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121 Poplar St, Red Deer, AB, T4E 1B4

Welding Equipment & More in Calgary

Originally based in Brooks, AB, in 1992 the company moved to Red Deer, AB, to be closer to its primary markets in the deep high pressure gas exploration, production and transportation sectors. The company produces a wide range of products – including pressure vessels in Calgary – from its 16,000 sq. ft. manufacturing plant and four acres of laydown area.


Our welder/operators are certified for carbon steel and stainless steel to ASME Section IX. The firm is certified by the Alberta Boilers Safety Association and ASME National Board. Contact us today.


Facility, Equipment & Capability Summary


Main Building Assembly Area & Lifting Data:

  • Two (2) tonne overhead cranes - 18' floor to crane hook height
  • 480V 3 phase electric


Building Access Door Sizes:

  • Large door at back - 24'W x 24'H
  • Second door at back- 16'W x 18'H
  • Small door at front - 12'W x 16'H


Adjacent All Weather Tent Enclosure Size:

  • Approximate 4000 sq. ft.


Sizes & Weights That Can Be Handled:

  • Plate thickness & weld procedures for carbon steel up to 8" thick & diameter 14’
  • Length we have fabricated: 415' x 42" OD flare stack
  • Largest skid pkg. weight: 228,000 lbs.
  • Length & number of level beds for horizontal tower construction: no limit


Shipping Facilities & Range:

  • Trucking facilities - subcontractors


Welding Equipment:

  • Welding machines: 18 AC 3 DC
  • Welding positioners: 3 120 volt 220 volt
  • Shell turning rolls: 3 pairs 120 volt 220 volt
  • Automatic welding: 2 sub arc


Types of Welding Equipment Employed:

  • Wire feed (metal inert gas [MIG], flux-core, metal core)
  • Shielded metal arc welding (SMAW)
  • Tungsten inert gas (TIG)


Qualified Welding Procedures – ASME Sec IX:

  • Automatic submerged arc welding (SAW)
  • Manual SMAW gas tungsten arc welding (GTAW)
  • Semiautomatic gas metal arc welding (GMAW) flux-cored arc welding (FCAW)


Machine Tools:

  • Drill presses max 2" diameter
  • Punches iron worker 1" diameter carbon steel


Other Machines:

  • Bevellers: 2" diameter through 36" diameter
  • Radiograph
  • Two cut off saws
  • 25,000 lb. forklift
  • Breathing air compressor
  • Skid steer


Heat Treating Furnace Subcontracted to Integrated Metallurgical, Calgary, Alberta:

  • Inside dimensions furnace #1: 12' x 12' x 40'
  • Furnace #2: 15' x 15' x 80'
  • Furnace #3: 5' x 5' x 13'
  • Automatic control or manual automatic
  • Number of thermocouples: capabilities for 12 in each oven
  • Number of readings recorded: 12
  • Method of loading: car bottom – O/H bridge crane (130,000 lb. total)
  • Maximum temperature #1 (790° C), #2 & #3 (630° C)
  • Years of experience in stress relieving code vessels: 35 years
  • Years furnace has been in operation: 21 years


Testing Capabilities:

  • Cryogenic tempering
  • Non-destructive testing equipment
  • Physical testing equipment
  • Chemical testing equipment
  • Hydrostatic pressure testing 10,000 psi & normal holding time 1 hour
  • Air leak test on threaded pipe & instr. tubing 100 psi
  • Ultrasonic - subcontract
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Come & See Us

Address
121 Poplar St Red Deer, AB T4E 1B4


Phone
Red Deer 403-341-5777
Calgary 403-813-0176
Toll Free 888-236-9005
Fax 403-343-6006


Email

info@bwsfabrication.com


Opening Hours

Monday

08:00 AM - 05:00 PM

Tuesday

08:00 AM - 05:00 PM
Wednesday

08:00 AM - 05:00 PM

Thursday

08:00 AM - 05:00 PM

Friday

08:00 AM - 05:00 PM


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