Capabilities

Commitment To Quality

Quality Control & Quality Assurance are paramount to everything that SME stands for and covers all aspects of the production process from initial client enquiry to final inspection, delivery and client acceptance. We are accredited with ISO 9001 2008 certification for Quality Management and are proud of our enviable reputation within the industry for uncompromising quality standards. SME has Coordinate Measuring Machines operated by highly experienced engineering Inspectors to ensure every component produced conforms to exacting quality standards.

CNC Milling  

SME are specialists in CNC Milling and have a wide range of Mori Seiki CNC Milling machines which enables production of parts up to 800mmx510mmx510mm. This enables us to produce accurately engineered products in a range of volume batches using a variety of different materials.               

CNC Turning

SME has vast expertise in CNC Turning and specialises in precision quality components up to 300mm in diameter and 400mm in length. Our high quality and complex Hardinge machines have full mill and turn capabilities and a Y-axis which enables manufacture of parts in one operation making the process flexible and cost efficient.

Plating, Anodising and Finishing

SME have in house capability for a wide range of processes including
Black, Clear and Bright Anodising – A range of finishes such as Satin/Matt are possible by aqua blasting parts before the anodising process.
Chrome Plating in Bright, Black and Satin finishes.
Chemical Blacking
Gold Plating
Copper Plating
Nickel Plating
Polishing Shop and Barrelling Room with different grades of media and ceramic stones which are used for super high finishes on Stainless Steels.

Equipment List

Lathes

HARDINGE CONQUEST T51 SP (SUPER PRECISION)

HARDINGE CONQUEST T51

HARDINGE CONQUEST T42

HARDINGE QUEST 8/51 (TWIN SPINDLE)

CITIZEN M32 SLIDING HEAD (13 AXIS)

EMCOTURN 325

ALPHA PLUS 330S

 

Milling

MORI SEIKI SV-500 (4 AXIS)

MORI SEIKI SV-50 (4 AXIS)

MORI SEIKI MV-40 (4 AXIS)

MORI SEIKI MV-40

DMU 60T DECKEL MAHO (5 AXIS)

EMCO PC MILL 155 (4 AXIS)