7 June 2016

Rydal Precision Tools join the project

When I called Tim Allen, MD of M J Allen Ltd, about machining the gearbox cases and a few other bits he generously offered to help. They'll be doing the gearbox at the Ashford factory, but he forwarded some components - machined tie-bars and studding for for fabrication jigs - to Shaun Compton, Managing Director of Rydal Precision Tools in Swanley.

Shaun was pleased to help out and the parts were back with me within a week of dropping off the free-issue material. They now been used to build the dummy capacitor pack (see image) which uses the PE300 panels made just a few miles away at NE Plastics in Sidcup - another lead from Tim Allen which came from our presence at the Kent Manufacturing Expo last year.

Machined tie bars, studding, and other components for the chassis fabrication jigs from Rydal Precision
Image (C) Weald Technology Ltd 2016. All Rights Reserved

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