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Empowering Energy and Renewables: The Role of Electroless Nickel Plating

Renewables, renewable energy, wind farm, power generation

CBE+ is proud to announce the exciting arrival of StirLight to our Chesterfield site, heralding a new era of advanced manufacturing capabilities. StirLight brings to the table a fully commissioned heavy-duty Friction Stir Welding (FSW) robot, poised to transform the landscape of industrial fabrication.

Our coatings and where you can use them

ENP, Electroless Nickel Plating, DNP, Diffused Nickel Plating, Copper plating, aero maskant, paint, surface treatments, coating, engineering, manufacture, supply chain

Our coatings and where you can use them At CBE+ we provide help to our clients when it comes to optimising the lifespan of components or suitability for application amongst the various coating processes we offer. If coatings are not your forte – we are always happy to share our expertise to assist you when […]

The benefits of Design for Manufacture

DESIGN FOR MANUFACTURE, MACHINING, ENP, COST SAVING, DFM, SUPPLY CHAIN SOLUTIONS

The benefits of Design for Manufacture Design for Manufacture is a term often used in precision engineering, but what does it mean? Design for Manufacture (DFM) is the process used to create optimised products at minimal cost. This includes simplifying and refining the design of components to make the manufacturing process more efficient and reach […]

4 key factors when comparing Hard Chrome and Electroless Nickel Plating

Hard Chrome, ENP, Electroless nickel, hardness, anti-corrosion, surface treatment

4 key factors when comparing Hard Chrome and Electroless Nickel Plating What are the four key factors when comparing Electroless Nickel Plating and Hard Chrome? Electroless Nickel Plating Technical Manager, Steve Whitehead, gives you the low down on everything you need to know about the two coatings. Hard Chrome Plating has been a favourite in […]

CBE+ invests £2m in Europe’s first robotic automated Electroless Nickel Plating line

Electroless nickel plating, surface treatment, anti-corrosion, CEO, automation, manufacturing, automated manufacturing, engineering, aerospace, automotive

CBE+ invests £2m in Europe’s first robotic automated Electroless Nickel Plating line Engineering supply chain provider CBE+ is installing the first 6+1 robotic Electroless Nickel Plating (ENP) line in the UK and Europe at its 70,000sq ft state-of-the-art manufacturing facility. Representing a £2 million investment, the automated plating line will allow the company to undertake […]

Electroless Nickel Plating & Diffused Nickel Plating: What’s the difference?

ELECTROLESS NICKEL PLATING & DIFFUSED NICKEL PLATING: WHAT’S THE DIFFERENCE? What’s the difference between Electroless Nickel Plating and Diffused Nickel plating? Electroless Nickel Plating Technical Manager, Steve Whitehead, takes a look at the main differences between the two coatings and gives advice when each should be used. “Firstly, it is important to understand the differences […]

Electroless Nickel Plating: Solutions for the most challenging environments

ELECTROLESS NICKEL PLATING: SOLUTIONS FOR THE MOST CHALLENGING ENVIRONMENTS Electroless Nickel Plating Technical Manager Steve Whitehead, looks at some of the industries where Electroless Nickel Plating is helping to create durable, high-performance coatings. When and where to use Electroless Nickel Plating are questions we are often asked by customers. Electroless Nickel Plating is most widely […]

CBE+ throws open its doors as it completes final phase of multi-million pound investment

automated, enp, electroless nickel plating, engineering, production, technology, manufacture, plating, supply chain solutions

CBE+ THROWS OPEN ITS DOORS AS IT COMPLETES FINAL PHASE OF MULTI-MILLION POUND INVESTMENT Engineering supply chain solution provider CBE+ has completed the relocation of its five divisions together under one roof in a 100,000 sq ft state-of-the-art manufacturing facility in Chesterfield. The company, which employs 80 people, has been operating its services from two […]

The Definitive guide to Electroless Nickel Plating

ENP, PTFE, Diffused nickel plating, surface treatments, innovation ,supply chain solutions, engineering, manufacture

ELECTROLESS NICKEL PLATING, WHAT IT IS AND HOW IT CAN BENEFIT YOUR COMPONENTS Electroless Nickel Plating Technical Manager, Steve Whitehead, gives you the low down on everything you need to know about Electroless Nickel Plating.   Electroless Nickel Plating (or ENP as it is known) is, in a nutshell, an excellent way of enhancing the […]

Relocation and growth for CBE’s ENP Division

RELOCATION AND GROWTH FOR CBE’S ENP DIVISION Exciting developments are well underway at CBE+’s main production site in Chesterfield, Derbyshire. The Electroless Nickel Plating (ENP) Division (previously known as NiTEC) is being transitioned to the company’s main site at Enterprise Drive as part of a multi-million pound investment by the group.  Joining the company’s Precision Engineering, Wire EDM, Gear Manufacturing, Assembly and Testing […]