Wellclad Invest in SpeedClad® Technology

Wellclad have invested £100K in the purchase of two FRONIUS SpeedClad® conversion systems to provide the industry with improved, cost effective solutions. 

Wellclad hosts state-of-the-art welding equipment over twin-turntables with operations offering annualised welding capacity in excess of 85,000 hours, working 24x7 with capability to handle components up to 20 tonnes in weight, 3 metres in diameter and 4 metres in height.

Its 3m active travel machine slides have a 3.5m (under torch) vertical working envelope over twin turntable workstations.

In Newcastle, Wellclad has four automated welding rigs, with turntables 1.8m diameter and a capacity for 10-tonne components.

Welding Engineering

Wellclad has the highest level of technical capability and consultancy, with its in-house European-level-qualified (EWE) welding engineers offering Technical R&D, Welding Engineering & Metallurgy Services.  Wellclad has a technical database of more than 450 clients and industry approved Welding Procedures (WPS) covering CRA deposit of welding consumables including Inconel, Stellite, Duplex and 300 & 400 series Stainless Steel onto a range of base materials such as AISI 4130, AISI 8630, ASTM A182 F22, ASTM A182 F6NM and ASTM F60 / F65.

Turnkey and Project Management

Wellclad provides turnkey project management solutions for its customers, covering industry products such as Valves Bodies (Gate, Ball, Check, Globe, Butterfly etc_; Chokes; Bonnets; Wellhead Housings; Xmas Tree Blocks; Manifold Blocks and Tubing Hangers.  Services provided are:  Pre-weld machining, Pre-weld NDT, Weld Overlay, PWHT, Finish Machining and final NDT covering:  DPI, MPI, UT, X-Ray, PMI and Clad Thickness.


Wellclad's quality management system is certified against the requirements of ISO 9001:2008. In addition, Wellclad has gained ISO 3834 Part 2 , ISO14001 Environmental Management and OHSAS18001 Occupational Health & Safety.