Conventional Machining

The conventional machining facilities and the infrastructure of the machine shop enable Rainbow to handle a wide array of repair and re-conditioning of mechanical components from almost all industries.

All conventional machining jobs are carried out by highly skilled personnel using the time trusted machines.

Conventional Machining Facility

Rainbow's state of the art facility comprises of the following conventional machines:

Machine Capabilities
Lathes Ranging from a capacity of 1 meter to 10 meters length between center to center
Facing lathe Capacity of up to 4 meters diameter
Milling Universal and vertical
Hobbing Capable of accommodating gears up to 1.5 meters diameter and up to 20 module
Gear shaper  
Gear grinder  
Slotting and shaping  
Tool and cutter grinder To form tools of non-standard profiles
Vertical turret lathe (VTL) Capacity up to 3.5 meters diameter x 1.9 meter height
Horizontal boring  
Floor boring Capacity up to 8 meters length x 2.7 meter height
Radial drilling  
Hydraulic press 200 tons capacity
Fitting section To carry out dismantling, repairs and assembly. 40 ton over head crane capacity.
Dynamic Balancing Capacity of up to 1.8 meter diameter x 4 meters length x 4 tons weight

*Spiral bevel - 600 mm diameter

Rainbow's skilled and experienced engineers are able to reverse engineer components from old worn/broken samples to manufacture new ones. Regularly manufactured components include:

  • Oil field components
  • Pump components
  • Dredging components
  • Hydraulic cylinders
  • Gears
  • Sheaves
  • White metal bearings
  • Propeller shaft