Over the 50+ years that Wallace Heron Limited has been serving Pukekohe industry, our workshop has grown to allow us to complete a wide range of jobs and our team of tradesmen are well equipped to produce excellent results.
We have a large number of lathes for specialised machine work, from small Colchester lathes to the largest lathe in the Pukekohe area measuring 4 metres between centres and 1 metre turning diameter. We also have a CNC lathe for repeat machining processes.
We have a selection of mills, suitable for a wide range of machining operations. We also have a large range of tooling to allow us to complete any number of jobs within your machining tolerances
Our precision grinding equipment includes surface and cylindrical grinders, capable of finishing large flat areas and finish grinding hardened shafts.
Our gear hob is capable of cutting straight cut gear teeth in a variety of diameters in a fully automated procedure.
Our thread cutting machine is perfect for cutting threads on pipes or bar. We can also turn any thread imaginable on our lathes using a number of methods.
Our workshop is well equipped to undertake any welding task, be it arc, MIG or TIG. We are also equipped to MIG or TIG aluminium, and our new pulse MIG produces an immaculate finish. We can also complete a range of gas welding techniques for a number of alloys.
Sheet Metal Work
We hold a large amount of sheet steel and aluminium in stock, and have equipment to complete a wide range of tasks. Our guillotine can cut up to 6 mm plate at a full sheet length. For larger plates we can either gas cut or plasma a wide range of shapes using our selection of jigs. We also have a folder and rollers for shaping thinner gauge sheet.
Our 60 tonne hydraulic press is capable of straightening or folding any number of jobs. We also have a selection of broach presses capable of broaching keyways large or small for pulleys or sprockets. We also have a crank press for manufacturing processes.
Our furnaces are capable of case hardening or annealing small components in-house. Our skilled tradesmen are well trained in fine tuning material properties to suit your needs using a range of heat treatment and quenching techniques.
Race Car Development
Our long standing relationship with the motor racing industry in Pukekohe has given us great experience in this area. We have specialist knowledge in BMC engines but can machine engine components specific to your requirements. Our racing heritage keeps us on the cutting edge of engine development.
Our 30+ years of experience in Mini Seven racing has allowed us to stay at the forefront of mini race car suspension and chassis development. We hold in stock a large range of performance enhancing parts for racing.
Contact us to discuss your specific requirements.