Star Aluminium Platforms is a Australian owned and operated business based in Melbourne servicing both Australia wide & Internationally.
With over 30 years combined experience between father and son, we pride ourselves on offering the very best quality products for the best value. As a family business we have built up a loyal customer base over the years, many of whom still use our services today. Whether it is a large or small order for few or many of our locally made products, we will provide you with the very best outcome.
An Australia owned and operated manufacturing company located in Braeside, we manufacture our products using innovative technology and skilled staff. Our site has incredible machinery and tools to provide us with the highest level of resources and enable us to work on our custom-made solutions, aluminium mobile scaffolding, ladder platforms, staircases, trestles and mezzanine ladders.
Due to our ever growing demand both nationally and internationally Star Aluminium now provides manufacturing in our facility situated in Shanghai. For bulk orders on any products – whether that be custom or standard products. For a price comparison between locally made at our Braeside branch and off shore manufacturing at our Shanghai branch please call us on (03) 9587 5663.
A primary focus of Star Aluminium Platforms is our constant investment in customer satisfaction. This is why we offer tailor made solutions to ensure products satisfy our customers’ requirements. We will consult with you, discuss your requirements, needs and come to a collective resolution about the most appropriate solutions for your business and specifications.
We believe in quality and durable products that our customers feel comfortable recommending and using our services again. We also believe there is no point on working on a product unless it is the highest quality and value. Whether it is aluminium mobile scaffolding, ladder platforms, trestles and planks or mezzanine ladders, our team of trained and skilled staff will look after your every need.
Star Aluminium Platforms provides various after care services. All our products come with 2 years manufacturing warranty valid from the date of purchase. Our STAR Scaffolds are the exception with 10 years manufacturing warranty. Our standard products such as our work platforms & truck access platforms come with engineering certification for OH&S compliance whilst our STAR Scaffolds are registered with WorkSafe for compliance. We utilise a qualified engineer who can certify other products at the customers request and cost.
Being an Australian and family owned and operated business customer satisfaction is our number one priority. We cater to all requests. We understand that the best way in achieving success is through the development of quality products, high customer service and realistic lead times. We provide everything from maintenance inspections, repairs and on site inspections.
Aluminum alloys are categorised into casting alloys and wrought alloys. They are graded with a 4-digit number which identifies their major alloying element. For example, the 2XXX aluminium alloy includes copper, 4XXX includes silicon, and 6XXX includes magnesium and silicon.
Wrought alloys, such as the 6061 alloy, are extruded, rolled or forged into specified shapes. Some are heat-treated or cold-worked to increase their strength and hardness, corrosion resistance, ease of fabrication and other advantages.
The alpha-numeric suffix, such as T6, represents the temper or degree of hardness. It also represents the method used to obtain the hardness. For example, in the 6061T6 aluminum alloy, the “T6” indicates that it was heat treated with a solution and artificially aged.
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