Gardweld Fabrications P/L

We are the men of Steel

Stainless-Aluminium-Brass

We bend tubes and pipes, we have both NC & CNC Machinery and can supply Mandrel Bends in Stainless Steel, Aluminium, Brass or Mild Steel tubes and pipes. We also have section rollers for long radius curves in Flat Bar – CHS – SHS or RHS sections.

Call us on 03 9729 7000 to discuss your bending needs steveg@gardbar.com.au

ABC Mandrel Bending was started in 1998, with the acquisition of our 114H Hilgers 8″ capacity NC bender, we bend up to 4″ x 1/4″ aluminium tube on a 152mm radius on this machine as well as a railing sections up to 559 mm Centerline radius.

To compliment this big machine we also have 2 slightly smaller, but full CNC machines.

Our CSM 80 machine has a 4 meter over mandrel length bed and bends from 40 Nb up to  76.2 mm O/d Stainless Steel, 3″ x 4.75mm thick Aluminium tube or 65nb  heavy wall Mild Steel Pipe. 

CSM 80mm CNC

Our Smaller CSM 50 bends from 10mm up to 50mm. Both of these machines are capable of storing 1000 programs.

Our jobs can be between “1 of” Prototypes  to 5000 + units ; no job too small, none too big. We generally only charge a minor setup fee if the job is required immediately.

We supply the Automotive and Marine industries; our Mandrel Bent tube components are used in the manufacture of large trucks thru to Rollover Protection Hoops for Mine Vehicles, as well as custom design exhaust systems for bikes and high performance cars.

Our Aluminium and Steel tray rack hoops and Ute Trade Racks are supplied to most of the Aftermarket Ute Tray manufacturers in Victoria, as well as Alloy and Steel tubing for the Bullbar industry.

Our Mirror Polished 316 Stainless Steel tube bending is used in Houseboat railings, Leisure Boat Bowrails, Custom Swimming pool entry rails down to chair frames. Our railings appear from up in the South Pacific Islands to Hamilton Is. down to Phillip Is and Tasmania

We are a supplier to the Balustrade industry with bent components in Stainless Steel, Aluminium, Galvanised or Powder coated Mild Steel as well as Brass Tube. We can supply complete handrails, or components to fabricate on-site with the minimum amount of welding.

We stock a range of extended 180 degree bends, J Bends, Hockey Stick Bends, Handrail Termination Bends, call them what you like we make them, in 2’ and 1.5” Stainless Steel tube as well as 40 nb (48.3) and 32nb (42.4) Mild Steel  black, zinc or galvanised pipe.

hockey stick mandrel bends

EXTENDED J BENDS

We also manufacture custom “1 of”, Internal or External access rails for the elderly or infirm, in a tube size that fits the hand. As these are generally required fairly urgently, we can normally complete within 5 working days.

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Mandrel Tube Bending. Unique tube and pipe bending & section rolling.

Custom Exhaust Bends, J Bends, Assistance Rails, Hockey Stick Bends, Bullbar Pipes, Slider Side Steps, Handrail Termination Bends. Closure Bends, Balustrade, Fire Escape Stair Rails. Garden Path Rails and Arches, Heat Exchanger Tubes, Ute Rack Tubes, Custom Roof Racks. Council Bike Hoops, Wheelchair Frames, Pool Entry Tubes and Ladders, Garden Hoop Edging, Trolley Bay Frames, House Boat Railings, Hot Air Balloon Frame for the Oz Open 2020 Tennis, these are just a few of the things we bend or roll.

We can take your ideas from concept to reality; if you design it we will bend it and fabricate it for you.

These are 3 meter wide Coat Hangers made with  2” Mild Steel tube, rolled and Mandrel Bent. Remember the Ad ?

stainless steel tube in Melbourne

 


To complement our tight radius bending we also have 2 section rollers to do curving, an NC80 mm machine,  and a 50mm machine.

2020 OZ OPEN TENNIS, HOT AIR BALLOON FRAME

 

38mm Coil Roller

Plus a 38 mm Coil roller, Ideal for bar stool rings.

A Truform long radius empty bender for up to 50 NB pipe.

 

Our tooling ranges from 10mm up to 101.6 mm. See tooling chart for our sizes

Tooling Chart

Click here to view our extensive tooling chart