Efficient, effective and highly regarded turning capabilities...



The turning capabilities at AR Engineering Industries Ltd are renowned and highly regarded.

Along side our conventional turning plant we house a selection of some of the most up to date CNC Lathes. We use bar pulling/feeding technology to meet high batch quantity requirements where necessary. And also due to the large diameters that we can accommodate, we also have a hoist system in place alongside our HAAS SL30 to ensure we can efficiently and effectively deal with a wide scope of turning projects.


  • Diameter 400mm
  • Length 1000mm
  • Bar feed diameter 50mm
  • Maximum work piece weight 1000kg
  • Typical batch sizes up to 5000
  • Spindle power up to 22kw
  • Through coolant U drilling 15 - 60mm diameter
  • Spindle speeds up to 6000rpm
  • Rapids up to 30metres/min
  • Automatic touch probe tool setting
  • CAD CAM wired
  • Threading

Our turning department work with a range of materials including stainless, mild, carbon and tool steels, high and low carbon steel, Duplex Stainless Steel, copper, brass, aluminium, titanium, delrin, nylon, Acetyl plastics, hardened and heat treated materials, Ferrous and non ferrous, high-performance alloys and Hastelloy.



First Aid Certification for our Apprentices


Is there a doctor in the house? Well, not quite but our two apprentices are now a lot more prepared to deal with any medical emergencies that might arise in the factory after being awarded their Firs


Case Study on our Outstanding Apprentice Denya


Recently one of our talented apprentices was recognised by KEiBA (Kent Excellence in Business Awards) for his contribution the AR engineering Apprenticeship Scheme with a nomination for Apprentice of


Visit from local Mayor helps inspire young apprentices

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During his last week as Mayor of Dartford, Councillor Eddy Lampkin had an action packed schedule with one of the highlights being a visit to local engineering and manufacturing company, AR Engineering


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