Bailey Engineering & Design Ltd
"Confidential Mechanical Design Service from Concept to prototype"


Bailey Engineering & Design Ltd is offering General engineering, Custom Design and Pre-production prototyping. We offer a confidential design and development center for your project or product. We can design, prototype, build and test your concept idea or product to completion. Or take an existing design, re-engineer, modify and document it to a very high standard.

Company Profile
Bailey Engineering
& Design Ltd is owned and run by Colin Dix, former Senior Development Engineer of Unaxis Nimbus (Previously Nimbus Technology & Engineering) Who is an experienced and qualified indentured designer Engineer with management experience, and a wide range of skills in the mechanical, electrical and optical disciplines.

We offer....

Detailed drawings and Technical Design using 2D AutoCad or 3D design using Pro-Engineer Wildfire. "I have my own licensed seat of Pro-Engineer Wildfire 2 complete with work station that I can locate at your offices for contract work". Rapid prototyping service using computerised rendering.

Control circuit design Pneumatic design - Hydraulic design

"We have our own in House Prototype Engineering workshop for Prototype design, build & debug"
Pre-Production engineering services - Let us build,test and debug your project.
Harrison M350 with DRO, Smart & Brown Sable 9" swing,

KRV3000 Universal milling machine with 3 Axis DRO Table size 50” x 12”.

Kearn’s S type boring machine, table size 12” x 12 ” with 3 Axis DRO.

Gear Cutting:
Fellows 6A Gear Shaping machine, for gears and sprockets from 32 DP to 3 DP, 5” face width 21” diameter.

Gear slotter for keyways up to 1” wide, internal and external splines, square holes up to 5"

Arc Welding, Oxy-acetylene Cutting & welding, MIG Welding

Control Circuits, PLC and Multi Axis Control, Pneumatic, Engineering. Industrial Automation.

Jones & Shipman 310 Tool & cutter grinder with Diaform & Optidress

“Break down repair service for Agricultural and industrial engineering”.

We are a design and manufacturing company that offer our service to local industry

“Let us re-build or re-manufacture worn shafts, bearing housings, machined assemblies, vintage restoration parts, Steam Engine part restoration or replacement, New gears & sprockets etc,

Previous expierience and last project undertaken for Unaxis Nimbus

1985-2004 Unaxis Nimbus Ltd. (Previously Nimbus Technology & Eng. Ltd.) Manufacturers of CD/DVD & Electron Beam mastering process & mastering Equipment.

Position Held – Senior Development Engineer.
Design Authority for concept design of Electron Beam Recorder comprising of electronic, mechanical and vacuum systems. Lead designer of Electron Beam related products, in conjunction with Cavendish Laboratories, Cambridge University. Project Manage designs from concept through to delivery of finished components/assemblies.

A brief photographic description of products that I was the design authority while at Nimbus Technology follows...

Electron Beam Recorder

Blue Ray & HDD development R&D at Panasonic, Osaka Japan


Automated Coating line

60 systems worldwide


Surface Tester, Later to become the Surface Analyser

Part of Automated coating line


Glass Curing Oven

Part of Automated coating line


Fine Cleaning Machine

Part of Automated coating line


No job to small, contact us now for help”!

Thank you for taking the time to read this article. I look forward to your inquiry and custom in the near future.

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