Machining Shop

Machining Shop in Sydney

The machine shop is comprehensive and has capacity up to “medium” size. Quality and tolerances are constantly monitored by the metrology department. The company maintains an externally accredited quality system complying with AS/NZS ISO 9001 on casting and machining work. Full fitting and assembly facilities are also available.The machine shop has over 50 machine tools, including horizontal borers, CNC and conventional long bed mills, CNC machining centres, surface grinders, a slide way grinder, CNC and conventional vertical borers, CNC lathes, cylindrical and centreless grinders as well as standard lathes, mills and drills.

At John Heine, we are equipped to handle almost any precision heavy engineering including assembly. The Company specialises in machining wear parts in white iron, with the capability to machine up to 750 BHN.

Well over 135 years experience behind us, we enjoy a challenge. Our skilled tradesmen are experienced with all types of machinery, both conventional and CNC.

For those who would like more details, we have listed the highlights for your convenience.

Machine Shop Capacities

Horizontal Boring to 3500 (138″) horizontal X 1980 (78″) vertical, 113 (4.1/2″) spindle.
CNC Bed Mill to 3600 x 1050 x 1500 (max 6.5 tons).
Elgarmill Long bed milling to 6096 (20′) table x 4495 (177″) travel x 1220 (48″) high.
Machining Centres Horizontal to 1500 x 800 x 700 and Vertical to 800 x 410 x 510.
Turning to 3000 long x 650 swing.
CNC Turning Turrets to 490 swing x 750 S.C. Twin pallet vertical turret to 1600 dia x 1200 high. Vertical borers to 2000 dia x 1000 high.
Vertical Boring 7 machines to 4000 (157″) swing x 1900 (75″) high (max 40 tons).
Grinding 6 machines for cylindrical, crankshaft, slide way and surface grinding.
General Including Huron mills, drills, turret and centre lathes.
Slotting from 16 to 610 (24″) stroke x 82 (3.1/4″), wide keyways and splines.
CAD CAM We run Solid Works for CAD work and Cam Works for our CAM programming. We are happy to accept a large range of file types.
Cranes We have over 30 gantry and jib cranes from 20 tons down to 0.5 tons.
Assembly Qualified mechanical, electrical, hydraulic and pneumatic fitters.

Why John Heine?

Customer Service

On time delivery performance of greater than 95% and dedicated customer service team ensuring communication on your order and customer satisfaction

Superior Quality Castings

John Heine & Son is a ISO 90001 quality endorsed foundry & machine shop providing world class white iron castings & components

Exceptional Safety

Everyone at John Heine is committed to making the workplace a zero harm environment