GMAW (Gas Metal Arc Welding):

2 sets of GMAW welders ranging from a small portable 160 amp to 500
amp sets.

GTAW (Gas Tungsten Arc Welding) / SMAW (Shielded Metal Arc Welding): 

3 sets of GTAW/SMAW welders ranging from a small portable 130 amp to
a 500-amp computer controlled universal (GMAW, GTAW & SMAW).

Spot Welding:

Fixed Spot welder capable of spot welding 3mm stainless steel & 4mm mild


Hand Burner: 

SWP- Straight Line Profile Cutter 110V, Thickness Cutting Range- 5 – 50mm Oxy/Acetylene

Migatronic 2 Migacut 9: 

Capable of burning up to 30mm


New For July 2019 – XYZ Prototrak Bed Mill – SMX3500 – Travel X- 787mm, Y – 508mm and Z – 450mm

XYZ CNC Prototrak Bed Mill SMX4000 Travel X-1016mm, Y- 596mm, Z – 584mm

1 off XYZ Proturn 410 C.N.C. Lathes, swing 360mm, cross slide swing 198, centres 1000mm

3 off vertical milling machines: Bridgeport 2HB turret miller; 5 with Heidenhain

D.R.O (Digital Read Out) control box; Bed X1050mm, Y220mm.

Harrison M3500 D.R.O Centre Lathe: Swing 380mm, Centres 1500mm

Colchester 600 lathe: 560mm swing, 1000mm centers


Adria Hydraulic Shear (Guillotine):

Cuts up to 13mm mild steel & 8mm stainless steel, 3000mm long.
Adria Hydraulic Pressbrake:

Adria QHD 15030: 150 ton x 3000mm hydraulic down stroke press-brake.


2500mm long x 3mm thick, semi automatic hydraulic.

Morgan Rushworth:

Rolls up to 1250mm long x 4mm thick.
3 off pedestal drills

1 off bandsaws:

Capable of cutting up to 440mm diameter.


Adria 150ton press brake.



Stainless steel & mild steel machine wire brushes, cloth buffs, sponge buffs,
belt sander, finishing vibrator, power washer, various hand tools.

Belt vulcanizing: 

Betalon HPA series, water cooled, capable of joining Polyurethane and PVC
belts to 600 wide
HSP600 Walker High Speed Press 600mm Wide Capacity


Manual & Computer Aided Drawing with AutoCAD LT®


Isuzu D-Max Utah Pick-up – 1 Ton Capacity
Ford Transit Dropside Lorry – 1.5 Ton Capacity
Caterpiller Fork Lift Truck – 2.5 Ton Capacity


We have put together a few data sheets of useful engineering information; we will add to this list from time to time so please keep a look out for new additions. These sheets are presented in PDF format, you can either open to view or download as you wish.

Whilst we endeavour to provide accurate information on these data sheets we would like to hear from you if you find any mistakes on our sheets; also you may wish to fill out an enquiry sheet on our Contact page if you have any ideas for future data sheets that you would like to see.



Inches to Centimetres – 25.4
Feet to Metres – 0.3048
Metres to Feet – 3.2810
Miles to Kilometres – 1.6093
Sq. Inches to Sq. Centimetres – 6.4520
Sq. Metres to Sq. Feet – 10.7600
Sq. Yards to Sq. Metres – 0.8361
Sq. Miles to Sq. Kilometres – 2.5900
Acres to Hectares – 0.4047
Hectares to Acres – 2.4710
Cu. Inches to Cu. Centimetres – 16.3900
Cu. Metres to Cu. Feet – 35.3100
Cu. Yards to Cu. Metres – 0.7646
Litres to Cu. Inches – 61.0300
Gallons (Imperial) to Litres – 4.5460
Gallons (US) to Litres – 3.7850
Ounces to Grams – 28.3500
Pounds to Kilograms – 0.4536
Kilograms to Pounds – 2.2050
Tons to Kilograms – 1016.0000




