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04 Jun Sheet Steel Fabrication and Ironworks

It may seem that sheet steel fabrication and ironworks have similar jobs, both are classed as highly skilled trades, but both have different skill sets and utilize different tools and materials. Usually, ironwork is more structural and sheet metal fabrication is more functional.

WorkshopIRONWORKERS

An ironworks or iron works is a building site where iron Is smelted and where heavy iron and steel products are made. An integrated ironworks in the 19thcentury usually included one or more blast furnaces and a number of pudding furnaces or a foundry with or without other kinds of ironworks.

There are three main types of ironworkers:

  • Structural ironworkers erect the framework of bridges, buildings, stadiums, amusement park rides, bank vaults and other large scale industrial metal projects according to engineer blueprints.
  • Ornamental ironworkers, or finishers, are responsible for the more architectural metal elements such as window frames, stairways, catwalks, railings, fencing, gates and building entranceways. This ironwork requires a high skill in arc welding.
  • Reinforcing ironworkers, or rodbusters, is to strengthen structures. These are the workers who place a tie rebar, and reinforce concrete footings, slabs, bridge frame work and building structures.

 

SHEET METAL FABRICATIONS

These skilled tradesmen frequently work in metal fabrication shops or at manufacturing plants and specialise in fabrication, installation or maintenance, but may also perform tasks in all three areas. There is a long list of fabrications that can be produced by sheet metal workers, including roofs and rain gutters, heating and cooling systems, handrails, and more. When fabricating using sheet metal you have to take into consideration the thickness, tensile strength, manufacturing method and quality. There are as many types of sheet metal as there are types of metal, most commonly used ones are aluminium, steel, stainless steel, zinc, copper and a variety of alloys.

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Workshop Welding

18 May Welding In Dorset

Workshop WeldingHere at Rowtecour workshop is constantly busy with new materials coming in and finished products going out. We use both MIG and TIG welding within our workshop, MIG stands for ‘Metal Inert Gas’ and TIG means ‘Tungsten Inert Gas’.

Welding Definitions

MIG welding is an arc welding process in which a continuous solid wire electrode is fed through a welding gun and into the weld pool, joining the two base materials together. A shielding gas is also sent through the welding gun and protects the weld pool from contamination. The technical name for it is ‘Gas Metal Arc Welding’, or GMAW; the slang name for it is ‘Wire Welding’. We tend to use MIG welding for the majority of our projects here at Rowtec.

TIG welding, also known as ‘Gas Tungsten Arc Welding’ (GTAW), is an arc welding process that uses a non-consumable tungsten electrode to produce the weld. The weld area and electrode are protected from oxidation or other atmosphere contamination by an inert shielding gas, argon or helium, and a filler metal is normally used, though some welds, known as autogenous welds do not require it.

Our Philosophy

Here at Rowtec, we will not let a product go out the door unless we are 100% happy with the quality of it, so you can count on us providing our best work each and every time. We take great care and attention when it comes to the production of work. We triple check all measurements and materials to guarantee the best end product for our clients. All of our fabricators have gained years of experience in this industry and provide quality work on every project thrown their way.

Contact Us Today

If you are after a quote or want to know a bit more information, call us today on 01202 882211 or send us an email to info@rowtecdorsetltd.co.uk and we’ll be more than happy to help.

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Steel Framed Building | Dorset

15 Nov Garages Dorset

Garages Dorset

 

Expert garage fabrications for both domestic and commercial purposes in the Dorset area

 

Our Garage Fabrication Service

Garages Dorset

At Rowtec Dorset Ltd we know that the option of having a garage for a house is not always possible as the prices of such a service have recently increased which made buyers have to reconsider if it is really worth all the hassle. There are obviously both advantages and disadvantages to having a garage and at Rowtec Dorset Ltd we have made it our goal to make sure that all if not most of the disadvantages that Garages bring are eliminated to make sure your decision is much easier to make.

Renowned Garage Fabricators

Our team of highly skilled garage fabricators have gained enough experience over the years to make sure that we can tailor any garage in Dorset to your exact specifications. We will only use the best materials for the job at hand.

Our Guarantee To You

To make sure that you have some peace of mind when it comes to your garage we will make sure to offer you the chance to be talked through every stage of the process so that you know what is happening, why it’s happening and when everything is taking place. We can also offer you the chance to have aftermarket care for your product so that it lasts for an even longer amount of time and to make sure that you will get the best value for money possible on the market, especially within the Dorset area.

 Years of Garage Fabrications in the Dorset Area

Our technicians have managed to have continued success over the last few years in providing a wide variety of garages within the Dorset area.  As a result of this hard work and continued success we have enjoyed a successive stream of recommendations from within the Dorset area and have made some very happy customers along the way. Be sure to take a look through our gallery at some of our previous successes and to see why we are the go-to company for garages Dorset.

Contact

Get in touch with the best fabricator of commercial and domestic garages Dorset has to offer by calling 01202 882211 or emailing info@rowtecdorsetltd.co.uk

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