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Structural Steel Fabrication

Structural Steel Frame Work from Swanton's Fulton County Hospital ProjectStructural steel has a long list of benefits associated with it as a sustainable and highly reliable material for construction. 

The fabrication and welding processes that Swanton Welding uses to transform structural steel into products used for construction and other industrial applications are complex and demanding. At Swanton, we always abide by our quality and customer service first mindset. We know that if you don’t do the job properly the viability of the material could be compromised.

Structural steel welding and fabrication takes special expertise, and Swanton Welding has invested in our equipment and proper training for our welders and fabricators. This is what has helped us become the structural steel fabricator of choice in the Midwest.

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Adaptability with Welding

Steel is a naturally strong material, but proper welding and fabrication techniques can heighten this trait.

Swanton Welding has the experience necessary to create structural steel projects that are ideal for construction and design projects. Our experienced structural steel team can fabricate and weld your project to meet your specifications.

Diverse service offerings within our 3 facilities. Swanton Welding has the right tools, equipment, experience, and skills to fabricate, roll, weld, and create your structural steel fabrication project.

Common Structural Steel Shapes

I Beam

I shaped with flanged cross-sections.

Z Beam

Zig Zag Shape created with half flanges going in opposite directions.

Angle

An “L” shaped cross-section.

Tubing

Square and rectangular steel tube.

T

A “T” shaped cross-section.

Bar

A rectangular cross-section piece but not wide enough to be a sheet.

Rod

A round shape like rebar or dowel.

Steel Fabrication and Welding

The success of any major construction project is highly dependent upon successful welding techniques. Refinements and advancements in technology for welding techniques have allowed architectural designs to be more complex and stylized than ever before. 

It’s important to us as a company to invest in professional development for our own employees to learn new welding techniques. We also make sure our equipment and machine operators are trained and we regularly invest in new equipment to help our fabrication become more efficient.

At Swanton Welding, we believe it’s important to stay on top of industry trends in regards to welds and materials. We employ a Certified Welding Inspector to help Swanton Welding stay at the forefront of innovation in the weldings and structural steel fabrication industry.

Swanton’s Structural Steel Capabilities

We have a wide variety of equipment and tools to help us fabricate structural steel for many applications. Our skilled operators are trained and certified.

Equipment 

Swanton Welding's Ficep Beam Line

40’ Ficep Beam Line – Fully automated 

Uses CNC control for accurate sawing to length and hole drilling in beams, channels, angles and flat bar. 

Swanton Welding's Trumpf Laser cutter

5 CO2 laser cutting machines 

(Gaseous) 4,000 watt power supply, 80”x160” table

We can roll angle, beams, channel, pipe, tees, flats, and both square and rectangular tubing.

DAVI Angle Roll

We can roll angle, beams, channel, pipe, tees, flats, and both square and rectangular tubing.

Welding is the Future

Welded structural steel is a stronger and more cost-effective solution, but there are other advantages to using welded structural steel.

Swanton Welding has taken the time to find experienced and highly knowledgeable structural steel welders to join our team. Education and experience make all the difference when it comes to welding structural steel.

The types of welding that are needed for each individual project may be diverse and challenging, but our team is up to the test. Swanton Welding is proficient and experienced in all of the types of welding used in conjunction with structural steel.

Inspection

Having a Certified Welding Inspector (CWI) inspector on staff at your fabrication company shows that the company is willing to make an investment to get the job done right. Swanton Welding has a dedicated Certified Welding Inspector (CWI) in-house that inspects every project.

Swanton’s in-house certified welding inspector has the ability to ensure that your fabrication project adheres to all the requirements and relevant welding codes, before, during, and after your project is completed.

Our CWI inspects the requirements and welding codes of a project before any work is completed. They also review all the documents and testing records of anyone working on the project to make sure they are certified to perform the work – before the work begins. These checks and balances help ensure your fabrication project has the right people, material, and certifications all lined up before work begins.

An inspector follows the project throughout, helping make adjustments to make sure that Swanton Welding’s high-quality standards are met. 

Having a CWI on staff helps us continue to maintain best practices and safety standards for our staff and your fabrication project.

Structural Steel Projects

  • Large, Industrial Buildings
  • High Rise Towers
  • Construction equipment
  • Machinery
  • Crane booms
  • Stairs
  • Ladders
  • Handrail
  • Platforms
  • Stair towers
  • Catwalks

Finishing Services – Industrial Painting, Powder Coating and Blasting

There is no need to subcontract our finishing services for your fabrication project. At Swanton Welding, we can handle the finishing your project needs before arriving at its destination. We can handle all industrial paint, powder coating, or blasting jobs with our high-performance equipment and provide you with the required profile for your project.

Paint & Powder Coat Booth Sizes

Paint Booths

  • 75’ x 32’ x 28’
  • 50’ x 14’ x 16’
  • 48’ x 14’ x 14’

Blast Booth

  • 60’ x 16’ x 14’
  • Continuous Reclaim System
  • 120 PSI operating pressure
  • Blasts carbon steel, stainless and aluminum
  • Media: G80 Steel Grit & G80 Australian Garnet

Transportation

Conveniently located near major transportation hubs, Swanton Welding can utilize a combination of truck, air, rail, or ship to transport your metal fabrication project from Swanton Welding to its destination.

Our Northwest Ohio facilities are located just off the I80/90 Turnpike, the Great Lakes, and I75. Griffin, GA facility is located just outside of Atlanta, GA, and can easily transport your project throughout the south and internationally via the Port of Savannah.

Wherever your project’s final destination, Swanton Welding can deliver.

Industries Served

Swanton Welding offers a diverse range of services for many industries. With our quality certifications and our skilled workforce, we are able to complete fabrication projects that help keep America strong.

  • Aerospace
  • Agricultural
  • Architecture
  • Chemical
  • Industrial Construction
  • Oil & Gas/Industrial
  • Alternative Energy/Clean Air & Water
  • Food and Beverage
  • Government

Integrated Manufacturing & Fabrication Teams, All Under One Name… Swanton Welding

Welder-fabricating and welding on a piece of structural steelSwanton Welding is different. Our diverse range of talents and skills set our services apart from other metal fabricators. Swanton Welding offers our customers comprehensive fabrication services at an affordable price. From robots creating widgets to skilled fabricators handcrafting oversized pieces with precision, Swanton Welding is the team your project deserves. Our footprint in the south and midwest enables us to work on almost any fabrication project.

Since 1956, Swanton Welding has been providing our customers with the highest quality services for their metal fabrication needs. Swanton Welding’s experienced team of fabricators, welders, painters, and technicians have enabled Swanton Welding to be the comprehensive fabrication team your project needs.