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
Colston is a
BS EN ISO
9001 : 2008
Our project management skills and technical production expertise
enable us to successfully undertake a
wide range of contracts.
supply to project management, design and production of complicated mechanical
and electrical assemblies or entire products
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
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.
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.
Hand & machine polishing. Stainless-steel specialists. 800mm wide GRINDMASTER.
ELECTRICAL & ELECTRONICS
Assembly, wiring, control panels, cabling, looms and harnesses.
All shops are traversed by 5 tonne gantry cranes. A full range of lifting tackle is available, to suit a wide range of applications.
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.
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.
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.
Capacity & Facilities List
MAXIMUM COMPONENT / MATERIAL SIZE
Guillotine Cutting Mild Steel
Guillotine Cutting Stainless Steel
Guillotine Cutting Aluminium
CNC Punching Stainless Steel
CNC Bending Stainless Steel
Notching & Cropping Mild Steel
Notching & Cropping Stainless Steel
Notching & Cropping Aluminium
Plate Rolling Stainless Steel
Bandsawing Stainless Steel