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Wadkin FAQ

Frequently Asked Questions

Below are just some of the most frequently asked questions that staff at Wadkin get asked. If you have a query or question that is not featured here, please contact us and we will do our best to help.

What are the benefits of training my staff?
Increased productivity, reduced downtime, increased awareness, reduction in accidents, and reduction in liability insurance.
Can training be customised to suit my business needs?

Wadkin Education provides an extensive range of training courses that cover all aspects of woodworking machinery  operation.

(WE) also have the capability to develop bespoke training to suit individual requirements.

How credible are the qualifications?

On successful completion of training courses trainees are presented with a certificate that has UKWoodchain accreditation.

All our instructors are qualified to City & Guilds (7300)

Can I purchase spare parts for non Wadkin machines from Wadkin?

Yes. Wadkin provide spare parts for all manufacturers of machines, and support every machine supplied with a significant inventory.

If I have a technical query, who can I call?

Our dedicated service and parts desks provide both rapid response support and the best technical advice. If you have any technical query about any machine, and need advice on parts or a replacement machine, Wadkin should be your first port of call.

Do Wadkin only cater for larger production facilities?

No not at all. At Wadkin we offer a wide range of high quality machinery for every type of operation and every aspect of production – from the small shop to major manufacturing, from panel processing to solid wood. No matter what size or type of production facility you operate, we can help you benefit from the worlds finest machinery.

Can Wadkin help me to comply to PUWER 98 standards?

with current Government legislation demanding that all machines be fitted with guarding or breaking devices, Wadkin provides a comprehensive service in machine compliance upgrades. Our team of engineers and electricians can identify the needs of your machines and can fit the necessary upgrades to improve the safety of your operation.

Is there a more cost effective alternative to purchasing a new machine?

Yes. Wadkin offer an unrivalled remanufacturing service which means that we are best placed to transform your current old machine, or we can offer a range of remanufactured machines at a fraction of the cost of a new equivalent.

How can Wadkin help to support my machinery?

Wadkin has invested heavily in developing the industry’s most comprehensive support system. We understand that when you need service, you need it fast. We are committed to doing everything we can to deliver a personalised rapid response that will minimise your downtime, which is backed by our geographic spread of engineers that allow us to offer a comprehensive range of service support solutions.

What machine applications do Wadkin cater for?

Assembly, Boring, CNC Machining, Edge Processing, Finishing, Grinding, Laminating, Material Handling, Milling, Moulding, Optimizing, Packaging, Panel Fabrication, Panel Sizing, Planing, Profile Wrapping, Ripping, Routing, Sanding and Veneering.

What payment options are available to me?

Because Wadkin want to assist you in growing your business through the acquisition of new machinery, or with a Wadkin Service Contract, we are able to offer competitive financing solutions. We can help you to take advantage of finance terms and rates that you can afford.