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Subcontract Manufacturing for the Transportation Industry

Hydram Sheet Metalwork supplies metal components and fabrications to companies in the aerospace, railway, bus and coach industries.

Precision sheet metal fabrication supplier to the bus and coach industry

The diversity of the metal products and components manufactured for various transport industries requires the full range of Hydram Sheet Metalwork's equipment and flexibility as well as stringent quality standards.  Exterior panels, locker doors, grab poles and luggage racks are manufactured for buses and coaches, heat shields and brackets for cars and aircraft as well as various components for train interiors and aircraft seating.

Painted Tubular Luggage Frames

Busses, planes, trains and automobiles

Hydram has been supplying assemblies to Alexander Dennis Limited since 2014.  ADL is one of the world’s leading bus and coach builders, supplying vehicles to the UK, USA, Canada, Europe, Hong Kong, Singapore, Malaysia and New Zealand.

A range of products including handpoles, drivers assembled partition panels and locker doors are supplied by Hydram.  The locker door assemblies involve machining aluminium extrusion, laser cutting and forming the aluminium skin then welding, bonding and painting.

The doors are then fitted with locking mechanisms and gas struts before leaving Hydram's factory.  The handpoles are manufactured using Hydram's tube laser cutting and tube bending machines, then powder coated to the customer’s colour specifcation.  Many orders are kitted onto stillages to be delivered direct to the customer’s production lines. 

Hydram has been successfully audited by blue-chip companies in this sector and employs coded welders to meet the safety standards of the industry.

Fabricated decency screen

Quality standards

Hydram is certified to the following quality standards:

ISO 9001:2015 Quality Standard

ISO 3834-2 Welding Standard

BS EN 15085-1 CWRVC Welding Standard

DIN 6701 standard for adhesive bonding in rail industry

ISO 14001 Environmental Standard


Louvre door assembly

Hydram - the precision sheet metal fabrication company.

Case Study

Coded Welders - Quality Assured Fabrications Hydram Sheet Metalwork employs coded welders.  These standards provide a set of technical rules for systematic qualification of welders that are independent of product type, location and examiner/examining body. Read More >

Latest News

Hydram Engineering Achieves Rail Bonding Standard DIN 6701 Hydram Engineering is pleased to announce that it has attained certification to Bonding Standard DIN 6701-2, the accreditation for the use of adhesive bonding in the manufacture of rail vehicles and parts of rail vehicles. Read More >