With over 67 years running experience, Priest Sheetmetal is an established name as a manufacturer and supplier of profile cut and fabricated steelwork to Christchurch businesses.
Our skilled team of tradesman, draftsman and general engineers offer a range of plate processing and metal fabrication services to meet your engineering needs. With the latest in CNC machinery, CAD software and one of the largest selections of steel folding press brakes in New Zealand we can be sure to assist you at every stage; from design, prototyping through to production.
NZ's Most Powerful Laser
Using the latest in Laser and Plasma CNC technology. We process heavy plate and precise laser cut sheetmetal parts to the South Island.
Highly Accurate 7-axis 3D controllable metal pressing for quick and cost-effective folding of sheetmetal products. Large plate folding capacity for heavy plate and high tensile steels up to 5 metres in length. Our workshop is equipped with 6 hydraulic press brakes and a vast library of tooling for radius folding and difficult profiles.
Steel, Aluminum, Stainless, Brass, and Copper welding for commercial and private projects using a variety of welding machines and techniques, including TIG, MIG, Arc, and resistance spot welding in our full fabrication workshop. Precision jobs are done on our welding jig table – 3600mm x 1200mm, for efficient and accurate positioning of unique and large scale jobs.
We carry a comprehensive range of materials. Part sheets to commercial wholesale quantities
If you have a new design, or you are recreating a product, our drawing office can create both 3D and 2D models for complex parts and assemblies.
Plate forming and rolling of SHS, RHS, Pipe, and Tubes up to 6mm x 2400mm in length. Precise rolling of flat bar or extrusions, rolling tubes and pipes, to form mark-free curves, flanges, and coils, without distortion.
Cost-effective metal punching up to 16mm plate. Able to punch slots, louvers, and holes to a standard aperture or perforate to an architectural design from our library or per your design specs. Turret punching is well suited to large production runs, is very precise, and is a lot quicker and cutting repetitive holes or shapes than laser cutting.
Sam and the team did a great job putting together some custom brackets for us. Turn around was quick and quality was top notch. Would highly recommend.
Absolute top notch team, completed 3 bike storage cages for us and could not be happier, they even helped improve the original design and came through under budget. Thanks Guys!
They did a great job on an awesome stainless strip drain for my new place. Very friendly and easy to deal with.
Thanks for doing a great job, friendly team and prompt service.
Sold me a nice off cut for my sluice box for cheap since I'm a young lad with a project. Foreman was very helpful. Cheers heaps guys.