News
OCT
14

The Culham Centre for Fusion Energy (CCFE), which operates the JET experiment in Oxfordshire, UK, on behalf of its European partners, approached KCE to help overcome a problem on a 750,000 kg vertical regeneration rotor. More+


MAY
14

Two sets of water cooled fan bearing assemblies, re-engineered from samples have been supplied from K C Engineering. The work involved taking the internal components to our work shop for re-engineering and also carrying out re-engineering on site to capture critical details of the housing and location on the machine pedestals. More+


NOV
12

K C Engineering is very pleased to celebrate 30 years since Dr. Keith Chester founded the company. The 30 year anniversary coincides with opening our 2nd overseas branch in 2012 located in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia. The bearing industry is by no means a fast moving industry, but the services and products of the industry are critical to so many different applications and industries around the world. More+


NOV
12

K C Engineering is pleased to announce the opening of a new sales and technical office in Malaysia due to open early 2013. The office will support the Far East and South East Asia regions in a move that ensures K C Engineering can provide the best support in the industry. More+


MAR
12

KCE is pleased to annouce the investment of a 5-axis Mazak J-300 series Integrex machining centre. This compliments our current 5-axis machine tools and adds much needed capacity. More+


JAN
12

During Q4 of 2011, K C Engineering invested in a new ERP system to push operational performance. The new system has been integrated into K C Engineering in just 3 months and provides a stronger backbone of information and control to run operations at K C Engineering. The new system provides much greater detail and information available to the business. More+


DEC
11

Investment in FEA Software has enabled K C Engineering to provide a comprehenisve design and analysis service for all of its products. The software provides an acurate analysis of bearing performance to evaluate how safe or suitable the design of the bearing is for the application. More+


NOV
11

K C Engineering and Trinity Holdings have formed a new company called Trinity KCE based in Dubai, UAE. A new facility will start to become operational in January 2012 based in Tinity Mechanical Services facilities in Dubai. More+


APR
11

(Kuala Lumpur) K C Engineering Ltd has signed agency and collaboration agreements with TNB Repair and Maintenance Sdn. Bhd (TNB Remaco). More+


APR
11

This is the biggest ever bearing component repaired by K C Engineering. The trunion bearing weighs in at 3.5 tonnes and is used in a gold mining operation in West Africa. More+


JAN
11

The upgrade service offered by K C Engineering has just completed a new thrust bearing arrangement for the stage 3 and stage 4 bearings of an Atlas Copco compressor. More+


NOV
10

K C Engineering has successfully completed its transition to the 2008 edition of ISO9001:2008 and AS9100 Rev B. More+


SEP
10

K C Engineering has recently completed a full repair of 6 load gear box bearings for a GE Frame 6 Gas Turbine on a 12 day lead time. More+


MAY
10

Following a design review and upgrade to the thrust bearings at Rugeley Power station carried out by K C Engineering, the first set of the new thrust bearings have been delivered. More+


JAN
10

K C Engineering is commited to protecting the environment and is developing its environmental management systems in accordance with ISO14001. K C Engineering also believes that drastic action is required to protect planet earth. More+


SEP
09

K C Engineering has completed the re-design of the thrust bearing assembly installed in two 500MW steam turbines at Rugeley Power Station in the UK. More+


JUN
09

K C Engineering has completed the manufacture of the largest nickel graphite lined balance piston seal assembly ever manufactured at its UK plant. The finished seal is approximately 700 kg and demonstrates capability for manufacturing specialised seals. More+


MAY
09

K C Engineering has completed the refurbishment of a set of journal pads for a SAG (Semi Autogenous Grinding) mill. Each pad weighs 500Kg and are the largest of this type of component refurbished by K C Engineering. More+


OCT
08

After investing in a new electric heated tin bath, K C Engineering has reduced its gas consumption by over 50%, when comparing the same quarter of the previous year. Dispite the change to electric heating. More+


MAY
08

A total of 21,000 GBP has been invested by K C Engineering in its facilities in the UK in three projects to reduce energy consumption and reduce its carbon footprint. More+


MAY
08

Final approvals are now in place for K C Engineering to start production of aerospace whitemetal components as a second tier supplier to Rolls Royce Aerospace. The approval includes AS9100 accreditation. More+


FEB
08

K C Engineering has been accredited with the AS9100 aerospace quality management system. AS9100 incorporates the entirety of ISO9001. More+


MAR
07

K C Engineeing has completed a destructive test of the bond strength on a repaired steel roll neck bush according to ISO 4386-2 (the Chalmers test). More+


JUN
06

K C Engineering has been given approval to supply whitemetal components to one of the worlds premier aerospace OEM’s. The components are used both in land applications and military aviation. More+


DEC
04

Two of the leading names in whitemetal bearing manufacture have combined to form one of the strongest and most flexible manufacturing companies in Europe. More+