WES Hardmetal Engineering is a precision subcontract manufacturer specialising in complex parts and exotic materials.
From aluminium to tungsten carbide, we use a range of engineering processes to achieve regular tolerances of 4 microns for industries such as
Automotive, Motorsport, Oil and Gas, Canning, Tooling, medical, General and Special Purpose Engineering.
Whether it be 1-off prototypes to full productions runs,our team of highly skilled precision engineers and have over 30 years of experience and will ensure the design, development and manufacturing of components is tailored to your business requirements.
With a Modern machine shop, constantly being upgraded, we offer
3, 4 and 5 axis CNC Milling
CNC Turning with y axis live tooling
Lapping and polishing
Heat treatment and finishing
Inspection using CMN, VISON and conventional methods
Although we are specialists in machining of Tungsten carbide, Tantalum, Inconel, alloy steels and other exotics, we work with most common engineering materials from polymers to metallics.
Gun Arms - Cast
Shunts and Busbars
Shanks / Adaptors
Weld guns and hanging assemblies
Punches and dies
Nozzles and Seaming Rollers
Injection Moulding Dies
General Tooling and Precision Wear Parts
Wire Drawing Dies and Floating Plugs
Oil and Gas Industry
Nuclear Fission and Fusion
Tungsten Carbide Components
Mechanical Seal Rings
AgieCharmilles Wire CUT 30P
X,Y,Z Travel 600 X 400 X 350mm
AgieCharmilles Wire CUT 20P
X,Y,Z Travel 350 X 250 X 250mm
AgieCharmilles Form 20 Spark Eroder
AgieCharmilles Form 200 Spark Eroder
With 30 Tool autochanger
Our range of Wire and Spark Eroders are all guaranteed +/- 0.003mm accuracy with 0.002mm repeatability and Fikus Visualcam support.
Haas VF4 Superspeed
Haas VF2 Superspeed
HAAS UMC 750
Full 5 axis machining centre
XYZ Prototrak LPM
785mm x 470mm x 530mm travel
Haas Machining Centres 3 and 4 Axis CNC vertical machining centres.
Haas TM1 CNC tool room mill
XYZ DPM 4000 & 5000
ProtoTrak AGE 3 programming with Auto Geometry
Various other CNC and manual milling machines
Robbi OMICRON CNC Universal Grinding machine
Including a C Axis with interpolation and a fully programmable rotating wheel and work head
Full range of Internal, External, Surface, Profile, and Universal Grinders
All grinders have Mitutoyo PM (0.001mm readout) and DRO’s fitted as standard.
Heald 355 Dia (14" x 600mm (24")
Long bore and CNC Horizontal automated sawing machine
2 X Mori Seiki CNC Twin Spindle Mill/Turn
Sub spindle machine with 5HP driven tooling. 80mm bar feed, 356mm turning dia. × 705mm long.
Colchester Tornado High Speed lathe
Sub spindle machine with driven tooling
XYZ Proturn SLX 555
Large capacity lathe
CNC Lathe with C Axis driven tooling
With multi bar feed.
XYZ Proturn TRL41OVS
CNC Centre lathe. ProTrak LX2 Programming, Dickson S3QC tool post.
Colchester VS Triumph
With Heidenhain VRZ779 3 axis DRO.
With Mitutoya DRO, ITS Erowa work-holder, 4 way quick change tool post and rear post.
Harrison Centre Lathe
Centre lathe with programmable Mitutoya DRO.
Herbert and Ward
Lapping and Polishing
15" Lapping machine
2 x Rotary Polishing Heads
Laser Marking system
Programmable Indentation machine
Mitutoyo Euro-M 544
3 AXIS cmm. Accuracy within +/- 0.0015mm. Full range of insection equipment.
Vision Engineering Dual optical microscope
Full inspection facilities and ISO 9001 Quality Approval
Some of our other general equipment...
50 and 100 ton vertical hydraulic press
Rotary gun arm bending machine
Shunt making cell with special CNC machine
Heat treatment and hardness testing facilities
Full range of support equipment
including: CNC sawing, welding, brazing,
bead-blasting, Wet blasting and assembly
Treleigh Industrial Estate
Jon Davey Drive
- Number of employees
- 31 - 50