Pailton Engineering Ltd
Pailton Engineering was founded in 1969 in the City of Coventry which is situated in the heart of the Industrial Midlands and today occupies a modern 80,000 sq. ft. factory employing in excess of 150 people. Substantial investment has resulted in a manufacturing facilities utilising the latest technology. With over 35 years of experience in the engineering industry, Pailton now supply to bus, truck and prestige car manufacturers around the world and have sales offices in the UK, USA and Germany.
The company philosophy is that investment in people is as important as investment in new technology. To this end, we run Technical and Craft Apprenticeships within the company. This is supported by our own CNC Programme Training School with the innovation of bringing specialist skills to be a part of the workforce that makes Pailton Engineering a leader within the Steering Industry.
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Special sizes, shapes and serrations can also be manufactured to suit customer specifications. Parts can be supplied as fixed units or with a detachable universal joint to allow for low cost servicing. These components can either have a regrease facility or be sealed for life depending on what your application may be. For parts subjected to a harsh environment a gaiter arrangement can also be fitted, stopping the ingress of both dirt and water ensuring that vehicle downtime is kept to a minimum.
Pailton Engineering manufacture two ranges of universal joint with journal sizes of 13mm and 10mm. The 13mm range has an operating angle of up to 50° and has the option of a regrease facility. The 10mm range has an operating angle of up to 35°. The end hole can be supplied plain or serrated, serrations available include 1x54, 1x66, 1x79, 19.05x48 and 22.23x48. Special sizes, shapes and serrations can also be manufactured to suit customer specifications. The 10mm range has a maximum end hole size of 23mm.
Of course, Pailton Engineering prides itself on its ability to react to specific customer requirements and are able to engineer these columns for many automotive applications.