At EPH Creative, our imaginative minds thrive within the expansive confines of our 145,000 sq ft production studios. Allow us to introduce you to some of our daily workhorses, each with its unique role in bringing your visions to life. With over 16 years of hands-on experience, we’ve not only mastered these machines but have also honed our craft to perfection.
We understand that machines alone can’t create magic; it’s the skill, knowledge, and creativity of our designers and operators that truly elevate the process. We stay at the forefront of industry advancements, constantly pushing boundaries and experimenting with new machinery to ensure that every project is a masterpiece in the making.
CNC Milling Machines
Double the CNC, Double the Precision: Sculpting and Joinery, Perfected!
At the heart of our operations, three primary materials reign supreme: foam and polystyrene for sculpting, timber and wood sheet for joinery, and metal section and sheets for metalwork. To bring these materials to life, we harness the power of specialised CNC milling machines.
Our CNC milling machines are the linchpin that enhances efficiency and precision, all while optimizing production costs. They serve as the crucial bridge between our design and production departments.
In their simplest form, these CNC marvels can expertly cut out basic profiles and shapes, including lettering and logos. Yet, our mastery of these machines unlocks a world of possibilities—from colossal 3D sculptures to intricate flat pack assemblies and stunningly complex finishes. When it comes to precision and creativity, the sky’s the limit.
Sculpting 5-axis CNC Machine
Unlock Monumental Creativity with Our Largest CNC for Foam and Polystyrene. It has a huge cutting area, allowing a block size of 4m (wide) x 2m (high) and is able to cut up to a massive depth of 1.2m.
At EPH Creative, we’ve harnessed the power of our most substantial CNC to craft awe-inspiring creations from polystyrene and foam. With a colossal cutting area that accommodates blocks up to 4m in width and 2m in height, this CNC knows no bounds. It dives into the heart of your project, cutting with precision and reaching an astounding depth of 1.2m. When it comes to sculpting, this CNC stands as the embodiment of limitless possibilities.
Joinery 3-axis CNC Machine
Versatility is its forte, as it effortlessly navigates through wood, plastic, and metal with precision. It boasts a spacious cutting area of 2.5m in width, 1.5m in height, and a cutting depth of 12cm.
This CNC powerhouse stands ready to bring your creative visions to life. It’s not just a machine; it’s the key to unlocking precision and endless possibilities. Featuring a vacuum bed, it guarantees accuracy and accommodates the cutting of parts ranging from full bed size to small-scale intricacies.
But that’s not all—it’s not just about cutting. We push the boundaries by exploring various tooling options, utilizing this machine for engraving, decorative routing, and intricate reliefs. It’s not just a tool; it’s an instrument of creative exploration
Boasting an expansive work area that spans 2.5m in width, 2.5m in height, and 2.5m in depth, this machine’s capabilities are nothing short of awe-inspiring.
Powered by electricity, it harnesses the heat of a wire to delicately sculpt polystyrene and foam. What sets it apart is not just its size but its versatility. With precision, we can craft intricate shapes and 2D profiles, making it the ideal choice for large-scale lettering and logos that exude a premium aura. But here’s where the magic truly unfolds: by combining cutting profiles and experimenting with angles, this machine transcends expectations, turning visions into breathtaking reality.
Where Coating Meets Craftsmanship
At EPH Creative, we harness the power of a dual-component spray system that blends liquid polyurea plastic with a catalyst in a hot pressurized setup. This versatile technique, skillfully applied by our expert team, results in a rapid chemical reaction that creates a durable and flexible skin over various base materials. Whether it’s for polystyrene sculptures or woodwork, our mastery of this process ensures an unmatched level of finish.
This approach serves as an excellent, cost-effective alternative to traditional GRP surface finishing, without compromising on quality. We’ve seamlessly incorporated it into numerous Event Prop Hire projects, highlighting its effectiveness.
In the world of bespoke builds and products, surface finish plays a pivotal role. At EPH Creative, we prioritize early discussions to explore and choose from a range of final finishes, tailored to your project’s budget, use, and aesthetic.
Unlocking the Art of Perfect Paint Finishes:
At EPH Creative, we’ve invested in excellence with our 10 specialized painting and spray booths. These state-of-the-art facilities are meticulously designed to bring your vision to life with stunning and flawless paint finishes. Our booths protect our builds from contaminants and ensure a high quality finish.
EPH Creative Print Studio
Welcome to our bustling print shop at EPH Creative, where we offer a spectrum of printing services that redefine excellence.
At EPH Creative, our dedication to delivering excellence shines through our cutting-edge large format ‘roll to roll’ printers. These state-of-the-art machines breathe life into your vision by producing vibrant, high-quality prints on a variety of materials, including adhesive vinyl, PVC banners, and premium papers.
But that’s not where our capabilities end. With our hot roll laminator, we elevate the prints to new heights of durability and finish. Our application service takes convenience to the next level by offering pre-mounted prints on a versatile range of substrates, seamlessly integrating printing into our bespoke manufacturing services.
And when creativity knows no bounds, our vinyl cutting machines take the stage. They transform our color prints into dynamic stickers or craft intricate shapes and lettering from solid color and special effect vinyls. Additionally, they serve as invaluable tools for our painting team, aiding us in achieving even the most intricate and delicate finishes.
Our Precision-Packed Game-Changer for Boundless Creativity!
While our primary focus is crafting precise scale models, we’ve even ventured into full-scale projects. When we merge this cutting-edge technology with our arsenal of production techniques and impeccable finishing methods, the result is nothing short of a game-changer. It’s not just a tool; it’s your ticket to precision, creativity, and boundless possibilities.