Duckworth and Kent (Reading) Ltd are precision engineers & Toolmakers, specialising in CNC & conventional machining, surface grinding, CNC wire erosion, EDM & assembly. Our speciality is low volume high quality precision components, often manufactured from a variety of difficult materials and complex shapes.
We have the latest CAD / CAM software which can accept various file formats of 2D and 3D Data. We are able to manufacture and inspect using the following software suites - One CNC (Up to 5 Axis), Feature Cam Ezcam, Spaceclaim, Ablink Inspect to Cad.
Duckworth and Kent (Reading) Ltd have a state of the art wire erosion facility. Using our 3 Agie Charmilles machines, we can provide extremely high accuracy cutting of precision parts & components to your exact requirements.
Duckworth and Kent (Reading) Ltd offer a full Toolmaking and pressing service of low volume high quality components We manufacture press tools and pressed components to customer design and specification.
Duckworth & Kent is an ISO 9001:2008, as well as ISO 14001:2004 registered company. Strengthening our offer of quality throughout our process. We are able to offer full traceability of our customer components via our ``Redant`` production control software. This software controls all areas, including: Quotation Procurement Manufacture Quality Delivery.
In partnership with our approved contractors, we are able to offer a complete manufacturing solution, including heat treatments and surface coatings.
We provide a same day service using our own vehicles for local deliveries of precision components, assemblies and tooling. We are also able to offer a next day service using TNT. For overseas customers we are able to offer delivery via DHL, usually next day within Europe.
Duckworth and Kent (Reading) Ltd have a number of 5 axis machines of varying capacities - this enables us to offer an even faster turn around on precision components, from difficult materials and to complex shapes.
Duckworth and Kent (Reading) Ltd - Manufacture and build special purpose machinery to customers design and specification. We work in partnership with our customers and undertake development and process control of bespoke equipment.
"Just to let you know I have picked up the first delivery. It once again looks like brilliant work; the feeling of sliding the retainer on to the header still makes me very happy!"
"My reason for writing is firstly, to thank you for the good service we have received from your company during this year."
"Very good professional company with great pride in their work. Highly skilled workforce. Excellent product received for highly technical parts."
"I would just like to mention as well, that I have been going over the Spider components/documents that you delivered and I must say that you and your guys have done a really nice job with them. The meticulousness of the metrology and presentation is great. We have also put a couple through our metrology department to verify a few things and the results were very impressive. Great job all round. I’m looking forward to seeing the shafts."
"Passing on my appreciation to your team for once again manufacturing my components to a very high standard."
"You have the capability and experience to help us with our projects. You have an excellent, well-organized machine shop and I am sure that we will have a great collaboration."
"Thank you very much for manufacturing the AFA&F Adaptor well before delivery date"