We are exhibiting at the Farnborough Air Show in Hall One from Monday, 20th July 2020

HIGH PRECISION:
HIGH PERFORMANCE

With a comprehensive range of machine capabilities backed by years of skills and experience in supporting the Aerospace supply chain, UFC Aerospace is a trusted partner to a number of Tier 1 and 2 suppliers to the sector.

We understand your needs:

  • Comprehensive aerospace sector approvals
  • Metallic, PTFE plastics and exotic materials capabilities
  • High precision engineering capability
  • High quality components and assembly
  • Testing capability
  • Comprehensive safety and security processes – barcode track & trace solutions
  • Long term growth and investment strategy
  • Strong health & safety record
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Precision Machining

With a range of CNC heavy duty turning and milling machines and full Edgecam CAD/CAM facilities, UFC is able to produce complex machined parts to your drawing specifications. We can also import and manufacture to solid models from any 3D modelling package.

  • Comprehensive aerospace sector approvals
  • Metallic, PTFE plastics and exotic materials capabilities
  • High precision engineering capability
  • High quality components and assembly
  • Testing capability
  • Comprehensive safety and security processes – barcode track & trace solutions
  • Long term growth and investment strategy
  • Strong health & safety record

Turning

With a suite of Fixed and Sliding Head capabilities UFC can produce precise diameters and depths to produce tubular components and a wide range of geometries to meet customer needs.

sliding head

  • SV32 Turning Centre 32 mm Dia 9 axis
  • SR20 Turning Centre 20mm Dia 7 axis

FIXED HEAD​

  • DOOSAN PUMA TT18005Y 8 Axis Turning Centre
  • Mori Seiki SL250 (Chuck/ Collet) 70mm Dia 4 axis
  • TNC ( Chuck/ Collet) 42mm Dia 8 axis
  • Hardinge T42 50mm Dia 4 axis
  • Hardinge T42 42mm Dia 4 axis
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mills

Milling

FANUC controlled CNC Milling at UFC enables computerised controls and rotating multi-point cutting tools to progressively remove material from the workpiece and produce a custom-designed part or product to exacting customer needs.

  • Haas VF Mill 650mm x 270mm x 200mm 4 axis
  • Bridgeport Mill 720 Vertical 650mm x 200mm x 200mm 3 axis

Grinding

Our grinding capabilities ensure workpieces are finished to a high surface quality with accuracy of shape and dimension.

  • Wickman Centreless Grinder 3” Dia
  • Myford Universal Grinder 3” Dia
  • Ghiringhelli Centreless Grinder ½” Dia
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Thread ROlling

With capabilities to produce thread and route radius components with RollsRoyce and Boeing specification approval.

  • Herbert S10 Thread Roll M20
  • Norton Radial Roller M70
  • Waterbury Farrell Plate Roller ½” Dia
  • Under Head Roller 1” Dia
  • Thread Root Radius Rolling

Part marking

Suitable for data logging for safety, warranty management and to satisfy regulatory requirements, UFC offers comprehensive part marking capability to permanently mark parts with product information including serial numbers, part numbers, date codes and barcodes. Ensuring traceability across the entire part lifespan of the part, which in the aerospace sector can be over 30 years, UFC marks are permanently etched or stamped.

  • Hot Press Emboss
  • Part Marking JES131 Rolls Royce Standard
  • 2D Part Marking
  • Etch & Stamp
Part Marking
quality

Inspection

Ensuring comprehensive quality standards management, UFC operates hydraulic presses to support a range of testing procedures including torque, hardness and instrom testing.  From February 2020 we have a new Light Measuring Machine that will enable rapid inspection of complex parts giving accurate reports of all external features including threads, radii, diameters and length.

  • OPTICLINE CS305 Light Measuring Machine
  • Torque Testing
  • Hardness Testing
  • Instrom Testing
  • Vibrant Testing

Precision Machining

  • Comprehensive aerospace sector approvals
  • Metallic, PTFE plastics and exotic materials capabilities
  • High precision engineering capability
  • High quality components and assembly
  • Testing capability
  • Comprehensive safety and security processes – barcode track & trace solutions
  • Long term growth and investment strategy
  • Strong health & safety record

sliding head

  • SV32 Turning Centre 32 mm Dia 9 axis
  • SR20 Turning Centre 20mm Dia 7 axis

fixed head

  • Mori Seiki SL250 (Chuck/ Collet) 70mm Dia 4 axis
  • TNC ( Chuck/ Collet) 42mm Dia 8 axis
  • Hardinge T42 50mm Dia 4 axis
  • Hardinge T42 42mm Dia 4 axis

Milling

  • Haas VF Mill 650mm x 270mm x 200mm 4 axis
  • Bridgeport Mill 720 Vertical 650mm x 200mm x 200mm 3 axis

Grinding

  • Wickman Grind 3” Dia
  • Myford Grinder 3” Dia
  • Centreless Grinder ½” Dia

Thread ROlling

  • Herbert S10 Thread Roll M20
  • Norton Radial Roller M70
  • Waterbury Farrell Plate Roller ½” Dia
  • Under Head Roller 1” Dia

Part Making

  • 2D Part Marking
  • Part Marking Etch & Stamp

Hydraulic Press (Norton) Inspection 

  • CMM
  • Torque Testing
  • Hardness Testing
  • Instrom Testing