Category: Fabrication

06-04-2022

7 Benefits of Stainless Steel

As specialists in fabrication, architectural rigging, cable manufacturing and more we’ve worked with a wide range of materials in residential, commercial and industrial projects. One of our most commonly used materials across all these contexts is stainless steel. Its many unique properties combined, make it an ideal solution for many applications and we thought we’d explore all the different benefits

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06-12-2021

How strong is spliced rope?

You may have come across the term “splicing”, particularly if you work in the marine sector. Splicing is a term used to describe the joining together of two ends of a rope without using a knot. This is achieved by interweaving their strands to form a loop or stopper, or to join two ropes together. At SRS Group, we have

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16-11-2021

Why stainless steel fabrication is important

Stainless steel fabrication plays an important role in nearly all sectors of industry today. From skyscrapers to shopping malls to home renovation projects, stainless steel plays an essential role as it can be fabricated into any desired shape or design depending on the application. Stainless steel is an ideal material for structural fabrication. It is both extremely flexible, but also

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28-10-2021

The benefits of catenary lighting

The benefits of catenary lighting are wide-ranging, and they are becoming a more common feature of new developments as well as city centre redevelopments. Architects, developers, and design engineers are being placed under increasing pressures brought about by the growth in urbanization around the world. Traditional street lighting is not only limiting in its ability to light a space, but

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14-10-2021

What is metal fabrication? Process and Applications

Metal fabrication is the process of creating an end product from raw metal materials. The process includes cutting, burning, welding, machining, forming, and assembly to create the final product. SRS has fast become one of New Zealand’s most trusted high-end metal fabricators, and it’s our end-to-end service that makes us such a great option for all your metal fabrication needs.

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25-05-2021

Use of marine-grade materials in architectural projects

Here in New Zealand, we are extremely lucky to have around 15,000 km of coastline. Even at its widest part, that means you are never more than 225 kms from the coast, no matter where you find yourself in the country. For most of us, this is a huge plus point. Being so close to the ocean, especially during the

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17-05-2021

Types of metal fabrication processes

Metal fabrication is a broad term referring to any process that cuts, shapes, or moulds metal material into a final product. From appliances and light fixtures to desk tools, chairs, and utensils, metal is the stabilising element that makes all of today’s conveniences possible. There are many different metal fabrication processes and the process used depends on both the beginning

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10-05-2021

Which metals do we use in our custom metal fabrication...

SRS is one of New Zealand’s leading high-end custom metal fabricators and we use a variety of metals to create both practical and beautiful custom metal works. We are one of the only companies in New Zealand to offer a bespoke end-to-end service when it comes to metal fabrication and we work with a range of metals to meet the

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19-04-2021

Stainless steel grades for architectural projects

Stainless Steel, as its name implies, is best known for its corrosion resistance properties. But the many benefits and revolutionary uses of stainless steel extend far beyond any single attribute, as attested by its presence in applications in nearly every industry. One of the most visually stunning and transformative implementations of stainless steel has been within the field of architecture,

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16-04-2021

Different types of welding and what they are used for

Welding is a trade that has been around for thousands of years in one form or another and is essentially the joining together of two metals. The welding process involves a welding power source to generate an electric arc to melt the parent material being welded as well as any consumable being used.  This then bonds separate individual metals together.

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27-02-2020

3 Tips to Consider Before Starting a Bespoke Fabrication Project

Bespoke metal fabrication is a service that many companies and designers turn to when they are working on custom projects. Originality comes at a price, where quality can not be ignored. High end fabrication projects require adequate planning, experience and skills. Commonly we can get caught up in the end product rather than the process, which is why we have

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15-10-2019

3 historic figures in fabrication

Fabrication is an art form that has been around for thousands of years. Many see fabrication as an industrial skill and are unaware of the spatters, heat, chemicals, precision and delicacy needed when you are undertaking a weld.  The oldest archaeological evidence of metal fabrication was the discovery of a copper pendant in northern Iraq from 8,700 BCE, which tells

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