Sheet Metalwork Capacity UK

Hydram Plant List and CNC Machinery Capacity

With over £12m invested in plant and machinery, Hydram is one of the UK’s largest subcon fabrication and manufacturing companies with considerable metalwork capacity and offers the full subcontract manufacturing solution.

You can view our full plant list and cnc machinery capacity below, which is available for precision sheet metal fabricating, and custom fabrications delivered nationwide.


Metalwork Capacity

hydram laser machines

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.

Laser Cutting >

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.

CNC Punching >

Tube cutting laser close up

Tube Laser Cutting

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

Tube Laser Cutting >

Salvagnini P4Xe in factory

CNC Folding

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

Panel Bending

Salvagnini P4Xe Panel Bender >

Sheet metal bending >

tube bending

Tube Bending

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

CNC tube bending >

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.

CNC Machining >

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

Metal Presswork >

Robot welding arc

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

Metal Fabrication and Welding >

Powder coating conveyor plant

Powder & Wet Painting

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

Powder Coating >

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.

Assembly >

Sheet metal design


NC rolling, shotblasting,
insert pressing,
grindmaster deburring,
rumbling, guillotining and
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.

Delivery fleet >

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
  • EN 17460 / 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

Accreditation information >