Can your Beam Line do this? – Drilling Pre-Welded Assemblies

one of our Avenger PLUS customers drilling this large pre-welded assembly.

One of our Avenger PLUS customers drilling a large pre-welded assembly.

There are situations that occur in fabrication that necessitate the pre-welding of an assembly and then the subsequent drilling of that assembly. This is normally due to one or more concerns that if the holes are drilled prior to welding, that:

  1. The contraction and distortion of the material as it cools down from welding, might cause the hole-to-hole accuracy to be compromised, and
  2. The actual welding of the pre-drilled components might not be perfectly aligned, thus compromising the hole-to-hole accuracy

The Avenger and Avenger PLUS machines, by virtue of the static work-piece and moving processing column, allow fabricators to position and drill pre-welded structures on their machines.

This is not something that you can even consider on a typical multi-spindle drill line or coping robot.

We would love to see other photos of our customers drilling pre-welded assemblies – please email them to greg@oceanmachinery.com

 

 

Ocean WOW’s customers at the 2013 Fabtech Tradeshow Chicago

The 2013 Fabtech trade show held in Chicago last week at the McCormack Center was a resounding success, not only for Ocean Machinery but for all the exhibitors. Not only was attendance high, but the fabricators in attendance were optimistic and in a buying mood. Several exhibitors sold all their machines off their booths, something that seldom happens.

Ocean too had a similar experience. Interest in the new Ocean Avenger PLUS CNC drill line was exceptional and Ocean is struggling to keep up with demand. The new Ocean Terminator DCM 1825 Dual COlumn Double Miter band saw drew lots of admirers looking for fast steel cutting of all steel profiles

And of course the world famous Oceanettes were on hand to add some glamour to the proceedings and their new outfits were a HUGE success.

Ocean Machinery's extensive booth captured the attention of fabricators each and every day!

Ocean Machinery’s extensive booth captured the attention of fabricators each and every day!

The Ocean Machinery team at the recent Fabtech tradeshow in Chicago

The Ocean Machinery team at the recent Fabtech tradeshow in Chicago

Ocean Avenger PLUS - Drill, Slot, Mill, Countersink, Thread, Scribe, Machine, Part Marking - it does it all!

Ocean Avenger PLUS – Drill, Slot, Mill, Countersink, Thread, Scribe, Machine, Part Marking – it does it all!

Ocean Terminator DCM 1825 dual column double miter band saw, built by HydMech for Ocean Machinery.

Ocean Terminator DCM 1825 dual column double miter band saw, built by HydMech for Ocean Machinery.

Ocean Avenger PLUS - Drill, Slot, Mill, Countersink, Thread, Scribe, Machine, Part Marking - it does it all!

Ocean Avenger PLUS – Drill, Slot, Mill, Countersink, Thread, Scribe, Machine, Part Marking – it does it all!

The word famous Oceanettes

The word famous Oceanettes

Nick Hajewski, Marketing Manager for Peddinghaus, with the world famous Oceanettes

Nick Hajewski, Marketing Manager for Peddinghaus, with the world famous Oceanettes

Anton Peddinghaus, CEO of Peddinghaus Corporation with the world famous Oceanettes

Anton Peddinghaus, CEO of Peddinghaus Corporation with the world famous Oceanettes

William Giacometti, CEO of Italian saw manufacturer MEP, with the world famous Oceanettes

William Giacometti, CEO of Italian saw manufacturer MEP, with the world famous Oceanettes

The word famous Oceanettes, Emily Taylor and Shannon with a lifesize poster of Taylor from the 2014 Oceanette Calendar

The word famous Oceanettes, Emily Taylor and Shannon with a life-size poster of Taylor from the 2014 Oceanette Calendar

The word famous Oceanettes, Taylor, Emilyand Shannon with a lifesize poster of Emilee, the most popular Oceanette from the 2009 Oceanette Calendar

The word famous Oceanettes, Taylor, Emily and Shannon with a life-size poster of Emilee, the most popular Oceanette from the 2009 Oceanette Calendar

Ocean Machinery releases three new products at the Fabtech show in Las Vegas

Ocean Machinery launched THREE NEW products at the recent Fabtech Trade Show in Las Vegas.

The star of the show was the New Ocean Avenger PLUS model, developed in conjunction with its partner Peddinghaus. The Avenger PLUS has all the features of the original Avenger, plus a lot more!

Ocean Machinery's booth at the 2012 Fabtech Show in Las Vegas

Ocean Machinery’s booth at the 2012 Fabtech Show in Las Vegas

Intended specifically for the high end OEM and job shop fabricators, featuring an 8-position tool changer and 25HP 2,250 RPM servo spindle, this new machine not only capable of drilling with carbide tooling, but is also able to slot, mill, countersink, thread,  and do just about anything you can imagine with a drilling line.

The NEW Ocean Avenger PLUS drilled hundreds of 13/16" holes in the flanges and web of this W12x96 column in just 5 seconds per hole!

The NEW Ocean Avenger PLUS drilled hundreds of 13/16″ holes in the flanges and web of this W12x96 column in just 5 seconds per hole!

The NEW Ocean Avenger PLUS plunge milled hundreds of 13/16" x 1-1/2" slots in the flanges of this W118x35 beam in just 10 seconds per slot!

The NEW Ocean Avenger PLUS plunge milled hundreds of 13/16″ x 1-1/2″ slots in the flanges of this W118x35 beam in just 10 seconds per slot!

Ocean also exhibited the brand new Ocean Terminator DCM 1825 Dual Column Double Mitering Band Saw built for them by their sawing partner MEP/Hyd-Mech. this semi-automatic saw was a big hit at the show, and is the obvious choice for strucutral and general fabricators wanting a highly efficient saw at a reasonable price. The Terminator DCM 18-25 also miters to 60 degrees in both directions and features pop-up lift rollers to allow fast mitering angle changes without moving the beam during the mitering process.

The all new Ocean Terminator DCM 1825 dual column double mitering band saw

The all new Ocean Terminator DCM 1825 dual column double mitering band saw

The control panel for the all new Ocean Terminator DCM 1825 dual column double mitering band saw

The control panel for the all new Ocean Terminator DCM 1825 dual column double mitering band saw

Of course Ocean’s participation at a trade show is never complete without the wonderful Oceanettes!

Anton Peddinghaus, Jim Livingston, Robbie Clark, Darren Harmsworth, Karen Castorina and alltime favorite Oceanette Emilee!

Anton Peddinghaus, Jim Livingston, Robbie Clark, Darren Harmsworth, Karen Castorina and alltime favorite Oceanette Emilee!

William Giacometti, CEO of MEP Italy, Ocean Machinery's sawing partner, with the always popular Oceanettes

William Giacometti, CEO of MEP Italy, Ocean Machinery’s sawing partner, with the always popular Oceanettes

The Ocean Machinery team complete with the ever popular Oceanettes!

The Ocean Machinery team complete with the ever popular Oceanettes!