Services & Plant

A.E. Tilley Ltd Manufacturing Engineers provide laser cutting, turret punching, welding, folding and forming services for sheetmetal components.

Manufacturing sheetmetal components or complete products typically begins with the shearing or laser cutting process. A.E. Tilley Ltd has the range of equipment and expertise to provide a quality service that incorporates laser cutting, turret punching, welding, folding and forming with innovative design and expertise.

Cincinnati shearing centre

  • Sheets up to 3.0 metres
  • Maximum thickness 6mm
  • CNC control
  • Conveyer and stacker
  • High speed processing
  • Quality control

Laser cutting

  • 2000 watt Cincinnati CL-707 CNC laser cutting sheets up to 3000mm x 1500mm
  • Positioning accuracy of + 0.025mm
  • Ideal for precision componentry, signage and display products
  • Cutting material thickness in:
    Mild steel - 12 mm
    Aluminium - 5 mm
    Stainless steel - 5 mm

Folding and forming

  • CNC and NC brake presses
  • 30 to 400 tonne capabilities
  • Amada Promecam CNC brake press engages up to 8 axis bending capacity with programmable back stops
  • Accurate, high speed forming or bending up to 4.0 metres long
  • Mechanical brake presses
  • Single axis NC back stops for bending up to 3.0 metres
  • Automatic thickness sensing and crowning on material up to 4000 x 3 mm, for folding of precision sheetmetal parts
  • ToyokokiHYB-125 Press Brake, 125 tonne x 4000mm has 6 axis back gauges. Automatic thickness sensing and crowning on material up to 4000 x 3 mm, for folding of precision sheetmetal parts

Turret punching

  • Four CNC Wiedeman / Muratec Turret Punch Presses - the largest having a throat depth of 1500mm
  • 15 to 45 tonne capabilities
  • Sheets up to 3.6 metres
  • 45 tonne machine holds up to 60 stations with an auto indexing head
  • Punching up to 6.0mm thick mild steel
  • State of the art nesting software for competitive pricing

Tool Room

  • Tos Kurim Finesa CNC milling machine
  • Lathes
  • Band saws
  • Radial drill
  • Surface grinders

Welding

MIG, TIG and Arc, for mild steel, aluminium and stainless steel
  • Spot welding
  • Deburring machines
  • Riveting and fastening equipment

Design Services

A.E. Tilley Ltd offers a complete design and manufacture services. Our highly skilled team will assist with all aspects of your project, providing innovative ideas and quality products. We are committed to employing the best tools available for product development and manufacturing precision. Our technology centre is equipped with the latest software (AutoCAD and SolidWorks) allowing rapid prototyping and effective communication with customers.

Industry Partnerships

A.E .Tilley Ltd has long standing partnerships with associated industry groups, providing a complete and comprehensive manufacturing service to our clients. Our industry partnerships enable: Metal spinning, Aluminium casting, Tube bending, Metal polishing, Protective plating, Electro-zinc coatings, Hot dip galvanising, Powder coating and Wet spray paint systems.