Pound Force (lbf) to Newtons (N) – 4.4482
Kilogram Force (kgf) to Newtons (N) – 9.8067
Miles per Hour (MPH) to Kilometres per Hour (KPH) – 1.6093
Knots to Miles per Hour – 1.1508
Metres per Second to Knots – 1.9438
Pascals to Newtons per Sq. Metre (N/m2 ) – 1.0000
Pounds per Sq Inch (PSI) to N/m2 – 6894.7591
Atmospheres to PSI – 14.6959
Atmospheres to Feet of Fresh Water – 33.8992
PSI to Feet of Sea Water – 2.2461
Pounds/Cu.Ft (lb/ft3 ) to Kilograms/Cu.M (kg/m3 ) – 16.02
Pounds/Cu.Inch (lb/in3 ) to Kilograms/Cu.M (kg/m3 ) – 27675.0
Horsepower (HP) to Watts (W) – 745.7
Foot-Pounds (ft-lbf) to Joules (J) – 1.3558
BTUs to Joules (J) – 1054.3507
Kilowatt-Hours (KWH) to Joules (J) – 3,600,000.0
Watts (W) to Joules per Second (J/s) – 1.0000
Foot-Pounds per Second (lbf-ft/s) to Watts (W) – 1.3558
Kilogram-Metres per Second (Kgf-m/s) to Watts (W) – 9.8067
BTU per Hour (BTU/h) to Watts (W) – 0.2929



Gold – 19320
Silver – 10490
Mild Steel – 7850
Stainless Steel – 7970
Titanium – 4540
Aluminium – 2560
Aluminium Alloy (typical) – 2720
Aluminium Bronze (typical) – 8200
Brass – 8410
Copper – 8930
Lead – 11340
Wood (oak) – typical – 680
Wood (pine) – typical – 500
Earth, packed (dense) – 1522 (2002)
Concrete – 2400
Water – 1000
Seawater – 1025
Mercury – 13593
Engine Oil – 8900
Hydrogen – 0.082
Helium – 0.164
Nitrogen – 1.16
Oxygen – 1.31
Carbon Dioxide – 1.80
Air – 1.225


The following links may be useful. Click on the links to take you to the site.

Business Gateway – This is a useful portal to sources of business information, advice, and events.

Scottish Enterprise Grampian – Our local enterprise company (LEC) who are have proved helpful and supportive to our business growth requirements.

Support for Aberdeenshire Business (SAB) – a useful link to find out how Aberdeenshire Council can provide financial support for your business. It has worked for us, why not try it yourself.

Studio NEC – A Web Design and Digital Marketing agency that helps businesses achieve their goals and reach new heights.


We are committed to Quality and our Management System is accredited to ISO9001:2008.   We are also registered with FPAL with supplier Reference 10043901. We firmly believe that quality and safety is the responsibility of all McKenzie engineering employees. We are dedicated to maintaining a quality of service that is the envy of our competitors and a feature on which our customers can rely. We are never complacent and continually strive to improve our procedures such that quality is reliably delivered as standard. Our people make us stand out from our competitors. We pride ourselves in the investment in our people such that we are confident that we have a highly motivated and competent workforce to meet the most complex of challenges. We maintain the highest levels of health, safety, and environmental practice in our operations and employ professional services to ensure that we are always up to date with the latest regulatory requirements to enable us to provide safe and pleasant working environment for all our employees and third parties. In addition, we take all reasonable steps to protect the environment from contamination or pollution through effective controls and waste management. Please follow the links below to read our SHEQA Policy Statements


McKenzie Engineering Limited recognises that the disciplines of quality, health, safety and environmental management are an integral part of its management function. The Company views these as a primary ad to be the key to good business in adopting appropriate quality standards. The Company quality policy calls for continuous improvement in its quality management activities and business will be conducted according to the following principals:

We will:

• Comply with all applicable laws and legislation

• Follow a concept of continuous improvement and make best use of its management resources in all quality matters

• Communicate its quality objectives and its performance against these objectives throughout the Company and to interested parties

• Take due care to ensure that activities are safe for employees, associates, and subcontractors and others who come into contact with our work

• Work closely with our customers and suppliers to establish the highest quality standards

• Adopt a forward-looking view on future business decisions that may have quality impacts

• Train our staff in the needs and responsibilities of quality management To assist the Company achieve its quality requirements it is committed to operating in a manner that sustains our registration to the international quality standard ISO9001:2008. It is the Company’s intent that, in operating to these standards, it will meet the requirements of its customers and the industries we serve.


