We provide a comprehensive service when it comes to sub-contract manufacturing. Stainless steel, mild steel and aluminium sheet metal fabrications are a speciality. We can handle many aspects of sheet metal fabrication.
All fabrication work is designed and manufactured to suit individual customer requirements
We supply both volume and one-off orders to exacting quality standards. Our suppliers are well equipped to supply repeat orders for non-standard products.
Because of our location and links with local businesses, we are able to provide a wealth of secondary processes. If you require any other fabrication services then please enquire and we will get you a competitive quote.
The following services are available:
- Plasma, laser and water jet profiling
- CNC Press braking
- MIG, TIG, MMA and Spot Welding
- Section rolling
- Wire and Strip, bending and forming
- Bar bending, threading and forming
- Tube Processing
- Coining, forming and blanking
- Deburring and finishing
Laser Cutting & Engraving Services
Option Enterprises provides bespoke stainless steel laser cutting services using the very latest technology.
The maximum sheet metal thickness that can be laser cut is 20 mm in Mild Steel, 15mm in Stainless Steel and 12 mm in Aluminium with an accuracy of 0.1mm. We can also cut sheet metal other than steel or aluminium, including materials such as Brass and Copper.
Types of material laser cutting service available.
Stainless Steel 420 Grade Laser Cutting
420 Stainless Steel provides excellent corrosion and wear resistance which suits a lot of our specialist customers. This can be supplied in a variety of forms and thicknesses:
- Strip – Bright Hardened to 47/51 RC – 0.5mm – 3mm thick
- Cold Rolled Sheets – Annealed – 1.5mm – 3.5mm thick
- Cross Rolled Sheets – Descaled and Annealed – 4.3mm – 10.5mm
Our supplier can laser cut this material to make a Machine Knives, Food Processing Blades, Slitting Line Spacers, Surgical Instruments, Hand Knives, Circular Saw Bodies, and Spring Washers & Packaging Knives.
Mild & Structural Steel Laser Cutting
We supply mild steel to our customers in a timely and cost effective fashion. We regularly cut S275 JR and S355 JR but are also able to offer mild steels tested up to S355 J2+N should the application demand it. These grades are all available in thicknesses from 3mm up to 25mm.
At the thinner end, we supply parts cut from Cr4 (0.9mm – 3mm) should you require it. We can also supply Hardox, Abro, Weldox and Boron which are all available on request.
The General and Structural Steels we cut and supply are used in a wide variety of applications including: General Sheet Metal, Construction, Rail, Agricultural, Machinery, Architectural & renewable.
Stainless Steel Laser Cutting
We provide a wide variety of laser cut Stainless Steel sheet. The range of stainless steel 304 and 316 are available in a wide range of surface finishes including 2B, HR, DP1, Bright annealed and Mirror Polished.
We can offer any thickness of stainless steel ranging from 0.5mm – 20mm. The Stainless steel grades we frequently work with include 430, 310, 321 & 3cr12.
Our clients hail from an array of industries and include leading companies based in the different sectors like – General Fabrication, Marine, Shop fitting, Catering, Medical, Water Treatment, Architectural, Civil Engineering, Chemical, Pharmaceutical, Oil & Gas, and Renewable.
Spring Steel Laser Cutting
In terms of Spring Steel, we can supply laser cut Cold Rolled Steel Strip (bright hardened). We offer a thickness range of 0.3mm – 4.mm for maximum choice and application versatility.
We also offer Hot Rolled Steel Strip in the form of 75Cr1 and 80Crv2. These come in a thickness range of 1.8mm – 8.3mm.
We have extensive knowledge in this area and have built a large customer base who use these materials in the following applications:
The spring laser Steels we cut and supply are used to make Machine Knives, Food Processing Blades, Slitting Line Spacers, Surgical Instruments, Hand Knives, Circular Saw Bodies, Spring Washers, Packaging Knives.