Web Seam Welder


The WS-72 web seamer station is equipped with a Lincoln Power Wave AC/DC welders and Max-Sa controls.  The WS-72 utilizes unique magnets that pull the web plates down to the copper back-up bar.  The copper back-up bar is designed with a small flux groove and is fixtured into an aluminum water-cooled sub-bar.

WS 72 minThe WS-72 Web Splice Station incorporates “pull down” type magnets.  This unique design provides adequate power for sheets up to ½” while providing the operator an open easy to access weld area without top clamps.




4950WS-72 Control Station Provides the Operator Control over all Conveyors, Hydraulic Web Squaring and Weld Speed Control. The Lincoln MAX-SA10 control Panel is Integrated for easy access and Speed Control.




 4957Franklin “3015” Gantry system with dual-row magnets provide web pick and placement at the WS-72 web splice station.  Due to various shapes and storage methods, the gantry is controlled by a 4 -position joystick control.

- 72” maximum web width

- Vacuum recovery system

- ½” web thickness

- Water-cooled backup bar. (water chiller optional)

- AC/DC Power Wave

- Material pull-down magnets

- Operators station with 10-A control


- 180-degree rotation for stacking tapered webs

- Heavy duty bearing with Hydraulic slew bearing





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FRANKLIN MANUFACTURING, INC. based in Russellville, AL. provides total solutions with its standard product line of CNC structural fabricating machines. With extensive experience in steel fabricating equipment, Franklin’s CNC equipment is used in several markets worldwide including pre-engineered steel buildings, heavy structural fabrication and joist fabrication. Franklin’s philosophy for complete in-house responsibility of design engineering, manufacturing, fabrication, CNC controls, software development, customer service and installation is all encompassed in its 400,000 sq ft facility.

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