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Specialised Services

We also offer our services for design and drafting as well as turnkey projects, including conceptual design complete through to installation and commissioning.

Design & Development

Nothing gives us greater pleasure in assisting inventors and innovators to realise their visions. Our R&D team can help turn these ideas into reality.

We can be involved in either all or part of the process from concept, feasibility studies, preliminary designs, production drawings, processes, planning and tooling.

Reverse Engineering

Our reverse engineering capabilities allow customers who do not have access to drawings or prototyping to produce the necessary models and drawings for production.

These services are useful when:

  • Drawings do not exist
  • Drawings have been lost
  • Drawings have not been updated/modified
  • Time to market needs to be accelerated
  • Retrofits are required
  • Part interface applications
  • After market product enhancements

This provides our customer base with quick, accurate and dependable results.

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Prototyping

Our computer software allows new product concepts to come to life through the services including AutoCAD, Inventor & Gibbs.The finished prototypes are available in a variety of excellent finishes and materials such as wax, nylons, metals, and plastics.

Prototyping is an excellent means to bring your engineering, design, production and quality teams together to produce a better, more competitive product. A physical prototype allows you to:

  • Improve communication between departments and existing and/or future clients
  • Improves feedback
  • Reduces the time frame between conception to production
  • Allows a hands-on visualization at the design stage to correct flaws/errors prior to manufacture
  • Develop product features and review moving parts
  • Reduce production and re-tooling cost for product changes

CAD/CAM Services

Our drafting department operates the latest in computer aided technologies. This allows the formation of a component or assembly so that it may be visualised in either 2-D or 3-D formats that are generated quickly, efficiently and accurately. We utilise various programmes including AutoCAD, Inventor & Gibbs

Working with our customers, we are able to offer our value adding service thru CAD in the following ways:

  • Avoidance of design errors prior to production
  • Visualization of new products and/or features
  • Preparedness for rapid prototyping and production
  • Quicker production turnaround time

Inspections & Validations

Our Mitutoyo CNC Co-ordinate Measuring Machine (CMM) can generate enough data points to result in high precision data details for items ranging from small to bulky, in individual quantities or batch amounts. Rather than using traditional inspection methods, our computer generated data provides 100% component or assembly surface capture resulting in all features being measured during the process. Actual-to CAD design allows faster identification and easier communication of any potential problems. This ensures that customers can receive the following results:

  • Non-biased inspections
  • Prototype quality assurance
  • 1st off manufacturing approvals
  • Preventative maintenance support

 

Our CMM inspection system is ideal for our customers who prefer to be “pro-active” rather than “re-active” in process measurements and inspections. Our flexibility allows our customers to push inspections back into the equipment, rather than after the product is manufactured, reducing unnecessary downtime and scrap. Our CMM software can interface with our many CAD formats resulting in the following possibilities:

  • Rapid quality inspections
  • Correction of deviations prior to full production
  • Simplification of complex measurements
  • Validation of equipment efficiency
  • Expedite customer production launches
  • Enhance preventative maintenance programmes.

Quality Assurance

Our view to QA is very simple: Quality is the responsibility of every person employed by our organisation.

Our quality assurance and quality control measures are designed to meet any of our customer’s most stringent quality standards.

Our aim is not to be locked into any formal system so that we can provide you with the flexibility to meet your needs without the burden of any unnecessary costs. We are able to adapt our systems so that we can meet your specifications, monitor your control limits, provide all levels of traceability, document any deviations and variables, and produce any standardised reports that may be required.

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"Albury Precision Engineering
         providing simple solutions for complex problems."