• Vital Engineering Steel Gratings
    Vital Engineering. Your first
    choice. Vital support.
    Our "Vitagrid®" trademark is widely specified where quality and service is sought.
    A wide range of apertures and standard panels are available which are compatible
    with local and international types. Vital Engineering is conscious of workers safety to OHSA.
  • Vital Engineering Vitaglass
    Vitaglass. Moulded and
    Pultruded gratings.
    Offering a cost-effective, lightweight solution for walkways. Easy to install
    and available in a variety of thickness, colours and mesh sizes.
  • Vital Engineering Maclock
    Maclock® Handrailings
    and Balustrading
    Throughout the industry, we have developed safety, industrial and
    architectural systems.
  • Vital Engineering Vitex
    Vitex® Expanded Metal.
    Vital support.
    "Vitex®" is a highly developed and uniquely innovative expanding metal
    range which has been formulated to meet the demands and cost
    requirements of the user and specifier.
Professional Team

At Vital engineering, we pride ourselves on fast and professional service. Whether you are looking for a specific product or onsite assistance, quotations or detailing services we at Vital are here to help, with our friendly and knowledgeable teams only a call away.

Project Service

Vital Engineering offers a range of extra added services when dealing with projects and contracts such as contract reviews, contract management and reporting, change management, in house detailing and modularisation and post contract change. Therefore offering our clients the best possible service and products to suit their needs.

Quality Control and Distribution

Our products have been certified to internationally accepted standards, in addition to a fully implemented and documented quality assurance system certified to ISO 9001 and through the use of distributors and logistical teams we are able to assist with delivering of goods for small to large scale projects.

Your first choice. Vital support.

Why Vital Engineering?

Since 1939 Angus McLeod and Vital Engineering have established a reputation for quality and service in the manufacture of all types of gratings, stair treads, pressed floors, safety handrails and solid forged stanchions. The organisation occupies an area of 33 000m2. Fabrication, loading and overhead crane facilities cover an area of 18 000m2. Angus McLeod and Vital Engineering supply a quality product range to the petro-chemical, power generation, mining, processing, food, beverage and other industries, both locally and overseas. Our unique innovative design has found wide acceptance from all industries. Various grades of material and finishes are available, enabling the client to select one construction type throughout a structure. Patent no. 90/5955 (other patents pending). Our range is designed in accordance with DIN, BS, NAAMM and ISO standards. Approval certification is available on request.


The Group is committed to supplying products to the highest standard. Our brand names of Vitagrid and Maclock have become synonymous with versatility, quality and service. Manufacture of all our gratings, stairtreads, handrails and now also our new expanded metal products is strictly controlled. We are able to cater for standard panels, stairtreads and handrails in addition to offering a cut-to-size and tailoring service.


The group offers a wealth of product expertise and have been involved in the supply to power plants, petro-chemical plants, materials handling projects, mining, process plants, food, beverage as well as most facets of the civil and structural engineering industries, both domestically and internationally. Available facilities include E.D.T. and CAD services to reduce time constraints. Fast track contracts of up to 4000m² have also been undertaken. Our experienced shipping and dispatch departments are able to cater for our clients needs.


A variety of products and materials for numerous applications are readily available, when either costs or corrosion are factors. The range includes bitumen dipped, galvanised (610g/m2) and mild steel. Other grades of materials such as SS304, SS316, structural grade aluminium and 3CR12 are able to be manufactured.

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