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UPE Engineering Ltd

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AS 9100 & ISO 9001 Approved Machining Specialists, Luton

UPE has quickly established a reputation for high quality and innovative precision machining. Our current customers come from across the UK and Europe and include many sectors of commerce and industry including aerospace, motor-sport, automotive, medical, oil & gas, MOD, electronics, telecommunications and the leisure industries.

3D CAD Design

  • Creation of solid models for customers use and in-house manufacture
  • Redesign of customer models to reduce machining costs
  • Fixturing and tooling models to ensure 'right first time' strategy
  • Highly skilled staff offer hard-to-beat turnaround times

Production

  • Production work from one-off to several thousands
  • We have approved suppliers for various finishes / processes i.e Gold plating, Anodising & Heat treatments etc
  • Rigorous in-house inspection to AS 9100 Revision D & BS EN ISO9001:2008
  • Fully assembled, tested and quality assured products

Equipment

Milling – CNC

  • Doosan DNM650 Year 2011
  • Doosan DNM400 Year 2011
  • Fanuc Robo Drill Machining Centre.  (1) Year 2003
  • Fanuc Robo Drill Machining Centre.  (2) Year 2006
  • Fanuc Robo Drill Machining Centre.  (3) Year 2014
  • Fanuc Robo Drill Machining Centre.  (4) Year 2014
  • Fanuc Robo Drill Machining Centre.  (5) Year 2015
  • Fanuc Robo Drill Machining Centre.  (6) Year 2015
  • Fanuc Robo Drill Machining Centre.  (7) Year 2016
  • Fanuc Robo Drill Machining Centre.  (8) Year 2016
  • Fanuc Robo Drill Machining Centre.  (9) Year 2017
  • Fanuc Robo Drill Machining Centre.  (10) Year 2017
  • Fanuc Robo Drill Machining Centre.  (11) Year 2017
  • Fanuc Robo Drill Machining Centre.  (12) Year 2017
  • Matsuura H. Plus-300 11 Pallet high speed Horizontal Machining Centre.  Year 2005
  • Matsuura 3 Axis.  Year 2006
  • Matsuura MX-520 5 Axis.  Year 2012
  • CNC milling from 1mm to maximum of 700mm  x 400mm to tolerances 0.003mm
  • Milling – Manual
  • Europa Milltech 2000VS Turrett Mill

 

Turning – CNC

  • Doosan Puma TT1800SY CNC Turning Centre. Year 2007
  • Doosan Puma2600 Y CNC Bar Feed Lathe. Bar Cap up to 75mm Diameter. Year 2011
  • Doosan Puma2600 CNC Chucking Lathe. Bar Cap up to 320mm Diameter. Year 2011
  • Nakamura TMC 18 Bar Feed CNC Lathe. Cap of up to 3mm to 52mm Diameter. Year 1998
  • Star CNC Sliding Headstock Lathe SR-32J Year 2012
  • Star CNC Sliding Headstock Lathe SR-32J Year 2014
  • Star CNC Sliding Headstock Lathe SR-32J Year 2014
  • Star CNC Sliding Headstock Lathe SR-20R Year 2015
  • Star CNC Sliding Headstock Lathe SR-20R Year 2015
  • Star CNC Sliding Headstock Lathe SV-38R Year 2015
  • Star CNC Sliding Headstock Lathe SR-20J Year 2017
  • CNC turning from 1mm Ø to 320mm Ø up to a maximum component length of 750mm to tolerances of 0.003mm

 

Turning – Manual

  • Capstan Lathe
  • Colchester Master VS3250 Gap Bed Centre Lathe
  • Manual turning from 3mm Ø to 254mm Ø up to a maximum component length of 650mm to tolerances of 0.02mm

 

Inspection Equipment

  • Brown & Sharp Reflex Co-Ordinate Measuring Machine
  • Mitutoyo CNC CMM. Year 2006
  • Mitutoyo CNC CMM. Year 2014
  • Sigma Scope 500 Surface & Profile Projector
  • Shadowgraph, Surface Tester, Micrometers, Verniers & Gauges Etc.

 

Additional Capacity

  • CNC Automated Sawing
  • Drilling – smallest drilled hole 0.1mm Ø
  • Tapping – tapped holes down to 1mm Ø
  • Aqua Blaster.
  • Objet 30 3D Printer. Year 2012 – 294mm x 148.6mm maximum component dimensions.
  • Perfect Surface Grinder Year 2012 – machined surface finish typically 0.4 – 0.8 Ra
  • Ultrasonic Cleaner System (40 Ltr). Year 2014.
  • Vibro surface finisher.
  • Mec - Wash - Parts Washer.
  • Laser Engraver.
  • Assembly facilities.

 

CAD CAM Software

  • 1 seat Licom Alpha Cam Advanced Mill.
  • 1 seat Visi Parasolid Modelling.
  • 2 seats NC Graphics 3D Machining Strategist.
  • 4 seats Gibbs 3D, Prismatic, 5 Axis simultaneous Cad Cam and machine simulation
  • Accepted file formats include PDF, IGES, Parasolid, STEP, Solidworks, Catia-V5, 

Contact

Address
151 Camford Way
Sundon Park
Luton
LU3 3AN
United Kingdom
Number of employees
31 - 50
Turnover
£4,055,316

Capabilities

Materials

    Magnesium
    Copper
    Brass
    Mild Steel
    Bronze
    Hi Temp Exotic Alloys
    Tool Steel
    Stainless Steel
    Plastic
    Titanium
    Aluminium
    Carbon
    Carbon steel
    Inconel
    Hastelloys
    Cast Iron
    Incoloy
    Duplex Stainless
    Super Duplex Stainless

Approvals

    ISO 9001
    AS 9100

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