Precision machined products

Precision Machined Components

The businesses within this division are leaders in their markets. With world-class lead times, highly specialised precision engineering skills and a blue chip customer base.

The exploration and production of oil and gas demands equipment that can withstand extreme and hostile environments, produced to exacting standards in order to reliably perform in safety critical situations. We provide key components for a variety of deep-water and subsea oil exploration and production equipment as well as wear parts for oil production.

In order to meet customer needs, strong partnerships have been formed to develop technical solutions tailored specifically for their end product applications. Increasingly our customers require technological solutions that enable them to compete in a lower oil price environment and we have been able to expand our market share by working closely with customers on efficiency improvements and technical development.

This division consists of Al-Met, Roota Engineering, Quadscot Precision Engineers and Martract Limited and primarily serves the global oil and gas industry.

Al-Met is a niche manufacturer of specialised, precision engineered valve wear parts used in the oil and gas industries, it was acquired by Pressure Technologies plc in 2010. Its products are used in high-pressure choke and flow control valves, designed to regulate flow volumes in extremely demanding applications in the subsea and surface oil and gas industries. The business, established in 1985, has developed a market leading capability in precision machining carbides, high grade stainless steels and super alloys.

Al-Met Limited,
Coedcae Lane Industrial Estate,
Mid Glamorgan,
CF72 9HG
Tel: +44 (0) 1443 220800

Roota Engineering is a specialist in subcontract machining and was acquired by Pressure Technologies plc in March 2014. It produces a range of high precision machined parts for the oil and gas market and specialises in working with difficult materials and exotic alloys including Inconel and Monel, Toughmet and Beryllium Copper, along with a wide range of high strength carbon steels.

Roota Engineering Limited
Unit D1
Harrison Street
S61 1EE
Tel: +44 (0) 1709 370231

Quadscot Precision Engineers provides award winning CNC & conventional precision engineering services, primarily to the oil, gas and petrochemical industries, and has been successfully fulfilling both national & international contracts since 1990. Quadscot was acquired by Pressure Technologies in October 2014.

Quadscot Precision Engineers Ltd
Block 2, Units 5 to 8
First Road, Blantyre Industrial Estate
G72 0ND
Tel: +44 (0)1698 712712

Martract Limited was acquired in December 2016 and is a highly specialised engineering business.  It focuses primarily in the grinding and lapping of ball and seat assemblies and gate valves along with other flat lapped product. Established in 1978, it has significant technical capability and intellectual property.  It employs IP that achieves tight tolerances of sphericalness in the case of ball valves and flatness in the case of gate valves; this guarantees the sealing of valves at very high pressures.  In addition, the implementation of Martract’s IP during repair of existing valves in service has been proven to extend the operational life of products many times over.  Martract’s revenue in 2016 was derived 40% from the oil and gas market and 60% from a number of wide-reaching industrial sectors including nuclear.

Martract Limited
Humber Bridge Industrial Estate
North Lincolnshire
DN18 5RL
Tel: +44 (0) 1652 632172

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