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The leader in Wet Abrasive Blasting Equipment
24 February 2019
Learn more about the Torbo range, and how dustless blasting can help you work faster and more efficiently on your next job.
Torbo offers blasting units of all sizes, from small vessels to trailer mounted packages, and even ATEX compliant machines.
Spring Specials Catalogue out now!
14 September 2017
Grab yourself a great deal from our Spring Specials catalogue, valid through til 30th October! Be quick, only while stock lasts.
View the Catalogue HERE
Start your automotive restoration with Torbo!
18 May 2017
See the video here
Torbo wet abrasive blasting is the perfect way to begin your restoration project, allowing you to quickly and easily strip back old paint, leaving a nice clean shell to begin work on.
"But what about flash rusting? Won't the water cause this?"
With the simple addition of some rust inhibitor to your water, your shell will stay protected until you're ready to prime it. Now you can work without the mess and dust of traditional sand blasting! Take...(continued)
Stay comfortable with the RPB C40 Climate Control Device!
17 February 2017
The RPB® C40™ Climate Control Device can heat and cool your supplied air as desired. With the slide of a lever, operators can switch from heating to cooling effortlessly, ensuring optimal levels of comfort.
Best of all, there are zero clothing upgrades required! Exhausted air is always directed away from the operator’s body, eliminating the need for a heat shield or heat resistant clothing.
Want to learn more? Check out the full list of features on...(continued)
NEW Titan Spray Guide
20 October 2016
It's finally here, the Titan Spray Guide!
This tool is designed to help painters save time and money by reducing the need for masking.
See it in action in the video below, then head over to the product page to get one for yourself. Don't forget to sign up as a member to receive 5% off!
Spring Specials out now!
06 October 2016
Until the 31st of October, we've got some great specials and bonus offers available on selected blast pot packages, pumps and more.
Have a browse through the brochure at the link below, and get in touch today!
Introducing Vector - The new generation of airless guns from Wagner
03 October 2016
There are two models in the line up, the base model 'Vector Pro', and the premium model 'Vector Grip'.
Offering ground-breaking improvements for the user, the Vector range takes airless spraying to the next level.
Now with 30% lighter trigger pull than other similar guns in the market, Vector Grip drastically reduces fatigue. With the added benefit of 2-finger or 4-finger trigger options, and new interchangeable hand grips, spraying has never been more...(continued)
Updates to the TORBO range
03 October 2016
Torbo continues their innovation with some updates to the existing lineup, simplyfing the naming of the different models and making it much easier for customers to choose the correct unit.
Other changes include some aesthetic and design changes to the units for better usability and efficiency.
The lineup now begins with the Torbo SoftLine XS and S models, then moves up to the Torbo M, L, XL and XLS before reaching the TorboCar models (Torbo Trailer).
For more information,...(continued)
Wagner's NEW Heat Gun range - FURNO
03 October 2016
Furno Heat Guns - One tool, countless uses. That is the tag line for this exciting new range of heat guns. With three different models in the range (Furno 300, 500 and 750), there is a heat gun suited to every application and user. Whether you want a light weight basic gun, or the control and power of the bigger models, the Furno range raises the benchmark in heat gun technology.
Brushstrokes Magazine August & September issue out now!
01 September 2016
Want to keep up with the latest industry news and events in the painting and decorating space? Brushstrokes is the answer, and they've just released their latest issue! Keep an eye out for a special offer from your's truly!
Read It Here
Win a BBQ Pack for Father's Day!
31 August 2016
Not sure what to get Dad for Father's day? How about a BBQ and BBQ tools pack from Murphys!
To help celebrate this special day, we're giving away a 4 in 1 - griller, smoker, slow cooker and fireplace BBQ.
Head to our facebook page or follow the link below to enter. Make sure to like our page to be notified on Monday 5th September when we announce the winner!
NEW RPB Nova 1 Blast Helmet
03 August 2016
SAFER, TOUGHER AND MORE COMFORTABLE
The RPB® Nova 1™ has all of the same design features of the Nova 2000™ that improve operator comfort and boost employees’ performance, with the only difference being that it has a large flat lens.
BOOST PRODUCTIVITY WITH THE RPB® “FIT & SAVE™” LENS SYSTEM
Contractors have reported a time saving of over 45 minutes per day per blaster by using the RPB®...(continued)
Hints & Tips: How to prevent tip blockages
27 July 2016
For those of you who enjoy conventional air spray painting but don’t understand why the damn gun keeps blocking here’s a bit of info.
