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Investment in Energy Efficient Compressors

Following recent investments in additional machining capacity at Almond Engineering, the old compressed air system was beginning to wheeze a little. We therefore installed two Gardner Denver compressors, with the duty machine being variable speed, and a fixed speed machine acting as an assist when demand peaks. The new machines have several advantages beyond reliability […]

New Manual Lathe at Almond Engineering

Almond Engineering has just taken delivery of a new Colchester Mascot V2000 manual Lathe. Managing Director Willie Scott commented that ‘Even in a factory such as ours, fully equipped with the latest CNC equipment, a high quality manual lathe is invaluable. Some jobs are simply quicker on a manual and it is great to give […]

Deans Community High School

Almond Engineering is proud to be working with Deans Community High School and teacher David Dodds to support two teams the school has entered in the F1 for Schools competition. Stephen Burrows (Designer) and Chris Smith (Chairman) recently met both teams to give some support on material selection and designing for manufacture. Almond Engineering will […]

Almond Engineering orders new Mazak

We are very excited to have ordered our first multitasking mill/turn machine. The machine – with a maximum machining diameter of 380mm, a turned length of 1.5m and full y axis milling capability – will enable us to be even more competitive on complex or multiface machined components.

Deans Community High School

Deans Community High School has a fantastic Design, Manufacture and Graphics programme, and over the last few years has even equipped an engineering workshop specifically for this purpose. After a recent meeting with Teacher David Dodds, Almond Engineering is delighted to be able to support the school, initially by supplying materials for the students to […]