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  • Pipe Welding Fabrication We can handle anything from 1/4 inch pipe to 48 inch pipe and beyond, with a team of pipe welders on site at all times we are able to handle anything frpm new designs to repairs on current pipework. Works can easily be done on site to minimise down time to your business
  • Sheet Metal Fabrication All sheet metal fabrication is done on site in our workshop where we have a 530 m2 welding hall which sees any job big or small done in a quality controlled environment.
  • Structural Steel Fabrication All our structural steel work can be done in house. We have the largest workshop in Shetland with both length and height available there really is no job too big for our facilities.
  • CNC Plasma Fabrication In 2014 we took delivery of a Hi-Speed CNC Plasma Cutting Machine, it can cut wide range of plate from 1mm to 100mm in steel, stainless steel and aluminium. With a bed of 4m x 10m meters it can easy take a 5m x 2.5m sheet of steel and cut it in one sitting
  • MPI & NDT Inspection and Testing With a team of Visual and MPI inspectors on site we are able to check and inspect any and all welding done on site. We also work very closely with our partners to be able to provide all types NDT testing should you require it
  • Load Testing Inspection and Testing If you require any type of load testing we are happy to help, we have a local 3rd party company which helps in making this possible. Please contact us for more details.
  • Seafastenings Oil & Gas Any type of sea-fasting required by our clients are all manufactured in house by our experienced team sided with our two CNC Profiler cutting machines these are made to very short lead times with ease.
  • Gas Free Testing Inspection and Testing Gas Free testing is very important, and we are only happy to help, we have a local 3rd party company which helps in making this possible. Please contact us for more details.
  • Mechanical Fitters Engineering We have a strong team of mechanical fitters, these fitters are able to work under tight deadlines and have many years' experience. Along with our extensive knowledge they are sure to get a job done quickly.
  • Maintance Repairs Oil & Gas To minimise down time on clients vessels we are also able to conduct routine maintenance for them. In the past this has included major crane repairs, pipework for fuelling and water systems and main fuel tanks repairs.
  • Marine Fitters Engineering With Shetland having a long history with the sea our team of marine fitters have seen many projects and have a vast knowledge of work on boats and fish related vessels.
  • Grillage Oil & Gas Being able to fabricate large grillages in our workshop and deliver them 200m to the quay side thanks to our fantastic location means we are able to offer a quick and cost effect result to our clients.
  • Blasting Blast & Paint Shop With a facility of 350 m2 we are able to handle the biggest jobs when it comes to blasting from truck wheels to full artic trailer chassis no job is too small or too big in here. Using recyclable metal blast grit helps to keep our systems cost effective while still maintaining a high quality result.
  • Metal Spraying Blast and Paint Shop We are the only facility in Shetland to offer Metal Spraying which is a highly durable alternative to galvanizing. It is ideal for all applications from subsea to garden gates. Widely used in the Oil & Gas industry and is suitable for other sectors.
  • Pressure Testing Engineering We have pressure testing capabilities for both on site and off site works, please contact us with your requirements and we’ll be happy to help.
  • Paint Systems Blast & Paint Shop No matter which specification of paint system you require we can carry that out here at LEF. All of our painting carried out in house is inspected to your required levels. Please contact us to discuss your requirements.
  • Pipe and Pipe Fittings Engineering Store We stock a vast range of different grades and materials of pipe and pipe fittings you won’t find anywhere else in Shetland. From 1/4 inch pipe and flanges to 36 inch pipe and 48 inch flanges. If you need it well have it. Stainless steel, galvanized steel, mild steel and aluminium.
  • Sheet & Metal Engineering Store Mild Steel, Stainless Steel and Aluminum all kept in stock. 1000's of lines available, we are also able to get any material required from the mainland sometimes within 24-48 hours.
  • Nuts and Bolts Engineering Store Carbon Steel, Stainless Steel, nuts, bolts and washers. Stud bolts, Galvanized bolts and lots more.. if you can not find a nut or bolts in Shetland Jim probably has his last one somewhere here..
  • Site Works Fabrication & Engineering No matter where your job is, from Unst to Sumburgh our team can work at your location to ensure the most cost effective option for your project.
  • Contract Maintenance Maintenance With maintenance contracts currently running at both of Shetland's main airports we are able to look after your construction plant or fleet should you require. We operate a 24 hours a day, 7 days a week call out for all our contracts. We are also proud to own a fire tender which is on site at Scatsta Airport servicing the needs of the Oil & Gas industry.