Specialist UK subcontract manufacturer of custom made Precision Machined Parts, Gears, Shafts and Gear Racks for Power Transmission applications including gear boxes, drive train systems, electric motors, vacuum pumps and lifting mechanisms used in the Rail Industry. We also have 5 axis machining capability to manufacture metal components not requiring a geared drive.
All we need from you is a drawing / 3D model file to quote for your bespoke requirements.
Mini Gears is a privately owned engineering company and has been manufacturing gears for 55 years. Our vast experience making the parts is often a massive benefit to our customers when specifying a new design. The products we can manufacture for the engines and gearboxes in locomotives are:
The above gears can also be manufactured for other component parts of the train such as Bogies and Running Gear, Axle Boxes and Braking Systems.
Mini Gears has many customers across different market sectors who require gear racks and pinion sets in their products. We have a range of machinery to cut, mill and drill gear racks together with gear cutting machines for the manufacture of the pinions. The smooth running of mechanisms using rack and pinion drive is of paramount importance and our knowledge and expertise gained in this area gives us the core competence to serve the rail industry in applications such as:
Mini Gears has a long history with the Pump, Valve and Electric Motors markets, manufacturing the gears and machined parts that make up these units that are used throughout the rail industry. With our innovative approach and years of experience in this field we have helped our customers with design and manufacturing costs. We have invested heavily in hi-tech heavy duty Turning and Milling machines to enable us to machine corrosion resistant alloys required for harsh environments.
Mini Gears holds certification to ISO 9001 & AS9100 rev D for Aviation, Space and Defence and we are committed to Value, Quality and Service.
Services we offer: CNC Gear Cutting, CNC Gear Grinding, CNC Turning, CNC Milling, 5 Axis CNC Machining, Assembly and friendly Technical Support.
Over 100 machines at our 35,000 sq.ft. (3252 sq.mtrs) manufacturing facility in the UK. We continually invest in future capacity to compete in the markets we serve and support our customers’ product lines.
We have a large range of CNC machines including powerful multitasking twin chucked machine tools for 5 axis machining, semi-manned turning centres, high speed vertical machining centres for aluminium machining, larger CNC lathes to turn blanks up to 600mm, CNC gear cutting, hobbing and shaping machines, CNC gear grinding and CNC checking up to 350mm.
Along with our machining capabilities we also look after any additional surface treatment requirements, for example heat treatment and corrosive surface treatment, as a complete package.
With 55 years of machining and gear manufacturing knowledge, together with our commercial experience, Mini Gears (Stockport) Ltd is renowned as one of the leading specialist subcontract engineering companies in the UK and we have won many industry awards for machining excellence, innovation and supply chain partnerships. We work closely with our customers, becoming your engineering partner and helping you gain a competitive advantage with your products.
Learn more about Mini Gears at www.minigears.co.uk
We look forward to quoting for your requirements. Please send your drawings / 3D models (dxf / stp files preferred) and quantities to us today: [email protected] or call us on +44 (0) 161 432 0222 and ask to speak to our Technical Sales Team.
Mini Gears is a specialist subcontract manufacturer of custom made Precision Machined Parts, Gears and Racks for various industries world-wide.
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