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4th July 2019
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Customers benefit from 3D printing

The recent acquisition of an FDM (Fused Deposition Modelling) 3D printer allows us to quickly create bespoke tooling and masking to match our customers’ requirements. We […]
3rd July 2019
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REACH FOR THE SKY – work progresses well on our factory extension

On course for completion during 2019, the 18,000 sq ft (1,672 sq m) building that will enable us to expand our shot peening and coating facilities, […]
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 […]