Vehicle Refurbishment

Following initial approach from customer, Somerford will arrange for our experienced engineers to carry out a full preliminary vehicle inspection and assessment, including an analysis of salvageable equipment suitable for refurbishment or repair, items which will require replacement, and areas of recommended upgrade to incorporate updated legislation or safety recommendations. Communication with customer will establish budget and agree scope of works.

Project progression

On receipt of vehicle for refurbishment:

  • All equipment is removed from the vehicle body and refurbished, repaired or replaced as required.
  • Agreed equipment upgrades or additions are incorporated.
  • Bodywork and chassis are shotblasted and refinished.
  • Rewiring is completed.
  • Upgrades carried out as required to lighting, signage and high visibility markings.
  • Health & Safety upgrades installed, such as anti-slip flooring, raised side rails to meet working at height legislation etc.
  • Servicing & inspection works carried to include gas safety checks, testing and certification’
  • Final testing of all systems and in-house pre delivery inspections completed.

Skills utilised

  • Fabrication & welding
  • Precision machine work
  • Hydraulics installation
  • Pneumatics installation
  • Gas & oils installations
  • Safety testing of all LPG installations
  • Auto-electrical installation
  • Shotblasting & repainting / refinishing
  • Signwriting & livery

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Project Details

Scope of Work

  • Shotblast and repaint body and signage
  • Refurbish & service preheaters
  • Supply & fit Chapter 8 rear markings and sign information board
  • Supply & fit new LED lighting and worklamps
  • Supply & fit amber hazard warning lights

Project Details

Scope of Work

  • Refurbish preheaters
  • Shotblast & repaint
  • Repair gas management system
  • Upgrade gas components
  • Service, inspection and safety checks to gas system

Project Details

Scope of Work

  • Repairs to corroded and damaged panels
  • Fit safety rails
  • Shotblast & repaint

Project Details

Scope of Work

  • Refurbish catseye milling head
  • Supply & fit new guide bushes and seals
  • Supply & fit new hydraulic hoses and fittings
  • Shotblast & repaint

Project Details

Scope of Work

  • Rework cab and refurbish cab plastics
  • Repaint and apply new livery and signage

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