Structural Machine Bases

Stabilise high-value capital equipment, with bespoke structural machine bases.

If you want high-value precision equipment to function correctly, you need a structural machine base that provides the right level of stability in areas with a raised access floor.

Our turnkey service covers everything, from structural machine base design and manufacture to installation and post-installation vibration checks.

  • Bespoke base design
  • Class 2 approved & CE marked
  • Cleanroom environment specialists
Structural Machine Bases

What we do

Our turnkey service covers everything, from the design and manufacture of your structural machine base to installation and post-installation vibration checks:

  • Comprehensive site surveys
    • On-site vibration testing
    • Dimensions check
    • Raised access floor (RAF) check
  • 3D CAD design, structural engineering, and finite element modelling (FEM) testing
  • Base manufacture 
    • Structural bases or structural dynamically rigid bases
    • Welded steel-constructed bases
    • Manufacturing process approved to Class 2
    • All bases are CE-marked
  • Base installation
  • Post-installation vibration checks

Want to learn more about the process of designing and installing a bespoke structural machine base? See our article here.

Vibration Sensitive Machine Base FEM

Trusted by The University of Southampton, Xaar and more

We’ve been designing, manufacturing and installing structural machine bases for end-users in high-technology industries since 1991.

Having worked with some of the world’s most prestigious semiconductor and pharmaceutical companies, we’ve designed suitable bases for all kinds of complex and high-value equipment including steppers and scanners, ion implanters, ebeam lithography and metrology equipment.

We also have extensive experience installing bases in clean manufacturing areas, laboratories and fabrication facilities all across the globe. 

For example, here’s how we designed and installed a structural machine base for a deep ultraviolet scanner for The University of Southampton’s upgraded cleanroom facility.

Why work with us?

  • De-risk your project and minimise any potential downtime with our highly trained team of specialists

  • Get the technical expertise you need to build the most suitable base for your equipment, with our structural engineers, design experts and vibration specialists

  • Work with specialists who understand equipment complexities and the strict protocols required when working in clean environments

  • Get an instant response from us throughout your project
Capital Asset Equipment Install

Our unique capabilities

A turnkey service

We manage every aspect of your project in-house, from base design and manufacture to installation and testing.

Deep expertise

We have over three decades of experience designing, manufacturing and installing structural machine bases for precision, high-value equipment.

Excellent service

We pride ourselves on offering a flexible, collaborative and reliable team that always finds solutions to any challenges that might arise.

Additional services

Turnkey relocations

Our turnkey service covers every single step of your relocation project, from initial site surveys and decontamination to freighting, installation and compliance.

Equipment moves

Whether you're looking to move single machines, production lines, or complete manufacturing facilities, our teams can help, from rigging to end-to-end support.

Equipment installations

Our start-to-finish service covers every step of your installation and is supported by our highly experienced team of experts.


Equipment Installations

Install complex, business-critical equipment with total confidence

Whether you’re installing a single piece of equipment or an entire production line, our trusted team of engineers can support every step of your project, from assembly and bolt-up to start-up and final tests.

Speak to one of our experts

Request a callback from one of our team or book a site survey for your project.