Machining - Castings - Fire  Equipment - Hydraulic Cylinders

Machining - Castings - Fire Equipment - Hydraulic Cylinders


: FOX-VPS manufacture precision machined components, castings, & finished assemblies to a variety of different markets. We also design & manufacture specialist hydraulic cylinders and fire fighting equipment for a global market.



was formed in January 2004 from the amalgamation of two well established companies; The Fox Engineering Co. (Bisley) and Visual Planning Systems. Established in 1939 and 1946 respectively the company now forms part of a small group employing 65 people with an annual turnover of approximately £4 million.


: The company is now established in a modern purpose built factory equipped with the latest machine tool and computer technology with state of the art metrology and manufacturing control systems.



  • Machining
  • Mechanical Assemblies
  • Castings
  • Mechanical Design
  • Repair & Overhaul
  • Hydraulic Cylinders
  • Fire Fighting Equipment


: The Company holds BS EN 9001:2015 registration and implements a practice of full lot traceability. Our inspection department is equipped with CNC CMM's, Surface Finish Measuring Equipment, Air Gauging, Shadowgraph as well as conventional metrology equipment. >> more info


: We offer CNC precision milling and turning using a range of multiaxis machines and a highly skilled workforce, and are continuously investing in new equipment and the latest technology. >> more info
  • Normal Batch size upto 5000
  • Milled Parts Upto 1660mm long
  • Turned Parts Upto 1000mm dia & 2000mm long
  • Bar feed Capacity upto 80mm dia
  • Work piece weight upto 1000kg
  • Materials: ferrous, non ferrous & plastics
  • CAD CAM System


: Sand and gravity die castings upto 200kg and investment casting upto 20kg. Typical batch sizes 1-500. Materials used include aluminium, phosphor bronze, and other yellow metals. Full spectrographic melt analysis, dye penetrant NDT, x-ray, and mechanical testing is available as well as in-house heat treatment. >> more info


: We have been producing fire fighting monitors and foam proportioning systems for over 20 years. We manufacture the Chubb monitor as well as a range of our own derivative products. As well as refurbishing existing units we offer a full spares support service. >> more info


: We produce a range of standard and special application hydraulic cylinders for uses such as foundation piling rigs, fork lift trucks, tunneling machines, drilling rigs, presses, waste compactors, aircraft ground handling equipment and container port cranes. We cater for bore sizes upto 300mm, stroke lengths upto 6000mm and working pressures of upto 700 Bar, as well as refurbishing units and supplying spare parts. >> more info


: The following processes are carried out inhouse in support of our main product and service activities: >> more info
  • X-Ray
  • Crack Detection
  • Spectrographic Analysis
  • Heat Treatment
  • Welding
  • Broaching
  • Thread Rolling
The following processes are outsourced in substantial volumes in support of our main product and service activities:
  • Wire Erosion
  • Grinding
  • Case Hardening / Nitriding
  • Anodising / Electroplating
  • Painting
  • Gear Cutting
  • Honing


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FOX-VPS LTD, Minekeep House, Bridge Road, Camberley, Surrey, GU15 2QZ, UK
Tel: +44 1276 683331 Fax: +44 1276 683332 E-Mail:
Precision CNC Machining - Fire Fighting Equipment - Hydraulic Cylinders - Mechanical Design
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