Engineering

Faber Sheetmetal undertakes general fabrication in the light and medium duty engineering areas.

Faber Toolbox engineering and welding

Products produced in this area include, but not limited to the following:

  • air conditioning ductwork, connections and ancillary
  • equipment transitions in sheetmetal ducts for materials handling
  • fuel, water and storage tanks, bins, silos and supports
  • auger tubes and flights
  • tool and equipment boxes
  • vehicle trays
  • trailers
  • cotton picker replacement panels, screens and body components
  • tractor screens
  • tractor tank support frames
  • ventilation louvre panels
  • machined items including bushes, axles, components of drive systems
  • repairs to a variety of equipment

Specialised areas of the workshop include:

  • stainless steel fabrication, eg., tanks, benchtops, shower trays, etc
  • aluminium repair and fabrication including welding of cast aluminium
  • milling, lathe work, complex componentry

Equipment available:
  • 300 amp aluminium TIG welders
  • 20mm capacity plasma cutters
  • oxy/acetylene electronic eye profile cutter and straight line cutters
  • 2.4m x 1.6mm steel pan brake folders
  • up to 3m x 5mm steel guillotines
  • 125 tonne x 3m press
  • 3m x 2mm press
  • hydraulic stamping presses
  • 3m x 8mm plate rolls; pipe and RHS rolls
  • up to 600 amp MIG welders
  • steel, aluminium and stainless steel MIG welders
  • vibrashear
  • lockseamer
  • up to 2m x 700mm swing lathes with capability to turn 100mm diameter round section, computer control
  • 360 degree rotating head mill with 1.8m bed travel, 3 axis digital readout, up to 200mm slab cut, keyways, facing, shaping
  • radial drill up to 60mm diameter drill capacity
  • magnetic drills
  • punching/cropping
  • mobile welding plant

Large stocks kept of sheet steel, aluminium, stainless steel, perforated metal, wire mesh, colourbond as well as round, square and rectangular hollow sections, flat bar and rod in mild steel, tool steel and bright bar, with a good range of aluminium sections.