Machining of large and small castings. Machined components from Bar Stock, Profiles.

Fabrication & Assembly

Facilities include MIG, TIG, Arc and brazing techniques along with traditional skills.

Refurbishment & Renovation

We provide a complete refurbishment or replacement service of engineering components.

Our machining and engineering division can provide a wide variety of solutions for your needs, including utilisation of both traditional machine tools and CNC machine tools.


Fowler & Holden Ltd specialise in the machining of medium and large cast components. Other items commonly supplied from our engineering division include: bearing parts, shafts, bushes, special bolts, gears, pinions, trunnions, running rings, guides, pipework, impellers, rope wheels, and rod guides. Our experienced engineers and machinists coupled with an extensive array of machine tools can provide our customers with a one stop solution to their engineering requirements.

We can also provide advice on design, materials, and manufacture, as well as a drawing service. We offer a complete refurbishment or replacement service of engineering components and can control the manufacture from initial drawings, patterns and castings through to final machining and assembly.

Our fabrication department compliments the engineering facility and is has a range of facilities including MIG, TIG, Arc and brazing techniques as well as traditional skills such as white metal bearing production or repair and heavy duty riveting. Components can be supplied in the machined or heat treated condition.


Capacity List

At Fowler & Holden we have extensive machining capability all serviced by 5 Tonnes SWL overhead cranes. Click on a title below to view capacity.

1,000mm (39”) diameter x 400mm (15.75”)
440mm (17”) diameter x 4,100mm (13’4”)
460mm (18”) x 1,500mm (59”)
1,500mm (59”) longitudinal travel
780mm (30.7”) cross
750mm (29.5”) height
1,000mm (39”) longitudinal travel
630mm (24.8”) cross
610mm (24”) height
3,000mm (118”) cross travel
1,000mm (39”) long travel
1,600mm (63”) height
1,300mm (51”) cross travel
2,000mm (78.5") longitudinal travel
1,000mm height travel
Maximum depth of component 609mm (24”)
Maximum depth of diameter 1,625mm (64”)
Maximum keyway length 355mm (14”)
Drilling to 75mm (3”) drill bit size
Lincoln DC400 M.I.G/sub arc with 24hr duty cycle
Oerlikon DY 4004 CLT Welding Plant
Welding of Stainless Steel, Cast Iron, Aluminium and Bronze

Other specialist services such as grinding, balancing, heat treatment, and NDT can be provided where required.