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Welding Consumables for the Offshore Industry

Böhler-Welding-Straße 1,
8605 Kapfenberg,
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Böhler Welding provides a full range of welding consumables for all joint welding applications and steel base materials, with a particular focus on medium to high alloyed consumables and super alloys. We supply welding electrodes, GMAW wires, GTAW rods, as well as flux core wires and wires for submerged arc welding and welding fluxes.

Recommendations concerning benefits to customers resulting from expert operational advice have made Böhler Welding products popular in exacting sectors such as offshore technologies, pipeline construction, refineries and petrochemical plants, power stations and chemical plants.

You can choose from 240 Böhler Welding high-alloyed consumable grades. And if need be, our technicians will develop new welding consumables tailored to your components.

Welding consumables

Böhler Welding consumables are available in moisture resistant and hermetically sealed packages.
Gas Tungsten Arc Welding (GTAW) duplex stainless steel 25Cr. Photo: Aker Kvaerner.
The brochure 'Welding Consumables for the Offshore Industry' is available in English, Spanish, Portuguese (Brazilian) and Chinese language.

Our range of welding products includes:

  • Flux core wires
  • Solid wires and rods for gas-shielded welding
  • Wires for submerged-arc welding
  • Welding fluxes
  • Welding electrodes
  • Gas welding-rods

High-alloyed consumable grades

Selection of base metals for offshore platforms:

  • Mild steels such as A106Gr.B, ship grades A, D, E, 36, 40
  • API pipe steels API 5L-X52 up to API X70
  • High-strength steels: S355-S460, S500, AISI 4130, S690Q
  • Soft martensitic stainless steels like 13Cr 4Ni
  • Austenitic stainless steel: 316L, 310, 904
  • Stainless steel of 6Mo type
  • Duplex and super-duplex stainless steel 22Cr and 25Cr
  • Nickel base: Alloys 625, 59, 600, 800
  • Copper: Cu-Ni 90-10, Cu-Ni 70-30
  • Titanium: Ti grade two

Joint welding processes

Welding processes include:

  • Shielded Metal Arc Welding (SMAW)
  • Gas Tungsten Arc Welding (GTAW)
  • Gas Metal Arc Welding (GMAW)
  • Flux Cored Arc Welding (FCAW)
  • Submerged Arc Welding (SAW)

Joint welding for offshore structures

Committed to quality and service:

  • The ingenious quality management system of Böhler Welding is in compliance with EN ISO 9001
  • First class raw materials and exactly specified pre-materials with a certificate of origin are used
  • Well-trained and highly motivated staff works on state-of-the-art processing equipment
  • Environmental issues are being implemented in the production in accordance with ENISO14001
  • The products are checked at pre-defined quality-control checkpoints without a compromise and must pass the most stringent criteria
  • More than 1,900 approvals from authorities all over the world confirm the acceptance in the market
  • A comprehensive worldwide sales network of well-stocked partners ensures rapid and punctual delivery in more than 100 countries, on every continent

Your nearest sales partner can be found at the Böhler Welding website.

White Papers

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Press Releases

  • Böhler Welding Releases Free White Paper

    Böhler Welding, a leading provider of welding consumables for all joint welding applications and steel base materials, has released a number of free white papers on the Offshore-Technology website. This includes Böhler Welding's Advanced Welding Technology for the Offshore Ind

  • Böhler Welding Group Enchants Fair Visitors

    Böhler Welding Group show-cased an impressive stand with the size of 181m² at the welding technology exhibition area and consequently not only emphasised the significance of the Vienna-Tec fair as the largest networking event of the welding industry in Austria but also the clear market leade

  • Record Numbers Attend Schweißen & Schneiden 2009

    A record number of more than 60,000 experts visited the 17th international exhibition Schweißen & Schneiden on 14-19 September 2009 in Essen, Germany. The large Böhler Welding Group stand, which covered more than 2,300m², represented the brands Böhler Welding, T

  • The Dangers Posed by Hydrogen

    Welding un- and low alloyed steels is subject to crack formation. Appropriate methods exist for reducing the hydrogen input in weld metals, such as selecting suitable welding processes, the proper handling of electrodes and precise welding preparations. In principle, the welding process can be su

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Böhler-Welding-Straße 1
8605 Kapfenberg

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