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The latest news from Ashtead Engineering

New STAR Sliding Head Installed

New STAR Sliding Head Installed

Our brand new Star SR-32JII is installed and running. We can run up to Ø32mm and rear ejection means long parts are no longer an issue, saving both time and cost. So far it is proving to be a great addition to our capabilities.  

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Investment Continues

Investment Continues

Our investment plan continues. We have a brand new Star SR-32JII due to be delivered to us soon! This high spec sliding head will further expand our capacity and allow us to offer competitive prices.  

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New Machine Almost Here!

New Machine Almost Here!

Investment plan continues. We have a brand new DMG Mori NZX2000 due to be delivered to us next month! This twin turret, twin spindle lathe with driven tooling will further expand our capacity.  

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FILM STUNTS!

FILM STUNTS!

We have designed and manufactured custom spreader bars for use in the stunt industry. Machined from billet aluminium with black anodising and paired with carbon fibre tube they not only look amazing but are load tested to 9 tonnes. We can manufacture these to any...

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V&A Load Test

V&A Load Test

Ashtead Engineering completed a second phase of load testing for Raphael’s Cartoons at the V&A. The whole Room is being re-vamped in preparation to commemorate Raphael as 2020 will be the 500th anniversary since he died. The load testing has been completed to...

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New DMG Mori Mill

New DMG Mori Mill

We have expanded our milling capabilities with a brand new DMG Mori CMX 1100 V. Large bed capacity and 4-axis .

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AEC Launch New Website

AEC Launch New Website

AEC Stanchions We have launched our new website www.aec-products.com to showcase our unique product range starting with a new dedicated range of stanchions. At AEC we manufacture and supply stanchions and guidance solutions...

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New Weld Bay & Rest Room

New Weld Bay & Rest Room

We now have a dedicated Weld Bay and Rest Room! Weld Bay will soon have fume extraction installed and clamping weld table.  

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