Nasmyth Henton

As a leading supplier to the aero engine, marine and satellite industries, Nasmyth Henton manufactures ring machined components. Adding value to our services is the broad spectrum of complementary capabilities from within the Nasmyth Group. With a collaborative Group approach, we can incorporate both large and small fabrication, processing and specialised supply chain from both the UK and offshore. This makes Nasmyth Henton a true, single-source supplier.

Turning and Mill Turning

Nasmyth, a world-leading precision engineering and metal treatment solutions provider, offers unrivalled capabilities in the multi-axis machining sectors. We have an impressive plant list of CNC turning centres. Specialist engineers have extensive experience using a range of equipment including Nakamura eight-axis multi-spindle lathes right through to standard turret lathe configurations.

Continuous investment in multi-axis machines enables us to offer precision turning and mill turning and complements the substantial capabilities we have available. We specialise in aerospace hard and soft metals allowing us to offer a full range and size of prismatic machining utilising the expertise within the group.

CNC Grinding

Our expertise in precision grinding gives Nasmyth the ability to process machined components with plasma coatings. Engineers specialising in CNC grinding, understand the importance of different surface finish requirements and work closely with each of our customers to ensure only high-performance parts and components are processed to the correct standard. Nasmyth utilises their specialist capabilities to offer cover lapping and honing, dependant on tolerances and surface finish requirements. We provide a specialist team to meet all the CNC grinding needs for each of our customers, offering quality solutions for the world’s complex markets.

Design & Engineering

A major capability of Nasmyth is our speciality in  design and engineering. As a global leader in the precision engineering markets, Nasmyth has extensive experience using numerous CAD/CAM packages.

Our qualified teams are able to import all styles and types of CAD data, including CATIA, STEP, Parasolids, DXF, Solidworks and STL.

We have a solid in-house team of trained engineers and operatives who can assist in the engineering and the design and manufacture of fixtures. Nasmyth continuously ensures the technology and software we use is state-of-the-art, allowing our engineers to fully capitalise on new and evolving machining strategies. 

Development & Reverse Engineering

Nasmyth's facilities are equipped with the latest CAD and CAM packages, extending our capabilities with an extensive range of compatible data formats. As standard, Nasmyth offers support for CATIA, STEP, Parasolids, DXF, SolidWorks and STL.

Our highly trained team of in-house experts are on hand to offer comprehensive support services. Nasmyth is always available to provide assistance through the entire development and reverse engineering process, from design to manufacturing.

As a leading CAD specialist, we ensure that all our equipment and software are kept up-to-date. We remain at the forefront of the industry by making sure that our engineers are able to capitalise on the latest technology to provide the best service possible to the global market.

Supply Chain Integration

Nasmyth Group is a high-performance, well-established partner in the supply chain integration sector. We have strong relationships that support our core philosophy to meet the demands of our customers. In order to maintain our excellence in supply chain integration, Nasmyth provides a flexible approach, enabling us to adapt to customers’ changing requirements and manage the supply chain accordingly.

Nasmyth’s products keep a range of specialist equipment working to its full potential while our world-class service ensures our customers’ demands are met. Our supply chain integration capabilities allow us to provide a single order concept for the most complex assemblies and demanding finishing processes. Nasmyth Group’s policy of continuous improvement sees each project appointed to a Customer Project Manager who will oversee and control the supply chain for our customers.

We organise transportation and packaging logistics around the requirements of our customers while using bespoke, reusable packaging throughout the supply chain. This enables our project managers and customers to verify products without tampering with the packages.

Multi-Axis Milling

Nasmyth is a fully comprehensive precision engineering and metal treatment solutions provider for a variety of complex markets. We constantly look to provide the highest value-added service to each of our customers by taking on board additional activities such as higher level assembly, testing and producing kitted products for direct line assembly. We are a class-leading provider of three, four, and five-axis high-speed CNC milling fulfilling a range of multi-axis machining capabilities.

We have the ability to offer the manufacture of components, utilising state-of-the-art machines. With an in-house team of specialists, Nasmyth provides non-destructive testing and treatment capabilities and full turnkey solutions for each of our customers. We consistently deliver fully-machined, inspected and treated components of the highest quality. Nasmyth uses only the best solutions for 3D modelling and operates CATIA and Mastercam, both of which can be provided either offline or at the machine side.

Our CNC milling capabilities cover complex five-axis machining up to 500mm3 using materials including hard and soft metals such as steel, titanium, aluminium, Nimonics and super alloys. Nasmyth’s CAD/CAM programming and reverse engineering capabilities are suitable for the world’s complex markets along with full non-destructive testing and surface treatment solutions.

Manual & CNC Turning

To ensure we are offering a full range of capabilities, Nasmyth has an array of manual CNC centre lathes and VTL’s available for turning individual components with fabricated elements. Our experienced operatives and engineers can process and produce work pieces ranging from 3mm through to 2,000mm diameter and up to 1,500mm in height.

Our dynamic team of adept and fully-qualified engineers, across our range of complementary precision engineering and metallic companies, complete all manual and CNC turning processes in house, including all methods of manufacture, stage and tooling drawings plus CNC programming. We have extensive capabilities and can provide a solution for many complex industries requiring manual and CNC turning.

Non-Destructive Testing

Non-destructive Testing can be performed in-house in our state-of-the-art facilities, saving expense and time in evaluation of products and trouble shooting. Some of our NDT capabilities include magnetic particle inspection and penetrant inspection.


Quality complex applications

Nasmyth Henton joined the Nasmyth in 2008 to deliver precision engineering solutions to our customers from our base in Leicestershire, specialising in the machining and fine grinding of large complex sectioned ring and prismatic components. We also work closely in partnership with customers, providing complete end-to-end solutions from formulating designs and sourcing materials through to manufacture, assembly and testing. Taking advantage of the most advanced production management technology, Nasmyth Henton is able to import customer schedules into its ERP software and react immediately to customer demands.


Complete quality compliance

Nasmyth Henton’s commitment to quality requirements is outlined in our quality management systems along with our compliance to AS9001 and other customer technical standards. These standards ensure we can meet all customers’ specific requirements and quality system auditing. We have three CMM inspection machines supported by our highly skilled inspectors and engineers. Continually looking to improve our offering with continuous investment into the latest in technology and resources backed by the Nasmyth'sf businesses.