Frequently Asked Questions


Excell Metal Spinning has listed below a number of frequently asked questions for your information and to help you understand the different processes and the way the company operates. If you have a question that is not listed please feel free to use the form below to submit a question and a member of our team will reply as soon as possible

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Excell Metal Spinning aims to provide clear communication channels throughout all of our operations. By providing a tailored manufacturing service to our customers the company culture ensures communication is at the heart of the philosophy. In order to maintain and monitor this Excell Metal Spinning has a continuous improvement policy.

Our as part of our continuous improvement policy it was identified that we could provide answers to our customers before they contact us. Our frequently asked questions page was developed to communicate some of the questions that get asked.

Currently Excell Metal Spinning is equipped with Metal Spinning lathes that can spin up to 1900mm.

Excell Metal Spinning commonly produces components from; Aluminium, Mild Steel, Galvanised Steel, Copper, Brass, 316 Stainless Steel and 304 Stainless Steel.

Other uncommon material include; Titanium, Inconel, Monel, Hastelloy

There are various other forms of material such as alloys, marine grade or aerospace grade that can also be spun.

Tooling, also known as a “former” is what is used on the metal spinning lathe. The material is spun over the top of the tooling and is what gives the end component the required shape.

This can be a difficult question as components vary.

For new components that require tooling to be produced the lead time is between 5 and 6 weeks.
For components that do not require tooling to be produced the lead time is 3 to 4 weeks.

Please note that when enquiring we will assess the component lead time individual and provide a more accurate delivery date via our order acknowledgments.

Currently Excell Metal Spinning has a hydraulic metal spinning lathe that is capable of spinning mild steel from 6mm thick mild steel or 4mm thick stainless steel.
Our CNC Metal Spinning machines are capable of spinning 5mm thick Aluminium.
Ultimately it will depend on the size, shape and depth of the spinning.

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