Factory Facilities

Our fully-equipped factory and workshops contain the latest manufacturing technology to ensure that we deliver prime quality products on time and to individual specifications. With over 25,000 square feet of factory space, we also have two complete workshops with the ultimate in stainless steel fabrication machinery and testing.

This includes:

Five crane types

  • Street 5 ton
  • Street 10 /5ton
  • Street 25 /10ton
  • Matterson 5 ton
  • Matterson 10 ton

Plasma System and Orbital Machinery

Our recent investment in an Orbital and Plasma-Arc Welding Unit has enabled us to improve our manufacturing process by introducing a fully-automated welding process. This has ensured improvements in both weld quality and work capacity, meaning that we continue to provide a cutting-edge, highly-competitive and effective manufacturing service.

Welding:
  • Orbital
  • Automatic Plasma Arc
  • Submerged Arc
  • TIG
  • MIG
  • Manual Metal Arc (Stick) 
Manufacturing Limitations:

Length:        20m

Diameter:    6m
Weight:       30 ton 

Available means of transport:

Length:        12.3m

Diameter:    6m
Weight:       38 ton
 
 
Machine Types:

Horizontal Borers
Richards No 5
Kearns No 3
Kearns No 1
Kearns No 0

Vertical Borers Table Size Height Under
Cross Rail
Richards Twin Ram 2743 mm 1800mm
Richards Twin Ram 1422 mm 900 mm
Webster Bennet 1219 mm 600 mm

Centre Lathes  
Colchester Mastiff

370mm diameter swing x 
2100 between centres

Broadbent Schofield

460mm diameter swing x 
4000 between centres

Capstan Lathes
Ward 2/7 & 10

Slotter
Burdett 200 mm stroke

Planer
Stirk with side cutting 5181 mm long
1371 wide 1371 mm high

Radial Arm Drills  
Asquith N4 1600 mm arm 
K&W  1300 mm arm

Hunt Drill Grinder

Milling Machines
Vertical Horizontal & Universal
Up Table size 400 mm x 1700 mm

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"I use Gilwood fabricators for our stainless steel vessels and plant assembly work because of their first rate quality and keen pricing.  I am always very pleased with the detailed job knowledge of Gilwood employees, and find their attention to that detail reassuring."

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