Facilities & Services

With decades of fabrication experience within the nuclear and petrochemical industries, we are able to offer services such as welding, cutting, forming, machining, inspection and non-destructive testing, working with a wide array of materials in thicknesses ranging from 0.5mm upwards. To protect the mechanical integrity of the materials we work with, we have four workstations on our site; Stainless Steel, Carbon, Machining and a recently reconditioned Pickling and Passivating shop.

Workstations

  • Factory (1): 3000m2 (Stainless Steel)
  • Factory (2) : 2500m(Carbon Steel)
  • Factory (3): 500m (Machine Shop)

The following services are also included:

  • Pickling and Passivating station: 19.25m
  • Welding Development
  • R&D Bay (24 hour availability)

Craneage

  • 7 nr EOT Cranes from 2 to 15 tonne

Welding

  • 2 resident European Welding Engineers (EWE)
  • Submerged Arc
  • Synergic M.I.G/M.A.G
  • Flux Cored M.I.G/M.A.G
  • T.I.G
  • Orbital T.I.G (Diametric)

Offsite Trial and Test Facilities

  • Mock Ups
  • Trial Assemblies
  • Training
  • Test Rigs

Materials

  • Carbon Steel
  •  Austenitic Stainless Steel
  • Duplex Stainless Steel
  • Aluminium
  • Nickel Alloys
  • Low Alloy Steels
  • Fabrication size thickness upwards of 0.5mm

Non Destructive Examination and Inspection

  • Dye Penetrant Inspection (DPI)
  • Magnetic Particle Inspection (MPI)
  • Radiography (Gamma, X-Ray and Digital)
  • Ultrasonic
  • Pressure Testing (Local, Vacuum and Helium Leak Testing)

Cutting Processes

  • Air Plasma 1: up to 12mm
  • Air Plasma 2: up to 38mm
  • Oxy-propane/acetylene cutting
  • Reciprocal Saws
  • Guillotine 1: Width 3m, 12.5mm Carbon Steel/8mm Stainless Steel
  • Guillotine 2: Width 2.5m, up to 3mm
  • Pipe Cutter: Square Cut, up to 80NB 3D and 4D

Forming Equipment

  • Break Press: Width 3.1m, 150 Ton
  • Plate Rollers: Width 2.5m, 6-8mm
  • Pipe Bending: 15NB-80 NB

Jigs/Fixtures

  • Rotary Manipulators (various sizes)
  • Column and Boom: 4m x 4m
  • Vessel/Tank Rollers: 20 Ton

Machining Capability

 

Lathes
Manual/CNC Manufacturer Spindle Bed length Swing over bed Swing over cross slide Swing over gap
CNC COLCHESTER COMBI 4000 Ø104 2000mm Ø600 Ø360 Ø800 X 150MM BACK
CNC XYZ 410 Ø80 1100mm Ø480 Ø280 N/A
MANUAL SWIFT 16V5 Ø106 2400mm Ø900 Ø550 Ø1500 X 390MM BACK
MANUAL DEAN SMITH GRACE TYPE 21 Ø91 2100mm Ø600 Ø320 Ø920 X 260MM BACK
MANUAL EXCEL XL400 Ø69 1500mm Ø460 Ø240 N/A
MANUAL HARRISON 400 Ø66 1000mm Ø420 Ø250 Ø600 X 140MM BACK

 

Milling Machines 
Type Manual/CNC Manufacturer Maximum table load X-axis Y-axis Z-axis
BED MILL CNC MTE BF-3200 11,000KG 3000mm 1000mm 1000mm
HORIZONTAL BORER CNC GIDDINGS & LEWIS A110T 10,000KG 1524mm 965mm 1752mm
VERTICAL MACHINING CENTER CNC HURCO VM1 340KG 660mm 400mm 500mm
VERTICAL MACHINING CENTER CNC BRIDGEPORT INTERACT 720 420KG 760mm 400mm 450mm
VERTICAL MACHINING CENTER CNC XYZ 1010 VMC 450KG 1010mm 500mm 520mm
BED MILL CNC XYZ VM3500 600KG 787mm 406mm 597mm
VERTICAL TURRET MILLING MACHINE MANUAL AJAX AJT4 N/A 800mm 345mm 406mm
VERTICAL TURRET MILLING MACHINE MANUAL AJAX AJT4 N/A 800mm 345mm 406mm
VERTICAL TURRET MILLING MACHINE MANUAL HURON MU6 N/A 1500mm 700mm 550mm

 

EDM – Electrical Discharge Machining 
Type Manual/CNC Manufacturer Maximum table load X-axis Y-axis Z-axis
SPARK EROSION MACHINE CNC SYKES FANUC TAPE CUT W1 N/A 248mm 320mm 250mm
SPARK EROSION MACHINE Manual Sparcatron SPF 40W N/A 370mm 600mm 400mm

 

Renew Holdings Plc

Renew Holdings Plc

The Shepley Group is a subsidiary of Renew Holdings Plc. Renew provides operational support and asset care, critical planned and reactive maintenance and renewals, and civil, mechanical and electrical engineering services across its integrated Engineering Services Companies. While Renew supports all its subsidiaries in setting overall standards and allowing for the sharing of best practices,…