5-150mm). We stock 6082 from 10-130mm plate and 10-350 diameter rounds. Tool steel, we have H13, P20 metal and plates, blocks.” Cutting capacities are also expansive: In aluminium – 1800x200mm; in steel – 1100x800mm “Not many people have that sort of cutting capacity and it means that we are able to service a large range of product which provides more versatility for our customers.” The purpose-built racking system with a vacuum attachment on a dedicated forklift is not only very efficient but also mimimises damage to material, which is particularly important with Formodal - there’s no mechanical handling aside from the vacuum lift. “We’re growing because we are doing things the right way that fits in with the industry and what it requires of us as suppliers to it,” says Mr Thumath. “When we moved in here there was room to burn but now looking at it we’re already filling it up fast so that again reinforces that all our processes and the way we operate are on track. “It’s allowed us to have more cutting equipment – I couldn’t have put a new saw in at the old premises.” He’s describing the new Waytrain WL-1180SAT, and he points out that he wouldn’t sell something he wasn’t prepared to use himself. “We’ve had one in place for eight years which still cuts great and works really well but we For more information contact David on 09 622 2169 or email David@cncdirect.co.nz introduced the new saw back off that – we had no hesitation putting in another one and no hesitation selling them as they are a great piece of kit.” The new saw has meant CNC Direct has been able to increase the sizes of the materials that can be cut and the quantity of material because “we can buy now direct from a mill rather than having to buy through someone else which gives CNC Direct better buying power and that flows on to our customers.” CNC Direct’s new premises can be found at 144 Captain Springs Road, Onehunga, Auckland. Call 09 622 2169 for all your material and cuttings needs.
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