Hydrafeed undertake special projects to provide engineered solutions to manufacturing processes, operations and automation.


Previous special projects have interfaced with many different manufacturers’ machine tools giving bespoke solutions to suit customers’ specifications. Our capabilities of design through to complete fabrication, manufacture and assembly gives us full control of the project.

  • X-Tract unloaders – removal of shafts from a sub spindle of up to 1.5m long
  • Extended shafts supported outside the confines of the lathe headstock
  • Special profile shape of material, supported and barfed
  • Soft handling of material
  • Bespoke software to suit applications
  • Standard products extended and shortened to accommodate space
  • Special guarding

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We have been able to automate various work holding and dynamic parts via hydraulic, pneumatic and servo-driven integration controlled through bespoke PLC ladder logic.

If you have any bespoke requirements in your manufacturing that you wish to automate, or you have any purpose-built equipment requirements, please contact Hydrafeed and we will work with you to provide a solution.

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After a year in service we are extremely happy with not only the performance of our MSV80 servo Barfeeds, but also the superb level of friendly and attentive support afforded to us by the staff at Hydrafeed. Due to this we now look to standardise our workshop with Hydrafeed Barfeeds.

David Hambrook, Managing Director
Glenthorpe Engineering Co Ltd