Where quality is tradition since 1946, Padgett-Swann Machinery has proudly served the marine, dredging, citrus, mining and various other heavy industries throughout the United States. Always a world class propeller shop, Padgett-Swann Machinery has grown to be an industry leader in the areas of fabrication and machining as well. We endeavor to offer the highest quality and most cost-effective machine shop, propeller shop and fabrication shop services on the Gulf of Mexico. Our mission is to continually improve our products and services, emphasizing quality in every phase of production - from design through delivery. To reach our goals we will: * Provide our customers quality and value in all our products and services; * Constantly meet our customer's needs and exceed their expectations; * Strive for continuous improvement; * Foster an environment that promotes teamwork and growth for the company and its employees. Padgett-Swann is YOUR Machining, Fabricating and Propeller Specialist.
Padgett-Swann Machinery offers newly manufactured propellers as well as propeller repair. Highly-skilled and experienced engineers offer propeller sizing and recommendations for all applications. Our propeller repair facility is equipped with large hydraulic pitching tables and K & R pitchometers for straightening and pitch alternations of any style or material propeller to 30’ diameter and larger. These machines are designed for essential pitch measurements while pressure is applied and maintained in the press until all corrections are complete. We offer propeller manufacturing in Stainless Steel, Manganese Bronze, Ni-Al-Br and Mg-Ni-Al-Br.
Padgett-Swann Machinery offers the finest quality in precision manufacturing and straightening of shafting up to 36” diameter and 60’ long. Materials used include all types of alloys and stainless variants, including AB/2 and AB/3 forgings, and AQ-17, AQ-22, and 17-4 stainless steel. All major equipment components are digitally aligned.
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