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Albon have supplied over the years major OEM's with the machining of cylinder heads
used for automotive and heavy industrial applications, this included assembly of core plugs
and complete pressure testing. Projects have included a large industrial diesel cylinder head
which was for a volume of 200 parts per day or 50,000 per annum. This was a very intricate
part which required profile milling of the peripheral casting to assist assembly to the main
Engine Cylinder Blocks
Albon have been machining engine cylinder blocks since 1994.
Parts are produced on CNC Flexible machining lines, which cater for a family of 3 and 4 cylinder
ranges, volume produced was approximately 35,000 per annum. Components are fully machined
including the assembly of core plugs and pressure testing. Main application for engines is
agricultural and marine ranging from 5bhp to 50bhp.
Flywheel assemblies have been produced for the past 20 years, for both petrol and diesel engines,
ranging from 5kg to 65kg in weight.
The main application is for passenger cars and heavy trucks.
Volume ranges from 100 parts to 2000 parts per day, using fully automated robot facilities and flexible
facilities dependant on volume requirement. Total daily volume was in excess of 5,000 parts per day with
ring gear fitted and balanced ready for engine assembly.