Steel Fabrication


Prepared for Performance

Wheelabrator manufactures and installs standard and custom-designed blast systems for removing millscale and rust, and for profiling the surface of fabricated steel parts in preparation for protective coatings.

Custom-Designed Solutions

Wheelabrator specialises in custom-designed peening and surface preparation solutions to provide a solution to your challenges. For descaling steel shapes, flats and fabrications, Wheelabrator has designed and delivered Roller Conveyor blast machines, Hanger type/Monorail blast machines, Bogie Table/Work Car blast systems, and Skew Roll blast machines.

Equipment types include automated airblast and wheelblast as well as plate and structural steel preservation lines, manual blast rooms, and dust collector ventilation systems. The following factors receive critical consideration when Wheelabrator Group recommends equipment:

• Workpiece size and characteristics
• Finish requirement and production rates
• Operational parameters
• System and site requirements
• Material handling requirements
• Pollution / Emission control
• Energy conservation
• Customer specs and preferences

With global innovation (five technology centres across the world) and global machine support, we can support your peening and surface preparation needs.

Standard Machines

Similarly, we have used our experience gained from the design and manufacture of 1000's of blast machines to create a full range of standard design machines, look through the Equipment pages to find out more. For standard machines at short notice, follow this link to find out about our "Express Delivery" range.

Case Study

Liebherr chooses Wheelabrator for treatment of large crane sections Liebherr chooses Wheelabrator for treatment of large crane sections Construction case study
Liebherr focuses on short maintenance times, ergonomic work and long lifetime of the components – whilst at the same time reducing energy costs.

As mobile cranes are used in an aggressive environment and in salty air of the port, they need special corrosion protection. This is achieved by blasting the pieces with a cleanliness grade of Sa 3 or Sa 2 1/2 in combination with a coating process.Read more
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