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looking for a professional job smf have the skills , Our two man team draws on over 25 years in marine fabrication which gives us the experience to provide innovated design solutions and aesthetics advise to our customers.  The example to the left is a ‘Wet Exhaust Elbow for a Cummings 6BTA’
Specialised Metal Fabricators smf smf are specialist in marine stainless steel. Based in Tauranga, Bay of Plenty, New Zealand we offer a full Contract manufacturing and specialised metal fabrication service including specialised marine stainless steel and aluminium work.  The example to the left is a Bimini smf made for the owners of SV 'Rasa Manis'
we work with stainless steel, aluminium & steel No matter what type of Engineering you need, marine or other work. The example pictured is a 'boarding ladder' we made for a customer. We also manufacture of residential balustrades architectural fittings and frames, fencing and gates.
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Specialised Metal Fabricators Ltd

Specialised Metal Fabricators Ltd or smf iis a Marine Engineering business based in Sulphur Point in the heart of Tauranga's main marine industry area.  SMF offer a full Contract manufacturing, metal fabrication and machining service, including all facets of marine stainless steel and aluminium and other metal based work.  SMF fabricate a wide range of boat chandlery and other hardware.  SMF specialise in the manufacture of one off components, and small production runs, which complements our ability to be efficient with repairs and maintenance. SMF's two man team draws on over 25 years in marine fabrication which gives us the experience to provide innovated design solutions and aesthetics advice to their customers. Since most of our work involves one off and small production runs some of our more resent work includes stainless and alloy tanks, exhaust elbows, heat exchanges, hand rails, push-pits-pulpits, stanchion repairs, stanchion bases, Bimini frames, dodger bows, fair leads, tandem alloy boat trailers, bait stations, dive ladders, hard top supports, radar archers, etc.

SMF also repair a wide range of alloy-bronze, brass, magnesium, titanium and stainless castings and fittings.

Apart from SMF's marine engineering work, SMF have also been involved in the manufacture of residential balustrades architectural fittings and frames, fencing and gates. In fact SMF can help and or advice with almost any metal fabrication job you may have.

Our goal is to provide you the customer with innovative custom engineering solutions with a perfect blend of value and quality.

SMF's ‘Technical Info’ option in the above menu provides viewers with a range of general information covering, stainless steel and its maintenance, general tricks and tips, polishing of stainless steel, welding of stainless steel, properties of stainless, welding of aluminium, properties of aluminium, welding of other non ferrous metals and bending and notching tube. SMF are happy to answer and questions you may have.

Work Examples

Listed below are some examples of smf's work:

 

Frontpage Image Fairlead
This is an example of a fairlead we made for a custom 43ft cruiser yacht.


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Alloy Runabout
smf built this great little Alloy Runabout for a customer who required a robust and steady fishing platform, and who really wanted something "original".
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Frontpage Image Boarding Platform
One example of a comprehensive range of platform rails, coupled with as many rod holders or bbq mounts, or other fixtures you may require.
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Frontpage Image Rocket Launcher
The owners of MV 'Genesis' got smf to build this Rocket Laucher to carry their killer rods.


Frontpage Image Hard Top Support
smf built the hard top supports and radar arch for the owners of MV 'Kairos'. this project involved coupling a very unconventional lite weight hardtop( 2.2m x 1.8m) to the flybridge of a 45 ft launch.
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