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General Questions

Below are some general and frequently asked questions by our clients, if your questions has not been answered, please don’t hesitate to get in contact with us and we will do our best to answer them.

What Is Metal Fabrication?

Metal fabrication describes the variety methods of manipulating metal into customised shapes. Metal products are constructed by cutting, bending, and shaping aluminium or steel into machines and building structures or to create gates, bridges, decorative features, cages, fences and a whole host of projects.

What Can Be Created With Metal Fabrication?

  • Metal railings for staircases, balconies for walkways
  • Structural steel framework for construction.
  • Stairs and ladders for buildings, boats or ships
  • Industrial engineering & components
  • Truck bodies, trailers etc
  • Agricultural equipment
  • Earthmoving equipment or modifications
  • Plant & equipment skids

Do You Offer Custom-Built Fabrication?

Absolutely, at MWF General Engineering we focus on creating metal products designed to your exact specifications and requirements.

We are reliable and have built up a reputation throughout Brisbane for being blunt and honest with our clients, if it’s not going to work we will tell you and offer a solution. We are passionate and excited about custom fabrication and will help our clients in any way we can to achieve the desired results.

What do I need to provide in order to get a quote?

Your idea or concept can be sketched or professionally drawn is all we require, or you can visit our workshop to discuss so we can help you make your idea a reality. We pride ourselves on being able to work with our customers from initial concept and design through to manufacture and completion.
Another useful way of making sure that we can provide you with an accurate and detailed quote is to email us photos.

Are you engineers?

No, We are a general engineering and fabrication workshop.
If you require engineers’ services or certification – We know the right people and can outsource these services upon request.

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Do I need to have my product designed before I come to you?

No, we do not need a product designed.
Your idea or concept can be sketched or professionally drawn or you can visit our workshop to discuss further, so we can help you make your idea a reality. We pride ourselves on being able to work with our customers from initial concept and design through to manufacture and completion.


Our plasma can cut up sheet size up to 3000×1500 and thickness up to 20mm in mild steel, 10mm in stainless steel, 12mm in aluminium.

Do you service both Commercial and Residential Clients?

Yes, at MWF we service residential, commercial, and industrial projects, big and small.


Absolutely, in fact, we have worked on many council projects including balustrades for schools, shopping centres, equipment repairs, custom and structural steel fabrication projects.

Can you copy a replacement part if I bring it in?

Yes we can, this is especially handy if you have a piece that has broken and needs replacing or repairing by fitting the exact same part that may be hard to find or is no longer in production. 

Can you repair all metal products?

We can repair most metal products; some metals would be more job specific. Our qualified Boilermakers fabricate and weld on almost any metal.
Some metals we work with on a daily basis include:

  • Mild Steel
  • Galvanised Steel
  • Aluminium
  • Stainless Steel
  • Chrome Alloy

What is the turn around for repairs or modifications?

This can vary considerably and all depends on the specifications of the job. If you would like an estimate on your job, please give us a call where we can learn more about your requirements in detail.

Where are your service areas?

Our service areas are Local, greater Brisbane, north, south, west, east QLD, and Australia.

Can you deliver anywhere in Australia?

Yes, we can deliver Australia wide. Our workshop provides services to Local and the greater Brisbane areas.

Do products manufactured meet the Australian Standards?

Yes, all parts manufactured, repaired, or modified meet Australian and New Zealand Safety Standards and requirements.

Do you offer any warranties on your repairs?

Yes, all work is guaranteed.
Repairs are job specific with guarantee/warranties from 3months to 6months.
All manufactured or fabricated work is guaranteed for up to 12 months unless stated otherwise on your invoice.

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MWF Has Over 50yrs Industry Experience In Welding, Fabrication, Machining, Custom Design, Modifications and Repairs.


In order for Scotia to deliver our projects, we required MWF General Engineering to provide a number of critical components which were required in order for us to deliver access solutions on various projects such as, load bearing support brackets, mast climber anchorage components, wall plates and mast posts etc. Mark, Peter and their team reacted in a timely manner to our demands and time frames and supplied exceptional cost effective equipment at a very high standard.

William Strange
William Strange
Operations Manager – Scotia Access System Pty Ltd