Derbyshire based family concern designing and manufacturing ready-to-run 5 inch & 7¼ inch gauge rolling stock for the miniature rail enthusiast. We can also supply components, materials and friendly advice for self-build projects, and can manufacture wagons to your bespoke design.
Abbots Model Engineering was born in 2005 when we decided to build a Class 66 "Freightliner" loco, completed in 2006 this loco has clocked up over 1000 miles. This project inspired us to design and develop other items for use on track, and, the past 2 and half years has been devoted to just that.
Suppliers of a vast range of general engineering sundries, springs, copper washers, gaskets materials, BSP bronze fittings, flue brushes, cork and rubber sheeting, R Clips, clevises and pins, abrasive tapes and sheets, grinding stones, files, BA spanners, rivets, BA screws, nuts and bolts, electrical components, motors, blowers, pneumatic cylinders and fittings.
Beugler Paint pinstripping Tolls are widely considered to be the finest lining and pinstripping tools available. The Beugler Lining tools enables the user to easily produce high quantity, uniform width, painted lines in a range of widths from 1/64” ( 0.4mm) to ½” ( 12.7mm). A range of guides are also provided so that an edge or template can be followed for straight to curved lines. The Beugler Lining tool will be continuously demonstrated on our stand.
Suppliers of drawings castings, tools and materials for the most popular designs. Now incorporating drawings and castings formally available from Normal Spink, Dave Goodwin and Michael Breeze including 3"g `Brittania' 5"g Jubliee', 5"g Evening Star and many 5”g LNER designs all exclusive to Blackgates. Also specialising in boiler materials kits for over 200 designs, including locomotives in 3½”, 5" and 7 ¼ gauge and traction engines in 1" and 1½ " and 2" scales. New additions to the range include 3 ½"g flying Scotsman, 3"g King, 5"g Enterprise, 5"g Jinty, 5" Black 5, 7 ¼ "g Dart and 7¼"g `Wenford’.
CuP Alloys the specialist in the field of silver soldering and brazing. Whatever you metal joining requirements are CuP Alloys have the solder to suit in the form and quantities you require. Silver content 0-56 % rods 1.0 to 2.5dia. Wires 0.5 – 1.0mm pastes, rings, foil. It is all there. Every pack is clearly labelled and certificated. Sound technical advice is readily available to ensure you produce sound strong leak-free joints.
Flexidisc sander / grinder
Gives a superb finish on wood, metal, fibreglass, car body filler and all hard materials. Its fast rotation speed achieves sensational results in a fraction of the time normally taken by conventional sanders.
This versatile tool also sharpens chisels, plane blades, lathe tools, axes and garden tools without the rapid overheating of normal abrasive wheels.
THE Magazine for Model Engineers
Launched in 1979, Engineering in Miniature has established a reputation for its quality of articles and drawings and is highly respected for its technical content.
Published monthly it features construction articles on all aspects of model engineering. These articles describe the construction of scale model locomotives, steam road vehicles, stationary, marine, petrol and hot air engines, clocks plus of course numerous model engineer workshop projects, tooling and machinery.
Come and meet the new Warners Team at the Exhibition
L.A Services, or the Engineers Emporium as it has become known, is a family run business whoes home base is a veritable Aladins cave of models, machinery, accessories and restoration projects. We supply a large range of casting kits for home machining with some fully machines kits available. Restoration projects or new builds carried out using state of the art CNC machinery and sortware. Boiler re-tubing and certification undertaken.
UK Manufacturers of quality industrial, model, hobby, home care and DIY adhesives plus associated accessory products. Threadlock, Retainer, bearing fit products, structural acrylic and methacrylate super strength adhesives, InstaTite cyanoacrylate adhesives, Flexible cyanoacrylate / superglues , Aliphatic resin glue, Fillers, Epoxy resin adhesives in a range of cure speeds, superglue activators and debonders, contact glues, cellulose dopes, clear set window glues Polystyrene foam glues, Industrial and specialist model and hobby glues. Glues to bond anything! All metals, woods, plastics, ceramics, leather, rubber, gaskets, grp etc. FiveStar Starloc adhesives have been manufacturing quality adhesive products for over 25 years, we are now the largest specialist adhesives manufacturer in Europe if not the world!, running from around 6 acres of industrial production facilities across Europe in 4 locations, in the UK, Bulgaria and Czech Republic. We also produce a wide range of accessory products, applicators, needle tip bottles, spare caps and nozzles, adhesive remover liquids, gels and wipes, accelerator products to speed cure.
This year the machinery specialists will once again be on hand to give advice on all aspects of machining. Whether it be turning, boring, milling to drilling, talk to the experts on our stand. As usual, the buying power of Greenwood Tools Ltd will ensure that most tools will be at very special offer prices, and spare inserts will be available in abundance.
GS Supplier - Suppliers of materials and castings for miniature live steam models. Website: http://www.gssmodelengineers.com
Westerm Steam - Manufacturer of copper boilers for miniature locomotives and traction engines. Website http://www.westernsteam.com
HAFIXS..... The high Performance Glue with a long shelf life. It is economical to use an has remarkable strength. You only need a few drops of HAFIXS and a few seconds. It resists water, oil, grease, alchol and will support temperatures. Ideal for hobbies, craft and all repairs. It can be used with most materials, porcelain, china, crystal, glass, metal, MDF wood, ABS, Plastic, PVC, rubber of any combination and much much more. ONE GLUE TO GLUE EVERYTHING.
