Gullco for Welding Automation

gullcoHigh Quality Automatic Welding & Cutting Machines

With over 50 Gullco products in stock, Westermans International a supplier of this world class brand, want to tell you more about Gullco International.

A world-renowned manufacturer of automatic welding carriages, cutting carriages, welding automation and accessories, Gullco’s weld automation equipment improves quality and increases welding productivity while reducing cost in industries such as Shipbuilding, Tank Construction, Beam and Bridge Construction and other heavy fabrication industries.

Gullco International serves the entire world market through its companies in Canada, United States, United Kingdom, India, Australia, and China as well as its strong world wide distributor network with high quality automatic welding machines for welding and cutting applications.

Gullco International is engaged in a continuous research and development program to provide weld automation equipment and systems geared to the fast changing needs of the welding industry.


Welding Automation
Plate Bevelling Machines
Ceramic Weld Backing
Welding Rod Drying Ovens

Model: Gullco KBM-18 Portable Beveling Machine and KATBACK Ceramic Weld Backing
Case Study
: Fabricator Replaces Flame-Cutting to Reduce Cost and Improve Quality with Cleaner Cuts and No Heat Distortion

Product Application File – Portable Plate Edge Beveling of Titanium

Small portable bevelers have enjoyed success replacing larger planing machines and flame cutting equipment for beveling of aluminum and low carbon steel. Recently a company gave one of these small machines a tough new assignment beveling of titanium plate. The firm fabricates ASME Code vessels of titanium, zirconium and tantalium. Most of the vessels go to petroleum processing plants.

In the past the heavy section titanium plate would be sent to an outside vendor where an open side plaining machine would bevel the plate edges. The company would also take part in some in house flame cutting where operators would flame cut thick sections. This operation left a heat affected zone and grinders had to remove heat-affected metal. Plate farmed out for beveling added cost of handling, shipping and purchased machine time.

When the company put the KBM-18 to the test on the heavy titanium the high speed portable plate edge beveler proved its worth. The beveler immediately got to work and has earned steady duty there at the factory. It machines clean cuts in titanium, taking over work formerly done by flame cutting, outside machining and nibbling in sections. The biggest benefit other then the greatly reduced production cost is that KBM bevellers eliminate heat distortion which results in a more quality weld.Beveling with the Gullco machine is quick and easy. An operator wheels the machine to the work piece and with spring loaded castor wheel assemblies the beveling machine will accommodate for any uneven surface making for a clean machined bevel every time.

For Sale from Stock

Gullco Plate Bevelling Machine KBM-18 Stock No: 13471

Gullco Plate Bevelling Machine KBM-18

Condition: Used

Key Features:

  • Portable plate edge bevelling machine, self propelled with adjustable bevel head
  • Bevel angles 22-1/2° to 55° with bevelling speed 120 IPM (305cm/min)
  • Produces clean machined bevels with no thermal distortion on mild steel, stainless steel and aluminum plate from 1/4” (6.0 mm) to 1 1/2” (38.1 mm) thick.
  • The KBM-18 bevels the topside of plate reducing time and cost, this can be enhanced by use of the KBM-18U underside beveller in applications where both sides of the material require bevelling
  • Wheel assemblies and undercarriage available, other accessories available to tailor systems to meet your bevelling needs
  • Tooth cutters available to suit

Gullco has been around since 1954 so what they know everything there is to know about welding automation.

Visit our web site to search over 50 new or used Gullco welding products for sale. 

The equipment we sell is all fully working and covered for up to 6 months by our own warranty package.  New machines have the original manufacturers warranty.

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