Manufacturer and Stockist of Studbolts, Nuts and Special Fasteners

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Manufacturing & Testing

Manufacturing

SFC Europe combines traditional fastener engineering skills with the latest CNC manufacturing processes. Our internal manufacturing structure is split into 2 main production units;

Standard Studbolt Production

  • Thread Rolling (Through Rolling).
  • High Speed Automatic Sawing.
  • Automatic Chamfering.
  • Loss Stress Vibro-etching.
  • Nut Over-Tapping (for different surface coatings).

Special Bolting and Machined Parts Production

  • CNC Turning Lathes.
  • CNC Vertical Machining Centres.
  • Hot Forging.
  • Thread Rolling (Plunge Rolling).
  • Screw Cutting.
  • Conventional Turning and Milling.
  • Cold Broaching.
  • Loss Stress Vibro-etching.

As an overview, we are able to manufacture threaded components

  • Diameter: 0.125” (M3) to 6.000” (M150)
  • Length: up to 6 metres.
  • Threadforms: UNC, UNF, 8UN, Metric (coarse), Metric (fine), BSW, BSF.

Testing

SFC Europe are able to offer the following Examination and Laboratory services to guarantee and maintain product integrity in support of our Manufacturing capabilities,

Non-Destructive Examination (NDE)

  • PMI (Positive Material Identification).
  • UTS (Ultrasonic Examination of barstock).
  • MPI (Magnetic Particle Inspection).
  • DPI (Dye Penetrant Inspection).
  • Hardness Testing.

Laboratory Services

  • Tensile Testing.
  • Proof Load Testing.
  • Impact Testing (Room Temperature, Low Temperature, Elevated Temperature).
  • Stress Rupture Testing.
  • Chemical Analysis.
  • Macrotech.
  • Microstructure.
  • De-carburisation.

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