Heavy Machining - Vertical Boring

LBBC Beechwood has been operating from its‘ Stanningley, Leeds site since 1876.

With a large well equiped machine shop complimented by large fabrication and dished end facilities LBBC Beechwood has carried out projects for various UK blue chip companies, often with the most stringent quality and project management requirements.

The heavy machining facility specialises in the vertical boring of large castings, forgings and fabrications up to 4m diameter and 20 tonnes.

All machines have contour copying capability which enables our highly skilled engineers to machine complex components in a wide range of materials.

LBBC Beechwood’s heavy machining facility provides services to a wide range of industries including marine, oil & gas, chemical, water and power generation.

Vertical Boring Capabilities

Machine Type Table Dia. Max swing height up to 13″ Max swing above 13″ Max Height
10’ 0” Webster & Bennett 120” 3048mm 13’2” 4013mm 12’2” 3708mm 7’0” 2133mm
10’ 0” Webster & Bennett 120” 3048mm 13’2” 4013mm 12’2” 3708mm 8’0” 2438mm
11’ 0” Webster & Bennett 132” 3352mm 13’2” 4013mm 12’2” 3708mm 7’0” 2133mm
6’ 0” Webster & Bennett 76” 1930mm 84” 2133mm 84” 2133mm 4’0” 1219mm
6’ 0” Webster & Bennett 72” 1828mm 84” 2133mm 84” 2133mm 4’0” 1219mm
4’ 0” Webster & Bennett 48” 1219mm 60” 1524mm 60” 1524mm 2’0” 610mm

All machines have contour copying capability

Horizontal Boring Capabilities

Machine Type Cross Travel Vertical Travel Long travel of head Table
Richards Planer Type 13’0” 3962mm 90” 2286mm 72” 1829mm 14’0” x 6’0” 4267 x 1829mm

Rotating top table 6’0” x 4’0” 1829mm x 1219mm

OTHER FACILITIES:

  • Surface grinding
  • Centre lathe turning
  • Radial drilling
  • Shaping
  • Universal milling
  • Pillar drilling

OVERHEAD CRANES

5t, 15t and 20t

Contact Us

Chris Hayward

Machine Shop Manager
DD: 0113 239 6315
[email protected]

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