In June 2020, Smith Bullough was featured in FastFix Technology Magazine.
The article details recent expansion of the manufacturing range, including increase of forging length to 750mm long, addition of bar fed machining and a new drilling section, as well as internal broaching to form hexagon sockets in steel and stainless.
Smith Bullough was represented at a recent visit to the Advanced Manufacturing Research Centre which is one of the seven Catapult Centres that have been set up in the UK. The AMRC is in the network of world-leading research and innovation centres and the site in Rotherham is run by the University of Sheffield.
The programme commenced with an
overview presentation of the facilities
and was followed by tour of the 2050 Factory.
The 2050 factory specialises in digitally assisted assembly,
component manufacturing and machining technologies and is capable of
rapidly switching production between different high-value components and
We are delighted that drilling expert Rod Dunning, formerly of Werneth Manufacturing, has agreed to join us.
Rod brings a wealth of experience and knowledge built up over a lifetime in the engineering industry and will be working with and training our employees.
These 3mm x 8mm A2 stainless steel pins have been drilled with a 0.8mm hole and are a great example of our new precision driling capabilities.
The Werneth Manufacturing turning and drilling machinery, including jigs and fixtures, have been moved to our factory in Hindley Green. You are most welcome to vistit us to see them and our traditional manufacturing operations including the bolt forging, machining and secondary operations.
Please contact our sales team and we look forward to receiving your enquiries and orders.