NIBF specialises in manufacturing ductile iron fittings for the water industry, with exclusive distribution Australia wide through Iplex Pipelines. These fittings are used to convey potable water, gravity and pressure sewerage, chemical and slurry solutions and irrigation water in the civil, plumbing, irrigation, infrastructure and mining markets. Pipe fittings are produced in diameters from 80mm to 750mm and all water fittings produced carry AS/NZS2280 Ductile iron pipes and fittings StandardsMark™ third-party Product Certification.
Pipe fittings are powder coated in accordance with AS/NZS4158 thermal-bonded polymeric coatings on valves and fittings for water industry purposes. As one of a hand full of Australian foundries still locally manufacturing ductile iron pipe fittings, NIBF is able to rapidly respond to requests for uncommon fitting configurations and to meet tight project time lines or to assist in supplying fittings for unscheduled repairs.
With the NIBF team’s experience and knowledge they are able to provide customers with specially made to order/custom configurations to suit their requirements. Access to in-house finite element analysis (FEA) facilities and professional design engineers, allows product design optimisation to reduce cost to our customers.
NIBF manufactures a large range of high quality castings for the mining industry including:
Furnace tapping bits
Gold ingot moulds
When quality assurance and control is critical, NIBF have the stringent test regimes to ensure each casting will perform at its highest level.
Widespread experience in producing rail components allows NIBF to supply castings in either fully machined or as-cast condition, catering for specific protective coating specifications and thicknesses. Products we manufacture include:
IBAV slide plate
Rail switch stops
NIBF works closely with the sugar industry to provide high quality cast or machined components including:
Boiler grate clips
Juice heater headers
JTA fire bars
Collaborating with our customers throughout the whole process enables NIBF to provide customised solutions and to assist in product development and improvement.
NIBF’s experience and facilities provide flexibility to produce industrial products for the automotive, agricultural, marine and general engineering industries.
Developing solutions to customers’ needs from fully machined components ready for installation through to raw manufactured products, combined with strict levels of quality and dimensional specifications, NIBF are your experts in metals casting and components.