Blogs

  1. Durable fixtures for Merbein Sporting Clubrooms

    Durable fixtures for Merbein Sporting Clubrooms

    Merbein is home to a number of sporting teams, including AFL, Netball and Cricket. When a 2016 storm in the Mildura region destroyed the Merbein Sporting Clubrooms in Kenny Park, the Mildura Rural City Council (in partnership with AFL Victoria, Merbein Football Netball Club, Sunraysia Football Netball League and Merbein South Cricket Club) set to build larger and more durable facilities.

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  2. Working smarter with better tooling and machinery

    Working smarter with better tooling and machinery

    Investment in new tooling and machinery combined with old fashioned teamwork means the BRITEX fabrication process is constantly evolving. From new industrial design software in our Product Development department to adopting more efficient welding, folding and laser cutting techniques, every member of the BRITEX Team contributes to our growth and success.

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  3. Revit Families For Commercial Sinks

    Revit Families For Commercial Sinks

    Britex Stainless Steel has just uploaded a new section of Revit families for an extensive range of Stainless Steel 'Commercial Sinks' to the Britex website. The range includes Revit families for various Cleaner's Sinks, Laboratory Bowls, Baby Baths and Customisable Laboratory Sinks.

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  4. Butchers - Refrigerated Display Cabinets

    Butchers - Refrigerated Display Cabinets

    Consumer studies have shown that appearance of a retail cut in a refrigerated meat display case is the first and the most important factor in determining selection of meat products.

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  5. Revit Families For Stainless Steel Benches, Sinks And Shelves

    Revit Families For Stainless Steel Benches, Sinks And Shelves

    Revit families for the 'BenchTech’ range of modular stainless steel sinks, benches and shelves are now available for download from the Britex website. To download Revit families for the complete range, please visit the BenchTech page.

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  6. Revit Families For Drinking Fountains

    Revit Families For Drinking Fountains

    Australia's best online resource for FREE Revit Families just got even better! The Britex website is now home to Revit families for Britex Drinking Fountains to suit all projects and applications. Revit content for all Britex products has been developed to ANZRS guidelines and is optimised for use

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  7. Revit Families For Wash Basins & Commercial Tapware

    Revit Families For Wash Basins & Commercial Tapware

    The Britex website is now home to 48 Revit families for stainless steel Wash Basins and integrated Commercial Tapware (optional). Revit content for all Britex products has been developed to ANZRS guidelines and created with both Revit Architecture and MEP in mind.

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  8. Revit Families Updated For Britex Washroom Accessories

    Revit Families Updated For Britex Washroom Accessories

    As part of our ongoing commitment to providing Australia’s best manufacturer-specific BIM content, Britex has recently updated our entire library of Revit families for our range of Washroom Accessories.

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  9. ArchiCAD Content Library – LCF NOW AVAILABLE

    ArchiCAD Content Library – LCF NOW AVAILABLE

    Britex is pleased to announce that our entire ArchiCAD library is now available in a single LCF file for optimal convenience. The Britex ArchiCAD library is one of the largest manufacturer-owned ArchiCAD content libraries in Australia.

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  10. Easy To Specify Stainless Steel Laboratory Sinks

    Easy To Specify Stainless Steel Laboratory Sinks

    Britex has endeavoured to make the task of specifying stainless steel laboratory sinks and laboratory bowls easy with its new catalogued range of custom made lab sinks - manufactured from grade 316 acid resistant stainless steel.

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  11. Revit + ArchiCAD + SketchUp = BRITEX-BIM!

    Revit + ArchiCAD + SketchUp = BRITEX-BIM!

    Britex.com.au is the home of Australia’s largest manufacturer-owned BIM library for stainless steel fittings and fixtures. In living up to our reputation as ‘The Specifier’s Choice’, Britex is able to provide designers

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  12. The benefits of drinking fountains

    The benefits of drinking fountains

    A simple drinking fountain can yield surprising results with over 7000+ users in high traffic areas. Having a multitude of benefits such as being low maintenance, eco friendly and convenient, the addition of drinking fountains adds value to a private or public space. Highly suitable but not limited to public.

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  13. Stainless Steel Drinking Troughs For Schools

    Stainless Steel Drinking Troughs For Schools

    Britex offers Australia's largest range of stainless steel drinking troughs for schools. Frequently specified as the stainless steel drinking trough of choice throughout the Building the Education Revolution (BER), Britex drinking troughs can be supplied to site 'pre-plumbed', ready for installation – no onsite tapware plumbing required.

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  14. Britex Exhibiting At ACAA Conference Nov 18-20

    Britex Exhibiting At ACAA Conference Nov 18-20

    Britex will be exhibiting some new BIM content (Revit + ArchiCAD) as well as our range of AS1428 (accessible) compliant products at The Association of Consultants in Access Australia (ACAA) Conference in Sydney on 18-20 November. 

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  15. Britex Designer Hand Basins

    Britex Designer Hand Basins

    Australia’s market leader in the design and fabrication of stainless steel bathroom fixtures is pleased to announce the availability of a new ‘designer’ range of stainless steel hand wash basins.

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  16. A Drinking Fountain For Any Occasion!

    A Drinking Fountain For Any Occasion!

