leaders in precision Flat Lapping Services N.L. Roper & Sons Ltd has 44 years experience in precision flat lapping,
flat grinding and polishing. We serve a number of industries including
aerospace, medical, motorsport and defence
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leaders in precision Lapping Flat Lapping is the process that we use to hold tight tolerances, it can be used
as a “First off” from the initial component moulding and castings;
lapping will give a datum for more conventional machining.
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leaders in precision Polishing Further improves the final finish for mechanical and cosmetic purposes with
the finish to our customer requirements.
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leaders in precision Grinding Flat grinding on a continuous production machine allows us to remove material
quicker than lapping and grind large volumes to consistent statistical
control checks.
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leaders in precision Automotive Services We offer a competitive lapping service on cylinder heads which ensures
minimum stock removal and is superior to milling especially on cylinder heads
with steel inserts which therefore eliminates tool “bounce”.
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A FEW WORDS ABOUT

What We Do

N.L Roper & Sons Ltd has 44 years experience in precision lapping services, flat grinding and polishing. We serve a number of industries including aerospace, medical, motorsport and defence offering a competitive service to our customers with the emphasis on quality and customer care.

LAPPING

We can achieve many different finishes and can lap and fine grind a variety of materials.

POLISHING

We can give a range of surface finishes or produce a mirror finish 0.02µmRa or better, depending on the material.

GRINDING

Flat grinding on our continuous production machines, allows us to remove material quicker than lapping.

AUTOMOTIVE

We offer a competitive lapping service on cylinder heads which ensures minimum stock removal.

Testimonials

Ropers always go that extra mile to satisfy our requirements and at a competitive price.

Purchasing Assistant at a Composite Component Manufacturer
N L Roper are a supplier to us and we have had over 5 years experience of them  giving excellent service, providing  subcontract lapping with high quality results and reliable delivery performance.
Production Scheduler at a Hydraulic Valve Manufacturer

Have worked closely with NL Roper for many years and have found their professionalism and commitment to tight lead times and dimensions second to none. I would recommend this business to anyone who is looking to subcontract lapping, grinding or polishing processes, they will not let you down.

Operations Director of a Spring's and Stamping's Company