KME’s design engineers use the latest 3D solidworks design software to produce conceptual designs through to large assembly designs. We can quickly produce production ready 2D drawings that clearly communicate how the design should be manufactured.
KME have invested in state of the art laser cutting technology to produce consistently accurate components across a wide range of materials and sheet thickness. We can supply cut only kits or carry out additional operations.
KME offer a wide range of fabrication services ranging from one-off prototyping to large production batches. Our fabricators have a wealth of experience working with a wide variety of materials including mild steels, stainless steel and aluminium.
KME are able to provide a comprehensive machining service. We have invested in the latest high precision CNC machines and skilled operators with years of experience. Our machine shop is capable of producing both low and high volume components using a wide range of materials.
KME have a range of highly accurate press brakes ranging in size from a compact 1m 36T machine up to a high speed 4m 220T machine. We also stock an extensive range of tooling in our tooling library which includes Rolla-vee dies to eliminate product marking and hole distortion.
KME have invested in surface finishing equipment for customers who require high standards of material preparation prior to painting. We can offer either round bowl vibratory finishing or a wet system for high end de-burring and finishing.
KME are able to offer a wide range of surface finishing services including powder coating, wet painting, galvanising, anodising and plating through our approved partners. Our quality team ensure that our customers exact requirements are met as per specification.
KME have invested in a Trupunch 2020 Punch Press that can automatically load and unload 2500 x 1250 sheets and punch up to 6mm mild steel, it offers high productivity punching, nibbling and forming. The punching head creates standard geometric shapes as well as 3D contours such as extrusions and tapped holes.
KME’s design engineers have developed a range of standard moulds for popular applications such as free standing walls, box culverts, barriers and livestock drinkers. This enables us to provide a proven mould in a short lead time.
KME have been involved with the design and manufacture of bespoke steel moulds since the formation of the company in 1980. We have a vast mould design knowledge and are able to fully understand our customers application and we work closely with them to deliver a mould that meets their exact requirements.
Our moulds gallery contains examples of some of the applications that we have designed and manufactured moulds for. This includes both our standard steel mould range and bespoke steel moulds.
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Moulds Manufactured in 2017
The Northern Spire Bridge is a vital part of the regeneration of the North East. KME Steelworks was delighted to design and manufacture moulds for one of the most complex construction contracts for a bridge in the North East of England. ...05 June, 2018
Croom Concrete have been working with KME since 2010 and have built up an excellent working relationship. A lot of our projects are time sensitive and KME have never left us down when it comes to deadlines and the quality of the product they produce. They fully understand what we are looking for when it comes to delivering a quality precast product and this thought and vision is always reflected in the quality and design of their moulds
Killeshal have been working with KME for a number of years now. They are extremely professional in every aspect of their business from design to delivery. Their design team works tirelessly to ensure we receive the steel mould exactly how we want it. I would highly recommend KME to anyone in the precast concrete industry.
We have found KME to be very proactive and innovative, producing precast moulds on time and budget manufactured to a very high standard. We would have no hesitation in recommending them to anyone looking for precast mould design and fabrication and look forward to working with Daryl and his team in the future.
Sandvik value KME as a key supplier and have always been impressed with their innovative and flexible approach to meet our demands. They have consistently delivered high quality products, meeting our delivery requirements at competitive prices. Responses to enquiries are prompt and informed, and general communication is exemplary. The relationship continues to grow and develop and we look forward to working closely with them for the foreseeable future.
KME are a 5* company, absolutely top class at what they do. Excellent moulds, great finish on the products and a quick turnaround. Very well designed products. Highly recommended.
We have a very good relationship with KME, they have been a flexible supplier, providing quality components with a high level of service.
KME provide a first-rate service, this is due to their extensive knowledge and design skills in producing moulds. They have offered us invaluable design advice in our mould production processes, which has in turn improved our efficiency processes. Their knowledge and expertise has in turn helped us offer the highest quality precast concrete products ensuring innovative and flexible solutions to our customers.
KME are good at getting the product right the first time around, reworking is rarely required which gives us the confidence to continue to work with them on an ongoing basis. KME always strive to meet our demanding deadlines and get products to us on time and to specification required.
KME Steelworks are an excellent firm to work with. They are good at understanding and visualizing what our requirements are and add value to the concept process and final end product design. They offer good value engineering design solutions.
KME Steelworks Ltd has received an Invest NI Grant for Research and Development, supporting company innovation in services, products and processes. Part financed by the Investment for Growth and Jobs Programme for Northern Ireland, co-financed by the European Regional Development Fund. The project, Adjustable Staircaster Mould, will be implemented over the next 2 years and aims to produce an adjustable stair moulding machine capable of manufacturing concrete stairs within a range of parameters for tread height and depth.