Stockholder of quality metals and plastics

Offering a reliable and efficient delivery service from locally-held stocks for standard, non-standard or customer specific material.

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Aluminium

As a relatively new material, having only been commercially available since 1886, aluminium has undergone rapid development, evolving from a decorative material with very limited properties to a fully-fledged engineering material

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Aluminium

Stainless Steel

Righton Blackburns have been supplying the industry with stainless steel for over 100 years, building a reputation for quality and service with many customers in diverse market sectors

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Stainless Steel

Brass

Brasses are copper alloys in which the main alloying element is zinc

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Brass

Copper

Copper is known for its electrical conductivity, corrosion resistance, heat transfer, structural capability and aesthetic appeal

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Copper

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With one of the largest stock ranges of aluminium, Righton Blackburns stocks and supplies a full range of sheet, plate, tube, bar, angle, box section, extrusion, and composites. We also supply a wide range of premium quality standard and bespoke aluminium profiles in a range of alloy specifications.

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Stainless steel block

A hugely versatile material with unique properties, stainless steel is an exceptional material for use in many applications.

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Righton Blackburns stocks and supplies a full range of brass products including sheet, angle, bar, hexagon and tube for free machining use.

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Righton Blackburn's stocks and supplies a full range of high conductivity, deoxidised and oxygen-free high conductivity copper products including sheet, flat and round bars for free machining use.

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Hardiall®

Hardiall® is manufactured by Lebronze alloys in an entirely integrated process, is a wrought and spinodally hardened alloy of copper, nickel, and and tin (CuNi15Sn8 / C72900)

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Hardiall®

Titanium

Previously used only in state-of-the-art military applications and other niche markets, improvements to titanium smelting techniques has seen use become more widespread in recent decades

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Titanium

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Righton Blackburns is the sole UK distributor of Hardiall®, a high hardness and low friction copper alloy designed for extreme conditions, manufactured by Lebronze alloys.

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Titanium

The combination of high strength-to-weight ratio, excellent mechanical properties, and corrosion resistance makes titanium the best material choice for many critical applications.

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Aluminium Composite Panel

Lightweight and extremely flat, the sheet is exceptionally rigid and does not corrode

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Aluminium Composite Panel

Road Traffic Sign Products

With safety always in mind, we supply HiMast passive sign posts designed to help prevent serious injury on the road

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Road Traffic Sign Products

Sign Trays & Bespoke Signs

Our extensive in house cutting and fabrication service allows us to produce a myriad of sign tray designs and bespoke lettering all of which can be fret cut or recessed making them perfect for back lit designs

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Sign Trays & Bespoke Signs

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The ideal material for almost any signage, decorative or cladding application, aluminium composite material (ACM) is durable, versatile and easy to use.

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Road sign

Righton Blackburn's extensive range of traffic signs and components are available in a variety of colours and finishes.

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Sign Tray

With a comprehensive range of sign components and ‘semi fabrication’ options, sign makers are able to choose between buying individual components such as aluminium painted sheet, rails or posts as separate items, or in kit form with bespoke fabrication to the customers finished requirements.

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Operating with Integrity

We offer the highest quality metal and plastic products along with exceptional service, across all markets.

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Securing a sustainable future

We plan to meet the sustainability expectations of all our stakeholders while doing everything possible to leave no impact on our environment.

Experts in your business

A trusted supply partner for over 100 years

Aerospace & Defence
Aerospace defence

Righton Blackburns Aerospace & Defence stockholds and distributes aerospace and speciality alloys to the UK and worldwide markets. We operate from four AS 9100 REV D and AS 9120 REV B licensed sites in Plymouth, Portsmouth, Bristol & Manchester.

We are dedicated to offering our customers the complete supply package an approach that has consistently proven to reduce total acquisition costs and always with emphasis on:

  • Exceptional levels of quality and OTIF
  • Relationship and partnership
  • Technical knowledge
  • Value added methods of supply
  • Supply chain management and integration at all levels

Quality & Approvals

Our total commitment to quality and continuous improvement

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Quality, First Time, Every Time.

We understand that in order to consistently deliver customer satisfaction the company must maintain a continuing focus on the existing and future needs of its customers. This is achieved through the effective implementation of our quality policy at all levels throughout the organisation in line with the requirements of the Company’s approval to ISO 9001: 2015.

In addition to ISO 9001: 2015 status, our dedication to the continued development of our business has resulted in the gaining of further accreditations including ASEN 9100, ASEN 9120 and the SC21 Silver Award at a number of our Service Centres, further ensuring that exceptionally high quality products with 100% mill traceability and exemplary customer service will always be the Righton Blackburns standard.

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Find your local Service Centre

An extensive UK network of Service Centres, backed up by a central distribution facility.

  • Experienced multi-product specialists

  • In-house state of the art processing facilities

  • Large fleet of bespoke delivery vehicles

  • Value-added services provider

  • Standard, non-standard and customer-specific material

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