Services Overview

Processing Facilities

The latest Kasto (TEC A5 & A4), Amada and Behringer bar saws deliver high-speed, accurate and burr-free cutting of bars and other extrusions up to 540mm. Plate saws provide cut blanks up to 155mm thick and up to 4m long. Guillotine cutting of Aluminium sheet up to 10mm thick and 3m long. In addition, laser or water-jet cutting can be provided. Sheet can be poly-coated as required.

Wilsons has invested £1.5million in a new Handtmann HBZ CompactCell, 5-axis simultaneous machining centre now offers customers parts machined to near net shape saving processing time and scrap. This provides very flexible high-speed machining of aluminium parts from extrusion, plates and forgings. Competitive pricing is assured through high productivity with 5-sided machining in a single set-up together with loading / unloading of parts and fixtures whilst the machine is running.

Click here to find out more about our new Handtmann Machining Centre.

Logistics

Wilsons expertise spans JIT, Kanban, Consignment Stocks, Direct Line Feed or any other form of supply.

To ensure on-time delivery Wilsons has a range of vehicles to provide a flexible solution to all transport needs. Each vehicle is fitted with a GPRS tracking system for security and route planning. This provides up to the minute live tracking allowing us to predict the time of customer deliveries if asked. In addition drivers have SatNav units within their cabs. We also have a close working relationship with national overnight couriers to ensure next day deliveries for most UK locations including Northern Ireland. The transport department can also facilitate collections for urgent requirements.

Export

Using air, sea and surface freight and we can arrange courier delivery for small consignments. Our products for our Export customers have to arrive safely, quickly and without damage at their destination in any part of the world. Attention to every detail from quality assurance to packaging and documentation provides export customers with a complete service. Adequate packing is also an essential part of the service and quality assurance - ISPM15 the wood packaging material marking programme.

Packaging

All goods are packed on site to the standards required for complete protection of the products according to the transport to be used. Bespoke packaging to customers' requirements is also available.

Testing

As a service to customers Wilsons can on request provide ultrasonic flaw-detection testing, Spectrotest alloy verification, hardness testing and electrical conductivity testing.

Cutting

An assorted range of saws (Kasto, Amada, Behringer) provides the ability to cut various bars and other extrusions up to a max diameter of 540mm. The Kasto TEC A5 and Kasto TEC A4 being the most recent additions to the bar cutting facility delivering high-speed, accurate and burr-free cutting.

Plate saws provide a solution to cutting plate up to 155mm thick and up to 4m long Guillotine facilities can cut up to 10mm thick Aluminium sheet to a max 3m length. In addition laser or water-jet cutting can be provided. Sheet can be poly-coated as required.

Quality Control

Rigid and uncompromising quality control and traceability is central to the entire Wilsons operation as evidenced by our ISO9001:2008 registration and numerous customer approvals.