Rapid Manufacturing

Rapid Manufacturing Services is our general engineering business stream within Responsive Engineering. From quotation to product delivery, Rapid Manufacturing aims to provide a sub-contract service to meet the requirements of our customers.

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Overview

Rapid Manufacturing is our Blyth-based flexible and in-depth service providing engineering solutions for a wide range of markets when they require fast results. Being in the Port of Blyth allows us to provide vital mobilisation and demobolisation of offshore vehicles for our clients. We do this whilst maintaining the ability to provide manufactured items with full documentation packages to meet demanding quality requirements.

Processes include but are not limited to High Definition Plasma, Laser & Waterjet Cutting, CNC & Conventional Machining, Pressing, Forming, MIG & TIG Welding, Fabrication & Assembly.

For larger or more complex projects get in touch and we can offer a dedicated project manager with a single point of contact for the customer.

Cutting

High Definition Plasma

  • 6m x 3m bed
  • Hi def cut 50mm thick
  • Oxy cut 200mm thick
  • Bevel cutting

Laser

  • 3 machines up to 6kW
  • 4m x 2m bed
  • 25mm mild & stainless steel
  • 15mm aluminium

Waterjet

  • Any material up to 200mm thick
  • No heat affected zone
  • 4m x 2m bed

Pressing

  • 1,700m x 1,250m x 900m bed
  • 160t capacity
  • Coil feed 400mm x 4 thick
  • Press Brake 2,000mm x 85t
  • Full tool management

Testing

  • Bespoke product testing
  • Mechanical & hydraulic test facilities

Machining

CNC Milling

  • 2,000mm x 760mm

CNC Turning

  • 400dia x 750mm long

Conventional Machining

  • Milling
  • Turning
  • Surface grinding
  • CMM inspection
  • Faro arm

Fabrication

MIG, TIG and Projection welding

  • Coded welders
  • Prototype to production

Assembly

  • Dedicated assembly cells
  • Mechanical & Electro-Mechanical assembly
  • Product development
  • Anti-static clean room
  • 50t craneage