Metals USA is the service center leader in technological innovation; our state-of-the-art blast and paint lines incorporate the latest developments in surface preparation and consistent finish coating. Our machines can process plates up to 2-1/2” in thickness and up to 153-inches in width and we can accommodate beam sections up to 36” x 18”.
In addition, we employ state-of-the-art high-definition plasma tables for clean and accurate plate scribing and burning. Our 29′ x 120′ tables accommodate the staging of multiple plates for efficient production.
To compliment our burning we can form flange plates and corrugation panels utilizing our 1500-ton x 45′ Pacific press, our 46′ x 1650-ton Ermak press, our 1000-ton x 22′ Pacific press, or our 24′ x 1200-ton Verson press.
With two fully equipped facilities on the Gulf Coast, we can accommodate the most aggressive production schedules and keep your costs at a minimum.
Metals USA is now stocking a wide range of heavy wide flange beam sections in ASTM A992; most sections available in five-foot increments. We have also expanded our inventory of heavy wall square and rectangular tube in sizes not readily available from most inventories.
Plate Burning To compliment our blast and prime capabilities we offer a wide range of burning options; whether you need oxy-fuel cutting of heavy plate, or mirror-image plasma burning with plate scribing, we can meet your on-time delivery with the highest quality results! We have a variety of plasma tables offering 260-amp and 400-amp high-definition burning with ample cutting areas of 26' x 120' for high production output on each table!As a leader in innovation, Metals USA offers precision laser-burning to its shipyard customers. Our twin, 6,000-watt Tanaka lasers can burn mild steel up to 1-1/8” in thickness and we can accommodate a wide range of plate sizes on our 13-foot by 240-foot burning table. By utilizing precision laser burning and its cutting tolerances of plus or minus five-thousandths; the shipyard Project Manager can achieve up to a twenty-percent increase in the efficiency of module assembly through true and proper fit of components!
Press Forming At Metals USA we understand the needs of the shipbuilder; we know the importance of a perfect fit when it comes to forming bulkhead crimp-panels, rake knuckles, and other critical components. Our presses are capable of achieving these transitions with relative ease and accuracy! Our press equipment list includes: 1650-ton x 46' Ermak - Mobile 1500-ton x 45' Pacific - New Orleans 1000-ton x 22' Pacific - New Orleans 1200-ton x 24 Verson - New Orleans 750-ton x 20' Pacific - Mobile
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