Tilgear has its origin in engineering tools and supplies, having been manufacturing from 1930 through to the 1980s. In 1965 we started selling engineering tools and equipment by mail-order throughout the UK. The range has developed and covers most aspects of the trade, such as cutting tools, inspection & measuring products, machine accessories, hand tools and workshop equipment.
The Borman Cutting Tool range includes drills, taps, dies and milling cutters - this is complimented by the Turntech Lathe Tools & Accessories which covers turning tools and holders. Optima Oils provides the lubrication for coolant and cutting operations.
Diatec supply the bulk of the inspection and measuring products from the popular Digital Vernier and Micrometers through to the more specialist Height Gauges and Surface Plates.
Machine accessories from Sekura and Borman are manufactured to suit most of the common engineering machines, whether it’s for turning or milling applications.
The well known brands of Stromberg, Durabond and The Boston Vice Company dominate the hand tool and workshop equipment selection, providing quality combined with competitive pricing.
Our range is ideally suited to workshops in:
If you would like a copy of our Engineering Tools and Supplies Catalogue please take a moment to fill in the form available here. Our complete tool supplies catalogue is now available. Remember, you can safely and securely buy through Tilgear Tools Online as our website is fully optimised for both desktop and mobile devices with secured payments taken via the SagePay payment system.
DELIVERY IS FREE on orders over a certain amount. Most Engineering Tools Orders and Supplies are despatched using NEXT DAY DELIVERY.
All Prices are plus VAT.
Thank you for the excellent service your company provides for this school. Your staff are always kind very helpful you always deliver your products on time. Keep up the high standards. - Trinity Catholic High School, London I have used Tilgear to supply us with goods since 2014 when I started as a Construction Technician. Having since moved on to two additional colleges I’ve always made sure we did business with Tilgear. The team always extremely helpful and professional and will always go the extra mile to supply our goods, even if it’s not a stock item. Any issues we have they will sort them for us. I recommend them to any school or College who need a reliable supplier to work with. - Buckinghamshire College Group, High Wycombe. Over the past two and a half years I have been using Tilgear for purchasing the tool kits for the Lee Marley Brickwork apprentices. I have a good report with the account manager who promptly returns quotes and is always on hand to answer any questions. Once the order is placed, Tilgear quickly turn around the order and get the tools delivered very promptly. I’m very happy with the service I receive from Tilgear! - Lee Marley Brickwork Ltd, Reading All received today and a very happy year 6! They couldn't build cars last year as our usual supplier was out of stock of the parts for some 6 months so we're really happy we can get all the bits from you now instead!! - Federation of Winklebury Infant and Junior Schools, Basingstoke I just want to thanks you for delivering the workbenches last week and your engineer who worked very hard to have them all ready for us on time. Excellent job and excellent service! - Flexit FF&E Solutions, Leeds They arrived yesterday morning, super quick. Thank you so much they were exactly what we needed. - Benjamin Britten High School, Suffolk WOW – what service. Thank you so much. - North Berwick High School, East Lothian All received and mechanical department are happy with the bits. Thank you for your assistance with this and will keep you in mind for future purchases. - Bedford College Fantastic customer service! - The Purbeck School, Dorset Thanks for touching base, we are extremely happy at our end pricing is excellent compared with other suppliers. Many thanks! - The Three Rivers Learning Trust, Northumberland We have had fantastic support so far and really competitive prices. - Sacred Heart High School, Newcastle upon Tyne We received our order in speedy time as always and never had an issue. We do only ever order small amount of items, but if we do require anything in bulk I will be sure to contact yourself. - Scotland’s Rural College You were really speedy and we will defo use you again. - Haileybury Turnford, Hertfordshire Thank you very much for your and the rest of your crew for their assistance in getting this sorted so promptly. It really is appreciated by all our dept staff. - Wolverhampton Girls High School