Home and Workshop Machinery have a selection of Myford lathes, milling machines and a wide selection of genuine lightly used machine accessories, tools, measuring equipment which is really just a very small example of their vasts stocks back at Sidcup, Kent.
J B Cutting Tools will be displaying a larger range of top quality turning and milling tools for the model engineer. New on sale this year is a 2mm wide parting off system, ideal for the smaller lathe. We will have a large selection of solid carbide milling cutters. As always we have a comprehensive stock of carbide inserts at competitive prices.
Laser and water jet cut parts and kits for over 100 popular designs of locomotives and traction engines. Tender and cab kits incorporate our tab and slot method of construction. This ensures a fast and accurate build. All gauges and scales catered for. Bespoke work undertaken. Fast friendly service at reasonable prices.
Here at Myford, we strive to bring you the highest quality UK made parts for your Myford lathe. Since taking the company over last year, we have built a website that facilitates quick and easy online shopping, And can also provide technical advice. We are now the only company that can provide you with new, Genuine Myford parts and accessories for your lathe. Simply click on our website at www.myford.co.uk
We are here for your metal supplies,
Visit our stand for a pleasant surprise.
Where can you find that nice piece of brass -
Why don't you ask our lovely young lass?
We have plastics and graphite and non-ferrous too
Anything strange we might find it for you.
Our cast iron billets machine oh so well -
so please come and look at the things that we sell.
Phoenix Precision Paints Ltd are the best and most accurate railway colours available. Our materials can be used on the smallest of scale models right up to full size steam locos. We are pleased to have provided the paint for ‘Leander’ as well as many other well known locos.
Manufacturers of the Polly range of kitbuilt locos and riding trucks, renowned for their ease of build and reliable performance. Polly is also a leading supplier to the model engineer, with a comprehensive range of steam fittings, accessories, materials, tools and books. A wide range of stationary engine model kits are available, including the famous Stuart models and the fascinating scale models designed by Anthony Mount. A growing range of fine scale locomotive models including exclusive designs for Highland and Great Weston locos in 5” gauge from Neville Evans and the 7¼ gauge Collett Goods designed in collaboration with Dave Aitken and currently serialised in Engineering in Miniature.
RDG Tools have opened a comprehensive website containing all top
quality tooling and machine accessories. You can contact us direct either by phone or email. We are one of the country‘s largest suppliers of new and used model engineering tools
Aiming to be a "one-stop shop" for all soldering requirements, Solder Connection manufacture and distribute a range of high quality industrial products, including Solder Wire, Solder Paints and Soldering Fluxes, alongside consumables such as De-Soldering Braid, Bench matting and Tape.
Stuart Models are the oldest company in the world still producing a range of model steam engines. The business was established in 1898 with the founding principals of quality, service and commitment which have, to this very day, remained unchanged.
Whether you are a modeller, a collector or simply some one with an eye for quality, we hope you will enjoy looking at our range at the exhibition and we can be of assistance.
Tracy Tools LTD is a family owned business, established 45 years ago and now based in Torquay, South Devon, UK. We carry extensive stocks of Cutting Tools, Specialising in Taps & Dies.
These cover BSC, BSF, BSW, UNF, UNC, BA, Metric etc, with a full range of Left Hand, Special Thread and Insert Taps. Also a full range of Drills, Reamers, Endmills, Chasers, Saws, Milling Cutters,
Carbide Tools etc.
BRITAIN'S FAVOURITE PHASE CONVERTERS.
Operate 3-phase machinery from your single-phase supply.
TRANSWAVE Converters and IMO inverters.
Support British Manufacturing – minimum 2 year warranty. Prices from £95 + VAT
Phase conversion, motor control packages, motors, capacitors.
Walker Midgley have a wide range of specially written policies providing cover for all modellers and model engineers regardless of club/society membership or affiliation. Cover is available for individuals and for clubs and societies and extends to include all aspects of modelling including miniature road vehicles, model aircraft, model boats and model railways including commercial miniature railways up to 2ft gauge. In addition to the range of policies for modellers cover is also available for Stationary Engines, Memorabilia & Collectables, Vintage Tractors and full size Traction Engines, Motor Rollers and Steam Cars.
Warco will exhibit most of their ever expanding range of lathes, millls,drillsnad bandsaws. Together with the machine tool range there will be a huge selection of associated toolong including vices which are unique to Warco, rotary tables and all manner of workshop equipment.
Warren Machine Tools Ltd are pleased to announce that they will be exhibiting their new GH550 lathe at the Midlands Model Engineering Exhibition.
Warco is pleased to announce two changes to lathes in the current range at the Midlands Model Engineering Exhibition.
Firstly, their new inverter drive WM 280 V F lathe. Fitted with an
AC motor, the lathe will give extremely quiet operation and vibration free performance, with enhanced reliability.
Next, the WM 290 V F lathe, which is supplied with digital readout and cabinet stand as standard, will be completely re-vamped.
Full details will be available on the stand.