News from Delapena Group

May 2018 –
Success at MACH 2018

Delapena Group have celebrated a successful week at MACH 2018 in Birmingham. For more information.
Febuary 2018 –
21st Century Honing with 21st Century Super Abrasives

In the pre-dawn light of the 4th Industrial revolution, it seems unbelievable that honing is still done ‘hands-on’, but it’s not so long since honing engineers would hold up their hands to show missing fingers, in order to demonstrate how they mastered their craft. For more information.
January 2018 –
Countdown To MACH 2018

Delapena Group are hard at work prepareing to show all parts of the Delapena Group at MACH 2018 at the NEC Birmingham, UK from 9th April to 13Th April 2018. For more information.
November 2017 –
Honing hard materials

In recent years Ceramics, Chrome and Carbide have provided a challenge for the Honing process due to the increased surface hardness properties of the newer grade materials. To address these harder materials Delapena created Delapena Sintered Products to develop a new range of Super abrasive bonds with great success.
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Octobeer 2017 –
OEM Compatable Super Abrasives

Delapena Group manufactures a complete range of Rottler type replacement stones available CBN and diamond to meet all of your honing needs. All of our honing stones are available in standard sizes to meet OEM (Original Equipment Manufacturers) specifications.
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June 2017 –
Delapena hones in on emissions

Since the emissions scandal in 2015, automotive manufacturers have had renewed vigour in their commitment to achieving the emissions levels required with the latest specification of engines. Honing is a key process in achieving these levels and Martin Elliott of Delapena explains how honing head reconditioning supports this endeavour
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Febuary 2017 –
Delapena Group launches new division: Delapena Sintered Products

Master of the honing and grinding market, Delapena Group, has launched a new division; Delapena Sintered Products. This specialist manufacturer will develop and produce super abrasives specifically for the honing market, at its new purpose-built laboratory in the UK.
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November 2016 –
Hard honing gets easier

Martin Elliott of Delapena Honing Ltd explains how
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September 2016 –
Delapena at IMTS2016 in Chicago

David Arthur Delapena Group Chairman and Paul Lane Technical Sales Manager have been in Chicago this week.
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July 2016 –
Delapena Group celebrates 10 year anniversary

Master of the honing and grinding market, Delapena Group, this month celebrates its 10 year anniversary under the ownership of David Arthur.
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July 2016 –
Changing everything

An article from Machinery Magazine July 2016.
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July 2016 –
A tribute to Manny

A tribute to Manny (Mahendra) Patel who passed away Tuesday 5th July 2016.
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June 2016 –
Delapena at Marine Maintenance World Expo 2016

On 21st-23rd June 2016 Delapena are exibiting at the Marine Maintenance World Expo 2016 in Amsterdam.
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June 2016 –
Honing in or out?

There are lots of reasons to outsource honing, so what are the key considerations for subcontracting this process? Martin Elliott, managing director of Delapena explains.
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May 2016 –
Delapena’s disruptive development

Known as a master of the honing market, Delapena has quietly been developing and is now on the cusp of a whole new chapter; with plans to dominate and lead the honing and grinding market.  This means doubling its turnover in the next two years and moving into new markets.  So how has it prepared for this ambitious advancement?
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April 2016 –
Delapena ‘goes large’ at MACH

Master of the honing market, Delapena displayed the breadth of its product and service expansion at MACH2016, with demonstrations of its new high volume honing machines, precision grinding machines and abrasives, plus its existing electronically-controlled honing machines and oils.  The Group has grown dramatically since its last appearance at the show, thanks to strategic partnerships, and focused its display this year for the automotive market.
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April 2016 –
Subcontract honing to 1 micron

Delapena has launched a subcontract service that offers its specialist precision finishing expertise to the European market.
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April 2016 –
Delapena Group at MACH 2016

Delapena Group images from MACH 2016
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April 2016 –
Mastering agility

Article from April 2016 Grinding and Surface Finishing Publication.
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January 2016 –
Delapena Group at Mach 2016

A master of the honing and grinding market, Delapena Group operates internationally to offer complete solutions, including a wide range of technically advanced machines, plus the tooling, fixtures, abrasives, oils and other consumables that optimise performance. Services also include sub-contract honing, process engineering and tooling refurbishment. See its total automotive showcase at MACH.
August 2015 –
Engis Corporation and the Delapena Group enter into marketing agreement

The Engis Corporation and Delapena Group of Cheltenham, Gloucestershire, UK announced today that a sales and marketing agreement has been signed for the distribution of the Delapena stroke honing machine tools in North America and East Asia by the Engis Group. See the full release
June 2015 –
Marine Maintenance World Expo 2015
Delapena Honing Equipment will be exhibiting at the 2015 Marine Maintenance World Expo in Antwerp, Belgium from 29th September – 1st October 2015.

We will exhibiting the versatile PowerHone as well as some brand new products specially designed for the marine industry. Come back soon for more information.

Febuary 2015 –
Marine Maintenance World Expo 2014
Exhibitor interview with Martin Elliott, managing director, Delapena Honing Equipment, UK, who comments on the Delapena PowerHone, a vertical machine for honing large and heavy components in small and medium batches, and which is ideally suited to the refurbishment of marine cylinder liners.
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December 2014 –
Whats in a name?
Established in 1927, Cheltenham-based Delapena has long been recognised as a leading manufacturer of honing machines, but a recent expansion programme has not only seen the company enhance its product and service offering significantly – it has also inspired a name change.
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Production Engineering Solutions, December issue. Reproduced with permission
November 2014 –
Superior Subcontracting
Delapena has launched a subcontract honing operation for those needing a high quality, high speedservice, without capital investment.
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