Fort Precision Engineering (IOW) Ltd

About Us


About Us

Fort Precision Engineering is a sub-contract engineering company.

FPE is an ISO9001 accredited company specialising in sub-contract machining and press work, providing a quality service with competitive rates to many global companies including:

  • GKN Aerospace Services
  • Wesco (Europe)

In 2003 Fort Precision Engineering received the Corporate Times Award of Excellence.

We have a variety turning and milling machinery for use in precision medium and small batch production.

  • Cincinnati Hawk 200c
  • XYZ Proturn SLX555
  • XYZ Proturn 410
  • Excel Mustang 400 CNC Precision Centre Lathe
  • Cincinnati Dart 500 Vertical Milling Centre
  • Yang Eagle 1000 Vertical Milling Centre

We are specialists in low volume, small batch or medium batch production to a high quality.

Our reputation has been built on quality. With the latest CMM measuring technology, we can accurately inspect and check all manufactured parts to the highest accuracy.

  • small batch production runs
  • one-off products
  • fast & flexible response
  • competitive prices

 

 

 

Services


Services

Small Batch Production 
We have a variety of turning and milling machinery for use in precision medium and small batch production. 

Turning

  • Cincinnati Hawk 200c with multifeed bar feeder for medium to larger batch work up to a diametre of 51mm ( 2” ) in a collet chuck and parts catcher, this machine is programmed and loaded from our Mastercam CadCam system. 
  • XYZ Proturn SLX555 is ideal for 1 off`s and smaller batch work with a maximum swing overbed of 560mm and a length of 2 metres and with it`s easy to use ProtoTrak controls for manual and CNC use. 
  • XYZ Proturn 410 is a smaller version of the SLX555 with the same functions with a swing overbed of 280mm and a length of 1.2 metres. 
  • Excel Mustang 400 CNC Precision Centre Lathe with a easy to use Fagor control with a capacity up to 200mm diametre to a length of 600mm. 

Milling

  • Cincinnati Dart 500 Vertical Milling Centre with a capacity of X500mm, Y500mm, Z510mm and a 20 station auto tool changer, ideal for the smaller size batch work and is programmed and loaded from our Mastercam CadCam system. 
  • Yang Eagle 1000 Vertical Milling Centre with a capacity of X1000mm, Y500mm, Z510mm and 20 station auto tool changer, this is a more robust machine for larger size batch work and also has a programmable 4th Axis and is also linked to our Mastercam CadCam system.  

Precision Engineering


Precision Engineering

Fort Precision Engineering is an Isle of Wight company with over 30 years of experience in sub-contract engineering.

We pride ourselves in the excellent quality of the services we provide our customers with both manual and CNC turning, milling and grinding machines. We specialise in:

  • small batch production runs
  • one-off products
  • fast & flexible response
  • competitive prices

Small Batch Production


Small Batch Production

We are specialists in low volume, small batch or medium batch production to a high quality.

Our reputation has been built on quality. With the latest CMM measuring technology, we can accurately inspect and check all manufactured parts to the highest accuracy, so our customers know that orders will be absolutely correct to the drawing requirements prior to delivery.

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