Kloeckner is capable of MIG, TIG, and resistance spot welding services of mild steel, aluminum, high strength alloy, and stainless. Our welders are qualified through an in-house welder qualification program based on AWS D1.1 to ensure consistent quality and reliable welds.

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Kloeckner offers various welding services throughout our convenient network of North American branches. We are wholeheartedly committed to servicing our customers no matter their metals needs, and we offer products customized to exact customer specification in addition to an unprecedented stock of standard product. The key benefit to our customers is that they can save on operational costs by having their entire supply chains invoiced through one supplier. Not stopping there, we also offer sophisticated inventory management, Industry 2.0 logistics services, and expert consultation throughout.

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Frequently Asked Questions

  • What metal types are typically welded?


    Many different types of metal products are typically welded, depending on the specific application and requirements. The metal products that undergo welding services include:

    1. Plates: Metal plates are commonly welded for applications in construction, manufacturing, and transportation.
    2. Sheets: Metal sheets are another commonly welded product, particularly for applications in the automotive and aerospace industries.
    3. Bars: Metal bars typically undergo welding services to create a structural element, such as in the construction of buildings, bridges, and machinery.
    4. Pipes: Metal pipes are often welded together to create a longer length for use in various applications, such as in plumbing, HVAC systems, and industrial piping.
    5. Tubes: Metal tubes are commonly welded for applications in the automotive, aerospace, and medical industries, as well as in the production of consumer goods.
    6. Channels: Metal channels are commonly welded for use in construction and manufacturing, particularly for applications in frames, supports, and other structural components.
    7. Angles: Metal angles are commonly welded for use in construction and manufacturing, particularly for applications in frames, supports, and other structural components.
    8. Beams: Metal beams are commonly welded for use in construction, particularly for applications in the construction of buildings, bridges, and other infrastructure.

    The specific metal product that is welded will depend on the requirements of the application, including factors such as strength, durability, corrosion resistance, and cost.

  • What equipment is used in welding?


    There are several types of equipment used in the welding process, depending on the specific welding method and requirements. Some common types of equipment used in welding include:

    1. Welding machines: Welding machines, also known as welders, are used to generate the heat and electrical current necessary to create a weld. There are several types of welding machines, including arc welding machines, MIG welding machines, TIG welding machines, and plasma cutters.
    2. Welding electrodes and wires: Welding electrodes and wires are used to transfer current to the workpiece and create the arc necessary for welding. The specific type of electrode or wire used will depend on the type of metal being welded and the welding method being used.
    3. Filler metal: Filler metal, also known as welding rod or welding wire, is used to fill the gap between the two pieces of metal being welded. The specific type of filler metal used will depend on the type of metal being welded and the welding method being used.
    4. Welding torches: Welding torches are used to direct the heat and arc to the workpiece. There are several types of welding torches, including MIG welding torches, TIG welding torches, and plasma cutters.
    5. Welding helmets and safety gear: Welding helmets, gloves, and protective clothing are used to protect the welder from the heat and light generated during welding, as well as from any sparks or flying debris.
    6. Welding tables and fixtures: Welding tables and fixtures are used to hold the workpiece in place during welding and ensure proper alignment.

    These are just a few examples of the equipment used to provide welding services. The specific equipment used will depend on the type of welding method being used and the requirements of the application.

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