The Rocksteady Group are a customer driven business with many years’ experience, providing excellent service and value for money. This means our customers come back to us for all their workholding requirements.

The number of companies with expertise in the field of Workholding and Tooling diminishes every decade. This makes us ever more unique in being able to supply such a comprehensive range of products.

Below are our main services. However,  if you have anything outside of the scope of what we’ve presented in the website, be it machining problems, or sourcing of equipment that is not shown, please don’t hesitate to contact us – we are always keen to assist.


Our on site services are wide ranging…. We are able to fully install all the systems we provide, either on site at the end user, or at source point for the machine in question.

This is accomplished by our own engineers, or where required a team of specially selected subcontractors, covering the whole UK. We offer full testing and assessment of workholding equipment utilising the latest in test equipment, and can supply spares, replacements or alternative solutions to rectify your problems.

We can offer a comprehensive Preventative Maintenance Programme (PMP) for your chucks and chucking cylinders to ensure your machines stay running safely, and stock a wide range of specialist lubricants, greases and assembly pastes for smooth and efficient running of chucks



We can offer a full repair service on chucks and cylinders in our own well equipped workshop. For more complex repairs on items such as Rotary Tables, CNC Driven Tooling etc, we offer a return to works service, and in some instances a service exchange

Keeping the wheels of industry turning. Regardless of age and manufacturer, we are able to source spares worldwide, and can often find those elusive parts long since made obsolete.

In the case where items are deemed beyond repair, a full report will be issued, and a direct or near equivalent will be offered.We undertake repair of: Manual Chucks, Power Chucks, Cylinders, Collet Chucks, Collets, Revolving Centres, Facedrivers, Expanding Mandrels, Steadyrests, Driven Toolholders, Static Holders, Milling Cutters & Lathe or Tools (Reclamation)


In house design utilising the latest in CAD technology on side by side stations ensures the “right first time” approach to all our special projects.

We can provide design service only if required, however our price for Special product complete includes design, making us highly competitive.

Our Design department specialises in: Special Chucks, Chuck Adaptors & Connectors, Ejector Mechanisms, Special Jaws, Special Fixtures, Special Manual Steadyrests, Bracketry for Hydraulic Steadys, Special Mandrels, Mandrels, Inspection Jigs


With 12 CNC and an array of conventional machines on site, we are able to back up our innovative designs with precise manufacture of Jigs and Fixtures, Special tooling, Fixture components, Chuck Jaws and Adaptation parts and much more.

We are also able to reverse engineer components such as obsolete spare parts to help keep your machines running


ROCKSTEADY are proud to announce a brand new partnership with UNIVERSAL ROBOTS. We are acting as an Integrator for their UR-E Series Collaborative Robots – especially in the area of Machine Tending in the UK Manufacturing Sector. Our knowledge of machining processes and Workholding solutions will work hand in hand with the fantastic range of COBOTS offered by UR and we will be prividing complete Turnkey solutions for our customers on several levels. For more information contact the sales team NOW!