Antique Baths Sydney
Manufacturers - Pendle Hill, NSW
Antique Baths Sydney are the LEADERS of the RESTORATION of your own cast iron Bath, kitchen Sink, Pedestal Basin, cooking pots, in fact any Cast Iron Item.
Antique Baths Sydney are the LEADERS and ONLY MANUFACTURERS of Cast iron Baths, Sinks etc, NO other company in Australia are manufacturing cast iron baths and applying vitreous enamel to the goods. Antique Baths can supply or RESTORE clients own cast iron Bath, kitchen Sink, Pedestal Basin, cooking pots, in fact any Cast Iron Item. If you choose to purchase from Antique Baths Sydney either an old bath which has been restored or Antique Baths range of new cast iron baths, which are made at a foundry in Victoria and then transported to Antique Baths Sydney plant for the Vitreous enamel process.
Antique Baths Sydney are the ONLY company in Australia that are able to restore HERITAGE LISTED cast iron items, for example the Melbourne City Bath House, Sydney Harbour Trust and NSW Railways, local councils, require baths, drinking fountains and the like to be restored correctly.
Vitreous (Porcelain) enamel which has a quality and feel unmatched by any other. The manufacture of cast iron baths ceased in Australia quite some time ago. But Steve Atherton, Managing Director of Antique Baths Sydney, had travelled to the UK, to learn the art of Vitreous enamel in 1992 and the Rest is History.
RESTORE OWN BATH
Antique Baths Sydney can restore your OWN bath. Whether you have a free standing bath, built-in Style or shower bath, as long as it is cast iron, Antique Baths can RESTORE. Antique Baths Sydney are the ONLY company in AUSTRALIA restoring cast iron baths using Vitreous Enamel, which is FIRED at 850C. The vitreous enamel is acid and alkaline resistant. Antique Baths do need your bath here at the factory, as the bath will go into a furnace several times, as part of the restoration. It is common that we receive baths in that either have been through the two pack paint industry, which is also referred to as, glazing, synthetic porcelain, baked enamel, Hi Tech, all comes down to being a form of paint. Glossy paint is not designed to be immersed in warm or hot water, as the heat of the water open ups the pores of the paint, enabling for water to seep under the paint, hence lift and cracking away from the cast iron structure.