    Stainless Steel drinking fountains manufactured by Britex are built to withstand the rigors of being installed in public places.  Manufactured in Australia for Australian conditions, Britex stainless steel

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  17. Britex Barren Stainless Steel Waterless Urinals

    Britex Barren Stainless Steel Waterless Urinals

    Designed to function without any water, Britex 'Barren' waterless urinals are a great way to conserve water. Providing further benefits to the environment, the Barren waterless urinal is manufactured from 100% recycled stainless steel.  

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  18. Britex Sanistep Urinals Installed In MCG Redevelopment

    Britex Sanistep Urinals Installed In MCG Redevelopment

    For iconic stadiums like the Melbourne Cricket Ground (MCG) that can cater for over 100,000 patrons in a single day; specifiers, contractors and asset managers alike seek to ensure only the most reliable fixtures are installed

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  19. Customised Designer Kitchen Sinks

    Customised Designer Kitchen Sinks

    Britex specialise in manufacturing stainless steel kitchen sinks of the highest quality to the exact size, style and specifications of its clients. Frequently sought out by high profile architects and found in some of Australia's finest domestic properties

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  20. How to clean stainless

    How to clean stainless

    Keeping stainless steel intact is simple and will keep your space looking and feeling clean and fresh. If damaged, it can discolor so keeping on top of cleaning should be a top priority in your facility.

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  21. New Britex Specification Manual Now Available

    New Britex Specification Manual Now Available

    The new Britex specification manual is now available. Australia's largest resource for high quality stainless steel fixtures provides more detail than ever before and includes:

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  22. Disabled And Ambulant Stainless Steel Toilets

    Disabled And Ambulant Stainless Steel Toilets

    Britex offers Australia's largest range of high quality disabled and ambulant stainless steel toilet pans that conform to the size and profile requirements of the most recent amendments to the Australian building code for Access and Mobility, AS1428

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  23. Benefits of the wall mounted basin

    Benefits of the wall mounted basin

    The Hand Basin is an underrated part of any washroom and can be easily considered both in the design and setup of your bathroom or its refurbishment. With a wide variety of hand basin options in bold stainless steel or softer ceramic finish, Britex will have a design to fit your style.

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  24. *New* our popular benchtech range has been given a facelift

    *New* our popular benchtech range has been given a facelift

    We've listened to your feedback and streamlined a high quality modular system that is perfect for full kitchen fit outs or integrated with custom made Britex benches and shelves for a more cost effective solution.

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  25. Toilet washroom fitout for Geelong Library and Heritage Centre

    Toilet washroom fitout for Geelong Library and Heritage Centre

    We are so proud to display our complete toilet fit outs in the brand new Geelong Library and Heritage Centre with products including our disabled compliant and ambulant toilet pans and hand basins as well as our complete range of washroom accessories. Itself an architectural feat with critically acclaimed interior; the contemporary community hub is a stunning addition to Geelong's cultural landscape.

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  26. NEW Britex Ceramic Range

    NEW Britex Ceramic Range

    IIf you are looking to refurbish your outdated washroom, there are several factors to take into consideration. Whether your facilities are for staff use only, or they are public/customer-facing, a sub-par bathroom makes for an unpleasant experience that can leave a negative impression

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  27. Isn't everything made in China?

    Isn't everything made in China?

    It’s clear many people, not the least our own clients, have absolutely no concept of where our products come from, or more importantly, know anything about the people who are creating them; so I thought I would clear a few things up.

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  28. Britex ArchiCAD GDL Object Library Update - Commercial Tapware Added

    Britex ArchiCAD GDL Object Library Update - Commercial Tapware Added

    The ever-growing, ever-improving Britex ArchiCAD GDL object library has recently undergone another revamp with the addition of 20 Commercial Tapware objects. 

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  29. What does your BIM content say about you?

    What does your BIM content say about you?

    Manufacturers around the world are making BIM content available for their products to meet increasing demand from their AEC clients. But do manufacturers really know what impact their BIM content is having on their brand and reputation?

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  30. BIM communities: Where are all the manufacturers?

    BIM communities: Where are all the manufacturers?

    Whilst at last week’s RTC Australasia event in Melbourne, I wondered to myself on many occasions, why aren’t there more building product manufacturers here? The benefit gained from attending an event like this was, for me at least, immense.

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  31. Why BIM Content Creation is a ‘Team Sport’

    Why BIM Content Creation is a ‘Team Sport’

    Having project managed the creation of over 1,000 individual BIM models for Britex products, I am convinced that to achieve the best possible outcome, it must be a team effort. This post explains my thoughts on why input from manufacturers is critical to the BIM content creation process.

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  32. BIM Content with too much detail - It's all your fault

    BIM Content with too much detail - It's all your fault

    OK, so it’s not all your fault personally, but you’re probably contributing to the problem unknowingly. All too often I hear Revit users / ArchiCAD users / BIM Managers lamenting that manufacturer's BIM content is “far too detailed”. 

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  33. Britex Commercial Washroom Accessories - Revit Families with METRIC Dimensions

    Britex Commercial Washroom Accessories - Revit Families with METRIC Dimensions

    Looking for Revit families with METRIC dimensions for Commercial Washroom Accessories? Britex has recently uploaded Revit families for more than 100 Britex Commercial Washroom Accessories to the Britex website. The 45 individual Revit families in this section include an extensive range of high quality products from the following categories: Revit...

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