Advanced Materials Plant Lists

You can browse our complete list of Advanced Materials equipment below, or jump straight to a division here:

To see our full company plant list, including our machinery for Advanced Machining, Additive Manufacturing and our full range of Inspection kit, visit our main Plant List page.

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Autoclaves

LBBC Autoclave Aerospace Grade 1 (x1)

Premier Autoclaves
LBBC Autoclave Aerospace Grade 1
2000mm diameter x 3500mm length
Forced cooling, 7barG and 200°c
SCADA Control Manager Control System

LBBC Autoclave (x1)

Aireville Engineering
LBBC Autoclave
950mm diameter x 1450mm length
6.2barG 210°c
SCADA Control Manager Control System

LBBC Autoclave (x1)

Premier Autoclaves
Refurbished LBBC Autoclave
1200mm x 2500mm Vessel Size (internal dimensions)
Prodigy Control System
7.5barG Pressure (Non-Cooling)
6 vacuum zones

Multi-Axis

CMS Ares 3626 5-Axis (x1)

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CMS Ares 3626 5-Axis (x1)
Overhead Travelling Tool Gantry
32-Tool Capacity Tool Changer
CNC Control
Double Doors to Fully Enclosed Machining Area
3640 x 2370mm Table
Envelope Size (mm): X: 4800 / Y: 2600 / Z: 1200

CMS Ares 3618 5-Axis (x2)

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CMS Ares 3618 5-Axis (x2)
Overhead Travelling Tool Gantry
32-Tool Capacity Tool Changer
CNC Control
Double Doors to Fully Enclosed Machining Area
Envelope Size (mm): X: 3600 / Y: 1800 / Z: 1200

CMS Antares 2615 5-Axis (x1)

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CMS Antares 2615 5-Axis (x1)
Overhead Travelling Tool Gantry
32-Tool Capacity Tool Changer
CNC Control
Double Doors to Fully Enclosed Machining Area
Envelope Size (mm): X: 2600 / Y: 1500 / Z: 1200

CMS Antares 2615 PX5 5-Axis (x1)

CMS Antares 2615 PX5 5-Axis (x1)
Overhead Travelling Tool Gantry
32-Tool Capacity Tool Changer
CNC Control
Double Doors to Fully Enclosed Machining Area
Envelope Size (mm): X: 2600 / Y: 1500 / Z: 1200

DMU EV050 (x2)

DMU EV050 (x2)
Linear 5 axis
30 tool station
18000 Spindle
Laser and touch probing
Envelope Size (mm): X: 500 / Y: 450 / Z: 400

Fanuc Robodrill T21i (x3)

Fanuc Robodrill T21i (x3)
3 Axis CNC Machining Centre
Spindle speed 10000 rpm
Envelope Size (mm): X: 700 / Y: 400 / Z: 330

FV125A 3 Axis Mill (x1)

FV125A 3 Axis Mill (x1)
Spindle 10,000
Envelope Size (mm): X: 1270 / Y: 520 / Z: 540

Bond Preparation

Guyson F1400 Dry Blasting Cabinet (x1)

Guyson F1400 Dry Blasting Cabinet (x1)

  • 591 x 815 x 560mm
Gen Lab Oven (x1)

Gen Lab Oven (x1)

  • MINO/40/TDIG
  • 40 - 250°C
  • 40L Capacity
Astec Fume Cupboard (x1)

Astec Fume Cupboard (x1)

  • Sensair MC322
  • 670 x 770 x 1170mm
Vapormatt Panther Wet Blaster (x1)

Vapormatt Panther Wet Blaster (x1)

  • 1300 x 700 x 1750mm
  • Component envelope 500mm diameter
  • 50kg Load Capacity
Vapormate Wet Blaster (x1)

Vapormate Wet Blaster (x1)

  • 700 x 720 x 1600mm
  • Component envelope 400mm diameter
  • 25kg Load Capacity

 

DK Sonic Ultrasonic Cleaner (x1)

DK Sonic Ultrasonic Cleaner (x1)

  • 6L Tank Capacity
  • 180W Cleaning Power
  • 40KHz Cleaning Frequency
  • 300 x 153 x 150mm

 

RS Pro Ultrasonic Cleaner (x1)

RS Pro Ultrasonic Cleaner (x1)

  • 6L Tank Capacity
  • 150W Cleaning Power
  • 40KHz Cleaning Frequency
  • 275 x 130mm

 

Preparation, Finishing and Facilities

Rowley Spray Booth

Rowley Aero-Eco Spray Booth
7m x 4m, 11,000m3/H
Direct Gas Heating Plant

Freezer Room

Bespoke 7m x 4m Freezer Room
-20°c maintained temperature

 

Blackman & White Genesis-V cutting machine

Blackman & White Genesis-V cutting machine
Integrated vacuum system with zoning
Drag Knife and pen marking
Cut pilot, Alpha Cam and I-Digit Operating

 

Clean Rooms (x2)

2 x ISO 8 Clean Rooms

 

Software

Siemens NX (x7)

Siemens NX software is a flexible and powerful integrated solution that delivers the next generation of design, simulation, and manufacturing solutions, so we can deliver better products faster and more efficiently.

NX is an integrated toolset that coordinates disciplines, preserves data integrity and design intent, and streamlines the entire process.

Vericut Software (x2)

VERICUT is the world’s leading CNC simulation, verification & optimisation software. It simulates all types of CNC machine tools, runs standalone, and can also be integrated with all leading CAM systems.

Inspection

3D Romer Arm 7525 (x 2)

3D Romer Arm 7525 (x2)
Point repeatability: 0.027mm
Probing volumetric accuracy: +/- 0.038mm
Laser scanning accuracy: 0.020mm (2 magma value)

3D Romer Arm 8525 (x 1)

3D Romer Arm 8525 (x1)
Point repeatability: 0.027mm
Probing volumetric accuracy: +/- 0.038mm
Laser scanning accuracy: 0.020mm (2 magma value)