Bug-O Portable products - Used and Refurbished for Sale

Bug-O Systems, A Division of the Weld Tooling Corporation, is a Family Owned business that started with the invention of the single Livesay Multipurpose Machine in 1943 to help automate the cutting and welding process in the manufacturing of Landing Craft for World War II.

Since that time the company has grown and evolved to become a Global Leader in the design, manufacturing and application of several lines of portable automation products for the cutting and welding industry, from small projects to cross country pipelines around the world.

What is a BUG-O System?

BUG-O Systems is a manufacturer of a system of drives, carriages, rails and attachments designed to automate welding guns, cutting torches and other hand held tools

BUG-O Systems equipment is an inexpensive, modular building block family of portable machines, which provide precise path and constant speed control in any plane or position

Ingenious users solve fabricating problems with standard, interchangeable components at a fraction of the cost of custom designed machines or robots.


  • Pilings
  • Pipe Welding
  • Plate Fabrication
  • Pressure Vessels
  • Resurfacing/Rebuilding
  • Ship Building
  • Structural Fabrication
  • Tank Fabrication
  • Transportation


  • DC Speed Weaving Kit
  • The DC Speed Weaving Kit combines a DC-IV drive unit and a Speed Weaver II for those straight line welding applications that require oscillation
  • Automatic Arc Gouging System
  • Bug-O Systems AGS-4000 Automatic Gouging System features a high resolution voltage control, automatic feed head and our Modular Drive System travel
  • Weld Backings
  • Bug-O Systems weld backings are non metallic, non hygroscopic, neutral, and unlike metal backing bars, do not become part of the finished weld. 
  • Universal Bug-O-Matic
  • The Universal Bug-O-Matic is a compact unit which combines a powerful drive and precision oscillator all in one housing. 
  • Girth and Vertical Welders
  • Bug-O Systems offers Automatic Girth and Vertical Welders for tank fabrication applications. 
  • Supports and Accessories
  • Bug-O Systems Supports & Accessories include welding and cutting racking groups, panographs and supports that can be utilized with our products.
  • Con-O
  • Con-o precision contour burning and beveling machines produce elliptical cuts and bevels in pipes and cylinders. 
  • Shape Machines
  • Bug-O’s Programmable Shape Machines are easy to use 2-axis machines which you can program to run any contour or pattern for both welding and cutting
  • Modular Drive System
  • The Modular Drive System is the only product in the industry that allows the user to configure one machine for various automated applications. 
  • Programmable Gantry
  • The Programmable Gantry System provides coordinated motion in two axis, using three drives.
  • Uni-Bugs
  • Bug-O Uni-bugs are designed to run directly on your work piece. They fit specific steel profiles such as flat bar, angle, channel, I-beams and bulb flats.
  • Hob-O
  • The Hob-o is a lightweight precision Hole Borer and Beveler that is easy to use. It is easily carried to the work, and is quickly centered on the work piece.
  • Modular Drive System and SpinArc® Technology
  • Two well known technologies come together to provide the highest level of productivity and quality welds with little or no bevel required.
  • Beam Bug III
  • The Beam Bug is a lightweight, easy to carry machine designed to cut beams, channels and angles from one rail setting.
  • Speed Weaver II
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