In the latest issue of Route One magazine, Imperial Engineering considers how reducing whole life costs and prolonging the service life of the components in bus disc brake systems has…
A specialist in the supply of brand new OE bus parts and coach parts to the UK bus and coach industry for over 50 years
From the largest national bus and coach operators to the smallest regional independents, Imperial Engineering is relied upon as one of the UK’s most respected coach parts suppliers to deliver all their PSV parts needs, in order to keep hundreds of the nation’s bus and coach fleets on the road, safely and efficiently.
Driven by an absolute focus and pride on delivering unrivalled service, Imperial Engineering is one of the UK’s foremost bus and coach parts suppliers, covering all manufacturers, such as MAN, Optare and Plaxton coach parts. For over five decades, the Hertfordshire based business has been at the forefront of OE bus parts and PSV parts availability, fulfilment, warranty and engineering excellence in support of our customers.
A privately owned and managed company, Imperial Engineering is a primary distributor for Dana, Knorr-Bremse, Wabco, Haldex and Meritor products and only sells brand new, genuine OE bus parts and coach parts, including Plaxton coach parts. Our committed service and attention to detail ensures that customers have total peace of mind when fitting the highest quality components to their vehicles. Imperial Engineering offers the widest range of PSV parts, including braking and friction products, propshafts, steering components, water pumps and turbochargers.
Over the past half century, Imperial Engineering has built up a reputation for unrivalled knowledge and service excellence. As a well respected bus and coach parts supplier in all areas, including Plaxton coach parts, we offer an industry leading range, which can be viewed here.
Our Product Range
Imperial Engineering is the primary independent specialist air brake supplier to the UK’s bus and coach industry. We are an authorised distributor for the three main Original Equipment manufacturers of air braking products: Knorr-Bremse, Wabco and Haldex.
Imperial Engineering is the largest distributor of Power Steering Services’ (PSS) steering components to the bus and coach industry. PSS has forged a reputation as a reliable source of remanufactured steering components, such as angle drives, fan motors and steering boxes. All of the remanufactured units we provide are built to the OE specification using genuine kits and offer significant cost savings.
Hydraulic and Pneumatic Consumables
The newest line to Imperial Engineering’s product range incorporates a wide range of consumables relating to hydraulic and pneumatic systems. These products are supplied by large OE manufacturers and are fitted as OE by the major vehicle manufacturers. Therefore, you can be safe in the knowledge that you’re fitting the highest quality parts to your vehicle.
All new vehicles are equipped with three main friction braking products, comprising of the caliper, brake disc and brake pad set. When it comes to replacing these safety-critical components, we recommend that Original Equipment products are fitted in accordance with vehicle manufacturers’ specifications.
Imperial Engineering supplies a full range of brand-new OE water pumps, as well as high quality remanufactured products that are produced to OE specification. Our comprehensive range covers all vehicle manufacturers and models. Furthermore, we can cross reference your part number to ensure the correct replacement unit is supplied.
Imperial Engineering has long been associated with the famous Routemaster bus, which remains a British icon and is recognised throughout the world. We work closely with the Routemaster Association to ensure that there is an availability and reliability of parts. We are still able to remanufacture a number of parts at our engineering facility using our team of experienced engineers.
Imperial is a distributor for Dana Spicer and, as such, has access to its full range of drivetrain products. In the UK market this means we are able to supply our customers brand new OE products relating to front and drive axles for ADL, Wrightbus, Optare, Van Hool and VDL vehicles.
Imperial Engineering is an authorised distributor for BTN Turbo which has forged a strong reputation as a reliable supplier of turbochargers to the bus industry. Offering a range of brand new OE or remanufactured turbochargers built to the OE specification from Garrett, Mitsubishi, Holset, BorgWarner, IHI and Schwitzer.
Imperial Engineering offers a full range of air suspension components including air springs, often referred to as airbags. We are always pleased to provide customers with expert advice and guidance regarding the suitability and availability of the air springs and air suspension components.
As a leading Authorised Distributor for Dana Spicer Driveshaft UK and GKN Driveline, Imperial Engineering provides a comprehensive range of genuine manufacturers’ parts, including brand new propshafts and universal joints.
Imperial Engineering has specialised in the machining, welding, fabrication and straightening of PSV and commercial vehicle components for over 50 years. Our reputation for engineering excellence has been built by employing traditional engineering skills and techniques, as well as consulting closely with our customers. This ensures that we continue to meet and exceed their repair and quality standards for bespoke and cost-effective solutions.
Skills, expertise and knowledge runs deep at Imperial Engineering. Continuing professional development is embedded in our culture, so that our team of engineers, sales executives, account managers and directors all have regular opportunities to grow their skills and knowledge for mutual benefit