Composites

Composites – from concept to reality

The composites arm has developed strongly in recent years and now employs around 35 staff and occupies around 9,000 sq.ft of manufacturing space at the Longbridge Lane site. The division works a 3-shift rotation ensuring production requirements are met and that costs are kept to the minimum.

Datum have developed into a class leader in the supply of Phenolic Products into the UK rail market. Anything from Toilet Modules to PIS displays to full Train front sub-assemblies and more. We offer Hand-Lay / Cold Compress / RTM / Phenolic pre-preg / Hot Press / Carbon & Phenolic pre-preg among our manufacturing solutions.

Our Client list includes the world`s best global OEMs in the field of Mass Transit solutions and they make Datum their NO.1 choice.

With on-site full CAD / CAM facilities for tool production, Datum offer the full `turn-key` manufacturing solution. We can take your initial concepts and turn them into reality parts ready for use. From drawing / CAD to Pattern to Tool to Part, finished, painted and assembled, all `in-house` and under one roof.

We have a very well established and approved supply chain for any items not made within our process and so can add value to our scope in terms of sub / full assembly in the final supply solution.

Datum operate a proven and mature PAPs process ensuring all parts are tracked through our facility and that Critical Characteristics are realised, tracked and then maintained

Please download our brochure for more detail and feel free to call our team and arrange your visit.

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Quality, Assured

Datum operate to ISO9000:2008 and have invested significantly in developing and maturing a proven PAPs process. This ensures all parts are tracked through our facility and that Critical Characteristics are realised, tracked and then maintained within a robust process. Datum are also GMRT / 2450 approved for the supply of Rail Safety Critical items.