PLANT & MACHINERY CAPACITY LIST

Ackerman Engineering Factory, Bridport, Dorset

FACTORY:

Freehold purpose built premises, newly constructed 2006 1600M² Production area and 900M² of secure yard loading area. Freehold land for same-site future development which will yield additional areas of approximately 1000M² production and 600M² of yard.

OFFICES:

Open plan 180M² first floor bright and airy office suit. Fully networked Windows10 Cad-Cam, Works Order Processing and Accounts.

CAD-CAM:

Triple seat of Radan 3D-2D & Bystronic Bysoft7 Laser & Bysoft7 Bend.
Complete 3 dimensional on-screen visualization & verification (we don’t cut until it’s proven we can make it!). Industry standard CAD format file importing in 3D (igs) (iges) (stp) (step) and in 2D (dfx) (dwg).

CUTTING:

Bystronic-Edwards-Pearson VR 6.5/3000 Hydraulic C.N.C Guillotine
Capacity 3000 x 6.0 Mild steel, 3000 x 10 Alum, 3000 x 4.5 St/Steel.
Macc N.T.C. Semi-Automatic cold saw Capacity 120.0 mm Square.

LASER PROFILING:

Bystronic Bystar 3015 Fiber 8.0Kw
3000 x 1500 Sheet size with cutting capacity –
25.0mm Mild Steel.
20.0mm Stainless Steel.
15.0mm Aluminium.
Twin shuttle tables & scratch free automatic Byloader sheet loading.
Byvision MMI.

Bystronic BySprint 3015 Fiber 3.0Kw
3000 x 1500 Sheet size with cutting capacity –
20.0mm Mild Steel.
10.0mm Stainless Steel.
6.0mm Aluminium.
6.00mm Copper, Brass, Titanium.
Twin shuttle tables & scratch free automatic Byloader sheet loading.
Byvision MMI.

NITROGEN GENERATION:

Dominic Hunter Nitrogen generation & High Pressure 300BAR Storage.
Nitrogen is our assist gas of choice, bright oxide & burr free edge cuts come as standard.

PUNCHING:

Rhodes Pierce-All 18-25 Duplicator Multi Station.
750 x 450 x 6.0 mm (Louver & many special forming tools)

NOTCHER:

Tarasconi ETP250 250 x 250 x 4.0 mm

FOLDING:

Bystronic-Expert Pro CNC (Byvision touch screen & offline 3D programming)
3000 x 150 Ton. Full C.N.C. 10 axis control of pressing cycle. Fast-bend + automated guarding system. Comprehensive tooling c/w hydraulic quick change dedicated segmented punches & dies.

Bystronic-Expert CNC (Byvision touch screen & offline 3D programming)
3000 x 100 Ton. Full C.N.C. 8 axis control of pressing cycle. Fast-bend + automated guarding system. Comprehensive tooling c/w hydraulic quick change dedicated segmented punches & dies.

Bystronic-E Xcite CNC Electric (Byvision touch screen & offline programming)
2000 x 80 Ton. C.N.C. 7 axis control of pressing cycle. Fast-bend + automated guarding system. Comprehensive tooling c/w hydraulic quick change dedicated segmented punches & dies.

Bystronic – PR6 CNC hydraulic.
2500 x 60 Ton. Full C.N.C. 6 axis control of pressing cycle.

Bystronic PR6 CNC hydraulic.
2500 x 60 Ton. Full C.N.C. 6 axis control of pressing cycle.

Edwards-Pearson Box & Pan Folder
1500 x 1.6mm

Ackerman Engineering Capacity

WELDING:

5 x Mig 250 Amp Machines
4 x Tig 250 Amp Machine
2 x Spot 25 Kva Machine RAPID 25/Mi 6
1 x Spot 10 Kva Machine
2 x Stud up to 8.0 mm Dia

MISCELLANEOUS:

2 x Hager hydraulic Clinch Nut insert machines 7 ton.
Clinch Nut, Hank Bush, Press Nut & Pop Rivet Guns.
Ellesco Grindingmaster deburr & surface finishing machine DP1.
Linishing and De-burring Machines.
Pillar, Bench & Gang Drills.
Turning & Milling facilities.
Nissan 2.5 Ton counterbalance fork lift truck.

FINISHING:

Electro-Powder Coating with on-line walk-in booth.
Continuous 285 pendant 60m 30kg variable speed conveyor.
Tunnel on-line curing oven 10,500 x 1200 x 1000.
Conventional Wet spraying off-line booth (conventional pressure pots & airless spray).
Compressive surface finishing measuring equipment including atmospheric, humidity, air & surface temperatures, due points etc. Substrate surface cleanliness testing, dry & wet film paint thicknesses and paint adhesion testing.
All very modern plant catering for all epoxy / polyester & synthetic finishes.
Screen printing up to 500mm Square.
Dedicated packaging and Clean assembly areas.

INSPECTION:

Surface Tables 500mm, Vernier Height gauge 500mm, Vernier Callipers 400mm
All calibrated at timed intervals.

MATERIALS & STORAGE:

52 x 1.5 ton sheet metal storage units capacity to 3000 x 1500
Mild steel sheet : Cr4, Zintec, Galvanised and black plate.
Stainless sheet : All grades up to 20.0 mm.
Aluminium sheet : All grades up to 15.0 mm.
Brass sheet : All grades up to 10.0 mm.
Copper sheet : All grades up to 10.0 mm.
Ferrous & non Ferrous : Hollow section, Tube, Angle, Bright bar rounds / squares etc.