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Machining Capabilities

Hillside ADR Ltd. offer milling and turning services utilizing both CNC and manual machines. We machine a wide range of materials, from aluminum and other non-ferrous metals through to stainless and tool steels. Our wide range of machining equipment enables us to be highly competitive in producing one off parts up to batch volumes in the low 1000 's, manufactured under ISO 9001:2008 with full inspection facilities.

Our machining capabilities with details of the maximum chucking diameter, swing an d travel for each of our machines is covered in the individual sections below.

To complement our core machining capabilities, Hillside ADR also provides other surface finishing, welding, and heat treatment services depending on the individual needs of our customers. For full details go to > Our Services

Turned Parts

Hillside ADR has the following machinery for manufacturing metal or plastic turned finished parts:-

Hurco TM8 c/w bar feed for 2 axis CNC turned parts (1 machine)

- maximum chucking diameter : 200mm
- maximum swing : 300mm
- maximum length between centres: 400mm
- maximum bar feed diameter : 41mm

XYZ Proturn SLX 425 hybrid CNC/ manual lathe for small batch work (1 machine)

- maximum chucking diameter : 250mm
- maximum swing over bed : 480mm up to 700mm with gap removed
- maximum length between centres: 1000mm
- maximum diameter through spindle : 80mm

Alpha 400 CNC/ manual lathe for small batch work (1 machine)

- maximum chucking diameter : 250mm
- maximum swing over bed: 500mm up to 600mm with gap removed.
- maximum length between centres: 1000mm
- maximum diameter through spindle : 54mm

Centre Lathes - various

- maximum chucking diameter: 300mm
- maximum swing over bed: 500mm up to 600mm with gap removed.
- maximum length between centres : 2000mm
- maximum diameter through spindle : 76mm

Milled Parts

Hillside ADR has the following machinery for manufacturing metal or plastic milled finished parts:-

Hurco VMX30 machining centre complete with 4th axis (1 machine)

- maximum machine travels: 760mm X axis, 508mm Y axis, 610mm Z axis.
- 10,000 rpm spindle speed.
- 4th axis capacity: 200mm chucking diameter, 260mm swing, 400mm between centres.

Hurco VMX30 3 axis machining centre (2 machines)

- maximum machine travels: 760mm X axis, 508mm Y axis, 610mm Z axis
- 10,000 rpm spindle speed

Bridgeport Interact 3 axis machining centre with Heidenhain control (1 machine) ( 2 off )

- maximum machine travels: 451mm X axis, 310mm Y axis and 310mm Z axis

XYZ SMX SLV 3 axis CNC milling machine with Prototrak control (1 machine)

- X travel 1016mm
- Y travel 404mm

Bridgeport Series 1 Manual milling machine

KRV 2000 Manual milling machine

One CNC Cad/Cam package to enhance our programming capability.

Main Metals Machined

Hillside ADR has extensive experience in machining all major metal types, including:-

  • Carbon steels – 230M07 (EN1a) 080M40 (EN8) etc.
  • Alloy steels – 817M40 (EN24) 835M30 (EN30B) 655M13 (EN36) SAE 8620 etc.
  • Tool steels – D2, 01, M42 etc.
  • Stainless steel – Grades 303, 304, 316, 440C etc.
  • Titanium
  • Aluminium – 6082, 2011, 2014, 7075
  • Copper, Brass, Phosphor Bronze and Cast Iron
Main Plastics Machined

Hillside ADR also has experience in machining engineering plastics and non-metallic materials, including:-

  • UHMW Polyethylene
  • Acetal (POM)
  • Nylons (PA 6, 66)
  • PTFE
  • PEEK
  • PET- GL
  • Tufnol (paper and cloth based)
  • Tufnol (epoxy resin grades)
Engineering Advice

If you are designing or drawing up a component, Hillside ADR can offer help and advice on the most efficient and cost effective machining methods. The current team has all been with the company for at least 10 years and individually has over 20 years of traditional engineering and machining expertise. We have successfully applied our engineering skills to help companies solve engineering problems and find cost effective solutions. For practical examples of where our engineering advice has helped customers, see our case studies page. To discuss your engineering project call us on +44 1604 671 251 or This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it

Our Services

Our customer service offering extends beyond our in-house machined parts capabilities. Hillside ADR also provides the following complimentary services and areas of expertise:-

  • Surface grinding
  • Cylindrical grinding
  • Slotting
  • Welding and fabrication
  • Assembly

By working closely with specialist sub-contractors, Hillside ADR is able to offer a complete package in line with a customer's needs. If what you need is not listed, we may still be able to arrange this for you.

We also have long standing business relationships with major heat treatment and surface finishing companies, who we trust to reliably provide finished components with any of the following additional requirements:

  • Heat Treatment
  • Plating
  • Anodising
  • Wire Erosion
  • Honing and deep hole drilling
Delivery Service

Hillside ADR operates its own delivery service for most local deliveries using our own van.

For non local deliveries, we have accounts with several national couriers, who offer a next day or guaranteed AM service, depending on what is needed.

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