Why Pre-Fabricate?

Improved Productivity = Increased Profitability

Design Flexibility

Design possibilities are endless using pre-fabricated steel and aluminium materials. We make lightweight frames to any specification – complex or challenging, simple or straightforward.

Less Risk

Fast and easy installation means less on site labour, reducing the risk of accidents.

Precise Accuracy

Our frames are meticulously quality checked to ensure they are accurate to your specifications before arriving on site.

Faster Construction

Do you have a tight project schedule? With framing delivered to site for immediate installation, on site time is significantly reduced.

Increased Productivity

Lightweight steel framing is simple to install, making projects easier and faster to complete.

Our process explained and broken down

Step 01. Design

When it comes to design, our team can achieve almost anything. Over the years, we’ve turned thousands of complex architectural designs into smarter framing systems. Send us your design specifications and allow us to work on a smarter solution for your project.

Step 02. Estimating

Every project is unique, and that’s why at this stage we spend a lot of time communicating with you. We’ll arrange an initial consultation where we take the time to learn all about your project. Our detailed quotations explain the scope of the project, engineering details if required and mark-up plans.

Step 03. Shop Detailing & Engineering

Your framing is shop detailed in-house, coordinated with other trades and sent for your approval. We make things easy by giving you comprehensive layout plans, individual frame details and fixing locations.

Framing is designed and engineered as a full system including 1507 certification, compliance to ISO 9001 and a certificate of compliance by registered structural engineers.

Step 04. Project Management

We do whatever we can to make your project run like clockwork. Our experienced team manage your project from the initial stages to final delivery.

Step 05. Manufacture

Our experienced metal workers custom manufacture your framing in our controlled factory. Without external factors and delays including adverse weather and RDO’s, your framing can be produced in-house to a standard that couldn’t be higher.

Step 06. Delivery

We deliver framing directly to site or to a specified location – whichever is easier for you. Framing can also be delivered to suit crane lift schedules with engineered lifting points.

Facade and Feature Lightweight Steel Framing in Melbourne

With the revolutionary SBS Smart Frame technology, SBS Group is an industry leader designing and supplying innovative, engineered and efficient pre-fabricated external structural framing and facades. SBS Group specialises in cold formed galvanised steel or aluminium façade solutions for all project applications.

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Wall Framing

The SBS Smart Frame external wall framing and tenancy walls have been proven over many years, especially in loadbearing self-storage facilities and shopping centre applications. SBS engineered variable height braced stud wall system adds to extremely quick installation with flexibility on site.

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Bulkhead and Internal Framing

Over the years SBS Group has developed and fine-tuned cost effective and easy to install, pre-fabricated bulkhead systems for endless applications. SBS Group has the ability and expertise to manufacture all ceiling and bulkhead shapes, including circular, stepped, coffered and straight sections, considerably reducing on site costs.

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Balustrade Framing

SBS Smart Frame balustrades are offering builders and contractors a modern and innovative cost saving advantage compared to conventional heavy steel balustrade framing. SBS Group employs a high strength superior fastening system, combined with galvanised cold formed steel or aluminium feature sections to deliver a lightweight yet strong engineered, certified and durable balustrading system.

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Fascia Framing

SBS Smart Frame fascia trusses provide a strong, lightweight, modern and improved solution to traditional construction methods. Combining cold roll formed galvanised channels with a unique high strength fastening system, and eliminating the need to weld, fascia trusses can be manufactured true and straight.

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General Sheet Metal, Brackets, & Fabrication

SBS Group specialises in supplying a broad variety of pre-fabricated and custom made brackets, flashings and other sheet metal related products to the construction industry. Our design team engineer revolutionary bracket systems, angles and flashings to complement our diverse framing systems, saving valuable time and unnecessary costs at site level.

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Complex Architectural Framing

SBS Group Ultra Framing solutions creates a new and simple way to fulfil the needs of intricate framing, an innovation in complex framing projects. Ultra Frame enables pre-fabrication of 3D facades, frames and other custom architectural features, using high strength, unique fastening technology. Ultra Frame utilises lighter materials, avoiding unnecessary, heavy and outdated structural steel elements.

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Pre-Finished Aluminium Framing

Aluminium has become pivotal in a new era in construction. Many architectural products, traditionally constructed from heavy, rust-prone steel, are now being replaced with aluminium which is proven as a more versatile, lightweight and more beneficial building material. SBS Group has pioneered Ultra Frame — pre-fabricated aluminium framing highly customised to any design. Ultra Frame utilises cutting edge construction techniques, pre-fabricating and pre-finishing products off site such as car park screens, feature balustrading and a variety of architectural feature screening.

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Smart Hob Formwork Framing

SBS Smart Hob is an efficient pre-fabricated riveted formwork framing system, currently being used with great success throughout the construction formwork industry. The Smart Hob consists of cold formed steel permanent formwork, which is fixed to the slab and filled with concrete, conventionally tanked and sealed as required.

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[Free eBook] Inspirational Ceilings

Be Inspired – A Collection of 14 Ceiling Features from within and around Melbourne.

Download the eBook to view the ceiling features, all built using lightweight prefab aluminum and steel structural framing systems.

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