The policy of McKenzie Engineering Limited is to ensure that proper care is taken to protect the safety and health of all its employees and the environment. The Company will mange its activities so as to avid causing unnecessary risks to the health and safety of its customers and any other person who may be affected by its operation. McKenzie Engineering Limited recognises the need for training and instruction to enable employees to carry out their tasks competently and safely, and undertakes to provide such information, instruction and training to enable them to carry out these tasks without risk to themselves or others. The application of this policy will be of prime consideration in the management of the Company’s activities. Safety, health, and Environmental matters will be ranked as equal priority to production throughout its operations, and the efforts of all employees will be valued as essential to the success of the business.

•During the design, manufacture and transport of its products and services, all business activities shall be managed as to avoid unnecessary risk to employees, customers and other persons who may be affected by its operations.

• All reasonable practical steps shall be taken to provide and maintain plant, equipment, and systems of work and working environments, which shall be safe and free from risk to health, safety, and the environment.

• The Company shall strive to eliminate any foreseeable hazards to prevent incidents involving personnel or plant, but where they occur procedures are implemented to prevent their reoccurrence. In order to carry out this out an efficient system of incident and accident reporting and investigation shall be implemented.

• The Company shall carry out Risk Assessments to identify hazards and eliminate, or where appropriate, control risk. It shall limit exposure to, and monitor the use of substances hazardous to health as an ongoing priority.

• The Company shall conform as a minimum to all statutory requirements and approved codes of practice, and take any additional measures it considers necessary to provide and maintain requirements for Health, Safety, and Environmental care.

• Training in Health, Safety, and Accident Prevention shall be an integral part of the overall safety policy.

• The Company shall take all reasonable practicable steps to protect the environment from contamination or pollution including the exercise of its duty of care concerning waste disposal.

It is the duty of every employee to exercise personal responsibility, and all employees are expected to de everything possible to prevent harm to themselves and to others. In addition, all employees are expected to co-operate on health and safety matters, and disciplinary action will be taken against those who hazard their own safety or tat of others. Consultation on health and safety matters via appropriate channels will be encouraged. McKenzie Engineering Limited has an obligation to bring to the notice of each employee their duty to take all reasonable care for their own health and safety and that of all other persons and the environment. Each employee shall ensure that they have access to and fully comprehend the business, health and safety policies, and organizational procedures so that they may actively contribute to their implementation. The Company’s policy will be monitored for effectiveness on a regular basis with a formal review annually.


Mckenzie Engineering Limited is committed to produce and deliver a quality professional service. The company recognises its responsibility to take positive steps to address the impact its day-to-day operations has on the environment. We seek to minimise our impacts through good management, aiming for continuous improvement in our environmental performance.

The Company is committed to achieving environmental best practise wherever practical.

Recognising our responsibilities and commitment to the environment, the Company undertakes to:

• Recognise the direct and indirect environmental impacts of our operations

• Comply with the relevant environmental laws as minimum

• Support the integration of environmental considerations and objectives into our business decisions

• Minimise the waste produced in all parts of our business

• Minimise the volume of waste deposited by re-using and recycling materials wherever possible.

• Seek to conserve natural resources by ensuring responsible use of energy, water and materials.

• Continue to review the environmental impacts of our business to identify and, where practicable set ourselves improvement targets and monitor progress.

• To evaluate proposed new equipment, materials, procedures and systems for environmental impact, before introducing them.

• Review and where possible, improve our performance each year with positive action on any areas of non-compliance.

McKenzie Engineering Limited supports the principles of sustainable development. We will manage risks effectively, and seek to realise the opportunities arising from proactive management of our environmental, economic, and social responsibilities, to create long-term value.