Precision Metal Fabrication

P.A. Baines provides a comprehensive range of services to our clients in both Africa and the United States. Based on the requirements of our customers our services include; engineering design, efficient programming and processing, rapid prototyping, OEM, small to large quantity runs of specialist precision, high quality parts and various finishes. Superior equipment and machines, tools and cutters, vast experience and a culture of only accepting the highest quality makes P.A. Baines Precision Engineering the professional’s choice.

For basic to complex design specifications, we offer fast delivery together with competitive pricing. We can provide a wide range of products from simple flat pattern cutting, rapid prototype enclosures, flame-proof enclosures or large quantity runs of specialist precision parts. Low and high-volume sheet metal services; cutting, folding and finishing. The P.A. Baines fabrication centre is able to form and finish various materials to meet our client’s specifications.

Apart from fabrication P.A Baines also provides 3D printing and close to tolerance, world-class high-performance quality CNC machined lathe and milling.


Plasma Cutting

The plasma cutting capabilities at P.A. Baines is aligned with our CNC machining, and CAD/CAM design technologies. Computer controlled mechanised torches can cut a wide range of materials up to 150 mm thick steel sheet.

With Plasma your business can enjoy computer controlled high-cut quality, swift and efficient cut speeds, reduced rework and increased productivity by outsourcing your plasma cutting needs to P.A Baines.

Please see the materials specifications sheet for further detail on plasma cutting.

Laser Cutting

Similarly, the laser cutting capabilities at P.A. Baines is aligned with our CNC machining, and CAD/CAM design technologies.

We offer fibre and CO2 laser cutting to produce precise, highly tolerant accurate cuts and contours to flat metal sheets. Dependant on the project specifics P.A. Baines can provide for all our client requirements.

Please see the materials specifications sheet for further detail on laser cutting.


Plate Bending & Folding

With the P.A. Baines turnkey solutions, we also provide in-house CNC hydraulic sheet bending and folding of sheet metal components with different dimensions, angles and thicknesses. We are able to manufacture small and large components with simple and complex parts in any format precisely and cost-effectively, with custom tooling also available to be produced.

Please see the materials specifications sheet for further detail on plate bending and folding.

Welding & Fabrication

We offer wide range of professional welding solutions, from basic spot to advanced welding along with MIG/TIG and stick welding. Our highly skilled team is well equipped to provide any of these specialised services dependant on our customer’s design, material requirements and detailing.

Our welding and fabrication also serves the highly demanding quality standards of FLP and IS enclosures for the mining industry.

Please see the materials specifications sheet for further detail on welding and fabrication cutting.



We offer different finishing techniques to meet our customer’s requirements. These include polishing, reshaping, smoothing and grinding to improve and enhance the finish of the interior and exterior.


P.A. Baines offers our customers a wide range of different finishes dependent on our customer’s requirements, these include improved aesthetics, adhesion, solderability, chemical, corrosion, tarnish or wear-resistance, hardness, electrical conductivity, flaw removal, and surface friction control.

Dependant on the design and functionality, customers can choose from spraying (air atomized systems, High Volume Low-Pressure gun (HVLP), and airless spray guns); powder coating (liquid electrostatic sprays and electrostatic fluidized bed process); dip coating; electroplating; plating and anodizing.



icon gearRapid Turnaround

Using our intelligent network, we are able to instantly identify capacity on the latest multi-process machines to enable parts in as fast as 4 days.

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We offer most gauges of steels, stainless steels, copper, aluminium and more. Ensuring that the performance of the material matches the required application.

icon gearWide Application

Parts ranging from enclosures, brackets, frames and chassis are often made using sheet metal fabrication.

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Both small components or large parts are suitable for our sheet metal fabrication service.

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Our finishing processes include; painting, polishing, plating and powder coating.

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We are equipped to offer services to Original Equipment Manufacturers.

Metal Fabrication Materials

P.A. Baines has the capability to work on a wide selection of materials for metal fabrication. Please download the Metal Fabrication Materials datasheet to view our comprehensive range.


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Get in touch with our professional team today - Our technicians are experts and have more than 30 years of experience providing customer service in precision metal fabrication to a wide range of industries.