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Introducing railRunner and wheelRunner: The perfect welding carriage for heavy-duty jobs

30 April 2023 | 

We are excited to announce the launch of our latest products. The railRunner - the perfect track-mounted welding carriage for heavy-duty welding operations and the wheelRunner - the ultimate welding carriage for fillet and lap welds.

We are excited to announce the launch of our latest products:

  • The railRunner- the perfect track-mounted welding carriage for heavy-duty welding operations. With its multifunctional programmable oscillator, any welding position and type of joint, including fillet, lap and butt weld, are possible.
  • And the wheelRunner– the ultimate welding carriage for fillet and lap welds. Designed to meet the demands of heavy fabrication, wheelRunner is perfect for welding frames, T-beams and any longitudinal seam, both on-site and in-shop.

Available from July 2023

Discover wheelRunner & railRunner: User friendly, rugged, functional & multi-purpose

wheelRunner and railRunner are the most flexible and versatile solutions when it comes to welding carriages.  Frames, beams, tanks and shipyard components can be profitably welded using this excellent on-site and in-shop equipment.


  • Fast set-up – for easier installation and positioning. Moreover, these carriages hold manual welding torches simply. 
  • The single user interface concept – welding process and movement are on a single control panel.
  • Safety at work -  high voltage power feed is away from the workplace without need of batteries.

The best welding quality and performances are then achieved thanks to high-end welding consumables, Böhler Arc welding programs, and the best practices available for each core application.

Save more than 50% manufacturing time

wheelRunner and railRunner are really efficient, especially when welding long seams, as the duty cycle is more than double compared to semi-automatic welding (GMAW), resulting in more than 50% in manufacturing time saved.


railRunner / TERRA or URANOS range / Böhler Welding Consumables

This welding solution is specially designed to meet the needs of those who require welding in various positions.

One of the standout features of the railRunner is its maximum duty cycle, allowing for long periods of uninterrupted welding. The control system is also easy to use and comprehensive, making it simple to get started and adjust settings as needed. Any type of weld is possible with the programmable, versatile oscillator of either linear or radial type.

This solution allows high welding travel speed with high deposition rate and perfect arc and movement control, even for positional welding, resulting in a low risk of undercuts and lack of fusion. In addition, it offers high productivity and low heat input, the latter being essential, for obtaining the right weld metal properties in challenging materials such as high-strength low-alloyed steels.

The railRunner's fast setup and high productivity make it an ideal solution for those looking to maximize their output. And, perhaps most importantly, the solution's perfect welding bead shape ensures that the most demanding quality requirements are met.

Overall, an excellent choice for those seeking a welding solution that is efficient, easy to use and produces high-quality results. We are confident that the railRunner will help our customers achieve higher productivity and quality with ease, and we look forward to seeing the great results that our customers will achieve with this new product.

For more information about our new railRunner:


wheelRunner / TERRA or URANOS range / diamondspark, ECOspark range, un-alloyed and high-strength solid wires

At Böhler Welding, we understand the importance of high-quality welding in heavy fabrication. That's why we're proud to offer our wheelRunner welding solution, a perfectly coordinated, cutting-edge technology that is ideal for welding horizontal fillet welds and lap welds with ease.

This solution combines the excellent features of the wheelRunner welding carriage with the welding processes offered by Böhler Welding machines and, above all, the outstanding quality of our welding consumables.

One of the most significant features of the wheelRunner solution is its maximum duty cycle, which ensures that you can rely on it to get the job done without any downtime. In addition, our solution comes with an easy-to-use and comprehensive control system, making it simple to operate even for operators with basic industrial knowledge.

Downtime is a significant issue for businesses, and that's why our solution is designed to have less downtime than other welding solutions on the market. This means you can spend more time on welding and less time on maintenance.

Some additional benefits of using our wheelRunner welding solution are the high deposit rates, which means you can complete your welding jobs in significantly less time than it would take with traditional welding methods. Thanks to the special Böhler Welding processes such as RapiDeep and QuickPulse our solution produces welds with better penetration, perfect bead shape, less risk of undercuts and higher travel speeds, ensuring better quality, better reliability and highest productivity.

Finally, the wheelRunner produces a perfect welding bead shape, which ensures that your final product looks professional and is of the highest quality.

Experience the plug-and-play convenience of wheelRunner and enjoy everything in one hand, including the welding parameters. Easily ready to weld and with long-lasting welding capabilities, wheelRunner provides maximum flexibility in operation and precise seam tracking under any conditions.

For more information about our new wheelRunner: