Surdex Steel has installed the latest state-of-the-art Kinetic K5000 plasma processor with a broader range of options for profiling steel plate plus drilling heads for tapping and countersinking.
At the same time a K2500 plasma machine has been upgraded to provide even greater capacity with the addition of more plasma cutting heads.
Two oxy machines have also been installed and two large Lumsden rotary wash grinders of 1.5m and 2.5m diameter have been extensively refurbished, providing unprecedented service in accurate plate surface grinding and cleaning to specific tolerances and flatness for Victorian customers.
Three beam lines are now operating, cutting and drilling structural steel up to 1350mm wide and a cambering line, capable of pre-cambering steel beams is meeting the demands of high rise construction and heavy transport customers.
In recent times Surdex Steel has diversified into more processing of plate, structural steel and coil to service fabricators, manufacturers, heavy transport, leisure vehicle, air conditioning manufacturers and roll forming industry clients.
With more than 10,000 steel products in stock and quality certified to ISO9001, the company also has a strong retail presence to service the individual demands of builders, home handymen and small business with a broad range of steel products.
Part of the Southern Steel Group based in Sydney, with distribution in all Australian mainland states, Victorian-based Surdex Steel has nine sites in Victoria and its product range includes structural steel such as welded beams and columns, universal beams, columns, channels and angles; Merchant Bar steel in channels, rounds, squares, billets, flats and angles; Steel pipe and line pipe, RHS, SHS; Steel Plate in mild steel grade 250 and 350, boiler plate, laser plate, coil plate, Q&T and much more.