Continuous casting lines are exposed to extreme temperature and corrosion. For steel mills requiring a universal multilayer solution for the repair of rollers over the full length of the continuous casting line, the submerged arc cored wire/flux overlay combination WEARcore 742N-SK / RECORD SK is the best compromise to replace the usage of different wire/flux combinations.
SICIM SPA is a world leader in engineering, procurement and construction in the oil & gas sector. To improve their productivity, SICIM decided to test our Full Welding Solution for pipeline manual welding. Using not only our consumables but the lightweight TERRA MP 350 RC as well as the support and know-how from the Global Welding Team and the Application Team of voestalpine Böhler Welding.
Premium products from voestalpine Böhler Welding are characterized by their excellent applicability: for this reason, Wessington Cryogenics chooses voestalpine Böhler Welding UK as their partner.
voestalpine Bohler Welding India Pvt. Ltd. does everything in its power to satisfy customers: The following is about a very special task, where the experts used all their knowledge and bundled solution expertise to ultimately turn it into an outstanding success story.
voestalpine Böhler Welding UK has scored a resounding success alongside its customer Wilton Engineering.
With outstanding application knowledge and innovative solutions, voestalpine Böhler Welding was chosen by Allerton Steel as their Full Welding Solution Provider. Allerton Steel, an UK-based heavy fabrication business, required a solution to aid them in the delivery of a large project in time and on budget.
The Full Welding Solution Metal Fabrication with CO-BRO® enables a 50% increase in productivity at the high-tech production company Bozonet.
voestalpine Böhler Welding has a firm grip on demanding welding tasks: Pleissner Stahlguss manufactures process gas blowers for nuclear applications with a complete welding solution from voestalpine Böhler Welding.
voestalpine Böhler weldCare, a leading manufacturer of high-quality chemicals for cleaning and pickling stainless steel and special alloys, and "DBP", a group of companies specialising in the metal surface treatment, can look back on 25 years of successful cooperation.
Chantiers de l'Atlantique, France is a shipyard on the Atlantic coast of France where the largest cruise ships in the world are built. Thanks to voestalpine Böhler Welding France, an outstanding technical solution was presented to the customer with the introduction of “diamondspark 52 MC”. Within the framework of the Solvator Awards, this success won bronze in the Exceptional Technical Solution category.
A groundbreaking success was achieved by voestalpine Böhler Welding UK for its his customer "RWE Generation UK"
In order to solve the reconditioning of existing rollers not only with the best possible quality, but also in an economically optimised way, the production was switched from cored wire to ESC strip cladding. And the result is convincing: the welding time has dropped from 100 h per roller to 26 h.
Böhler Welding's customer service staffrapidly fulfilled the request of a customer from Liechtenstein for improved welding productivity to their complete satisfaction: The combination of Foxcore 316L-MC & URANOS 5000 GSM makes use of the Böhler Arc and delivers quality and top speed.
Vallourec, the global leader in demanding solutions in segments like Energy, O&G and other industries, has recently launched an ambitious program to become a provider of 3D printed parts in O&G.
Companies all over the world have very high quality standards, when building their road tanks with high tensile base materials (ASTM A 517 Grade E), for example:
Supply ships are used in large numbers for different maritime and offshore operations. When all the built-in supply and pipe systems need maintenance at the same time, a close cooperation between Maintenance crew, producer and distributor of Finishing Chemicals is of utmost importance.
Changing hammers in sugar mills causes gaps in efficiency and a loss in production. UTP Maintenance customer was therefore looking for a better solution and our Application Engineers offered a new procedure to repair the hammers.
Become more competitive by producing faster, at lowest possible costs and still offer products of highest quality without defects. Naval Group set their targets high and together with the team of Böhler Welding the 3D manufacturing of a propeller revealed in astonishing results.
Customer Didion’s Mechanical asked for a product recommendation and technical assistance with a cryogenic pressure vessel application.
Endress+Hauser Flowtec AG – Competence centre for flow measurement technology. The flow measurement appliances developed and produced by this Swiss company based in Reinach set the standard worldwide. voestalpine Böhler Welding is the ideal partner for its welding consumables.
Replacement of a penstock for the Kaprun pumped storage plant in Austria: 3 pipe segments with lengths of 2 meters were prefabricated in the workshop (2 seams SAW welded). On site, the installation was carried out using the TIG-hot wire process. The transmission line to the turbine has a length of 25 meters, and the bifurcator a length of 38 meters. The total length of the penstock, consisting of 4 lines, is 8.9 km, whereof 7.7 km are installed in the cavern.
