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Precision built industrial metal working manual lathes

The expansion of our range of Chieftain industrial metal working manual lathes continues with the introduction of the Chester Chieftain VS. We have nine models designed with precise means to control the spindle speed. Our variable speed lathes are built for long lasting accurate cutting stability and precision turning. The range offers: Distance between centres from […]

High Performance DC Series CNC Machining Centres

New to our portfolio of CNC Machining Centres for precision manufacturing. The CHESTER DC-1200-HS High Speed Double Column CNC Machining Centre is designed for the Die and Mould industry and to machine complex components. The two columns reduce cutting vibration and increase the rigidity of the tool to obtain the best machining effect for your manufacturing requirements.  Featuring […]

A New Dimension in 5 Axis

Introducing a new machine to our range of high performance Double Column CNC Machining Centres. The Chester DC-3217-5AX machine gives you large capacity with five sided machining of complex parts. This double column machine can support up to 10,000kg table load and has a maximum component size of 3200mm in X and 1750mm in the Y […]

Welcome to our new website

New Website Launch We are pleased to announce the launch of our fresh new website, along with a new look, we have included many features that we hope will make visiting our site easier and a more interactive experience for your machine tool requirements. What’s new… Fast Navigation – easier menu’s that are more focused […]

Custom Build of A Chester HB130-2 Borer

The journey begins for a huge Chester Borer. The Chester HB130-2 Horizontal Boring Machine built in our UK Factory last month, was transported recently to our customer in South Asia who specialise in engineering design technologies and services. The Chester HB130-2 features: • Pendant Control • High precision Table and Spindle • Newall DP700 Digital […]

Global Machine Tool Suppliers – Export Specialists

We are global suppliers of CNC & Conventional engineering machine tools for all requirements. We are one of the largest stockists of machine tools in the UK and supply an extensive range of world renowned machine tools to Industry, Manufacturing, Aerospace, Automotive, Ministry Departments, Defence, The Energy Sector, Education and Private Enterprise. Chester Machine Tools […]

Chester Machine Tools CNC evolution

In a significant step forward to bring new CNC technology to the machine tool market, Chester Machine Tools we have repositioned our CNC Machine portfolio with the introduction of an extensive range of performance machines. Our company provides top-of-the-range, fully configurable CNC machines that are customer application specific solutions for your manufacturing and industrial requirements. […]

UK Official Technical Partnerships

UK Official Technical Partnerships We have finished the week on  a ‘High’ Performance note…here we have some pictures of the commencement of our technical partnerships with Blum-Novotest GmbH and Tungaloy UK. A visit to our factory in Burntwood involved the installation of a Blum TC50 Probe for workpiece measurement, attached to the spindle and a ZX-Speed […]

Productivity & Performance

Introducing the benefits of these new machines in our CNC Machine Tool range for intensive manufacturing. The Chester H Series twin pallet horizontal machining centres with 5 models available for multiple environments and application. The Chester twin pallet horizontal machining centres deliver productivity and performance, the key to this is to reduce non-machining time to […]

The FTV-4000 Series

FIXED TABLE VERTICAL MACHINING CENTRE Technology at work with the FTV 4000 Series All production work comes in different sizes and in most cases a pallet shuttle system is often required to reduce load and unload times. The FTV 4000 series traveling column contains all axis motion allowing pendulum loading in cycle to reduce load /unload times and maximizing spindle utilisation. […]

New and innovative CNC Machine technology

New in to our range is the Chester TM500C Turning / Milling Centre. This machine is the complete fusion of milling and turning and enables you to finish your parts from raw material to completed components done in one hit. The new model now has a BMT lower turret which offers a further 12 more […]

Astra CL Series Range of Lathes

The ‘CL’ series range of lathes are our premium range of metal working lathes made from the highest quality castings which are stabilised and stress relieved.  The bedways are hardened to minimum HS-70 and we include Turcite B coating between the bed and carriage.  The machines are extremely quiet with extremely low vibration even at high speed due to […]

Chester Machine Tools Vertical CNC Machine Range

Chester Machine Tools Vertical CNC Machining Centres  serve the full spectrum of industries and manufacturing from education to aerospace. Our machines offer high performance & ease of use and feature the latest industry level build technology and control technology from Siemens, FANUC & Heidenhain. We provide CNC Machining Centres designed to provide speed and repeated […]

High Performance 5 Axis CNC Machining Centres

The Chester 5AX Series of CNC Machining Centres are Powerful High Precision 5 Axis Machines with Superior Performance. The 5 Axis series offers high productivity and accurate performance. Using Finite Element Method software to design and achieve the machines optimal structure this also enhances machine rigidity and stability. Chester’s 5 Axis Machines have excellent access to the front of the […]