Master Fabricator of Steel and Steel Related Products
Call: 800.236.0064
Email: sales@supfab.com

Master Fabricator of Heavy-Duty Steel Components and Assemblies

 
Superior Fabrication Co., LLC is a full capability fabrication facility. While producing our own product lines we also “make to print”.If you supply the technical information, we will supply a high quality product delivered on time that will meet your requirements. We have a staff of design engineers, project engineers, certified welders and journeymen welders and machinists that make Superior Fabrication a full-service facility offering blasting, cutting, bending/forming, machining, welding, painting/finishing, assembly, testing and inspection for heavy duty metal parts, components and assemblies.

We have experience in European standards, metric machining and EN (Euro Norm) materials as well as standard ASTM, ISO and imperial fabrications.

We have produced products for the oil and gas, construction, and material handling industries as well as the defense industry, medical industry, alternative energy industry and marine industry.
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Specifications

Custom Project Applications

N/A We have produced products for:
  • Construction and Material Handling Industry
    • Truck frames & axles
    • Wheel Frames
  • Defense fabrications
    • Abrams tank components
    • Stryker armored vehicle components
  • Medical fabrications
  • Wind Turbine components
    • Main foundation weldments
    • Generator housings
    • Heavy support brackets
    • Heavy transformer brackets
  • Oil and Gas Industry
    • Triplex pump frames 
    • Quintuplex pump frames
We can tackle any custom medium to large size project from product conception to implementation.

Materials Commonly Worked With

N/A We specialize in heavy steel plate and bar fabrications. We work with all material grades of steel to create our custom fabrication projects to our customers' specifications.

Fabrication Tolerances

N/A Standard Fabrication Tolerances: +/- 0.003" to 0.006"
Standard Machining Tolerances: +/- 0.001"

Production Volume

N/A Here at Superior Fabrication Co., LLC, we are geared towards production runs ranging from 50 to 1,000+ per year. Our work with single models or prototype parts is geared to preparing for full-scale production volumes.

Secondary Operations

N/A Superior Fabrication Co., LLC can fulfill your needs from components to painted & tested assemblies. Post-fabrication processes range from part cleaning to painting and other finish techniques. Our facility can manage:
  • Steam Cleaning & Phosphate Washing
  • Part Painting
    • Large capacity open paint booth system
    • Conveyor driven paint line consisting of:
      • Clean & Wash
      • Prime & Top Coat
      • Dry/Bake Oven
    • CARC Painting
  • Sand Blasting
  • Organic Metal Treatments
  • Zinc Coating
  • Assembly Services
    • Assembly capacity up to 10 Tons

Engineering and Design Services & Specifications

N/A Combining a team of experienced professionals and fabrication specialists, we are equipped to handle all of your fabrication needs — from prototype to production, including painting and testing. Using a worldwide materials database, we can source specialty bar and plate mill runs for your needs. We use the most current engineering software for product design and modeling including:
  • Solid Edge® modeling & drafting
  • Strain Smart® strain gauging
  • Mathsoft MathCAD®
  • FeMap FEA w/ Nastran® Software
  • RS Logix® PLC programming
  • Feature CAM® & WE-CIM® CNC
Our engineers utilize DFM (design for manufacturing) criteria to help fabricate our customers' designs in the most cost effective and straightforward way possible. These value engineering services make Superior Fabrication Co., LLC a vital part of your project's success.

Acceptable File Formats

N/A We will accept and translate all types of model files. We prefer:
    3D: Solid Edge files, STEP, IGES, Parasolid
    2D: Solid Edge files, dxf, dwg, prt, pdf

Quality Control/Assurance Standards

N/A The Superior Fabrication Company, LLC Quality System has been certified to ISO 9001:2008 and has been implemented with audit approval at the MIL-STD-45208A level from prior to 1980. The quality management system ensures that our customers are fully satisfied and their requirements are met. We can provide destructive and non-destructive mechanical testing of the finished parts including:
  • Ultrasonic Testing
  • Dye Penetrant Testing
  • Magnetic Particle Testing
  • Coordinate Measuring
  • Cycle Testing in Hydraulic Test Towers
  • Radiographic Inspection
Our in-house quality inspection tools consist of:
  • Coordinate Measuring Machines both stationary and portable- Max Size: 60” x 90” x 110”
  • Magnetic Particle Inspection
  • Dye-Penetrant Inspection Ultra Sound Inspection
  • Rockwell Hardness Tester
  • Brinell Hardness Tester

Shipping Information

N/A We can arrange for ground shipping based on customer specifications or customer pickup is available.

For applicable jobs, we can provide JIT (just-in-time) shipping. We have warehouse availability for part inventory storage and can ship out parts as necessary.

Case Studies

Armor Fabrication Projects

N/A Superior Fabrication Co., LLC (CCR Cage Code Number 4VM13) creates armor components for military vehicles and other protective shielding for defense purposes. We can work with any type of vehicle protection- from tanks, Stryker Vehicles and light armor vehicles to marine protection and hull armor. We employ welders certified for armor welding, working with Class 1, Class 2 and High Heat armor. We conform to Mil-Spec and maintain identification to Mil-Std 130. (Read More...)

Medical Fabrications

N/A Superior Fabrication Co., LLC has been servicing the medical industry for more than 20 years. The surgical braces we fabricate for orthopedic procedures have been used for years by surgeons around the country. We will make a variety of medical devices, working with stainless steel and other specialty metals. We can provide complete assemblies or spare and after market parts. (Read More...)

