Processing

O’Brien Steel is now your one-stop shop for plate processing with an emphasis on medium to heavy steel plate (3/16” through 8”).

Whether you are needing simple burn-to-shape parts (laser, plasma and oxy-fuel) or all the way to large complex fabricated, machined and finished structures, O’Brien Steel can do it all. We have first rate equipment with exceptional capacities to handle the larger parts and our team is well trained and experienced to do the jobs that others cannot. We cater to Original Equipment Manufacturers (OEMs), Job Shops and Structural Fabricators. Here are some of the industries that we serve:

  • Construction Equipment
  • Mining Equipment
  • Agriculture Equipment
  • Railroad Equipment
  • Structural Fabrication
  • Forestry Equipment
  • Transportation Equipment

We can provide the following in house processes:


Plate Cutting


  • Laser
  • 5000 watts, 1” x 60” x 120”
  • 6000 watts, 1” x 161” x 84’-0”

  • Plasma
  • Hi-def with 24’ x 60’ tables
  • Extensive cutting capacity

  • Oxy-Fuel
  • XL tables
  • Extensive cutting capacity

  • Beveling
  • Contour beveling
  • Multiple machines
  • Robots with up to 30’ reach!

  • Drill/Burn/Bevel Line
  • Farley Fabrication: drills, burns
  • and bevels on one machine

Sawing


  • Bundle and/or single cuts

  • Production or short run
  • Beam Saw
  • 40” wide beam

  • Mitre Saw
  • 31” wide

  • SBQ Production Saws

  • Product Bar Saw
  • (3) Tsune brand machines
  • High volume
  • Close tolerances +/- .005”

Forming (Bending)


  • 350 Tons Press Brake
  • 10’ Cincinnati model

  • 500 Tons Press Brake
  • 12' AccurPress model

  • 1000 Tons Press Brake
  • 18' Cincinnati model

  • 500 Tons Press Brake
  • 16' AccurPress model

  • Plate Rolling
  • 1” x 60” wide
  • Bertsch (4) roll model

Grinding


  • Surface Grinding
  • 60”diameter table x 36”h
  • Prod. Tolerance +/- .010”

Blasting


  • Plate Blaster
  • 96”w x 8”h

  • Structural/Bar Blaster
  • 48”w x 18”h any length

  • Rotary Blaster
  • Dual table 60” diameter

Stress Relieving – at Milwaukee


  • Car Bottom Furnace
  • 22’ l x 11’w x 10’-6”h
  • 50,000#

  • Sand Blasting
  • Sand blasting after stress
  • Relieving available

Machining


  • Horizontal Machining
  • x=74” y=59” z=55”
  • 6,600# max parts

  • Vertical Machining
  • x=118.31” y=62.9” z=29.9”
  • 22,000 max parts