Machining and CNC Machining

Utilising Solid Works, Edge Cam and Delcam our experienced Technical Engineers can advise and assist with all aspects of your manufacturing requirements.


Cost Effective Quality Systems

Our computer packages and database allow us not only to download information directly from CAD design files, but also to track material receipts, purchase orders and job progress.


Well Equipped Machine Shop

Our machine shop is well equipped to manufacture quality components to our customers quality requirements, all machines are networked for offline programming via CAD/Cam Packages.

CNC Milling In Chester

With over 23 years of experience in the industry, Crabb Engineering Ltd have worked on many projects with CNC milling in Chester. Using high performance and modern machinery, you can always be assured of high quality machining and all components being designed accurately. We are happy to work with all industries and both large and small batches.

Your design specifications will always be discussed in detail, providing delivery of all components once they are ready. Our delivery is available whenever you require it as we can always organise a suitable time to transport components. Having previously provided products for the automotive and aerospace industry, you can always depend on us for quality.

What Is CNC Milling?

CNC milling is used to create bespoke components, with different shapes, slots, holes and sizes. Using a range of milling lathes, this allows us to create the sizes and intricate designs you require, with complete accuracy. Our quality machining, along with CAD and CAM software, allows us to incorporate every detail of your design within the final component that is produced. CNC milling is also suitable for a range of materials including:

  • Aluminium
  • Brass
  • Carbon Steels
  • Exotics
  • Plastics
  • Stainless Steels

With a highly trained and skilled workforce available, all materials can produce the desired product with our machinery. CNC milling in Chester has been used for a variety of industries and purposes and we can always advise you regarding component designs and what option is best for you. To create your components, your material workpiece will be placed in our machine. Using CAD software, a smooth process will be carried out to create quality components.

Quality Machining

Regardless of what products and components are being manufactured, you can be assured of quality machining. We have several CNC turning and CNC milling machines available to use, all less than 5 years old. Our modern milling machinery includes:

  • Doosan
  • Haas
  • XYZ Machines

In addition to these, we are equipped with 11 Vertical Machining Centres. They hold a 4th axis and 5 sided machining capabilities, as well as 2 Mill Turn Machines with up to 9 axis capability. With all quality machining, we can choose from different lathes to create the complex, detailed precision components you require. Along with quality machining to manufacture components, we also use modern and updated software for design.

Just some of the other tools we use includes Solid Works, off line programming via Edgecam, Process 2 MRP and both manual and CNC CMM. This allows us to meet all milling requirements you have and manage all processes. This means your components will always be designed and manufactured quickly before a fast delivery, with all components having the specifications you require for any industry and project.

About Chester & Crabb Engineering Ltd

Chester is a large city located in the county of Cheshire. The city alone has a population of over 118,000 people and is a popular area to live, work and visit. With our team located just a short distance from Chester, we can easily deliver to all clients here and work closely with you. Delivery is always made quickly with easy access down the A55. Chester also has several landmarks and attractions including Chester Cathedral, Grosvenor Park, Chester Zoo and Walls of Chester.

Since being established in 1994, Crabb Engineering Ltd have always worked throughout the Chester area. Everyone located in Chester and the surrounding area can depend on us for a fast response and delivery, as well as high quality components. As we can provide a range of CNC milling services for any industry, your expectations will always be met by our final components.

We have always been a customer focused company and always want to leave you fully satisfied. Since being established, we have built a fantastic reputation and aim to continue growing in Chester and the surrounding areas. Also being both ISOQAR Registered and qualified with UKAS Management Systems and ISO 9001:2015 Quality System, you will always have peace of mind with our team.

Book CNC Milling In Chester

Crabb Engineering Ltd can provide a fast response to all clients looking to book CNC milling in Chester. We can always discuss your requirements in detail, manufacture your project and deliver this to your location in a swift process. For more information or to make an enquiry, call 01352 762 121 or fill in our contact form today.

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