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Kempston Ltd

4 - East Midlands and East Anglia

Profile

Kempston Limited is a major supplier of precision sheet metal components and assemblies to companies within the United Kingdom, Channel Islands and Europe. Our manufacturing capabilities utilise the latest technology throughout all production processes, in order to provide large and small batch quantities, with short lead times at very competitive prices.

In many cases our customers use us as a single source supplier, with the confidence to take a design through its development stage, on to prototyping, to finally volume production. Having all manufacturing processes in house enables Kempston Limited to achieve quality, delivery and continuing market place changing demands.

Services

Machine Shop:

Our Machine Shop facility allows Kempston Limited to offer, single source solutions to customer design requirements. Utilising materials including Aluminium, Steel, Brass and Copper, we are able to produce machined components in parallel with our sheet metal facility.

Our capabilities comprise of precision machining, turning, sawing, drilling, tool making and prototype development. Maintaining all operation independence, ensures we can offer a one stop solution on machined assemblies, fabrication and specialised tooling.

Being an efficient medium sized manufacturer we offer an innovative, unique and responsive service, especially for orders requiring specialisation and adaptability, which we believe provides comfort to larger businesses seeking a subcontracted partner.

Welding & Fabrication:

Our modern welding facility is well placed to accomodate various projects large and small from prototyping to high volume.

Our plant includes mig, tig, mma, spot welding and stud welding.

All our welders are qualified to a high standard and work on various materials including Stainless Steel, Aluminium, Zintec and Mild Steel.

Precision Sheet Metal:

CNC punching and Folding is backed up by our programming department, who can receive program files via e-mail in various CAD formats, including; DWG, DXF, PDF, FCD, Radan, 3D Solid Works, Fastcad & AutoCAD files.

Our facility is equipped to handle prototypes and large production work. We predominantly manufacture using the following materials; mild steel, zintec, stainless steel and aluminium.

At Kempston Limited we encourage direct communication with our customers design departments. Working together on projects enables us to achieve best practical designs for ease of manufacture including reverse engineering existing customer products.. This working practice achieves cost saving at the onset, attaining customer competitiveness.

Paint Shop:

Kempston Ltd provide a complete finishi

Equipment

Cad/Cam Programming
Radan Cad/Cam/DNC.
Autocad.
3D SolidWorks.

Guillotining
One Amada 2.5m x 3mm capacity with magnetic hold support and touch probe setting.

Laser Punching
One Amada eml laser/punch combination, with automated loading, picking and stacking.

Deburring
One Grindmaster automatic deburring and graining machine (24' width capacity).
One RSA rasamax deburring machine.
One bench top spiration vibrator with 8cu.ft capacity.
Two Vanco Bandfacer.
One Rolei Bandfacer.

Bushing

Heager 618 fastener insertion machine.
Three Sertabush 500.
Two Fly-Presses.
One Amada SPH 30.

Folding & Forming
FBD folder.
One Astro 100nt 2.5 metre (inc two robots).
One Amada FAB 80, 100 ton numerically controlled, 2.5 metre press brake.
One Amada ITPS, 50 ton numerically controlled, 2 metre brake press.
One Amada HFE, 80 ton numerically controlled, 3 metre press brake.
One 1.5' x 30' pyramid hand roller.

Welding
Four Interlas Syncrowave square wave pulse, 300 amp tig sets.
Two AGA Mig 200 Co2 sets.
One AGA 240 amp arc welder.
One 100 KVA Autoforge Meritus spotwelder.
28 KVA Scissor Spotwelder Gun
Three 30 KVA Meritus spotwelder.
One 8mm capacity discharge studwelder.
One OXY Acetylene gas welding sets.
Three Kempi 200 Co2 sets.
One Koncar 200 Co2 set.
6' bench grinder.
Arga 250 tig set.

Powder Painting & Stove Enamelling

5 metre booth.
One 7' 6' Binks wetback gloss booth.
One purpose built powder booth 24' x 46' opening.
Three Eurotec manual powder applicators.
One Electronic recippocator with two Eurotec powder applicators
One 30ft convection heated gas fired tunnel oven with conveyor.
One conventional heated gas oven 8' x 7' with calibrated temp gauge.
Aqueous three tank water based degreasing system.
Finishing

Brush Graining
Polishing
Sub anodic Printing
Annodizing
Screen Printing
One 49' x 39 ' screen print master with two stage SPS jet air dryer.
One 50' x 40' Sveciamatic automatic printing machine.
One RP70 sidewinder semi-automatic printing machine 18' x 12'.
One large handbench 60' x 40'.
Two medium handbenches 40' x 30'.
Three jig handbenches 40' x 30'.
One Kerma Platen cutter.
One Polor Programatic guillotine.
One 4 stage svecia dryer.
One mascoprint cylindrical printer.
Digital Printing.

Contact

Address
Brunel Road
Barkers Lane
Bedford
MK41 9TG
United Kingdom
Number of employees
51 - 100
Turnover
N/A

Capabilities

Materials

    Copper
    Brass
    Mild Steel
    Bronze
    Zinc
    Tool Steel
    Stainless Steel
    Titanium
    Aluminium
    Carbon steel

Approvals

    ISO 9001

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