West Special Fasteners are manufacturers of stainless steel and nickel alloy special fasteners. Established in 1999, West Special Fasteners has grown into one of the most respected hot forgers and producers of high integrity fasteners in the United Kingdom.
Our facilities combine the latest in induction hot forging machinery with CNC precision, and automatic and manual lathes.
We are a JOSCAR stage 2 and BAE approved manufacturer. We are also ISO 9001, NORSOK and ExxonMobil approved, having supplied thousands of components across multiple high-profile projects.
Our business is built around bespoke fasteners manufactured from materials used in specialist applications/ sizes. We are happy to work from any technical drawings or specifications given, and we really come into our own when dealing with a request that other manufacturers may find challenging or difficult.
Our key focus areas are Defence/ marine/ subsea/ renewable energy/ oil & gas, and any difficult or hazardous environments such as nuclear power generation.
As well as having invested in state-of-the-art CNC lathes, hydraulic presses, thread rolling, drilling machines, milling machines, and VMC with 4th axis, we are also industry experts in hot forging.
Products can be identified with material grade, cast numbers and manufacturers initials by Multitronic Dot Marking, state of the art Laser Engraving or by conventional impact stamping when requested.
We can perform Positive Material Identification, PMI, in house using our XRF guns, and offer Fischer Ferrite Scope testing and Electrolytic weld cleaning.
PTFE, Xylan, Zinc and other coatings can be organized, and we have vendors offering excellent world class facilities locally, to perform independently verified testing , Heat Treatment in API approved furnaces and high-quality welding of exotic alloys.
Our standard size range for forged fasteners is 1/4" to 2" for imperial fasteners and M5 to M52 for metric fasteners. Our range of CNC and manual machined fasteners is from 3/16" to 4" Diameter for imperial fasteners and M3 to M100 for metric fasteners, but thanks to our range of equipment, we can operate outside of these parameters if needed.
We are able to offer in many materials including Hastelloy ¨, Titanium, Inconel ¨ Alloy 600, 601, 625, 718, Incoloy ¨ Alloy 800 HT, 825, Monel ¨ Alloy 400, K500, Duplex UNS S31803, Super Duplex S32760 SA & FLT, Zeron 100 ¨, S32550, S32750, Aluminium Bronze, Stainless Steels Astm A193 B8M, B8, B8C, Class 1 or Class 2, A4, A4-80, A2, 316L, 304L, 904L, 310.