About Us

Dinki Di Engineering Pty Ltd was founded in 1994 by Ian Thomas. Ian's previous experience includes 13 years in the tooling and carbide industry and factory manager for a tap ware manufacturing business in Adelaide.

Our business consists of three main areas... 

  • We manufacture a range of go kart parts which we distribute all over Australia and export to New Zealand.
  • We do CNC cutter grinding and special tools in HSS,Carbide and Diamond Tools for a variety of customers including major carbide companies
  • We do a wide variety of jobbing and production parts from one off to thousands of pieces.

Our clients are from the hydraulic, agricultural, automotive, building industry, railway products, mining, furniture, packaging & toolmaking industries and we employ eight staff at present. Dinki Di Engineering Pty Ltd has grown steadily each year and we are continually investing in our future, not only with the latest machinery but also in training people in which we have 2 apprentices to compliment our highly skilled tradesmen.

Our comprehensive workshop has been accredited to train apprentices in house to the highest standards. Our facility covers 1800 Sq. metres.

Our comprehensive workshop is fitted as follows,

  • CNC machining 5 axis 610mm x 610mm x 600mm
  • CNC machining 4 axis 1000mm x 500mm x 500mm Dynamill with Mitsubishi control.
  • CNC machining 4 axis 2800mm x 930mm x 1000mm with Anilam control
  • CNC machining 3 axis 1000mm x 500mm x 500mm with Mitsubishi control.
  • CNC machining 3 axis 1140mm x 610mm x 710mm with Mitsubishi control.
  • CNC machining 3 axis 1000mm x 500mm x 500mm with cad/cam on board with Anilam control.
  • CNC turning 10 tools Acra Seiki with Anilam control with 52mm.
  • 2 off CNC turning 10 tools Acra Seiki with Anilam control with 52mm with stacker bar feeder
  • CNC turning 12 tools Okuma LB15 big bore with OSP500 control with 65mm capacity
  • CNC lathe Ajax 2000mm x 530mm diameter with cad/cam on board with Anilam control.
  • CNC lathe Ajax 3000mm x 530mm diameter with cad/cam on board with Anilam control.
  • CNC lathe twin turret 3000mm x 630mm diameter, 180 Diameter Spindle Bore with Fanuc control.
  • 2 off CNC Slotters for keyways,splines and gear cutting
  • CNC MORI SEIKI Mill Turn Lathe 9 Axis 1080mm x 540mm diameter, 180 tools, with 80mm diameter capacity stacker feeder and automatic tool management and measurement systems.
  • 2 off Coborn Diamond tool grinders
  • Anca CNC 7 axis tool and cutter grinder
  • 2 off MORI SEIKI SL15MC CNC Lathes with live tools and C axis
  • NC surface grinding ACRA 460 x 860mm capacity
  • CAD/CAM
  • Parkanson 360mm Diameter NC Saw with bundle clamping
  • TOOLBOSS Computerized Tool Store
  • 3 Tool and cutter grinders
  • 2 Drill grinders
  • 4 Drill presses
  • 3 Grinders offhand
  • Cylindrical & internal grinding
  • Capstan lathe
  • 3 Centre Lathes
  •  4 Mills turret and universal style
  • Gear cutter
  • Cold Saw
  • Friction Saw
  • 4 Bandsaws
  • Polishing facilities for aluminium and steel 2
  • Welding oxy, arc,Tig and mig
  • 100 ton hydraulic press
  • Fork lift

We aim to extend friendly and reliable services to all our customers.

Ian Thomas
Managing Director / Owner

Dinki Di Engineering Pty Ltd ABN 85 065 097 476