Extracting juice from sugar cane to make sugar involves squeezing shredded cane between large rotating rollers. Grooving of the cast iron roller surfaces and subsequent arcing of the teeth profile with globules of hard and highly durable metal improves juice extraction and prevents slippage of the shredded cane during crushing. voestalpine Böhler Welding is the reliable supplier of the welding metal used for arcing.
Only suppliers regarded as particularly competent, quick, and flexible in their markets can successfully function as an interface between manufacturer and end user over the long term. As both a trading company and service provider, DSL Schweißtechnik practices this clear philosophy. And is supported by its partner voestalpine Böhler Welding.
Building of bilobe tanks in 5% Ni-steel.
Components in a liquefaction train
- South Korean OPR 1000 design (according to ASME III): Shin-Kori 1&2, Shin-Wolsong 1&2, Ulchin 3&4, Yongwang 5&6, Ulchin 5&6
- South Korean APR-1400-design (according to ASME III): Shin Kori 3&4, Shin Ulchin 1
Components: reactor pressure vessel, reactor vessel internals, steam generator, piping, coolant pump, pressurizer
22 hydrotreating and hydrocracking reactors up to 1450 MT in weight, each CrMo2 and CrMo 22V
Components: 9% Ni Steel LNG-tanks
The two 1.100MW lignite-fired units (Block F and G), also known as BoA 2 and 3 (Braunkohlekraftwerk mit optimierter Anlagentechnik), were built in 2012 which is the most modern of its kind in the world. The new units were engineered and constructed by Alstom, Hitachi Power Europe and GEA and have a net efficiency of approx. 45%.
For decades, Andritz Hydro in Switzerland have used Böhler 13/4-IG and 13/4 MC wire for the manufacturing of their pelton turbines. The speciality behind this process is the method with which they form the buckets on the wheel using pure weld metal.
The complete range of products for SMAW, GTAW, GMAW and SAW using Böhler Welding consumables means safe and trouble-free plant operation. Efficient welding solutions are provided with flux- and metal-cored wires. Numerous references for the construction of penstocks for pumped storage hydro power plants demonstrate our dedication to the hydropower industry. Penstocks and bifurcated pipes as high-tech components call for engineering expertise and first-class materials.
Big – bigger – the biggest: The seamless flux cored wire from the Böhler Welding group was used for one of the most impressive offshore wind farms in history. Seventy wind turbines have been installed in the German Baltic Sea, making this the largest such project worldwide.
Components: Reactor pressure vessel, steam generator, pressurizer, core make-up tank, accumulator, piping, pump casing, boron injection tank
This FCC regenartor was the world’s heaviest FCC regenarator, approx. 1,200 MT, including internals
ZULTNER – Wholesaler and Platinum Partner of voestalpine Böhler Welding. Stainless steel, aluminum, non-ferrous metals and semi-finished products, piping systems, metal systems, solutions for metalworking and, of course, welding technology – the consulting expertise of Zultner, one of the leading distributors in Austria, is just as comprehensive as its portfolio.
Hitachi Zosen KRB AG – the specialist for waste-fueled power plants
Waste-fueled power plants conserve our resources, transforming waste into energy. The pressure vessels and machine components of the Swiss quality company manufactured at the company headquarters in Buchs make an important contribution to the sustainable and long-term supply of energy. Because revision and repair of these systems are the core competence of Hitachi Zosen KRB. voestalpine Böhler Welding is an enduring partner here.
The longest distribution boom of a SCHWING concrete pump, mounted on a lorry, reaches an incredible 61 metres. One can imagine the forces that it must withstand when the concrete is pumped up. This requires the greatest expertise in lightweight, high-strength steel and the production of „high-end products“. voestalpine Böhler Welding is a reliable partner.
Haberkorn is Austria’s largest technical dealer for industry and construction. The portfolio of the company incredibly includes 180,000 items, from drive elements and worker protection to roller bearings, and is internationally successful with 30 locations in Central and Eastern Europe. Vorarlberg concentrates on the area of welding technology and accessories. Personal proximity with the best advice and support are an important success factor and a real concern of the dedicated teams. The customers in the region appreciate this.
120,000 products with new ones added every day. Kellner & Kunz, as a dealership, however, not only sets the standards for tools and fastening technology in which voestalpine Böhler Welding has been the partner in welding consumables for decades. The company generates 60% of its total revenue with services for industrial customers, an impressive demonstration of its performance strength in this area.
EISEN NEUMÜLLER – steel trading and disposal
Speed in every respect is a hallmark of EISEN NEUMÜLLER. The dynamic family company added welding consumables to its portfolio a few years ago and has been one of the most important merchant partners of voestalpine Böhler Welding in Austria.