Recent Projects

Westminster Bridge London

Westminster Bridge London

Slinden Services are proud to have recently carried out repairs on behalf of Transport for London to Westminster Bridge.
Westminster Bridge is a Grade II listed structure in the heart of London, over the River Thames. It was opened in 1862 and is painted green, the same colour as the leather seats in the House of Commons!
The bridge had recently been damaged by a sightseeing cruiser and sustained damage to the façade and supporting structure.
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Rickmansworth Station

Rickmansworth Station

We were contacted by London Underground to repair a cast iron column at Rickmansworth Station - after it was damaged by a reversing lorry. This was an on-site repair with minimal disruption to the station.
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Fi-Fi Pump Volute Casings

Fi-Fi Pump Volute Casings

A world-wide Marine company requested our urgent specialized services whilst in dry dock to repair and recondition two fire pumps which had sustained severe cavitation in the main volute casings.
This area was ground back to sound material and subsequently welded using our Lloyds approved welding procedures for Cast Iron.
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Bridge Plaque circ 1800

Bridge Plaque circ 1800

As part of preserving our history and culture, Slinden Services were requested to carry out the repair and restoration of an historic Cast Iron Plaque circ 1800 by Enfield Council for repair and restoration, using our approved Lloyds pre-heat Fusion Welding Procedure.
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Steam Cylinder Exhaust

Steam Cylinder Exhaust

A Welsh railway company sent an enquiry regarding a damaged/eroded loco steam cylinder Exhaust flange. After initial consultation, we were able to offer our expertise in both fusion welding and metal stitching.
This entailed our Engineers to go to site and collect the castings for initial Fusion Welding repairs at our workshops.
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Napier Turbo Casing

Napier Turbo Casing

A Multi National Marine Company requested our services to repair and recondition a Marine Turbo Casing which had sustained a fatigue fracture and was leaking coolant water.
This area was ground back to sound material and subsequently welded using our Lloyds approved welding procedure for Cast Iron.
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Trinity Square - London

Trinity Square - London

Slinden Services recently received an ‘SOS call’ from a building contractor in London. A lorry had reversed into a Cast Iron Lamp Post that was due to be in the background of a scene of the latest James Bond Movie ‘Skyfall’. Daniel Craig was set to arrive to film a chase scene around Trinity Square, with the Lamp Post clearly visible in this important scene.
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The Glove Factory

The Glove Factory

The Queen and Duke of Edinburgh came to witness the newly refurbished Glove Factory in Yeovil this year as part of the Diamond Jubilee Tour. This former factory is now part of a Zero Carbon Living Development and is used as commercial and office space.
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CAT 3512 V12 Block

CAT 3512 V12 Block

As we carry out repairs from around the world, it was no surprise to get an enquiry from an Island in the Caribbean!!
The island’s Electricity Company were investigating the possibility of repairs to one of their CAT V12 Cylinder Blocks that had cracks in the camshaft area which were in need of repairs.
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Industrial Printing Press

Industrial Printing Press

An enquiry was received from a large company that manufacture and print packaging boxes for many major brands.
The Maintenance Manager was in need of help to repair a large printing press, which was in-situ and could not be removed from site.
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Peter Pan

Peter Pan

As part of preserving our history and culture, Slinden Services carried out the repair and restoration of an historic statue from a local private estate - ‘Peter Pan’ which was badly cracked down the back of the statue, due to frost and weather conditions in the UK.
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MAK 601

MAK 601

A Marine MAK 601 Cylinder Head was received at our works - very badly burnt and cracked in the valve cage pocket.
This area was ground back to sound material and followed by our Lloyds approved Fusion Welding Procedure.
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MAN Alfa U28

MAN Alfa U28

A batch of 12 MAN Alfa U28 Marine Cylinder Heads were received at our works - very badly damaged and cracked from the Injector to the Valve Seat pocket.
This area was ground back to sound material and followed by our Lloyds approved Fusion Welding Procedure.
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Industrie 6D7

Industrie 6D7

Two Industrie Marine Cylinder Heads were received for repairs at our works. After close inspection, MPI testing revealed that the heads had suffered from ‘pitting’ and excessive fretting on the high pressure sealing ring and extensive cracks from the Injector to the Valve Seat pocket.
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De Deon 1903

De Deon 1903

A mono block for a De Deon 1903 veteran car was received at our works for inspection to see if we could repair?
As you can see from the photographs this block was basically scrap(!!) - but due to the fact that this is an irreplaceable component we put our engineers to the test and began repairing this item using our approved Fusion Welding Procedure for cast iron material.
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Ballot 2LS

Ballot 2LS

A valued customer of Slinden Services Ltd came to us with a Ballot Cylinder Block and Crankcase for our thoughts on repairs.
Ballot was a French Automobile Manufacturer who made cars from 1921 to 1932.
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Amilcar

Amilcar

Slinden Services Ltd were approached to repair an Amilcar Cylinder Block recently.
Amilcar was a French Manufacturer who produced vehicles between 1921 and 1940.
After inspection of the Block it was found to have previous failed repairs, extensive cracking on the head face area and cracks between all the cylinder bores!
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Daimler Block

Daimler Block

A Daimler 6 Cylinder Block was received at our works for a full inspection/quotation.
As you can see from the photographs this block was basically scrap (the frost damage ran the full length of the block!!) - but with our lock and pin procedures we brought the block back to life.
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St James Hotel

St James Hotel

Several Cast Iron Railings were damaged at an impressive hotel in London. This damage was caused by a lorry reversing into the railings.
After an on site inspection by one of our Engineers, the railings were removed from site and carefully transported back to our factory in Derbyshire to avoid any further damage.
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MAN 8L Onsite

MAN 8L Onsite

Slinden Services were called to the rescue of a Bulk Carrier in Southampton Docks.
Our Team of Engineers travelled to site to inspect the damaged marine block on this vessel.
As you can see from the photographs the Con-Rod had let go and smashed through the liner and the block.
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Zetor Block

Zetor Block

A Zetor Engine was in need of some T.L.C when it arrived at our factory.
As you can see from the photographs this block was badly frost damaged - but with our lock and pin procedures we managed to breathe new life into this engine, that otherwise would have been beyond repair.
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