Values & Capabilities

How we deliver value to you

Our reputation

AD has gained a national reputation as a trusted supplier and manufacturer that can be depended on to deliver first class metal fabrication, design and supply services to Australia’s current and emerging industrial, energy and manufacturing sectors.

Our workforce

Out talented team of engineers, fabricators, fitters, machinists and welders give you the whole package of skills, knowledge and professional attitude to deliver above industry standard capabilities and products to your project or supply chain requirements.

Our standards

Our products and services comply with the most stringent Defence and industry standards certifications including ISO 9001:2015 for quality management and AS1665, AS 1554and DNV for our welding and fabrication standards. We pride ourselves on the consistent quality and precision that we are able to deliver to our customers on a daily basis.

Our problem-solving capabilities

We are a manufacturer of choice engaged by Defence Primes and Industry to prototype and support emerging technologies and platforms. We are agile with the ability to process urgent jobs to solve problems within 24hrs if required.

Our wholesale plate sales and customer service

Our solid and reliable aluminium plate supply service is sourced locally and internationally with 15+years of relationship building across several premium suppliers including Bluescope ,Thiessen Krupp and direct relationships with  international mills wherever possible to ensure supply for our valued customers. This keep our wholesale prices highly competitive in the Australian market. We are proud to offer cut to specification services for our clients that the big mills can’t or won’t offer.

Our technical capabilities

Accuracy: +/- 0.2mm up to 3meters +/-0.4mm up to 9 meters guaranteed.

Repeatability: 2 Parts or 2000 parts, repeatability guaranteed to 0.15mm.

Stencil (Line) Marking: Permanent marking from 0.3 to 3.0mm width. Marking is generated from spindle centre to guarantee accuracy.

Surface Finish: Perfect clean 90-degree edge, no weld preparation required, no plasma slag or laser scale.

Lead Time: 9 meter bed allows those urgent jobs to be pushed thru same day with a typical lead time of 4-5 working days

Cost: Cost competitive with high-def plasma and a far superior product. Up to 50% cheaper than laser or water jet and no clean up required.

Complete Package: Revolution software can digitise existing components or design something completely new.

Design: We supply full design services in AutoCAD and and can read or translate all files.

Hydraulics: Manufacture of maritime and land hydraulic components and assemblies.

Additional capabilities

ART CNC Router
Process Area: 13000 x 2500 x 250
Spindle: 10Hp, 25,000 Rpm
Accuracy: +/- 0.2mm
Repeatability: +/- 0.15mm
Feed Rate: 25mt/min

ART CNC Router
Process Area: 9200 x 2500 x 250
Spindle: 16hp 25,000 Rpm Liquid Cooled Spindle
Automatic Tool Changer: 10 tools
Accuracy: +/- 0.2mm
Repeatability: +/- 0.15mm
Feed Rate: 25mt/min

Water Jet
Process Area: 2000 x 3000 x 150
KMT 60,000 psi pump
Accuracy: +/- 0.1
Repeatability: +/- 0.1

CNC Machining Centre, Mazak Model VCN 530C
Process Area: 1300 x 550 x 510
Spindle: 15000 RPM
Positioning: +/- 0.01mm
Repeatability: +/- 0.01mm

CNC Machining Centre, Doosan Model DNM6700
Process Area: 1500 x 670 x 625
Spindle: 12000 RPM
Positioning: +/- 0.01mm
Repeatability: +/- 0.01mm

CNC Machining Centre, Anilam Model VMC-710XV
Process Area: 711 x 457 x 457
Spindle: 8000 RPM
Positioning: +/- 0.01mm
Repeatability: +/- 0.01mm

CNC Lathe, Chevalier FCL3120
Ø800mm swing
Ø470mm over the Cross Slide
3000mm Between Centres
1200 rpm
Positioning: +/- 0.01mm
Repeatability: +/- 0.01mm

Press Brake
Durma CNC 200/3700
Machtech 80/3200

MetalMaster 2500/6

3 x Fronius TPS2700 pulsemig inverter with 9mtr push/pull gun, 270amp, 3 phase
1 x Lorch TIG 400amp V40 AC/DC Water cooled, 3 phase
1 x Miller TIG 350amp DX inverter AC/DC Water cooled, 3 phase
1 x Kemp TIG 250amp inverter AC/DC Water cooled, 3 phase

Elumatec Extrusion Saw
90 – 45 deg cutting angle, infinitely adjustable
100 x 240 cutting area @ 90Deg
1200mm automatic feed stroke
0.1mm accuracy
0.1mm repeatability

Turret Mills
1200 x 254 x 500
1370 x 254 x 700
1370 x 254 x 700

Lathe, Manual
420mm swing over cross slide
300mm between centers

Lathe, Manual
280mm swing over cross slide
1500mm between centers

Hafco 2500/6

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