Hockley Pattern & Tool Co Ltd has grown from a background of Automotive Patterns and Tooling into one of the leading Aerospace Toolmakers in the Country. We have had over twenty years experience with Cad Cam Technology and have invested in state of the art CAD systems and machinery. We currently run Catia v4, Catia V5, Visi Modeling, Visi 5 Axis Machining, NC Graphics and Machining Strategist.
Our up to date machinery enables us to compete with our competitors and offer existing and new customers diverse and high quality 3D designs, surfacing, solid modeling and advanced 5 axis machining. All designs our carried out on-site by highly qualified and experienced staff whose expertise enables them to work using the latest state of the art Cad Cam Technology and work from a variety of input media. e.g. hard copy drawings, CAD surface and solid models or from existing physical models or patterns.
Hockleys multi-million pound investment in precision CNC, multi-axis machine tools and other set-up equipment allows for versatility and production efficiencies. 5 of the 9 machines are less than 2 years old. All of our machines are part of a full service and calibration scheme by highly qualified and reliable engineers. Our Capabilities range from 1½ Metres to 6 Metres.
We successfully design and manufacture Composite Mould Tools, Prototype Tooling, Assembly Fixtures, Checking Fixtures, Holding Fixtures, CNC Fixtures, Welding Fixtures, Pneumatic Fixtures, Master Models, 5-Axis Trim Fixtures, Drill Jigs & Fixtures in steel, sg iron, aluminum, invar, cast iron and tooling board. For over 30 years we have manufactured Cast Tooling from a wide range of materials (Steel, Cast Iron, Aluminum, Invar and Resin Board).
In addition Hockley also have conventional milling, turning and fitting capabilities.
Hockley also provides in-house Inspection and Scanning services.
Inspection is by 2 Stiefelmayer CMM machines fitted with Vectra surface and geometric software capable of CAD to physical model comparison together with full inspection reporting. Hockley also have two state of the art faro laser trakers & 2 Romar Arms, one with scanner. We have been ISO 9001 approved since 1993 & are currently in the process of applying for SC21 & AS9100.
- June 2013
Lodgefield Road, Halesowen, Birmingham, B62 8AR
Tel: 0121 561 4665