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Hire welding automation
and positioning equipment.

Cost-Effective, Short and Long Term Hire Options

We are your one-stop solution for all your welding automation, handling, and positioning equipment rental needs. Whether you’re in need of short-term equipment for a specific project or require long-term solutions, we offer cost-effective options that will keep your operations running smoothly.

At Key Plant Automation, we understand that welding projects come in all shapes and sizes. That’s why we provide an extensive range of hire equipment to meet your specific requirements.

Hire welding rotators rotating wind tower and monopiles for the offshore industry

Hire Conventional Rotators

Hire conventional rotators and turning rolls from 1 tonne to 1000 tonnes.

Self aligning rotators on hire at a offshore production facility

Hire Self-Aligning Rotators

Hire self-aligning rotators from 1 tonne to 500 tonnes.

Column and boom hire for a customer in North America

Hire Column & Booms

Your machine can be supplied fully loaded with welding equipment, including SAW, GTAW, GMAW and more.

A welding positioner on hire in the nuclear industry

Hire Welding Positioners

Select from 2 and 3 axis tilt-turn welding positioners with fixed and variable height options.

Headstock and tailstock hire

Hire Headstocks & Tailstocks

Motorised, manual, and fixed-height headstock and tailstock options.

Welding floor turntable ready for hire

Hire Floor Turntables

Low-profile, large-diameter welding floor turntable hire suitable for a wide range of industries.

Hire pipe cutting and bevelling machines for pipe end prep work

Hire Pipe End Prep

We offer an extensive selection of pipe cutting and bevelling equipment available to hire.

A SmartWeld cobot welder robotic arm

Hire a
Cobot Welder.

Achieve more with human-robot synergy

Revolutionise your welding operations with our state-of-the-art Cobot Welder – your key to unlocking the full potential of seamless human-robot collaboration! Whether you’re looking to purchase or rent, our cutting-edge Cobot Welder ensures you effortlessly step into the future of automated welding.

We will not be
beaten on price.

Key Plant Will Undercut Any Genuine Quote

At Key Plant Automation, we take pride in our commitment to offering the most competitive prices in the industry. We guarantee that Key Plant Automation will undercut any genuine quote, ensuring you receive the best value for your rental needs.

Your satisfaction is at the heart of everything we do. We believe that delivering exceptional service means not only providing top-tier equipment but also ensuring it’s affordable for you.

‘Rent-Ready’ Stock Advantage

One major advantage we have over our competitors is that, as the manufacturer, we maintain an extensive level of ‘rent-ready’ stock. This means you can get the equipment you need when you need it, without delays or complications.

Decades of Experience

With over 65 years of experience in the industry, our rental department has a rich history and a wealth of knowledge. Whether you’re tackling a short-term project or embarking on a long-term endeavor, you can trust us to support your welding equipment needs.

Global Reach

With facilities in the UK and North America, as well as trusted distributor partners across Europe, the Americas, and the Middle East, Key Plant Automation successfully supports customers worldwide. No matter where you’re located, we can deliver the equipment you need.

Cost-Effective Rentals

We offer hire solutions tailored to your project’s specific requirements, whether you need equipment for a short-term job or an extended duration. Our team works closely with you to ensure you have the most cost-effective solution to meet your project goals.

Discover your
next rental solution.

High Quality and Reliability

Rest assured that all our hire equipment is meticulously serviced and tested by our skilled engineers before being dispatched for any hire period. This commitment to quality ensures that the equipment you receive is in excellent condition and ready to perform at its best on your site.

Discover your next rental solution today with Key Plant Automation. With our extensive range of high-quality welding automation and positioning equipment, and our dedication to customer satisfaction, we are your trusted partner for all your equipment hire needs. Contact us today to find the perfect equipment for your project!