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Combustion Tower

This project was for a Water Cooled Combustion Tower. Consisted of an Inner Shell made from 12mm thick 316 Stainless Steel at 2.7meter diameter. This was then encased in a 10mm Mild Steel Outer Shell at 3.0meter diameter. All welds had to be air tight and new Weld Procedures had to be qualified for this project. From receipt of order to the completed vessel leaving our workshop just 28 days had passed (this included the time it took for us to widen the door of the workshop to enable us to undertake this project). Completed dimensions of Vessel 9 meter in height 3 meter in diameter and 15 ton in weight.

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Scunthorpe Pods

Geodesic dome structure made from Glulam timber members connected into steel nodes, each steel node was a bespoke member (over 200 were required). Due to the glulam connections, tolerance was a key issue (+0/-1mm). Because the nodes are to be seen once the building is complete and were galvanized it was imperative that no site alterations to the nodes should take place, our client was extremely pleased that we achieved this.

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Large Bunker

One of the first jobs we undertook in our new premises. For this project we made various conveyor support steelwork (conveyor length was approx. 100 meters) and one large bunker. The top half of the bunker was made in 4 quarters approx. 4.5 Ton Each and the bottom section in one approx. 5.5 ton. All these were lined in Hardox. We then packed the components in containers for overseas shipping. After completion of this project we was then given a repeat order.

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Marple Station Staircase and Lift Steelwork

Staircase we made for Marple Station, was fabricated in one section approximately 3 meters wide and 16 meters in length, complete with handrail. Plus supporting Steelwork for lift shaft and supporting 700 diameter CHS. 2 of these were required. Stringers made from 250*150*8 RHS and every butt weld required 100% UT.

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Fines Chutes

Fines Chute for Mining Industry, about 3.5 meters high and 10 meters long. Assembled in workshop to ensure everything fits before sent to customer.

What we do.

Fabrication & welding

Welding Processes we offer are with MIG, MAG, TIG and MMAW and we have various welding manipulators.

Plate & structural

We have been certified to be BS EN 1090 compliant (CE Mark) and can undertake structural steel fabrications up to Execution Class 2.


We can supply, fabricate and erect quality, fabricated steel components and structures for the mining and industrial commercial industry.


We work with various grades of mild and stainless steels from 0.6mm up to 50mm plate thickness and can handle sections up to 914*419*388 UB.

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About Instant Installations

For nearly 25 years Instant Installations has been one of the leading Steel Fabrication companies in Chesterfield and the surrounding area. Our clients include Billington Structures, Bowmer & Kirkland, MMD and Don Valley Engineering amongst many others.

We pride ourselves on being able to undertake any type of project, spiral chutes, structural steel, bunkers, mezzanine flooring, staircases, tanks. If it’s made from steel, we can make it!! We specialise in working to tight deadlines without compromising on quality.

Our onsite facilities include Pressing, Rolling, Shearing, Punching, Drilling and Painting. We have our own in house qualified RWC who can develop, qualify and put into place any specific Welding Procedures that a new project may require.

Please contact us regarding any queries you have or to arrange an appointment to view our premises.

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Contact us at

Address: Unit 8 & 9, Hasland Road, Chesterfield, Derbyshire, S41 0RN
Tel: 01246 224870
Fax: 01246 220425

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