Large UK Fabrication Company

Hydram Plant and Machinery Capacity List

With over £4m invested in plant and machinery, Hydram Sheet Metalwork is one of the UK’s largest subcon fabrication and manufacturing companies and offers the full subcontract solution.

hydram machine

Laser Cutting

3 CNC Flatbed Lasers:  Laser cutting metal with max sheet size 3000x1500mm with full automation and tower storage system.  Both solid state 4kW fiber and 4.4kW CO2 laser sources available.

TruPunch 5000 with tower

CNC Punching

2 CNC Punching Machines:  Punching sheet metal with max sheet size 3000×1500, with full automation and tower storage systems.

Tube cutting laser close up

Tube Laser Cutting

2 Tube Laser Cutting Machines:  Laser cutting tube in round, square, rectangular, triangular, flat oval and special tube, with full automation.

quality check

CNC Folding

14 pressbrakes:  Folding sheet metal up to 4000mm wide with up to 250 tonnes force

Panel Bending

Salvagnini P4Xe Panel Bender

tube bending

Tube Bending

BLM Tube Bending Centre:  Bending tube up to 52mm max diameter and 2.5mm wall thickness

HAAS VF-3 operating in a factory

CNC Milling

4 CNC Vertical Mills:  Up to 3048x1016mm table size with 762mm Z-travel, auto tool change, 4th axis, air turbine spindle attachment.

CNC Turning

2 CNC Lathes:  Single turret, single spindle, automatic tool change, 63.5mm max diameter.

Folded parts stacked up


4 Hydraulic presses:  Up to 80 tonne, max bed size 900x580mm with 150mm stroke
4 Mechanical presses:  Up to 200 tonne, max bed size 1450x850mm with 200mm stroke
ACF CornerFormer:  Sheet metal corner forming machine

welding column

Robot & Manual Welding

Manual Welding:  MIG and TIG welders for metal fabrication
3 Robotic Welding Cells:  Suitable for volume fabrication work
Stud, spot and projection welding available
Certification to ISO 3834-2:2005
Certification to BS EN 15085-2 CL1 CWRVC

Powder coating

Powder & Wet Painting

3 Conveyor plants:  For powder coating items up to 2000mm long
Batch plant:  For wet or powder application – working envelope 3000x1500x1500mm

Metal enclosure product line

Advanced Assembly

Advanced assembly area:  For completing integrated cabinets, enclosures and mechanical assemblies.
Silk screen printing
Dedicated bonding area:  Certification to DIN 6701-2 standard.

Sheet metal design


NC rolling, shotblasting,
insert pressing,
grindmaster deburring,
rumbling, guillotining 
automatic sawing.

The company also has extensive tool making facilities for in-house manufacture of jigs, fixtures and basic tools.

Hydram delivery vehicles

Delivery Vehicles

Hydram operates a fleet of seven delivery vehicles which operate throughout England, Scotland and Wales.  Ranging from a 3.5 tonne panel van to 16 tonne truck – Hydram delivers sheet metal fabrications nationwide.

Hydram quality accreditations

Quality Certification

Hydram is certified to the following quality standards:

  • ISO 9001:2015 Quality Standard
  • ISO 3834-2 Welding Standard
  • BS EN 15085-2 CL1 CWRVC Welding Standard
  • DIN 6701 standard for adhesive bonding in rail industry

Hydram is also certified to:

  • ISO 14001:2015 Environmental Standard
  • ISO 45001:2018 Health and Safety

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