Hire Work / Sub-Contract Work

Roll levelling or roll flattening

Following a substantial investment, we are able to offer state of the art roll levelling roll flattening for gauge plate, ground flat stock steel with a machine which has a bed width of 1250mm and which can flatten most materials from 1.5mm up to 20mm in thickness to a good level of flatness. The make and model of machine is believed to be currently the only one of its type in operation in the United Kingdom.

The roll flattening roll levelling process improves the quality of flat metal work pieces and components and this in turn reduces difficulties in their subsequent manufacture and assembly. Areas where the roll flattening of components may be applied beneficially would be:- in the manufacture of electrical appliances, industrial equipment and machinery, especially where punching, nibbling, shearing and laser cutting processes are used, also in tools and straight and circular blades.

Smithing facilities

We have our own in-house fully-skilled apprentice trained smithing capability.

Surface grinding

Sub-contract work can be offered in the form of vertical or segmental grinding which gives a rotary ground finish, horizontal or open-side grinding which gives a straight line ground finish, and end grinding.Our grinding shop is extensive and well maintained and our machine operators are multi-skilled.


Cutting facilities available for many applications.

About Saxon Steels Ltd

Since 1975, Gauge Plate steel manufacturing has been the core business of Sheffield based Saxon Steels. Providing clients with a high quality, precision product has not only attracted new customers worldwide, but created a reputation for excellence which is envied by companies nationwide.

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Saxon Steels Limited
Units 4a-4c, Dronfield Industrial Estate
Callywhite Lane
Nr. Sheffield
United Kingdom
S18 2XR

Registered in England No. 1084027