Fabrication Services

Your First Choice for Metal Fabrication Services in Brooks and surrounding areas

When it comes to fabrication services in Brooks or anywhere in Southern Alberta, put your trust in our 52 years of expertise and knowledge. With our equipment, you can rest assured to be able to fulfil all your fabrication needs.

Our full service fabrication shop includes the following services:

  • Laser cutting

  • Waterjet cutting

  • Plasma cutting

  • Flame cutting

  • Shearing

  • Forming

  • Rolling

  • Bandsaw cutting

  • Threading

  • De-burring

  • Engraving

Brooks Industrial Metals Ltd. is home to a range of equipment that can fabricate steel to fit every need. 

Waterjet

OMAX 80x-1 Dual Head Cutting System 60,000 PSI Pumps

What do you get when you have a machine that can force a gallon of water and over a pound of abrasive sand every minute through a hole that is the size of a pinpoint at Mach 3? A machine that will cut or etch the most intricate designs in virtually any material you like (steel, titanium, marble, glass, plastic, rubber, carbon fibre, brass, even wood) up to 6 inches thick!
Cut size: 6’4” x 16’6” max
Up to 6.5” thick everything but tempered glass
Tolerances +/- 0.005”

Plasma

400 AMP Hypertherm Mastergraph Extreme

Cut size: 10′ x 36′ 2″ max.

 Mild steel cut capacity

    • Dross free: 38 mm (1-1/2″)
    • Production pierce: 50 mm (2″)
    • Maximum cutting capacity: 80 mm (3.2″)

 Stainless steel cut capacity

    • Production pierce: 45 mm (1-3/4″)
    • Maximum pierce (requires controlled motion process): 75 mm (3″)
    • Severance: 80 mm (3.2″)

 Aluminum cut capacity

    • Production pierce: 38 mm (1-1/2″)
    • Maximum cutting capacity: 80 mm (3.2″)

 Tolerances: +/- 1/16″ up to 1″ thick +/-3/32″ from 1″ – 2″ thick

260 AMP Hypertherm Millennium Plasma / Multi-torch (Multi Torch Specs: 5” Plate Max)

Cut size: 10’ x 24’10” max

 Mild steel cut capacity

    • Dross free: 32 mm (1-1/4″)
    • Production pierce: 38 mm (1-1/2″)
    • Maximum cutting capacity: 64 mm (2-1/2″)

 Stainless steel cut capacity

    • Production pierce: 32 mm (1-1/4″)
    • Maximum cutting capacity: 50 mm (2″)

 Aluminum cut capacity

    • Production pierce: 25 mm (1″)
    • Maximum cutting capacity: 50 mm (2″)

 Tolerances +/- 1/16” up to 1” thick +/- 3/32″ from 1″ – 1-1/2″ thick

Laser

Mitsubishi 2.7 KW Dual Shuttle Table

 Cut size: 5’ x 10’ max

 ½” mild steel max

5/16” stainless steel max

 5/16” aluminum max

 Tolerances +/-0.003”

Brake

Accurpress 175, 250, 400 Ton Brake:

 175 Ton Brake: Bends 10 gauge mild steel up to 12 feet long
 250 Ton Brake: Bends ½” mild steel up to 4 feet long

    • Bends 3/8” mild steel up to 6 feet long
    • Bends ¼” mild steel up to 12 feet long

 400 Ton Brake: Bends ½” mild steel up to 10 feet long (400-ton brake shown above)

    • Bends 3/8” mild steel up to 12 feet long
    • Bends ¼” mild steel up to 16 feet long

Shear

Durmashear:

½” shear (Aluminum/SS only) up to ¾” AL and 3/8” SS

Accurshear:

¼” shear-shears 24 gauge up to ¼” thick (mild steel) up to 10 feet long

 ½” shear- shears 12 gauge up to ½” thick (mild steel) up to 12 feet long

**Shown in the picture on the website, the video shown is the ¼” accurshear**

Plate Rolling

Linmac Roller

All pieces must be pre-broke before rolling to a complete circle. All pieces must not be more than 60” long. Pieces cannot be thicker than 0.250 of an inch.

0.250 minimum ID is 7.5 inches

 0.188 minimum ID is 7.75 inches

 10 gauge ID is 8.5 inches

 12 gauge ID is 9 inches

 14 gauge ID is 9.5 inches

 16 gauge ID is 10 inches

Roller #1 (Big Bertha)

Capable of rolling flat material from 14 gauge to ½” mild steel in the following dimensions:

14 gauge to 10 gauge – minimum 14” outside diameter (up to 8’ long)

3/16” to ¼” plate – minimum 14” outside diameter (up to 6’ long)

 3/8” to ½” plate – minimum 14” outside diameter (up to 2’ long)

*Some small diameter ¼” , and all 3/8” and ½” plate: Pre-braking required*

Capable of rolling structural square tubing up to 1-1/2” outside diameter (minimum wall thickness of .083”) to a minimum outside diameter of 24” as well as rolling Rebar into circles with a minimum of 5” inside diameter.

