A PWS - Port A Weld System. A Compact mobile pipe welding manipulator

Port-A-Weld System

The Key Plant Automation Port-A-Weld allows for simplified torch positioning when parts vary in shape and size. The column includes 360° rotation, allowing it to rotate and position the welding head over multiple welding positioners or other fixtures.

The PWS is a self-contained, compact welding manipulator system that can be integrated as a turnkey solution with a variety of welding processes like, GMAW, GTAW and SAW.

Machine Features
  • Built-in Fork Pockets and Caster Wheels provide mobility options to move the welding system to your workpiece. Track wheels can also be installed for use with floor rail installations.
  • Integrate multiple accessories: (Seam tracking, oscillation, AVC and more)
  • Custom sizes can be built on request. *Subject to spec requirements
  • Motorised In/Out boom travel option
  • UKCA / UL / CSA Options

Spec Sheet Available on Request.

Buy, Hire and Lease

Our products are available for both purchase and rental, offering flexibility to meet your specific needs.

Comprehensive Stocks

We maintain comprehensive stocks to ensure the availability of the equipment you require when you need it.

Special Builds

If you have unique requirements, we offer special design options tailored to your specific requests.


ModelPWS Port-A-Weld System
Maximum Height Under boom78.7″ (2000mm)
Minimum Height Under Boom29.5″ (750mm)
Lift Motor0.37kW
Boom Travel47″ (1200mm)
Column RotationManual 360º, Lockable
Control Box FunctionsUp/Down/Stop/Speed Control
Remote Pendant Control FunctionsUp/Down/Stop/Speed Control
Primary Input power115V with 220/240V option
Input Current at Rated Load16Amp
Overall Height97″ (2460mm)
Weight1,235lb (560kg)
Control Box Ingress Production RatingIP65
Optional/ExtrasMotorised In/Out Boom Travel

Options and Features

Weld Process

Machines can be supplied with SAW, GTAW, GMAW and K-TIG weld processes and integrated to various systems, such as narrow gap welding.

Pendant and Controls

Our manipulators come with either a wired standard pendant. We can also provide bespoke, wireless pendants, touch displays, and PLC control systems for special purpose project requirements.

Boom Travel

Choose from a motorised or manual option for the boom in/out travel.