Safety in Action Melbourne, 15 – 17 September

Safety in the workplace must never be compromised and as part of our commitment to offer superior service and support, we are inviting you to participate and learn the latest trends in promoting and achieving health and safety in your workplace.

MODERN TOOLS PTY LTD would like to invite you to attend Safety in Action Melbourne to converge on 15 – 17 September at the Melbourne Convention and Exhibition Centre.

Explore the exhibition floor showcasing the latest in safety development and attend the free Seminar Program to learn about the latest and most efficient ways to better handle safety in your workplace.

Be sure to stop by stand C32 to say hello to the team from MODERN TOOLS PTY LTD.

For more information or to register, visit:

Here’s a great video from one of our happy customers at Harvester College, demonstrating a bench to pedestal drill conversion. The equipment for their brand new engineering facility was supplied by Modern Tools.

Featured in the video are the following products:

  • LUX 1440 Lathes
  • FIRST LC 1 1/2 VS Milling Machine
  • Techplus RIC-D25 Drilling Machines
  • Siegmund 2400x1200mm plasma-nitrided welding table.

West Coast Customs are a car modification and fabrication shop based in Corona, California. They’re widely known as the team behind the hit show “Pimp My Ride” and have completed thousands of original and extreme modifications to cars of all kinds.

One of the biggest obstacles they face are the tight timelines associated with their work. They need their fabrication process to be fast, but also extremely accurate. When it came time to choose a new fabrication and welding table for their business, they chose Siegmund.

Their new Siegmund welding table has become the heart of their fabrication shop. The unique tooling system saves hundreds of hours of work, as they’re able to take their designs from CAD and start building them immediately on the table. Best of all, the precision of Siegmund welding tables and tools means they know straight-away that their measurements are accurate.

The enormous strength of these tables is also important, as they often need to support the weight of an entire car that they’re working on.

Interested in finding out more about how Siegmund can help your business?

If you’re interested in finding out more about our range of Siegmund welding tables, click here to visit our product page.

Alternatively, you can call the Modern Tools team on (03) 9761 2929 or email and we’ll be more than happy to help.


Modern Tools have just delivered a Hwacheon model HL720x2000mm heavy duty lathe, fitted with extensive safety equipment including:
Repar sliding headstock guard
• Repar roller blind style feed and lead screw cover
• “E” stop on saddle for extra safety

Other additions included a Fagor digital readout and an Algra-Rapidue quick change toolpost.


“After purchasing our first Hwacheon lathe in September 2012, the feedback I received from the operators was that they were very happy with the performance of the machine.

In early 2014 we needed to replace an old Colchester lathe and looked at the Hwacheon Model HL720X2000mm. Knowing the performance of the last machine we purchased, our decision to purchase a second machine was purely made on quality, reliability and the after sales service provided by Modern Tools”

Supervisor & engineering technician from production engineering department

Need help deciding on the right machinery for you? Talk to one of our experts today.

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