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The Lantern Engineering FAQ

Our FAQ (Frequently Asked Questions) page is here to help answer some of the more common questions that you might have.

If you’re unable to find the answer to your question below please feel free to contact us for more information or to arrange a visit to our company premises.


Q) - Where is Lantern Engineering Located ?

Lantern Engineering is situated in Maltby, Rotherham. Full details are available on the Contact details page.

Q) - What products or services can you provide ?

We offer that rare combination of machine shop and fabrication shop normally found in much larger companies. We can supply spiral tubes for HVAC, impact sockets, tooling for the railway industry and specialist fastening tools. We are also providers of the Lantern Magic Yard Ramp - an easy to use, robust, flexible solution for container loading.

Q) - What does your Fabrications activity offer ?

We can produce fabrications of any size and complexity up to 6 tonnes in weight. Please see our Capacity Lists on this site for more detail.

Q) - Who creates your Fabrications ?

Our fabrications department is staffed by British Standard coded welders.

Q) - Are you approved to any BS recognised Standards ?

Yes, Lantern Engineering is approved to BS EN ISO9002:1994 registration. We are also approved for MOD contracts.

Q) - What about Quality Assurance ?

Quality is one of our watchwords. Our Impact Sockets are made to ISO and DIN standards of fit which ensures long life and does least damage to nut and bolt heads. We use only high grade alloy steels in the manufacture of this range of products. We guarantee all impact sockets against breakage.

Q) - What can your Machining shop provide ?

We can manufacture a whole range of machined components, from one-off to many thousands, in all sorts of materials (stainless steel, non-ferrous metals, plastics ...) as well as in conventional mild steel. Please see our Capacity Lists on this site for more detail.

Q) - Who are your previous Customers ?

We have produced fabrication and machining for numerous customers in the oil, steel, railways, mining, agriculture, transport distribution, automotive and general engineering industries. As an indication of the broad range of our products, we have supplied tooling to many Grand Prix Formula One teams.