The 40,000 sq ft workshop has 6 overhead gantry cranes serving the fabrication area. It is well served with general fabrication machines such as a 3000mm x 16mm guillotine, a large section bender, pressbrake and others.
Voortman V550 Plate Machine
The Voortman V550 is a combined plate and angle processor. It can cut and punch 500 x 25 flats and 200 x 200 x 16 angles, punching the angle in both flanges. It also has a marking unit for numbering all plates and angles.
Ficep 903 Saw and Drill Line
The Ficep 903 saw and drill line has 3 high speed drill heads with automatic infeed and outfeed benches. The machine is versatile, accurate and fast. The infeed station can be loaded with either a sideloader or overhead gantry. It has its own dedicated gantries for loading steel and removing waste.
Voortman VB600 Saw
The Voortman VB600 is a large capacity double mitre bandsaw with automatic infeed and outfeed benches. The machine is fully programmable from the drawing office and is used for high speed cutting of sections that are not being drilled.
Gietart Shot Blaster
The Gietart automatic shot blaster is a large capacity machine that is set to shot blast steel to at least SA2½ but can be set to blast to a higher blast pattern if required.
A separate spray shop is connected to the main fabrication shop and serviced with overhead gantries and extraction. The paint store is a complete bunded area and the Graco Spray machines are placed on bunds to eliminate the danger of paint spillage.