Roller #2 (Davi Rolls)

Capable of rolling flat material from 20 gauge to 3/8” mild steel in the following dimensions:

20 gauge to 14 gauge – minimum 14” outside diameter (up to 10 foot long)

12 gauge to 1/8” sheet – minimum 12” outside diameter (up to 10 foot long)

3/16” to ¼” plate – minimum 15” outside diameter (up to 8 foot long)

5/16” plate – minimum 30” outside diameter (up to 6 foot long)

3/8” plate – minimum 36” outside diameter (up to 4 foot long)

Some small diameter ¼”, and all 3/8” plate: Pre-braking required

Bandsawing

At our shop, we have S-23 Series Bandsaw (2 SAWS), S-20 Series Bandsaw (1 SAW) and VW-18 SERIES 2. These saws feature scissor style, swing head design and provide exceptional mitre cutting capability for light to medium applications. Features also include 90-45 degree angle cuts, hydraulic scissor lift and vice. 20” wide and 16” high cutting capability at 90 degrees.

 

The VW 18 Series 2 is a manual vertical bandsaw with the ability to mitre from 45 degrees left or right. Our model is able to cut at 90 degrees with a 3 degree tilt of the head. The cut capacity of 22” high and 18” wide at 90 degrees. A very reliable choice for all your medium-duty projects.

Steel Supplies and Fabrication Done the Right Way

We serve clients from various sectors including agriculture, welding, construction, metal recycling and more. Discuss your requirements with us today.

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Our Client Reviews

Above and Beyond Expectations

“The success of X-Calibre relies on the quality and efficient service of our vendors. Brooks Industrial Metals goes above and beyond our expectations and delivers every time. The management and crew at X-Calibre would like to thank all the staff at BIM for the excellent service and support along the way. We look forward to working with you in the years to come!!” – X-Calibre Industries

Great Working Relationship

“I have had a great working relationship with BIM for the last 25 years. They are a group of people that work with us and understand the pressure we are under in order to satisfy our customers. BIM goes above and beyond to provide us with service/product as we require to keep projects on schedule. I am very happy to have a service/supply vendor, such as BIM, right here in our community. Thanks so much for your continued support and look forward to many years ahead working with you.” – Jim C (Horizon Welding & Fabrication)

Courteous and Efficient

“We have the privilege of dealing with Brooks Industrial Metals for over 15 years. We have always found the staff and management to be professional, courteous and efficient. They provide products and services that are dependable and of high quality.
Not only do we depend on Brooks Industrial Metals for a supply of metal, they provide us with services such as; plasma, water-jet, shear, brake and rolling. We have come to depend on BIM as a key supplier in all our operations, which include welding, manufacturing and machining. They offer a dependable delivery service and have always been open to requests and suggestions.
It is a pleasure to provide this referral. By doing so, it gives us a chance to say “Thank you” for the support we have received from them over the years.” – Celtic Pride

An Office that is Second to None

“Boomers Services has been using Brooks Industrial Metals for over 20 years now. Through this time our relationship has grown to the point where our projects are dependent on Brooks Industrial Metals not only supplies but for their fabrication as well. With their long standing employees and their expertise in the shop as well as in the office is second to none. Boomers Services looks forward to working with Brooks Industrial Metals for 20 more years.” – Boomers Services Ltd.

Fantastic Job Done

“Big country has been a customer of Brooks Industrial Metals for 15 years. The service, quality and reliability to get the job done whether it’s a rush or not has been fantastic in both the metal yard and the recycling yard. Great people, well run business.” – MasTec Canada

On Time and Within Budget

“We had a very good experience with Brooks Industrial Metals. Justin helped us out with our design and the order was on time and on budget.
Thanks!” – Gerald B

Great Place

“Wonderful owners, great place.” – Kayla D

Information

Brooks Industrial Metals Ltd.
221 7 St E
Brooks, AB

T1R 1B3

Phone: 403-362-3544

Fax: 403-362-7042

Email: info@brooksindustrialmetals.com

 

Recycling Yard
719 Railway Avenue
Brooks , AB
T1R 1B3
Phone: 1-403-793-8853

Fax: 1-403-793-8805

Hours

New Steel and Fabrication Shop

Monday – Friday: 7:00 AM – 5:30 PM

Saturday: 8:00 AM – 12:00 PM

*Closed long weekends including Saturdays*

 

Recycling Yard Hours

Monday – Friday: 8:00 AM – 5:00 PM

Saturday: 8:00 AM – 12:00 PM

*Closed long weekends including Saturdays*

Closed on statutory holidays

Service Area

  • Brooks
  • Southern Alberta

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