Schwabel Facilities and Equipment


Building and Crane Data:

Alloy work area: 80' x 210' Schwabel Fabricating's Plant

Partial view of Schwabel's 38,000 square foot plant.

Aluminum work area: 40' x 120'
Overhead crane capacity: up to 35 tons
Hook to floor clearance: 24'
Largest door: 20' x 21'

Fabrication Equipment:

Cutting: Linde CM-250 (6) Torch Burning Machine - 10' x 30' Capacity 2" Plasma Cutting
6" Oxy-Acetylene Cutting 36" Friction Band Saw
16" DoAll Band Saw 20" Abrasive Cut-Off Saw
1/2" x 10' Shear Size #1/2 Ironworker

 

Forming: 1.25" x 14' to 26" Dia. Plate Rolls 400 Ton Press Brake
1" x 10' to 20" Dia. Plate Rolls 75 Ton K.R. Wilson Press
1/2" x 7' to 13" Dia. Plate Rolls 50 Ton Press
3/8" x 3' to 8" Dia. Plate Rolls #1/2 Buffalo Angle Rolls
Smaller Plate Rolls to 2" Dia.  

 

Welding: (to ASME Code Sections VIII & IX) 24,000 Lb. Aronson Positioner
1000 Amp Sub-Arc Welder 6,000 Lb. Ransome Positioner
18' Dia. x 36' Long Aronson Manipulator 3,000 Lb. Ransome Positioner
Semi-Auto Sub-Arc & MIG Assemblies (12) Sets Turning Rolls to 90 Tons
(17) Manual TIG, MIG & Sub-Arc Units  

Machine Shop Equipment:

Mills: Giddings & Lewis -- 6" Horizontal Boring Mill (C.N.C.)
Shibaura -- 3-1/2" Boring Mill, Rotary Table, with Digital Read Out
Farrel -- 12'-0" Diameter Boring Mill, with Digital Read Out
King -- 62" Diameter Boring Mill
Hitachi -- #3 Vertical Mill
Tree -- Vertical Mill 2VGC, with Digital Read Out
Bridgeport -- Vertical Mill
Kearny & Trecker -- #2 Horizontal Mill

 

Lathes: Giddings & Lewis -- 42" Diameter Vertical Turret Lathe (C.N.C. and Manual)
Niles -- 38" x 26'-6" Engine Lathe with Taper and Tracer
Stanko -- 25" x 110" Engine Lathe with Taper
Okuma -- 20" x 60" Engine Lathe with Digital Read Out
Le Blond -- 18" to 36" x 42" to 120" Sliding Bed Lathe
Sheldon -- 15" to 48" Engine Lathe with Tracer Attachment

 

Grinders: Blanchard Grinder -- 42" Diameter
Brown & Sharp -- Surface Grinder 6" x 18"

 

Drills: Fosdick -- 6' x 19" Radial Drill
Carlton -- 4' x 13" Radial Drill

 

Misc.: Pratt & Whitney -- Vertical Shaper 6"
Elox Machine -- E.D.M.

Inspection and Testing:

  • X-Ray Services

  • Heat Treating to 12' Wide x 12' High x 20' Long

  • ASME Code Inspection by: OneBeacon America

  • Ultrasonic Testing

  • Hydro-Testing to 2500 PSIG


Scope of Work:

Schwabel Fabricating Company specializes in pressure vessels, heat exchangers, storage vessels and columns. Material from 11 gauge to 1-1/2" thick. Emphasis is on Aluminum, Nickel and Stainless Steel work. Carbon Steel and other alloys vessels are produced regularly.

Murray Manufacturing Corp., a wholly owned subsidiary of Schwabel Fabricating, specializes in machining parts, castings and forgings. Specialty also includes fixture and prototype work.


Engineering and Fabrication:

Pressure Vessels: Evaporators, Autoclaves, Kettles, Reactors, Absorbers, Catalyst Baskets, Cryrogenic and Jacketed Vessels.
Heat Exchangers: Shell and Tube, Fixed or Removable Bundle, U-tube, Packed or Floating Tubesheets, Calandrias, Condensers, Reboilers and Coolers.
Storage Vessels: All types of storage and mixing tanks.
Columns: Storage, Fractionators, Scrubbers, Extractors.

Materials of Construction:

Aluminum: 1060, 3003, 5254, 6061
Nickel: (Clad or Solid) Monel, Inconel, Incoloy, etc.
Stainless Steel: (Clad or Solid) Chrome/Nickel, Hastelloys, etc.
Non-Ferrous: Copper/Nickel, Copper, Titanium, etc.
Carbon Steel: SA-515, SA-516

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