Spring Benching

Propagation & Nursery Benches Manufacturer in Sydney

Spring Benching

Quality Benches made by A D Spring for over 50 years are now produced by C-Mac Industries. A D Spring was closed and C-Mac Industries purchased all the stock, machinery, drawings and the rights to manufacture benches under the name of “Spring Benches”.

 

Standard Sizes

LENGTHS – 1180mm or 1780mm or 2350mm
WIDTHS – 300mm or 525mm or 775mm or 1150mm or 1225mm.
HEIGHTS – 150mm or 750mm or 1350mm (from ground level).

  • Heavy duty galvanised steel tube 25.4 dia x 1.6mm thick.
  • Tubes are galvanised on inside and outside surfaces
  • Galvanised MESH TOPS – 75mm x 25mm x 4mm diameter mesh

Spring Benching Standard Sizes Details.pdf

Special Benches made to order

  • Propagation Benches or Single/Multi-layer/Multi-tier Benches – available as standard or custom built sizes.
  • Continous length and special bench kits made to order.

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AUSTRALIA AND NEW ZEALAND PATENT NO. 551431

Users of C-Mac Spring Benching

  • Government department and businesses
  • Botanic Gardens
  • Councils
  • TAFE/Universities
  • Wholesale nurseries
  • Production nurseries
  • Plant clubs and societies
  • Specialist nursery and vegetable growers
  • General Public
  • Plant Hobbyists - Cut flowers, bromeliads, orchids and vegetable hobbyists (Certain vegetables best sown in seed trays on nursery benches then planted out at 4-6 weeks)

What is the activity and risks?

The Activity

Placing and retrieving potted plants on the ground or on benches for order picking, plant maintenance or moving.

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The Risk?

“Each year incidents in Australian workplaces result in:

  • A total of 133,188 employment injuries were reported in 2008/09  
  • 49% of all injuries in the Nursery & Garden Industry are caused by manual handling tasks.
  • Enormous pain and suffering for employees and their families. Therefore, these figures alone demand better workplace safety”

-- by Ron Widman, the WHS Co-ordinator of NGINA.

See full report written by Workplace Health & Safety Officer with Nursery and Garden Industry NSW & ACT – Nursery Papers

See full report from NGIV – Accessing Pots of Plants on the Ground or on Benches.pdf

See full report from WA Government Document-- Nursery and Garden Centres (information and check list).pdf

Why use Nursery Benches to grow & display your plants? (The solution)

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Using a proper nursery benching system to grow and display plants provides a series of benefits:-

Reduces Injuries

  • Ergonomic working height to minimize the risk of getting injuries though reducing the amount of sustained bending and reaching when accessing plants on the ground.
  • Minimises exertion when working in extreme temperatures in hot house.

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Greenhouse-BenchIncrease work efficiency

  • Job rotation can be used to reduce repetative tasks amongst a number of workers
  • Better air circulation that makes plants grow faster (at higher propagation rates).
  • Plants don’t grow into gravel and look better.

Make full use of resources

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Why choose C-Mac’s “Spring” Nursery Benches?

High Quality

  • Specially made galvanized steel mesh and heavy duty galvanized steel tube
      1. Heavy duty galvanised steel tube 25.4 dia x 1.6mm thick.
      2. Tubes are galvanised on inside and outside surfaces.
      3. Galvanised MESH TOPS – 75mm x 25mm x 4mm diameter mesh
  • Extremely strong and light weight
  • Australian-Made-(for-web)AUSTRALIAN MADE product in Sydney NSW
  • C-Mac Industries is ISO 9001:2008 Quality certified ensuring procedures are maintained and continuously improved.
  • OVER 60 YEARS “Spring Benching” supplied to the horticultural industry.

Customized

  • SPECIAL MADE TO ORDER because C-Mac invests heavily on modular system which allows for flexibility in design.
  • Standard product range developed in conjunction with growers and specialist hobbyists.
  • Any special orders are at a minimum cost, because the advanced technology of manufacturing the product requires NO ADDITIONAL SETUP OR EXTRA LABOR COSTS.

Flexible

  • Quality_Assurance_CertificationSpring Benching can easily be disassembled and relocated
  • Stocks of parts available for instant dispatch.
  • Supplied in kit form (minimize transport costs)
  • Easy to assemble (See the Video below)

Why should you choose C-Mac’s Nursery "Spring Benching"

  • C-Mac provides its “Spring Benching” product with better quality, good ergonomic working height and greater width of benching so more plants can be placed on benches.
  • Many existing customers kept coming back to C-Mac to purchase additional benches due to the benefit, features, quality, longivity and service that C-Mac provides.

More details about the products, Download:

Spring Benches Brochure.pdf

Spring Benches Features.pdf

Spring Benching & Shade House Maintenance.pdf

Documents that prove C-Mac's benching quality:

Quality System Certificate of Registration.pdf

Galvanizing of pipe specifications & material certification.pdf 

Test on Spring Benching's structural quality - Structural Analysis Report

Download:

BIg CTA For Shade House - Sizes and Prices Request

"Wow! Spring benches are all in place and we are very pleased and happy.
Matthew and Sunil did a great job and were very kind and helpful. Cheers!" ---- Anne

Spring Benching "Size & Price" List: Click here for Spring Benches

Click here for "Plant & Equipment Finance"

*Please note: C-Mac's Spring benching is made to order (Lead time applies)

“Lead Time to Manufacture”

  • Benches 3-4 Weeks
  • Shade Houses 8-10 Weeks

Contact us on 02 9631 6000 or  Click here for discussion & FREE Quotation

Other nursery equipment such as potting bench, Shade house, Trailer, Pot lifter/handler which also reduce risk of getting injury and increase work efficiency are also available.

C-Mac's Spring Benches are extremely popular Australian wide so we are looking for some regional Spring Benching resellers to partner up. Click here for details.

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