Welcome to Datum

Established in 1961, Datum Engineering has already celebrated its 50th anniversary of manufacturing high performance components, exported worldwide, for:

  • Beverage and Food Can Manufacture
  • Space and Satellite
  • Aerospace
  • Gas Turbines
  • Diesel Engines
  • Rail
  • Power Generation
  • Marine

Located in the UK at Nuneaton, Warwickshire, premises cover an area of approximately 47,000 square feet, (4400 square metres) and include a purpose built temperature controlled grinding shop which allows Datum to accurately machine carbide, ceramics and tool steel to extreme accuracies.

Datum specialises in the manufacture of new Can Tooling for:

  • Cuppers
  • Bodymakers
  • Die Neckers

A regrind service is also available on all wear parts to extend tool life.

Datum only uses raw material suppliers with track records proving highest quality to ensure compliance with the performance needs of high speed Can production lines.

The company verifies all precision machining with the latest optical, laser and CMM inspection equipment from leading companies like Mitutoyo, OEG, TRAC and others. Procedures allow full traceability of parts before exporting them to over 20 countries around the world.

Quality Approvals include:-

  • BS EN ISO 9001:2008 (FM00672)
  • SBAC (TS157) (TS200)
  • Roll Royce CQC 103 (92260) (JES 259)
  • Hurel Hispano (UK) Ltd (D033Q)Astrium Ltd (GS109, Appendix 1)

Datum prides itself on having the ability to carrying out most processes in-house with a wide portfolio of CAD/CAM integrated multi-axis machinery to enable detailed processes of:

  • Turning
  • Milling
  • Grinding
  • Spark and wire erosion
  • Thread rolling
  • Diamond turning
  • Jig boring and slotting
  • Etching and Laser part marking

Datum’s commitment continues beyond manufacture by working closely with its customers to support their individual requirements. Highly trained engineers are able to ensure any issues are identified and resolved quickly. Design and development of components can be seamless through client and Datum CAD system integration.

The company's experience is extensive and highly regarded across several manufacturing sectors, with most customers returning and establishing long term accounts, (which couldn’t be a better testimonial to Datum's quality and service).

Datum global export of precision machined parts

Datum Engineering
Tel: 0247 638 3032
Fax: 0247 634 5130