Fabrication Capabilities

Our fabrication shop is among the best equipped, most modern, and capable in the nation. With 33,500 square feet of covered work space, and a 100-ton lift capacity, we can fabricate structures up from simple shapes to complex superstructures for modular construction with ease and efficiency. We have a highly-skilled project management team with a stellar reputation for quality, schedule, and budget.  Our capabilities include shaping and bending up to 11 feet of ½” plate or up to 7 feet of ¾” plate; simultaneous multi-cutting capabilities; CNC plate cutting on 10’ x 50’ steel plate up to 4” thick; saw cutting on I-beams, angle, and up to 20” diameter pipe, grinding and fitting. Our workforce is capable of fabricating projects out of carbon steel, stainless steel, aluminum, and even titanium.

Custom Fabrication Shop

Steel America has a 33,500 square foot fabrication shop.

Why Choose Steel America?:

  • Project Management – We work closely with our customers to establish timelines, quality standards, and communication channels to ensure smooth and on-time project execution.
  • Expertise – Over 140 years of experience and an extensive industry network of support allows our fabrication shop team to shine.
  • Versatility – Our wide-range of machines and equipment allow the Steel America team to successfully accomplish a variety of different project simultaneously without affecting project schedules.
  • Delivery – Our geographical location allows for project delivery via truck (I-64 and I-95 corridor), rail, or barge (located on the eastern branch of the Elizabeth River)

Major Equipment Used:

  • Messer Multi-Process Center 200 Plasma Cutting System – Capable of CNC cutting or simultaneous weld prep beveling up to 10′ x 50′ plates. Pre-computer programmed “TrueShape” Automatic Nesting Package. Equipped with TrueHole technology. Travel speeds up to 1,00 IPM. Allows linkage to CAD drawings, HyDefinition  cutting (can make up to 53”-3” effective cut lengths with repeatable accuracy of +/- 0.005” [0.0025” within any 72’ move]), and virtually dross free cuts up to 2″ in mild steels (up to 4″ with oxy-fuel head).
  • Magnetic Plate and Part-Handling System
  • Submerged arc and automated tractor welding
  • FARO Vantage Laser Tracker

*For a full list of our equipment, please call or e-mail us and we would be happy to send it to you digitally.

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