We work in partnership with some of the biggest names in industry sectors like aerospace, engineering, automotive and motorsport.
Our on-site logistics means we’re able to honour promised delivery times, providing unmatched service from multi-stage contract orders to urgent maintenance parts. And no matter how big or small your operation or order, the quality, value and service we offer remain constant.
We have several customers who are major players within the aerospace sector. With many years’ experience in the metals industry, we have become experts in sourcing specialist and hard-to-find grades and alloys. Stocking an extensive range of aerospace grade titanium, nickel alloys aluminium and alloy/stainless steel in tube, bar, sheet, plate and tube ensures that we have the capacity to fulfil large contracts and one-off prototype orders alike. All of our major suppliers invest consistently and substantially in research and development, meaning we’re always able to source the latest cutting edge grades and materials.
From our facilities in Greater Manchester we have the capability to offer both finished and semi-finished products including bespoke forgings, heat-treated and machined items, specifically for the aerospace industry. With plenty of technical support available to all of our customers, Metal Supplies are able to offer a front-to-back service you can count on.
Metal is the core component of the engineering industry, with steel in its various forms playing the biggest role. The marketplace is diverse and competitive, so quality and delivery times are critical and sourcing the right metal products from an expert stockholder is vitally important to staying ahead. We are here to ensure that you receive the correct grade, in the quantity, quality and shipping lead time that your project demands. With an incredibly broad stock range, we can supply both international and domestic customers of all types and sizes with a comprehensive range of materials, shapes and sizes, through our robust and reliable supply route.
There is great diversity amongst our engineering customers in both the activities they are engaged in and their size. Each day we deal with hundreds of customers ranging from niche engineering specialists with a handful of staff to large multinational corporations who employ many thousands of people. Regardless of the size of your business, with Metal Supplies you’ll receive the same level of service, the same level of engineering expertise from our staff and the same high-quality product.
From well-known international motorsport teams such as Aston Martin Racing, to small-scale weekend enthusiasts, Metal Supplies Ltd. delivers high-quality metal products with very quick lead times, with the potential for same day / next day delivery service for in-stock items, if required. With our own in-house logistics and machining services (including a brand new Cosen C-320NC saw) we have the ability to cut to specific sizes quickly, with no minimum order charges, offering immense flexibility for our customers.
Metal Supplies stock an extensive range of metals used in all aspects of automotive prototyping and motor racing, including exhaust, suspension, roll cage, engine and gearbox applications. Along with the benefit of our comprehensive stock, our sales team are hugely knowledgeable and can offer crucial advice where strength, temperature and weight are important considerations in your project.
There are few market sectors we don’t supply to. Here are just some of the recent applications we’ve taken orders for:
To give you more of an idea of the in-house services we can offer:
Cutting, Blanking and Piercing: Blanking, Circling, Cutting gases selection, Flame profile cutting, Laser cutting, Notching, Piercing, Plasma cutting, Punching, Sawing, Shearing, Waterjet cutting
Forming: Bending, Plate rolling, Pressbraking, Presswork, Section bending, Tube bending, Cold section rolling
Heat Treatment: Hardening and tempering, Heat treatment – general
Joining: Brazing, Welding, Weld preparation
Machining: General machining, CNC machining
Surface Treatment: Coating, Mechanical sheet polishing, Protective coating, Tube polishing (external), Mechanical bar polishing, Mechanical plate polishing, Mechanical box section polishing, Hand polishing, Mechanical polishing of profiles