of over 30 engineers and technicians meet customer specifications and anticipate deployment conditions. Peli has tapped into over 30 years of customisation experience and a business model that executes on the promise whatever the customer wants. Rack Mount Cases, lightweight, compact cases offer protection for hard drives and servers and boast significantly better shock performance than the competition. Specialty products are well engineered portable workspace solutions. These include portable desks and storage chests to keep all your supplies safe and organised. Peli Products the Europe, Middle East and Africa Headquarters of Pelican Products, Inc., the global leader in design and manufacture of both high-performance case solutions and advanced portable lighting systems.
Petards provide a range of specialist engineering services to the defence sector. The company has established a strong reputation for being a responsive, flexible and reliable partner in delivering challenging military programmes. Petards excels in the disciplines of Communications and Information Systems, Ruggedised Electronic Control Systems, Electronic Countermeasure Systems and in the provision of Engineering Services to the UK MOD and other NATO Countries.
Capabilities: Cabin management systems,equipment; Aircraft components; Connectors; Fasteners; Wiring,cables; Customer approved; Engineering; Fabrication; Manufacture; Aftermarket support (MRO); Distribution; Project management; Design; Communication systems,equipment; Aerospace consultancy; Electrical components; Optical Fibres; BS EN ISO 9001:2000; NATO , MoD approved; Drives,transmission; Engine components; Alloys; Metals; Sheet metal components & processes; Speciality metals; Structural,smart; ITAR approved; OEM Approved; Logistics; Electro mechanical,electronic manufacture; Test facilities; BS EN ISO 14001:2004; Electronic technology; Training consultancy; Composite materials; ISO 14001; ISO 9001:2003; Defence systems; Navigation systems,equipment; Weapon systems; Auxiliary power supplies and equipments; Warning systems; Temperature control equipment; Generators; Fans and blowers; Payloads; Test equipment; Labelling systems and services; Testing,certification; Optical systems,equipment,components; Rubber; ISO registered; Batteries; Computer components; Wires and wiring; Containers; Connectors electrical; Ducting; Plastics and plastic coated components; Electromagnetic compatibility; Rubber mouldings components; Maintenance management services; Structural engineering; Engineering and mechanical; Human factors; Data communication; Highways,links; Data network; Tank,track vehicles and components; Communications consultancy; Hardware design; Maritime transport; Post design services; Risk assessment; Safety analysis; Software modelling; Capacitors; Control panels; Fuses; Storage facilities; Stock control; Packaging equipment,materials; Freight forwarding; Packaging components and equipment; Aerials,antenna; Masts,towers; Acquisition,logging,recording,telemetry; Data recorders; Processing systems,equipment; Communications test equipment; Electrical test equipment; Electronic test equipment; Availability services; Contract pricing,negotiating,bidding; Information systems,technology consultancy; Technology transfer; Software design; Boat communications; Intercommunication equipment; Audio communication; Headphones,headsets; Software testing and validation; Vibration analysis and testing; Air traffic control; Test beds,rigs; Command,control systems; Tactical information; Electrical components; Electro optical equipment and engineering; Armoured protection components; Magnetic and non-magnetic components; Encryption systems,equipment,services; Combat engineering equipment; Electric power supply equipment; Electric vehicles and components; Converters; Electronic engineering equipment; Frequency changers; Portable power packs; Tools; Calibration devices; Printed circuits; RF components and sub systems; Circuit boards; Electromagnetic shielding ,protection equipment; CCTV; Fault diagnosis equipment; Tensile,compression testing; Infra red systems; Condition monitoring; Displays; Targets, ranges and management; Air combat simulation; Air traffic control simulation; Data simulation; Radar simulation; Telemetry equipment; Monitoring; Computers; EMC,Tempest products; Vibration mountings; Defence technology transfer; Proposal, tender preparation; Maritime security; Build-to-print electro,mechanical equipment; Servo systems and components; Configuration management; Cladding protection and deception equipment; Amplifiers; Fibre optic equipment; Microprocessors; Plugs and sockets; Semi conductors; Solenoids; Decoys; Microphones,broadcast equipment; Telephone systems,equipment; Digital receivers; Infra red equipment,materials; Pallets; Transmissions; Integrated circuits; Specialist; Resistors; Weapon carriage; Defence acquisition and support systems; High voltage equipment; Action data; Transponders; Couplings; Power conversion machinery; Deck equipment; Cathodic protection equipment; Barcode systems,equipment; Television services; Security; Digital video links; Mobile data; Dispatch management; Asset tracking,management; Communication training; Software; Procurement consultancy; Management systems; Protection,security systems,equipment; Life cycle costing; Managed services; Fleet management systems; Perimeter protection,security; Systems engineering; Obsolescence management; Video inspection equipment; EMC,Tempest design; Tagging systems asset,vehicle; Communications; Jamming equipment; Communication installation,integration; GSM mobile phone detectors; Computers; Cameras systems,equipment; Data protection; Automated number plate recognition systems; Digital CCTV surveillance networks; Battery charging systems,equipment; TETRA systems,equipment; Road policing and safety camera enforcement; Video search equipment; Systems,equipment rental; Ruggedised products; Ruggedised; Automated data capture; Data recovery; Electronic counter measure training; Data conversion services; Automated notification systems; Computer telephony integration; Radio,video carrying systems; Safety engineering; EOD software; Digital signal processing; Electronic warefare simulation; Installation design, intergration,certification; Compounds,cages; Reliability analysis and testing; Uninterruptable power supplies; Enhancements systems,equipment; Displays data; Intelligent character recognition; Radio alarms; Control desks,consoles; Portable alarm systems,equipment; Transporter transceiver equipment; Test Capabiltiy; Electrical Systems (includes IFE & IFC,Lighting, Monitoring & Comms); Misc. Furnishings & Fixings; General