Machining

Capalex are experts in machining Aluminium in almost any form.

As well as machining extrusions produced in-house we will machine your free issue extrusion, plate or bar to a very high standard.

Our comprehensively equipped machine shop has a range of HAAS CNC vertical machining centres with 4th axis capability and capable of machining dimensions up to 2134mm long x 1016mm Wide and 720mm tall.

Our Elumatec profile machining centre can handle work up to 7600mm long.

Other equipment includes:

  • HAAS CNC lathe with capacity 533mm long x 305mm diameter.
  • Automatic feed, mitre and crosscut saws
  • Multihead punching facility
  • Deburring machines
  • Fast Tap Machine

We have long experience and are always interested to provide new machining solutions whatever the requirements or source of material.

CNC Machining

4 x Haas – VF 4 Vertical Machining Centre– All with 4th axis capability.

Machining dimensions:- up to 1270mm long x 508mm Wide and 600mm tall

1 x Haas – VF 0E Vertical Machining Centre

Machining dimensions:- up to 700mm long x 508mm Wide and 400mm tall

3 x Haas – Super Mini Mill (with 4th Axis capability)

1 x Haas –Mini Mil (with 4th Axis capability )

Machining dimensions:- up to 406mm long x 508mm Wide and 220mm tall

1 x Haas – VF 9 Vertical Machining Centre– with 4th Axis capability

Machining dimensions:- up to 2134mm long x 1016mm Wide and 720mm tall
With 4th axis capability.

1 x Elumatec – SBZ140 – Profile machining centre with 4-axis capability

Machining dimensions:- up to 7600mm long or split to 3000mm either side

CNC Turning

1 x Haas – ST 20 YT–Lathe

Turning lengths:- up to 533mm long and 305mm Diameter

Sawing

Pressta Eiselle Profilma 501E Automatic saw Max cut height 150mm / Max cut width 270mm

Elumatec DG244 Double Mitre saw

Perrazzoli 350 - AP Mitre and cross cut saws, Automatic Feed

Punching

Aluminium extrusions can be punched efficiently where the volume of work required justifies punch tooling cost. Capalex has a multi headed punching facility suitable for a broad range of extrusion profile sizes and lengths.

Capabilities:

1 x Parsell Pneumatic 5 Station punch

Deburring

Burrs created during the sawing and machining processes can be removed using various methods with mechanical brushing or tumbling generally preferred processes.

Capabilities:

2 x Rasamat 2001 Deburring Machine

1 x Norfinish vibratory finishing machine VM100

Capital Aluminium Extrusions Limited
Cleator Moor, Cumbria,
CA25 5QB, UNITED KINGDOM.