Alternative Energy/Wind Energy Turbine Fabrication Projects

N/A Metal components currently makeup nearly 90% of the weight and over one-third of the value of a modern wind turbine. The rapid growth the wind industry has experienced opens up new opportunities for forges, foundries, fabricators, machine shops and integrators that can produce the thousands of components and sub-assemblies that go into a wind turbine. (Read More...)

Process Capabilities

Raw Steel Processing

N/A

New Equipment:

  • Blasting Booth
    • Drive In Empire Blast Booth 12 X 17 X 10
    • Empire 650 Blast and Recovery Unit

At Superior Fabrication Co., LLC, we have the equipment and experience necessary to process raw steel for our medium to heavy-duty custom fabrication projects. We have the in-house equipment for:

    Burning Steel
    • MG 4 Torch Cutting System
      • 16’ x 20’ Travel
      • Max 6” Plate.
    • Messer 3 Torch & High Def Plasma
      • 8’ x 30’ Travel
      • Max 6” Plate (Oxy)
      • Max 1.25” Plate (Plasma)
    Sawing Steel
    • Marvel Model 81- 18” x 20” Section
    • Marvel 8M8 Model - 16”x 16” Section
    • Pegasus semi-automatic- 12” x 19” Section
    • HEM Saw Side Winder- 12” x 16” Section
    Blasting Steel
    • Pangborn Rotoblast
      • SSPC-6 Commercial finish
      • 15” x 60” Section
    • Portable Shot Blasting

Forming

N/A Superior Fabrication Co., LLC has a state-of-the-art facility equipped to form steel to our customers' specifications. We have the ability to form steel up to 1.25” thick x 12’ long and straighten steel up to 4” thick.

Our facility is equipped with:
  • Pacific 750 Ton Hydraulic Press -Model K 750-14Die Surface –14’
  • 2 Pacific 350 Ton Hydraulic Press -Model K 350-12Die Surface –12’
  • Pacific 230 Ton Hydraulic Press -Model J 230-12
    • Die Surface –12’
  • Cincinnati 350 Ton Hydraulic Press -Model 350 CB
    • Die Surface –12’
  • 20 Ton Arbor Press
    • Shafts up to 16”
  • Welding

    N/A Over the years, we have become proficient in the fabrication of armor weldments for the defense industry, stainless steel for the medical industry and carbon steels for the construction industry. We have worked on various weld project sizes ranging up to:
    • Weldments weighing up to 10 tons
    • Weldments as long as 30’+
    Our staff of certified welders keeps compliance with AWS D1.1. They also specialize in modular fixtures allowing small production volumes. Although most of the welding projects are of carbon steel, our welders can work with various other ferrous and non-ferrous materials.

    Superior Fabrication Co., LLC can offer welding performed by certified welders or robotically (automated welding equipment). We are proficient with the following welding processes:
    • GMAW (Gas Metal Arc Welding)
    • FCAW (Flux Cored Arc Welding)
    • SAW (Submerged Arc Welding)
    • CAG (Carbon Arc Gouging)
    • PAC (Plasma Arc Cutting)
    We have a wide variety of welding equipment including:
    • Welding Machines
      • DC Stick Welder (1)
      • AC/DC TIG Welder (1)
      • AC/DC MIG Welder (12)
      • DC Stud Welder (1)
    • Miscellaneous Equipment
      • Tractor Torches (1)
      • Preheat Ovens (2)
      • Acetylene Cutting Sets (6)
      • Handheld Plasma Cutter (1)
      • Air Carbon Arc (2)
      • Modular Fixtures (Expandable)
    • Sub-Arc Welding
      • Tandem 1000 amp AC/DC SAW gantry mounted on 30’ track
      • Twin-Arc 1500 amp DC SAW side mounted on 30’ beam
    • Weld Positioners
      • 500 pounds (2)
      • 5,000 pounds (2)
      • 14,000 pounds (2)
    • Robotic Welding
      • Dual Cell
      • 10’ windows

    Machining

    N/A New Equipment:

    • CNC Horizontal Milling Machine
      • Machine Window: 78" X, 58" Y, 58" Z
    • CNC Horizontal Boring Mill
      • Machine Window: 91" X, 96" Y, 85" W, 36" Z
    • CNC Horizontal Lathe
      • 28" Swing Over Bed
      • Duel Turret
    • CNC Vertical Milling Machine
      • Machine Window: 30" X, 16" Y, 20" Z
    • CNC Vertical Milling Machine
      • Machine Window: 84" X, 32" Y, 30" Z

    Superior Fabrication Co., LLC's 125,000 sq. ft. facility is equipped with quality machines and machinists. Our equipment includes:

    • CNC Vertical Machining Center (3)
      • Max Size: 78” x 30” x 30”
    • Manual Vertical Mill (1)
      • Max Size: 96” x 24” x 12”
    • CNC Horizontal Machining Center (2)
      • Max Size: 360” x 96” x 18”
    • Manual Horizontal Mill (1)
      • Max Size: 72” x 48” x 18”
    • CNC Lathe (2)
      • Max Size: ø12” x 52” L (ø4” Through Hole)
    • Manual Lathe (2)
      • Max Size: ø30” x 60” L
    • High Definition Plasma Cutter with Oxy-Fuel