When paint is made, they mill it. This process involves the paint be pummeled until there’s no more bits left. Unfortunately in paints that are not processed enough, some of these bits can be left behind. Many times I have opened a new can of paint and strained it to find grainy bits in the mesh that would have blocked my...(continued)
Hints & Tips: Clean your filters
14 July 2016
No, that is not a piece of chalk. That is an abused filter!
Have you ever had your spray system stop working, and wondered what could be the cause? Well this painter can wonder no more. In the picture we have two screw in white airless gun filters, one new and the other used.
Each time you finish your cycle clean of your airless spray system, it is recommended you take the filters out of the pump and gun for rinsing and reassembly. The same should also be done for the head guard...(continued)
Duratec wins Rio Tinto Star award with the help of Torbo
18 May 2016
Our good friends at Duratec Australia have been recognised by Rio Tinto DSL for innovation, all thanks Torbo! Have a read of the snippet below.
Lookout Eastern Australia!
17 May 2016
We've got two freshly built Torbo Trailers on their way to both Victoria and New South Wales! If you've been waiting to see one of these in action, now is your chance. Get in touch with our team members to see just how much these versatile machines can help your business.
VIC: Call Louie on
0437 722 272
NSW: Call Wade on
0429 087 181
For all other parts of Australia, please call 08 9309 1599.
EOFY Specials Catalogue is out now!
05 May 2016
The end of financial year is approaching quickly, so it's time for some specials!
We've got a range of items on offer, from the ever reliable Torbo units, blast pots and breathing kits to spray equipment, hoses and accessories.
Hurry to take advantage of the small business tax deductions and claim against this years tax return.
You can take a look at the catalogue here, or ask one of our friendly sales team for a copy.
Have you seen this!?
08 April 2016
With some great photos, this article from Torbo shows their units helping to get the job done in some very tough situations. Definitely worth a read if you have a few moments!
For more information about the Torbo systems, please give us a call on 08 9309 1599.
Welcome to the NEW Murphys Website!
15 March 2016
You might have noticed a few changes around here. What do you think?!
We've been working hard to put as many of our products online as we can, in order to make shopping with Murphys easier than ever. That's right, you can now buy online!
With the huge range of products that we carry, we're sure to have some initial growing pains, so please stick with us as we update descriptions, photos and add more products daily.
If you do notice anything that seems out of...(continued)
Summer Specials Catalogue Out Now
15 March 2016
Have you seen our Summer Specials catalog yet?
Take a look inside and take advantage of the savings to be had!
Summer Specials Catalogue
Measuring Wet Film Thickness
14 March 2016
Elcometer offer a range of solutions for testing surfaces and coatings, with one of the simplest (but very important) tools being the wet film comb.
This great video from Elcometer shows you how to correctly use and check the results of your testing, to ensure you achieve the perfect finish.
MSBE Under New Ownership
31 July 2015
We're proud to announce that in February 2015 we became apart of the Wagner Group after the acquistion of Murphys Spray & Blast Equipment by Wagner Australia.
The good news is that all management and personnel have remained in place, so you can expect the same great knowledge, expertise, and service that Murphys has provided for many years. With Wagner behind us, we will be able to offer even better pricing, products and support moving forward. We're very...(continued)
Introducing The Revolutionary New XVLP - FC3500 Handheld Sprayer!
23 July 2015
In collaboration with professional contractors, a new generation of turbine has been developed with quality and functionality at the forefront. This new technology covers a much wider spectrum than today’s HVLP technology and offers Xtra performance. With 60% higher air volume and 30% greater coverage than other low pressure devices, the XVLP handheld provides excellent atomisation performance.
The Wagner XVLP system (consisting of a turbine and various spray attachments)...(continued)
Flexio 585 Voted "Best Tool of 2014"
07 July 2015
The readers of the largest DIY magazine in Germany "Heimwerker Praxis" (Handyman Practice) have named the Flexio 585 sprayer "Tool of the Year 2014" in the category of power tools! This prestigious award affirms that the Flexio 585 is outstanding not only in its design, but also in its usability.
Among other things, the magazine highlighted: "Throughout our testing of the Flexio, the results achieved were consistently very good - regardless of...(continued)
The New Torbo Softline Series!
28 May 2015
Challenges are its speciality. The torbo S080 was specially developed for jobs where gentle care is needed. it cleans sensitive surfaces thoroughly, leaving behind shining results even when other blast cleaning machines would have long given up. Its scope of application encompasses the cleaning of facades or sandstone monuments, its usage during renovation work or the removal of graffiti as well as the careful preservation of historical monuments with conservation of patina...(continued)