The source for all your construction needs!
The source for all your construction needs!
BBAK is an independent company established in 1988.
We are a specialist manufacturer of custom designed and built control panels, equipment enclosures and general sheet metal fabrications.
Our products include Motor Control Centres, Analytical Housings and other special items such as Hydraulic Tanks.
All of our products are built to customer specification for various environments ranging from industrial through to demanding offshore specifications, all in a range of materials such as stainless steel, mild steel and aluminium.
Our manufacturing facility in Bedford occupies 9000 square feet and is equipped with all of the necessary equipment to provide a high quality in the manufacture of our products. 'A Stainless Reputation'.
This is all backed up by a team of experienced staff, the majority of which have had 30 years experience in this field.
Colly Bombled 3006 GT X II. A Guillotine CNC 3 metres – this will cut up to a thickness of 8mm with variable rake blade.
Our punching is carried out by 2 fully automatic Trumpf CNC machines with online self removable punch and dies capable of up to 300 punches per minute.
Once programmed, this can be stored and kept on disc ready for repeat orders.
We also have laser profiling.Having a big sale, on-site celebrity, or other event? Be sure to announce it so everybody knows and gets excited about it.
Twin axis 2.5 metre long CNC Edward Pearson machine which, once programmed, is ideal for batch work.
Promecam Press Break 1.2 metres wide, 60 tonne.
We have an 80 tonne Safan which is 2 metres wide. Sheet metal up to 3 millimetres thick is no problem.
BBAK have three Arc Welders and one spot welder for light work. We have 8 TIG welding machines that are water cooled for thicker materials such as stainless steel, mild steel and aluminium.
We also have 9 MIG wire fed welding machines especially for mild steel work. These incorporate the latest technology in the form of a Kempi Process 530 Synergic stainless steel wire fed welding machine or 304 and 316 stainless steel.
The majority of our welders are certified with college backgrounds.
Their qualifications include:
ASME 9 and hold Welding Procedure
EN288-3: 1992, EN287-1: 1992 and
NAMASD Testing No. 001
NAVSEA for US NAVY
An electrostatic application of powder coating followed by controlled oven curing produces a more durable and cost effective finish.
Paint finishes: Full gloss Single and two pack epoxy Semi gloss Texture Eggshell Polyurethane Hammer Powder coating
Organosol spatter Leatherette Stove Enamelling: Etch primer, leatherette smooth, semigloss, gloss and matt.
Oven Size: 4 metres long, 2.5 metres high,
2 metres wide.
No job is too small or too large, we take one off items to batch work from commercial finish to instrument finish.
We are R.O.H.S. compliant in most processes.
Our Electro plating finishes include:
Zinc and black
Zinc and colour
Zinc and clear
Alochrome 1000 and 1200
Off shore petrochemical projects constructed from both 316L stainless steel and mild steel, painted.
Our capabilities range from Small IP65 Push Stop Button Enclosures 100 x 100 x 50mm to Walk-In Analyser Houses 3000 wide x 3000 high x 10000mm long.
We can supply all ratings from IP45 to IP66, air purged and tested to .3 bar explosion proof houses with individual calculations, drawings and lifting certificates. Fire proof A60 and +120 rating.
Hobre Instruments Fitted Out Wobbie Unit Internal Of Gas Analyser House Double Skin .3 Bar Explosion Proof.
List of Off-Shore Customers: Hobre Instruments (The Netherlands), Holta & Haland Metering AS (Norway), Bjorge AS (Norway), Fiskal Teknikk (Norway), SETI (The Netherlands), 360Kas (The Netherlands), Amec, ABB.
All enclosures and fabrications are constructed from 316 stainless steel. These are sometimes painted in 2 pack epoxy paint for extra protection against the elements of the sea. We have fitted out external enclosures and large 316 reels for incoming connections to ships (stainless work only).
We also manufacture custom built cabinets which house heating equipment used on the railways to keep signal points from freezing. These are used throughout the whole of the British railway network.
When a building or system is said to have a 2-hour fire rating, what does that mean?
It means that the system has satisfied the requirements for a 2-hour rating specified in a relevant standard test.
BBAK Control Panels Ltd
Woburn Road Industrial Estate
Kempston MK42 7UH
Tel 01234 857507
Fax 01234 852682
Monday - Friday: 8am - 5:30pm
Saturday: 9am - 12pm