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Facilities and Equipment

Having the right tools for the job is one of the reasons why WC can provide its customers with the most cost effective service.  There are no surprise “add-ons” for equipment when WC provides various services to its customers.  The hourly charges include all equipment and materials necessary to perform the work.  WC’s Columbus facility includes a fully equipped weld and machine shop needed to support its various testing and consulting activities.  Due to the ability to perform so many functions in-house, the customer is provided fast and economical service.  Material handling equipment is also available to enable WC to work with full-scale parts for fabrication development and testing activities.

The list below includes some of the major pieces of equipment available to assist WC in providing high quality and efficient services to its customers.

Welding Equipment

Welding Process Capabilities: SMAW, GMAW, GTAW, FCAW, SAW, OAW, and RSW

Cutting Process Capabilities: OFC, CAC-A, and “Slice” (exothermic cutting process)

Mechanization Equipment: 3-axis welding/cutting manipulator (10’x3’x2’ operating window); tractor-type motion devices

Welding Preheating and Stress Relieving Equipment (portable heating elements and stationary oven)

Miscellaneous welding and cutting tools, grinders, and consumables


Machining Equipment

Horizontal Milling Machines

Abrasive Cut-Off Saws

Vertical Milling Machines

Surface Grinders

Vertical Band Saws


Drill Presses

Related Tooling and Measuring Equipment

Mechanical Testing Equipment

200,000 lb and 60,000 lb Tensile Testers


240 ft-lb Charpy/Izod Impact Tester

Drop-Weight Nil-Ductility Impact Tester

Hydraulic Press and Bend Test Jig

Rockwell, Brinell, Telebrinell, Equotip, and Micro-hardness Testing Machines

Dry Sand-Rubber Wheel Abrasion Tester

Portable Hydraulic Proof Test Equipment

2000 psi Hydrostatic Tester

Nondestructive Examination Equipment

Portable Ultrasonic Testing Scopes

Portable Magnetic Particle Testing Yokes

Portable UT Thickness Gages with Dataloggers

Portable Black Lights

Stationary 4000 ampere Wet MT Systems

Portable 4000 and 6000 ampere MT Machines

Vacuum Box Testing Apparatus

Dual-Frequency Eddy Current Testing Machine

“Zyglo” Penetrant Testing System

Portable Penetrant Testing Equipment

Metallographic Equipment

Metallograph (50x to 600x magnification)

Field Microscope (100x and 400x magnification)

Metallographic Mounting Presses

Portable Electropolisher/Electroetcher

Metallographic Polishing Equipment

Portable Mechanical Polishing Equipment