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No. FM 553733
Colston is a BS EN ISO 9001 : 2008 Certified Company, No. FM 553733.
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Excellence in Engineering & Manufacturing
Colston Engineering Services Ltd
Brunel Park, Vincients Road, Bumpers Farm, Chippenham, Wiltshire, England SN14 6NQ
Telephone: 01249 652652
Email: sales@colstonltd.co.uk
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General Engineering, Machining & Fabrication
Colston are both precision engineers and fabricators who can work with a wide range of materials, including nuclear. Colston also offer project management, product development and mechanical and electrical assembly services.

Colston machine, punch, fabricate and weld a wide range of materials. Our capabilities include:

CNC Punching & CNC Forming

CNC Milling & CNC Turning

MIG/MAG, TIG, MMA, ARC &
Oxy-acetylene Welding & Cutting

Machine Fabrications

Qualified Welding Procedures & Coded Welders

Non Destructive Testing

Mechanical & Electrical Assembly

Plating & Painting

Please contact Steve Billingham, Engineering Services Manager, on 01249 652652 to discuss your engineering requirements.
General Engineering, Machining & Fabrication
General Engineering, Machining & Fabrication
Colston is a
BS EN ISO
9001 : 2008
Certified
ompany
Our project management skills and technical production expertise
enable us to successfully undertake a
wide range of contracts.
Our services
range from
single item
supply to project management, design and production of complicated mechanical
and electrical assemblies or entire products
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Colston Engineering Services Ltd

Excellence in Precision Engineering, Fabrication, Project Management, Design & Product Manufacturing


Brunel Park, Vincients Road, Bumpers Farm, Chippenham, Wiltshire, England SN14 6NQ | Tel: 01249 652652 | Fax: 01249 444684 | Contact Us |  www.colstonltd.co.uk
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FABRICATION DEPARTMENT

WELDING All grades of carbon steel, stainless and aluminium up to 50mm thick. Mig, Tig and MMA, to a maximum capacity of 500 amps. 12 sets available. Operators coded to BS EN 288 & BS EN ISO 15614.

WELDING BENCHES Rigid, cast-iron, tee-slotted welding tables available to a maximum size of 4 metres x 2.5 metres. 5 tables available.

MANIPULATORS Rotary manipulators to a maximum capacity of 5 tonnes for chuck mounted and tubular components. 2 machines available.

STRAIGHTENING PRESS Straightening and forming presses available to a maximum capacity of 200 tonnes.

FITTING DEPARTMENT

A dedicated, cleanliness-controlled area is set aside for fitting and assembly, to a maximum height of 5.8 metres under the crane. 5 tonne lifting capacity.

POLISHING DEPARTMENT

Hand & machine polishing. Stainless-steel specialists. 800mm wide GRINDMASTER.

ELECTRICAL & ELECTRONICS
DEPARTMENT

Assembly, wiring, control panels, cabling, looms and harnesses.

LIFTING

All shops are traversed by 5 tonne gantry cranes. A full range of lifting tackle is available, to suit a wide range of applications.
INSPECTION DEPARTMENT

MEASUREMENT A full range of digital verniers, micrometers and gauges is available for measuring up to a maximum of 3000 mm.

SURFACE MEASUREMENT Surface measuring equipment is available to measure the Centre Line Average (CLA) of flat surfaces and bores.

WELDS A range of ultrasonic and magnetic particle equipment is available.

MISCELLANEOUS EQUIPMENT Granite and cast-iron inspection tables with digital measuring machines.

TESTING

A range of hydraulic test equipment is available for pressures up to a maximum of 65 bar.

Electrical test equipment includes digital multi-meter, analogue multi-meter, clamp meter, dual-beam oscilloscope and insulation tester.

Electro-mechanical repair facilities.

Helium leak testing carried out.

STORES

Goods Inwards and Stores Facility for stock items, finished parts and tooling.

Quarantine stores area.

External yard area – 420 square metres.

Roller shutter doors to main workshop areas – 4.4 metres high x 4.8 metres wide.
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Capacity & Facilities List
MAXIMUM COMPONENT / MATERIAL SIZE
COMMENTS
Length
Width
Height
Thickness
mm
mm
mm
mm
SHEET METAL
Guillotine Cutting Mild Steel
6000
2500
6
Guillotine Cutting Stainless Steel
6000
2500
5
Guillotine Cutting Aluminium
6000
2500
8
CNC Punching Mild Steel
3000
1000
4
CNC Punching Stainless Steel
3000
1000
4
CNC Punching Aluminium
3000
1000
6
CNC Bending Mild Steel
3000
2700
4
CNC Bending Stainless Steel
3000
2700
3
CNC Bending Aluminium
3000
2700
6
Notching & Cropping Mild Steel
3000
3000
3
Notching & Cropping  Stainless Steel
3000
3000
3
Notching & Cropping  Aluminium
3000
3000
5
WELDING & FABRICATION
TIG Welding
10000
6000
6000
100
5 Tonnes total Weight
MIG Welding
10000
6000
6000
100
5 Tonnes total Weight
ARC Welding
10000
6000
6000
100
5 Tonnes total Weight
Spot Welding Mild Steel
2000
1000
3
Plate Rolling Mild Steel
2000
900
10
Plate Rolling Stainless Steel
2000
900
8
Plate Rolling Aluminium
2000
900
12
Iron Worker Cropping
20
Punching Mild Steel
1000
750
6
Punching Stainless Steel
1000
750
4
Punching Aluminium
1000
750
6
Hydraulic Press
6000
1200
550
150 Tonnes
Bandsawing Mild Steel
2000
500
50
Bandsawing Stainless Steel
2000
500
30
Bandsawing Aluminium
2000
500
50
GRINDING & LINISHING
Surface Grinding
500
150
200
Surface Linishing
1500
800
200
FITTING & ASSEMBLY
Drilling & Tapping
3000
3000
1000
100
75 Dia
Assembly
10000
6000
6000
5 Tonnes
MILLING
CNC Milling
*2000
500
500
*500 Cube Machine
Manual Milling
2000
400
400
TURNING
Max Dia in Gap
Max Length in Gap
Max Dia over Bed
Max Length over Bed
Max Dia over Slide
Max Length over Slide
CNC Turning
730
165
470
800
280
1200
Manual Turning
730
165
470
800
280
1200