EXPERTS IN COMPLEXITY
We have adopted the latest technology utilising 3, 4 and 5 axis machining techiniques
Smith’s have adopted the latest technology utilising 3, 4 and 5 axis machining techniques to produce components from exotic materials to demanding tolerances. Extensive investment has been and is continuing in CNC Machining Centres, Vertical Borers and Lathes which is backed up with various ancillary machines and processes.
For an extensive list of our machines and capabilities see our Plant List
OUR COMPONENT CAPABILITIES
PRISMATIC & RING TYPE COMPONENTS
Prismatic type components are typically up a metre cube whereas ring type components are within 300mm to 3,000mm diameter range.
AERO-ENGINE RING COMPONENTS
Aero-engine ring components machined include Oil Tanks, Gearboxes, Casings and Rings.
Static and Rotating parts are machined and are located in the Turbine/Compressor, Hot/Cold section of an Aeroengine.
In addition the company also machines Nacelle components which form the backbone of the Nacelle assembly.
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Materials machined include:
- Nickel based Alloys (i.e. Inconel 718)
- Titanium, Exotic Steels, Stainless steel
- Aluminium, Magnesium and Waspaloy amongst many others
Initial materials are any of Forged Rings, Flash Butt Welded Rings, Castings or solid. As well as the purchase of raw materials Smith’s also utilise a range of specialist sub contractors covering such areas as Heat Treatment, Plasma Spraying, Wet Treatments & Painting.
The company is Rolls Royce Plc approved and have made components for the majority of large Fan aero-engine products. Current contracts include high volume CFM56 components for Snecma.
Smith’s have a large number of approvals, many of which are customer specific. General Approvals include:
- BS EN ISO 9001:2008
- AS9100 Rev C
- NADCAP (NDT)
See Plant List for CMM and Part Marking capabilities.
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