Emergency Machining

Our speed of response and quality of service when responding to emergency breakdowns means Lenoch Engineering is best positioned to resolve machinery downtime with our emergency machining operations.

We provide full turnkey solutions, machining new large and small bespoke components to excel within their application and ensure our clients’ processes can return to normal with minimal interruption.

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Whether an emergency shutdown, or a scheduled refurbishment, Lenoch Engineering works alongside clients to meet all unique specifications with reliable and cost-effective solutions. For this reason, we are an award-winning British company, trusted by brands across the globe.

Our experience, establishment and therefore flexibility as a company enables Lenoch Engineering to cater completely to individual project specifications, meeting all client expectations with high-quality components.

Lenoch Engineering’s comprehensive machining operations ensures we can build components from scratch whilst aiming to reduce downtime. We provide site surveys to determine the requirements and dimensions for componentry, before undertaking a full manufacturing service.

For the machining of new parts, Lenoch Engineering works with all types of metal, making certain we can produce a viable part which fulfils all the needs of its application.

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    All our emergency work is undertaken with speed of response in mind; we offer a 24/7 response for emergency situations, delivering a high-quality and fully optimised component in a time-considerate manner. As part of this, we offer UK delivery typically within 24 hours.


    What are the common scenarios that require emergency machining?

    • Equipment breakdown: In industrial settings, equipment can unexpectedly break down, leading to production stoppages. Emergency machining works to reduce your downtime in these circumstances.
    • Component failure: Critical components within machinery or mechanical systems can fail due to wear and tear, material fatigue, or unforeseen circumstances. Emergency machining is needed to manufacture or repair these failed components to ensure the smooth functioning of the system.
    • Accidents or collisions: Accidental collisions or impacts can cause severe damage to machine parts or equipment. Emergency machining is required to assess the damage, provide immediate repairs, or fabricate new parts to quickly restore functionality to your operations.
    • Tooling failure: Tooling failures in manufacturing processes can lead to defective or damaged products. Emergency machining services can help diagnose the issue, repair or replace the faulty tooling, and prevent further production delays or quality issues.
    • Unavailability of spare parts: Spare parts may not be readily available in stock or may have long lead times for delivery. In such cases, emergency machining can be employed to manufacture or modify existing parts to meet immediate requirements and minimise downtime.

    In all these scenarios, emergency machining services provide immediate solutions, minimise downtime, and ensure the continuity of your operations.

    What factors should you consider when choosing emergency machining services?

    When selecting emergency machining services, there are several factors to consider to ensure your choice best suits your needs. 

    • Experience and Expertise: It’s essential that you choose a skilled team of machinists with knowledge of various machining techniques and industries. At Lenoch Engineering, we have over fifty years of experience in Precision Engineering and Machining. We abide by a range of quality standards, including ISO 9001, Achilles, SafeContractor, and Avetta, and have experience meeting guidelines in various industries.
    • Response Time: One of the most critical aspects of emergency machining is response time, to reduce the impact and cost of unexpected downtime. At Lenoch Engineering, we offer a 24/7 service for emergencies and can offer UK delivery typically within 24 hours.
    • Equipment and Technology: Choose a provider that utilises state-of-the-art equipment to handle machining tasks efficiently. From CAD design and Precision CNC machining to reverse engineering, Lenoch Engineering utilises the latest technology to ensure our finished products are created in line with your requirements. Our techniques are facilitated by a Faro Arm, capable of inspecting parts up to 3 metres in diameter, and an extensive inspection facility.
    • Communication and Support: We know that effective communication and support is crucial during an emergency. That’s why we’re on call 24 hours a day to support you. Our philosophy is honesty and integrity, and we work to provide dependable and cost-effective services for our customers.

    What should you expect during an emergency machining service?

    A quick response time is essential. Emergency machining services are designed to provide immediate assistance in urgent situations, that’s why we aim to respond to emergencies within 24 hours.

    We begin by providing a thorough assessment of the problem. Our specialist team of machinists will undergo a site survey, evaluating the situation to determine the best course of action. They may clean, inspect, and disassemble equipment to determine the required componentry that needs to be created or repaired. Throughout this, they will keep you up to date with a detailed explanation of the problem and the proposed solution.

    Once these bespoke components and solutions have been created, our machinists will reassemble your equipment, allowing you to return to your day-to-day operations. We provide clear communication throughout the process – keeping you informed about the progress, any challenges faced, and the estimated time for completion.

    Expect a reliable and durable solution. Emergency machining services aim to fix the problem promptly while ensuring a long-term solution. The machinists will strive to deliver high-quality work that meets your expectations and ensures the smooth operation of your machinery.

    What are the benefits of emergency machining?

    • Minimal downtime during an emergency. Quick repairs reduce the impact on productivity and avoid costly production delays. Our services are available 24/7, ensuring that repairs can be made promptly, even during weekends or holidays.
    • Flexibility in addressing unexpected breakdowns or accidents. It eliminates the need to wait for new parts to be manufactured or delivered (when out of stock), as our emergency machinists create your custom components. This saves time and allows for tailored solutions, ensuring a precise fit and optimal functionality.
    • Helps prevent further damage or safety hazards. By swiftly repairing or replacing damaged parts, potential risks associated with operating machinery with faulty components can be mitigated. This protects both machinery and personnel, enhancing workplace safety.