Structural Steel

Bridge Girder Manufacturing


Material fit up and welding of 4' - 15′ wide girders, 120′ long and 4′ tall.



  • Fully automated submerged arc welding gantry 
  • Custom fixturing designed to main camber/sweep of beam
  • PLC control system


  • Removed 71% of labour burden
  • Increased throughput 74%
  • Improved weld quality and reduced rework

Welding Gantry Systems

IRCO is a leading North American manufacturer of custom designed automated welding gantries. IRCO welding gantries are designed for a specific application and incorporate the integration of industry leading welding, tracking, vision and control systems. As a turnkey integrator, IRCO also has extensive in-house expertise in custom designing material handling and fixturing systems which are incorporated into the gantry welding system to provide a complete solution.

IRCO welding gantries range in many different working windows and design configurations depending on the application, and have been used in structural steel, ship building, panel welding, and military applications

  • Web – flange beam/girder welding
  • Plate welding
  • Stiffener welding
  • Deep groove welding – longitudinal/circumferential
  • Self-contained service gantry’s for remoting equipment

Would a custom solution like this work for you?