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Unit 6, 3 Derwent business Park, Heage Road, Ripley, Derbyshire, DE5 3BZ

Tornado Engineering Ltd Plant List

At Tornado Engineering Ltd, we are proud to use the following polishing and machine plant:


  • XYZ 1010 Vertical Machine Centre: 3 Axes With Siemens Control 810D Shopmill, Working Envelope – X = 1010mm; Y = 510mm; Z = 600mm & 20 Station Tool Holder
  • Haas VF2 Vertical Machining Centre: 3 Axes with Haas Fanuc Control, Working Envelope X = 762mm, Y = 406mm, Z = 508mm & 20 Station Tool Holder
  • Beavermill Manual Milling Machine: 2 Axes D.R.O Universal Head, Table 1500mm x 600mm With Slotting Head Attachment
  • Bridgeport, Manual Milling Machine: 2 Axes Universal Head, Table 1200mm x 600mm
  • Parkson M1250 Horizontal Milling Machine: 3 Axes X=864mm, Y=270mm, Z=406mm


  • Grindmaster Flat Bed Linishing Machine – 1000mm Wide x 300mm Deep x 10m Long. (Deburring and polishing belt linishing machines equipment is an essential part of the surface treatment process.)
  • Vibratory Barrel Deburring Machine
  • Polishing & Surface Finishing Machine
  • Polishing Spindle
  • All Manual Polishing Requirements
  • All finishes include Mirror,Supper Mirror, Mirror 8, Satin( from 60 grit to 600 grit)and scotch bright
  • On all materials such as stainless steel, Aluminium,Mild steel for plating requirements, Brass, Bronze, Copper, Nickel, Zinc, Die Cast and Titanium


  • XYZ 250 Turning Centre: 3 Axes With Siemens Control 810D Shopmill, Traverses X = 220mm, Z = 650mm; Maximum Turn Length 650mm, Maximum Diameter 250mm, 12 Station Tool Holder
  • Ward Manual Lathe, Centre Lathe 2 With Axis Between Centres 500mm, Spindle Bore 75mm
  • Colchester Triumph Manual Lathe, Centre Lathe 2 With Axis Between Centres 762mm, Cutting Diameter 381mm

Surface Grinding

  • Jones & Shipman 1400 200mm x 610mm between centres

Sheet Metal

  • Tig & Mig Welders For all welding requirements including Aluminium, Stainless Steel and Mild Steel
  • CNC Punching
  • CNC Kingsland 3000mm 135 tonne press brake
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