Subcontract CNC Machining

Metal Fabrication and Machining Company

Metal fabrication company Hydram offers the full range of subcontract sheet metal profiling and metal forming services, tube laser cutting and bending, robot welding and fabrication, powder coating and assembly services.

In addition to its core subcontract sheet metal fabrication services, Hydram offers CNC machining (4 axis CNC milling and 2 axis CNC turning).  Many machined metal components are welded or assembled onto sheet metal fabrications which are used in many industries.

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

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CNC Machining | CNC Milling | CNC Turning

To supply a complete metal fabrication service, Hydram manufactures all sub-assemblies in-house, including CNC machined parts.  Hydram has (up to) 4-axis vertical CNC milling machines and CNC lathes for turning.  Higher volume repeating parts are manufactured on a KANBAN basis, whilst lower production quantities are produced on a make-to-order basis.

Machinery is supplied and serviced by CNC machine tool manufacturer Haas Automation.

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CNC Milling Capacity

  • 4 CNC Vertical Mills
  • Up to 3048x1016mm bed size
  • Up to 762mm Z travel
  • Auto tool change
  • Rotary axis attachment

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CNC Turning Capacity

  • 2 CNC Lathes
  • Max diameter 63.5mm
  • Single turret
  • Single chuck
  • Automatic tool change
  • Automatic bar feeder
  • Parts catcher

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Industries Served

CNC machined metal parts are used in almost all manufactured goods, from laptops to cruise liners.  Hydram specialises in providing metal fabrications to a range of industries, and all sub-assemblies are manufactured in-house, including parts made by CNC machining.  Both turned and milled components are welded or assembled onto larger fabrications or assemblies.  Many parts are supplied fully finished, including powder coating.

  • Earth-moving vehicles
  • Off-road equipment
  • Public transportation
  • Railway rolling stock
  • Powder generation
  • HVAC equipment
  • Defence

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Hydram quality accreditations

ISO Accreditations

CNC machining company Hydram is certified to the following standards:

  • ISO 9001:2015 Quality Standard
  • 3834-2 Welding Standard
  • BS EN 15085-2 CL1 Rail Welding Standard
  • EN 17460 / DIN 6701 Adhesive Bonding in Rail Industry
  • ISO 14001 Environmental Standard
  • ISO 45001 Health and Safety Standard

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Hydram Engineering Ltd

Hydram is one of the largest subcontract sheet metalwork companies in the UK, founded in 1977, and employing over 200 people in its 135,000 square foot facility in County Durham.

The experienced sheet metal manufacturer has been supplying metal products, metal components and precision sheet metal fabrications to many market leading companies in industries such as the UK’s railways, public transport, earth-moving machinery and power generation.

With customers in many sectors, Hydram has a broad range of experience and expertise to offer, including in CNC Machining, on a subcontract basis.  Contact our team and discover how Hydram can assist with your custom sheet metal fabrication project.