Cladding & Hard Facing

Clad Welding
Hutchinson Manufacturing (HMI) has a climate controlled room dedicated to Cladding and Hard Facing. Our in-house NDT and Post Weld Heat Treat (PWHT) capabilities compliment the Cladding and Hard Facing process expertise.

Gate VlaveSkilled at producing these products utilizing Hot wire TIG welding:

  • Industrial valves
  • Gate Valves
  • Block Tees and Elbows
  • Weld Neck Flanges
  • Swivel Joints
  • Fracking Valves
  • Fluid Ends
  • Spools
  • Test stumps

ARC 5RHMI has expertise in various Cladding techniques:

  • Deep Core Cladding
  • Ring Grooves
  • Bonnet Faces & Oval Grooves
  • All types of Intersecting Bores
  • Seat Pockets

ASME Standard Weld Procedures (Base Metal / Inlay Material)

  • 4130 to 316L
  • 4130 to 625
  • F22 to 625
  • F65 to 625
  • F22 to 1340 (Butter)

Looking for a different procedure? No problem. HMI will provide a quotation for most base metal and filler metal combinations to meet your requirements.

We control interpass temperature with resistance (5 Zone) and induction (4 Zone) pre-heaters.

Cladding Equipment:


ARC 5P + L Arm (3)

  • Work Envelope 40” Tall by 60” in Diameter
  • Max weight 5,500 lbs

ARC 5P

  • Fixed torch
  • Rotary table
  • Work Envelope 84” Tall by 96” in Diameter
  • 17,000 lbs

ARC 5 R

  • Rotating torch
  • Programmable Y & XA axis for Oval’s and Bonnet Faces
  • Work Envelope 96” Tall by 96” in Diameter
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