FABRICATION & TUBE BENDING COURSE - Price £350 

ONE DAY

The fabrication & tube bending course teaches you the basics for any bike build, covering all elements of cutting, bending, shrinking and stretching, whether you need to make a sub-frame, battery box, brackets or any other parts for your motorcycle project. This is a one day course and includes all equipment and materials.

 The content covers:

  • Tooling requirements - including how to make hand tools, T-dollies and chasers

  • Shrinking - using shrinking forks, and various machines

  • Stretching - Using shot-bags, bossing mallets and various machinery; including the English wheel

  • Beading, flaring and rounding over

  • Fabricating flanges on a radius 

  • Cutting techniques

  • Bending techniques

  • Concepts of bend allowances whether sheet or tube

  • Tube bending

  • Bracket production and stress point consideration

  • Annealing 

  • Tube notching, by hand and using various types of tools/machinery

If you have a specific requirement you'd like to cover during the course

please get in touch beforehand

MOTORCYCLE TANK BUILDING COURSE - PRICE £1,250

THREE DAYS

This course covers how to  design and build a motorcycle fuel tank from scratch. Including the skills to make not only basic motorcycle tanks for half-duplex frames (single spine), through to complex superbike tanks, with complex compound curves. The techniques taught enable the student to also replicate any tank. This is particularly relevant as many tanks are becoming increasingly difficult to obtain. This is a three day course and includes all equipment and materials.

The course content includes:

  • Design techniques

  • Templates, formers and buck production

  • Patterns

  • Materials - alloys, differing tempers and useage, filler rod choices

  • Welding process - TIG vs Gas

  • Shaping techniques

  • Fitment process and stages

  • Tank top considerations

  • Base production

  • Fuel tap mounting

  • Fixing mounts

  • Filler caps

  • Breathers and baffling

  • Leak testing

If you have a specific requirement you'd like to cover during the course

please get in touch beforehand

 

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