Production Capacity Plant list
April 2013

Turning
1- Hardinge GS51 (New 2012) - CNC Lathe
1- Citizen L20 VIII Sliding head Mill/Turn - 4m bar loader (2010)
1 - Miyano BNJ 42 S 6 axis with live tooling CNC - Fanuc control - Iemca Boss 545 3m bar loader. (2004)
1 - Hardinge Cobra 42 CNC - Fanuc control - 1.5m Hydrafeed bar loader also with a mini magazine loader attached.
1 - Twin spindle twin slant platen CNC - Siemens control - 3m LNS bar loader.
1 - Harrison M300 1000mm bed centre lathe with digital readout.
1 - Harrison M300 650mm bed centre lathe with digital readout.

Multi-spindle
4 - 1" Alfred Herbert 6 spindle BRANs.
4 - 1" Alfred Herbert converted to direct electronic drive with Pietro Cucchi bar loader.
31 - 7/16" Acme Gridley 6 spindle converted to Direct Electronic drive.
4- 7/16" as above with Pietro Cucchi bar loader.

Milling
2 - Bridgeport XY CNC milling machines - EZTRAK DX control (750mm x 300mm table).
1 - Bridgeport XYZ CNC milling machine - EZTRAK DX control (750mm x 300mm table).

Grinding
2 - Jones shipman 540x digital interface auto dress surface grinders.
1 - Jones and Shipman 1300x universal cylindrical grinder with mounted Diaform and digital interface.
1 - Jones and Shipman 1311 cylindrical grinder.

Drilling
6 - Rotary drilling (3 with tapping).
1 - Radial arm driller.
2- Floor mounted drillers.
2 - Bench mounted drillers.

Tapping
1 - Microtap (Job tap G8) - (2010)hand fed
1 - Microtap (2011) - fully automatic with bowl and hopper


Presses
6 - 7.5T 8 station hydraulic rotary Hare presses.
1 - 7.6T single station hydraulic Hare press.


Spring
8 - Bennett Mahler single point spring machines with digital speed control powered spool and auto pitch control.

Assembly
15 - Fully automatic 8 station rotary transfer assembly machines
2 - Semi-automatic 8 station rotary assembly machines
2 - 8 station automatic angle assembly machines

Heat treatment

1-18" twin shaker hearth - radiant tube with endothermic generator.
Dew point control - recording facility during processing.
Both these furnaces have been used only for carbo-nitriding to a shallow case depth
1- Annealing oven (tool room).
1 - JN continuous electric stress relieving oven (springs).

Quality Control
A Fully equipped heat treatment QC control room with fully calibrated light load Vickers and Rockwell hardness testers.
1 - Wilson Rockwell hardness tester series 500 with 15, 30 and 45 N and T capability.
1 - Indentec Vickers hardness tester with 1, 2.5, 5, 10, 20, and 30Kg loads fully computer integrated for analysis.
1 - Sigma HF600 optical projector with profile and front projection.
1 - Baty R11 XL optical projector with profile and front projection.
2 - Baty R14 XL optical projector with profile projection.
Calibrated measuring equipment including micrometers, thread gauges etc.

Mechanical Handling
1 - 2T BT fourway reach truck
1 - long (4m) pallet truck for steel handling
3 - 600Kg pedestrian counter-balance fork-lift (modified for Kingfisher)
1 - 1.5T pedestrian counter-balance fork-truck
1 - 2T counter balance
3 - electric pallet trucks
3 - tipping devices (washing, hardening, swarf handling)
1 - wire spool mobile lifting device
1 - pallet loader for 150Kg export cartons


Others
Neutral pH Washing machine with horizontal Archimedean screw feed and in built dryer.
CAD drawing facility
Fully equipped maintenance area comprising of centre lathes, vertical milling machine and surface grinder etc.
Slotting machine.
Startrite 20RWH vertical band saw.
Utting UB254 horizontal band saw.
Drill and tool grinding facilities.


Kingfisher (Lubrication) Limited accreditation LRQA to ISO9001-2015

Production Capacity Plant list
April 2013