24th July 2018
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Kephos has been replaced with Fosgard 109

For many years, Sandwell has been one of the leading experts in applying Kephos coatings to components. It offers exceptional chemical and corrosion resistance, despite being […]
23rd July 2018
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Sandwell Upgrades ISO Accreditation

Well ahead of the September 2018 deadline, Sandwell have achieved the latest ISO 9001 (2015) accreditation. The 2015 update represents a significant step change over the […]
23rd July 2018
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FlexiFinish Launched at MTC

FlexiFinish, a new methodology developed for the finishing of Additive Manufactured parts was launched at the MTC in Coventry on June 18th. Sandwell have been one […]
4th April 2018
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Residual Stress Testing

Residual stresses are those which are locked into a component, independent of any external, or applied loads. Residual tensile stresses, often introduced during machining or as […]
4th April 2018
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Finishing Solutions for Additive Manufacturing

Despite the many advantages of Additive Manufacturing (AM), poor surface finish has always been a major barrier to adoption, particularly in demanding end-use applications. Sandwell has […]
4th April 2018
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Sandwell Staff Profile: Peter Dix

Northampton born Peter Dix, Sandwell’s Production Manager, joined the company in 2016, having sold the specialist engineering firm he co-owned. In the years before, Peter had […]
13th December 2017
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Capacity Expansion

Following the recent factory upgrades, Sandwell’s planned capacity expansion continues apace with two key acquisitions. The first of these is the installation of a state-of-the-art laser […]
13th December 2017
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Sandwell’s Nanocrystallisation Project

At the recently held Montreal World Conference on Shot Peening, Sandwell Technical Director Colin McGrory presented The paper ‘Nanocrystallisation on the surface of superalloy In718 component […]
27th July 2017
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Introducing RoboPeen Over the years, Sandwell have built up a sound reputation for pushing the boundaries within surface engineering, and its latest innovation, RoboPeen, represent another […]