Frequently asked Questions

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Order & Website Questions

What payment methods do you accept?

We accept the following methods of payment – Mastercard, Visa, Visa Debit and PayPal.

When will I be charged?

Payment is charged immediately.

How do I know my order has been placed successfully?

We will send you an acknowledgement email on successful completion of an order on the site. This email will detail the order that you have placed and will give you an order reference number. We would advise you to keep this email safely as you will need your order reference number for any further queries which you may have. Once your order has been shipped to you we will send you a confirmation email.

I did not receive a confirmation email

Please contact us if you do not receive an acknowledgement email and we will make sure it is not a problem with our system. Acknowledgement emails are generated and sent automatically once an order has been successfully completed. You may need to check your mailbox as it may be treating our emails as spam or junk mail and you should check your spam or junk mail folders to make sure they have not gone directly to this location. You may also need to ensure that all of the details entered are correct, please pay particular attention to your payment card details, email address and delivery addresses.

The item I ordered is out of stock. Why was it on the website?

All items are subject to availability. Generally, if an item is showing on our website then it is available to order. However, during busy periods we may be in a position where we cannot supply an item or there may be an unexpected delay in manufacturing.

How long will my order take to be processed?

We endeavour to process orders as quickly as possible as we know how exciting it is to get your order promptly, however please allow 24 – 72 working hours as a guide.

CNC Plasma Questions

What is CNC Plasma?

CNC plasma cutting is a computer controlled cutting table that uses electricity and air pressure to cut shapes and designs into steel, aluminum, or stainless steel.

How much do your CNC Plasma Cutting services cost?

CNC Plasma cutting costs are 60.00 per hour for computer design time and cutting time. This price does NOT include material.

How can I get my design to your company to setup for cutting?

You can email your design in an EPS format to caleb@c4fab.co. This format will allow us to manipulate and re-size your design for your cutting needs.

What is the largest size piece you can cut on your plasma table?

Currently the largest part we can cut would be 4’x4′.

How thick of material can your plasma machine cut?

We can cut up to 1/2″ thick plate.

General Fabrication

What are some types of General Fab that you offer?

We offer a multitude of general fabrication services from designing and building complete projects to repairing a steel or aluminum item that may be cracked or broken. It is best to call us and find out if we have the ability to take on the project you need completed.

How much do your General Fab services cost?

General fab services are 60.00 per hour plus materials.

Automotive Fabrication

What types of Automotive Fab do you offer?

We offer various Automotive Fab services for trucks, cars and ATV’s or Side by Side’s including: roll cages, bumpers, roof racks, skid plates, flatbeds, headache racks, and complete custom off-road vehicle builds.

How much do your automotive fab services cost?

Automotive Fab services are 60.00 per hour plus materials. Many projects can also be given a price estimate before hand after discussing your project.

Hand Railings

How much does it cost to get Hand Railings built for my home or business?

Hand Railings are generally priced per linear foot. Typically most Hand Railing jobs cost 45.00 per linear foot and up depending on the design.

What are your Hand Railings generally made of?

Currently all of the Hand Railings we build are made of steel.

Do I need to have a design and pre-made plans and dimensions for you to build my Hand Railings?

You do not need to have these items. We can help you come up with a design and make our professional recommendations on how they should be built for your application.

How long do exterior Hand Railings typically last?

Hand Railings can last anywhere from 15 years to a lifetime depending upon the type of materials used to build them and how well they are taken care of. Typically the powder coat finish should last at least 10 years or more before chipping or rusting as long as the railings are not abused. If your railings become rusty after many years out in the weather, they can always be removed, sand blasted, and re-powder coated to make them look brand new again!

Ornamental Iron

What is Ornamental Iron?

Ornamental Iron costs are 60.00 per hour NOT including materials. Estimates can also be given before hand depending on the project.

Metal Signage

How large of a metal sign can you make?

Metal signs can be anywhere from 1’x1′ up to 25’x25′ or more depending on the design. Call us to find out if we can create the sign you need.

Where are metal signs typically used?

Metal signs can be made for personalizing your driveway, house, gateways and entryways or they can be made to attach to your commercial building to display your company logo or location.

How much do Custom Metal Signs cost?

The cost of a metal sign is determined from its design time, overall size, and amount of material required. It is best to give us a call to get an estimate for your project.

Metal Art

How do you come up with the designs for your Metal Art?

Typically Metal Art is designed to fit the customer. Metal Art can be based off of a design or layout that you like, or it can be conceptualized and designed by us according to what you would like the final product to look like.

What are some examples of Metal Art?

Metal art can be many things like: wall hangings cut from plate steel, custom built metal frames for paintings or pictures, an array of different sizes of material laid out in a decorative pattern, materials fit together in an abstract manner, or different types of regular or abstract looking material fit together as a structure or statue. Metal Art really can be an endless variety of materials and ideas fit together!

Heavy Duty Truck Bumpers

What are your HD truck bumpers made out of?

Most of our HD bumpers are made from a combination of 3/16″ and 1/4″ plate steel.

Do you offer aluminum HD truck bumpers?

At this time we do not have the proper equipment to manufacture aluminum HD truck bumpers.

How much do your HD truck bumpers weigh?

Our steel bumpers can weigh anywhere from 75-175 lbs depending on the size of the vehicle it is built for and the style of the bumper.

How much does a custom built HD truck bumper cost?

HD truck bumpers range anywhere from 800-2000 depending on the size of the vehicle and the style of bumper. It is best to call us and give the make and model of your vehicle and what type of bumper you would like built for it.

Will you need my vehicle to build a custom HD bumper?

Unless you are ordering one of the bumpers that we already offer on our products page, we will need your vehicle for a few days to build your custom HD bumper.