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Overview

Calibre Autoparts is built on years of Engineering, Research & Development expertise. We love innovating new products and turning ideas into reality.

Unlike most of our competitors, we do not like to sub-contract work out, and lose control of situations. Design and tooling is done in house. Having our expertise under our roof gives us the ability to be flexible and work efficiently.

Over the past few years, our Research & Development department has grown to embrace TS 16949 standards, and we are continually looking for ways to improve.

One of our key areas of expertise is revitalizing old tools. To many people this may be seen as a dirty job, but we love to get stuck in, and solve problems. This helps out our customers in a time of need, and we become a trusted point of contact to help in difficult situations.

This area of the site will show you some of our areas of expertise.

Research & Development

R&D has been the foundation of our company since it’s formation, with the directors being experienced and qualified engineers. Engineering has been passed through the generations to the present team. We have the ability to take our own CAD data and design our own products or use the customers own design concepts or CAD data to produce products which they require.

Capabilities include:
Full 3D Scanning
CATIA / UG / NX / IGES / DXF capabilities and more
Secure data transmission facility
All tooling is custom designed and made in house.
In house engineers help to keep tooling investment costs reasonable.

MATERIAL VALIDATION

Calibre have a range of different materials for different projects.

All of our materials are sourced and developed based on our customer’s specific requirements.

We use independent laboratories to ensure that our materials are conforment with our customer’s expectations, and to ensure we continue to deliver quality products.

3D Scanning and Printing

Calibre is able to visit any vehicle, and take data seamlessly. We have different 3D scanning equipment for different parts and products, and are able to transport our equipment and set it up at our customer’s facilities, or bring vehicles in house to take data.

Painting

Calibre are specialist in painted plastic parts.

We have been supplying parts, both painted and primered, to the OEM’s since 2004. This is a growing part of our business.

Press Shop

Calibre have an in-house press shop which has capabilities to make small metal parts and brackets as required by our customers.

We have approved external coating companies who ensure that parts are free from rust and corrosion.

Resourcing & Tool Refurbisment

Calibre are specialists in resourcing and bringing redundant tools back to life.

Having resourced parts from competitors such as Cannon Rubber, Wegu, Vissher and Unitec. We are able to restore supplies in as little as 2 weeks.

Parts we have resourced includes mat tools, mudflap tools, and chrome grilles.

There are occasions where tools are redundant, and companies are unable to get them to work. Being a company based on specialist engineers, we are able to bring the parts back to life by opening the tooling and adapting them to cost effective processes. These tool conversions can take as little as 2 weeks to resolve supply issues.