Custom Gears

The manufacture of gears remains at the core of the range of services offered by Apple Gears.

Our willingness to produce one off specials to pattern or drawing has led to an increasing reputation amongst vintage/specialised car enthusiasts. From 1920 Fiats to modern formula racing cars, from 1918 buses to prototypes for a University engineering department, all have been taken in our stride.

We can supply – one off’s or batch quantities, to drawing or pattern, supplied complete or cut teeth only. 

Stock Gears

For a quick turnround  we can also offer a range of standard gears FROM STOCK. These cover Spur and sets of Bevel Gears in Nylon and Steel. All are held in solid or pilot bored condition, but can be quickly bored and keyed to specification prior to despatch, if required.

Timing Pulleys

In todays market the production of bespoke Timing Pulleys plays an increasingly significant part of our production.

A wide range of tooth forms are available to cover a variety of applications.

In addition to the manufacture of bespoke Timing Pulleys, we can also supply a comprehensive range of standard timing pulleys and belts from stock, through our parent company Transpower Drives.


We are also able to manufacture  Sprockets for roller chain drives.

 A wide range of pitch sizes are available, covering B.S. and A.S.A standards.

In addition to the manufacture of bespoke Sprockets, we can also supply a comprehensive range of standard sprockets and roller chain from stock, through our parent company Transpower Drives.


We are able to supply a wide range of External and Internal Splines.In addition to our standard range of cutters, additional internal tooth forms can also be produced by EDM wiring or Spark Eroding

General Machining

The machine tools encompassed within our gear manufacturing workshop means we can offer a range of general machining services, to include: -

Turning and Milling
EDM wiring and Spark Eroding

We are happy to quote on one off’s or small batch quantities.


We can offer a rapid turn round on the refurbishment of a range of gearboxes.

In addition to our gearbox refurbishment service, we can offer competitive prices on a whole range of new gearbox / motor gear units.

Precision Grinding

As part of our own production requirements we can offer a comprehensive precision grinding service, to include cutter and saw sharpening and tool regrinding.

Wire and Spark Eroding

Our EDM wiring and Spark Eroding machine facility enables us to offer a variety of profiles that can be cut quickly and efficiently in a range of materials.


Apple Gears can also offer from stock a wide range of Nuts, Bolts and other fasteners in Metric and Imperial sizes.

The range is always under review and is expanding constantly.

Stock is available at competitive prices. Please call us for a quote.

Chemical Blacking

We have our own in house Chemical Blacking department. While the main focus remains on processing our own work, enquiries for small batch sub contract work are welcomed.


We offer a comprehensive keyway cutting service.
Keyways can be broached up to 25mm wide in metric or 1" wide in imperial sizes and larger widths can be wired. 
We can also slot keyways into a blind hole.