Industries Served

Plate Fabrication

Thanks to innovative processes, superior customer service, and full logistical support, Kloeckner is a leader in the plate fabricators industry.

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The Plate Fabrication Industry


By passing on its innovation in the plate fabrication industry to its customers, Kloeckner has become a leader in the space. Kloeckner offers customers standard and custom processes across the entire value chain and a full scope of products. Processes include unique capabilities in clustering, discing, rinking, shaping, contouring and true hole technology – all to customer specification – and products include armored, alloyed, and T1 plate.

Products Serving the Plate Fabrication Industry

Services Provided to the Plate Fabrication Industry

Plate Distribution

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Plate Flattening

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Plate Processing

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Plate Rolling

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Plasma Cutting

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Roll Forming

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Special Equipment Serving the Plate Fabrication Industry

Frequently Asked Questions

  • What fabrication services are typically a part of plate fabrication?


    Services typically include:

    1. Cutting: Using various methods such as sawing, water jet cutting, and plasma cutting to cut plates to the desired shape and size.
    2. Bending: Using presses and other equipment to bend plates into curved or angled shapes.
    3. Rolling: Shaping plates into cylindrical or conical shapes using large rolling machines.
    4. Welding: Joining plates together using various welding techniques such as MIG, TIG, and stick welding.
    5. Drilling: Creating holes in plates using drilling equipment.
    6. Punching: Creating holes in plates using punching machines.
    7. Grinding and Finishing: Smoothing and polishing the surface of plates using various grinding and finishing techniques.
  • What industries is plate fabrication used for?


    Plate fabrication is used in a variety of industries, including:

    1. Construction: Fabricated plates are used in the construction of buildings, bridges, and other structures.
    2. Manufacturing: Plate fabrication is used to create parts for various types of machinery and equipment.
    3. Transportation: Plate fabrication is used in the production of vehicles, ships, and aircraft.
    4. Mining: Fabricated plates are used in the construction of mining equipment and infrastructure.
    5. Energy: Plate fabrication is used in the construction of power plants, wind turbines, and other energy-related structures.
    6. Agriculture: It is used in the production of agricultural machinery and equipment.
    7. Food and Beverage: It is used in the production of food and beverage processing equipment.
    8. Defense: Plate fabrication is used in the production of military equipment and vehicles.

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