Ashton Jig & Tool

Precision Engineering Since 1958

Call Jon Clifton (Managing Director) 0161 330 4902

Services and Capacity

We provide the following services (along with capacity). Please call us on 0161 330 4902 to discuss any aspect of the below.

  • Laser Engraving

    • 1 Technifor Laser Workstation LW3
  • Design

    • Softech 2D Expert CAD, OneCNC 3D Solid Creator
  • Inspection

    • 1 Scirocco Co-ordinate Measuring Machine 2000 x 1000 x 860 PCDmis Cad++2016. Temperature controlled room.
    • 1 Trimos Digital Height Gauge 0.001mm reading, 600mm high
    • 1 Mitutoyo Digital Height Gauge 0.001mm reading, 600mm high
    • Micrometers, Slip Gauges, Bore Gauges etc, All Equipment Calibrated. Over 400 pieces of measuring equipment
  • Wire Erosion

    • 1 Fanuc Robocut Alpha c600i WB AWF X600, Y400, Z400 (cutting area)
    • 1 Fanuc Robocut Alpha -1iA AWF X520, Y370, Z410 (cutting area)
    • 1 Fanuc Robocut Alpha-OiC AWF X320, Y220, Z250 (cutting area)
    • 1 Fanuc Robocut Alpha- 0iA AWF X320, Y220, Z180 (cutting area)
  • Electro Discharge Machining

    • 1 Joemars VEDM hole drilling machine 528DZ, 0.3 diameter – 3mm diameter
    • 1 Jeomars JM650FZ Spark Eroder
    • 1 Joemars NZ50 Spark Eroder
    • 1 Hurco 900M Spark Eroder
    • 1 Joemars TR100 Portable Tap & Drill Remover
  • CNC Milling: FUll 3D 4 Axis Machining

    • 1 Quasar VMC 1500 XP3 HPD, X1500, Y660, Z610 + 4th Axis
    • 1 Quasar VMC MV 204V, X1270, Y700, Z610 + 4th Axis
    • 1 Quaser MV184P VMC, X1000 Y660 Z600
    • 1 Quasar VMC 1000 XP3, X1000, Y7660, Z600
    • 1 Bridgeport Interact 720, X760, Y410, Z450 + 4th Axis
    • 3D Cad Cam Software
  • Conventional Milling

    • 1 Herbert DeVlieg Jig Mill No 43H72 X1800, Y900, Z1800 3 axis DRO
    • 1 Herbert DeVlieg Jig Mill No 43H48 X1200, Y900, Z1800 3 axis DRO
    • 2 Rotary Air Lift Tables
  • CNC Turning

    • 1 XYZ XL1100 CNC Lathe with Tailstock. 2000mm between centres 1000mm diameter 4 Jaw Chuck
    • 1 XYZ XL1100 CNC Lathe with Tailstock 1500mm between centres 1000mm diameter 4 Jaw Chuck
    • 1 XYZ Proturn CNC SLX 555-3000mm between centres 3 and 4 Jaw Chucks
    • 1 Victor Model V Turn 36 – 125 CNC Lathe with Tailstock. 380mm diameter 3 Jaw Power Chuck, 1250mm between centres
    • 1 Victor Model V Turn 26/ 60 CNC Lathe with Tailstock. 250mm diameter 3 Jaw Power Chuck, 600mm between centres
    • 1 Mori Seiki SL 2H Slant Bed CNC Lathe 250mm diameter 3 Jaw Power Chuck
  • Conventional Turning

    • 1 DS & G Type 25 Gap Bed Centre Lathe x 72” (1830mm) between centres, 2 axis DRO. 1000 diameter swing in gap
    • 1 Colchester Mastiff 1400, 80” (2032mm) between centres, 2 axis DRO
    • 1 Colchester Triumph 2000, 54” (1372mm) between centres, 2 axis DRO
    • 1 Colchester Triumph 2000, 39” (1000mm) between centres, 2 axis DRO
  • Jig Boring

    • 2 Genevoise SIP Hydroptic 6A
    • 5 Rotary Inclinable Tables
  • Grinding

    • 1 Perfect PFG-50-150 AHR (500mm x 1500mm) Surface Grinder
    • 1 Perfect PFG-40-80 AH (400mm x 800mm) Surface Grinder
    • 1 Jones & Shipman 1027. 10” x 27” (254mm x 686mm) Surface Grinder
    • 1 Jung 8” x 24” (204mm x 610mm) Surface Grinder
    • 1 Abwood RG1 600mm dia Ring Grinder
  • Fitting

    • 1 3’ 6” (1067mm) Archdale Radial Arm Drill
    • 1 Pollard Pillar Drill
    • 1 Raybrook Honing Machine 3/32 – 1” capacity (2.36 - 25.4mm)
    • 1 No. 6 Sweeney & Blocksidge DB tall Fly Press
    • 1 Mills 30 ton hydraulic ‘C’ Frame Press
    • 1 Addison CB250A Automatic Horizontal Bandsaw
    • 1 Startrite Vertical Bandsaw
    • 1 Roscamat Tapping Machine M3-M22 Capacity
    • 1 P3000 Engraving Machine