As summer approaches, fans of entertaining outside will be glad to know that Melbourne based sheet metal and heating specialist Shamic Sheetmetal (Aust) Pty Ltd has released a new product targeting the outdoor living market.

“The Coonara Fire Pit is designed to generate realistic flames at the touch of a button and will keep you warm cosy and relaxed,” a Shamic spokesperson said.

Shamic_fire_pit_w250Made from steel galvanised with a powder coated finish, the fire features electronic ignition, glass panels surround and stainless steel reflector panels.

Available in three colours, the Coonara also comes with a matching lid that transforms the unit into a table when the fire is not in use.

It has also been tested and certified to the most stringent safety standards.

Based in the eastern suburbs of Melbourne, Shamic is an ISO 9001 certified, Australian owned and managed manufacturer, providing quality assured products and services to a national network of heater retailers and a range of Australian and multinational companies.

Shamic wood heaters are fully tested and certified as compliant with the relevant Australian Standards for emission control, power output and efficiency. Gas heaters have a “4 plus” star energy rating and are manufactured to Australian Standards.

Shamic’s fully automated sheet metal production system also produces a range of products, including computer touch screen cabinets, specialist motor vehicle parts and boxes, casings, and cabinets for a wide variety of electronic applications.

Shamic Sheetmetal will showcase its range at the Building & Home Improvement Expo from 9-11 July 2010 at the Melbourne Exhibition Centre.