Subcontract Manufacturing for the Transportation Industry

Hydram Sheet Metalwork supplies metal components and fabrications to companies in the aerospace, railway, bus and coach industries.  Hydram is closely affiliated with the Dynamic Metals Group which has been a leading supplier to major transportation manufacturers for over 40 years.

Supplying precision sheet metal fabrications to coach and bus manufacturers

Exterior panels, locker doors, grab poles and luggage racks are manufactured for buses and coaches, heat shields and brackets for cars and aircraft as well as various components for train interiors and aircraft seating.

Bus and Coach Fabrications

Hydram has been supplying assemblies to Alexander Dennis Limited since 2014.  ADL is one of the world’s leading bus and coach builders, supplying vehicles to the UK, USA, Canada, Europe, Hong Kong, Singapore, Malaysia and New Zealand.
A range of products including handpoles, drivers assembled partition panels and locker doors are supplied by Hydram.  The locker door assemblies involve machining aluminium extrusion, laser cutting and forming the aluminium skin then welding, bonding and painting.

Locker Door Details

The doors are then fitted with locking mechanisms and gas struts before leaving Hydram’s factory.  The handpoles are manufactured using Hydram’s tube laser cutting and tube bending machines, then powder coated to the customer’s colour specifcation.  Many orders are kitted onto stillages to be delivered direct to the customer’s production lines.

Hydram has been successfully audited by blue-chip companies in this sector and employs coded welders to meet the safety standards of the industry.

Luggage Rack Close Up

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
  • ISO 14001 Environmental Standard

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The Dynamic Metals Group

Hydram Engineering Ltd. is closely affiliated with the Dynamic Metals Group.  Dynamic has been a leading supplier to the heavy rail and light transit industry for over 40 years.  Whether managing major OEM long-term transit contracts or small job shop requirements, Dynamic designs, manufactures, and assembles an extensive selection of window systems, doors, glazing, locomotive seats, locks, and other miscellaneous transportation hardware.