Welding rotators and turning rolls

For pressure vessels, heat exchangers, tanks, pipes, monopiles and other cylindrical vessels.
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Welding Rotators / Turning Rolls

Key Plant design and manufacture an extensive range of welding rotators and tank turning rolls from 100kg to 2000ton and beyond.

Buy, Rent and lease Welding Rotators, Tank Turning Rolls, Pipe Rollers.

Our welding rotators, tank turning rolls and pipe rollers maximise safety, minimise handling, boost productivity and enhance the consistency & welding quality of cylindrical vessels. From small diameter pipes to the colossal monopile structures of wind tower turbines; we have a rotational solution to suit every customer application.

We have an extensive range of robust and reliable rotators, turning rolls and pipe rollers available to buy, rent and lease.

Our catalog includes Conventional (CR), Self-Aligning (SAR), Anti-Drift and Small Pipe Shop Rotator models. As a global leading manufacturer in weld automation and material handling equipment – Key Plant can develop special purpose rotators for those ‘not-so-standard’ projects.

Key Plant welding rotators, tank turning rolls and pipe rollers can also be used for shot blasting, painting and assembly production.

Increase your production and reduce handling & idle time with Key Plant welding rotators, tank turning rolls and pipe rollers.

welding rotators and turning rolls - buy and rent from Key Plant Automation


Welding rotator turning rolls.

Our heavy duty, built to last conventional rotators and turning rolls are designed and manufactured to tolerate the hardest, hard-wearing and unrelenting workload environments. The powered drive units are controlled by a five-function pendant with a variable speed potentiometer, giving the operator full control of the rotating workpiece.

Self Aligning welding rotators turning rolls and pipe rollers

Self Aligning

Welding rotator turning rolls.

Engineered to make automated adjustments to accommodate the rotation of workpieces with various weights and diameters. Our self aligning rotators and turning rolls further enhance; operator safety, productivity, weld quality and reduce worker fatigue. Self aligning welding rotators are the preferred option when working with thin-wall workpieces.

Anti Drift Welding Rotators, turning rolls and pipe rollers for sale and rent

Anti Drift System

Welding rotator turning rolls.

Anti-drift rotator systems correct and minimise workpiece drift, whilst maintaining a constant centre line height position. Originally developed for the nuclear industry, Key Plant anti-drift systems are designed to suit a range of applications and processes, such as; narrow gap welding, continuous overlay welding and long periods of vessel pre-heating.

Pipe Shop turning rolls and pipe rollers to buy and rent

Pipe Shop

Pipe rollers.

The ideal solution for handling; low weight and small diameter workpieces in fabrication workshops. Key Plant design and manufacture a selection of different small pipe roller models; with speed adjustable controls and foot pedal options. Their lightweight and portable design, means they can be easily carried and set up at pipe shops and work sites.

Special Purpose Rotators

Need something different?

With in-depth engineering knowledge and leading-edge technology, Key Plant design, manufacture and install special purpose welding rotators for industry leading companies worldwide. From defence contractors and medical equipment manufacturers, to pressure vessel and pipeline fabricators – Key Plant can provide the complete rotator solution for a wide and diverse range of industries.

Special customised pipe rollers
 Wheel options

Choose your wheel type

Pick the tyre/wheel best suitable for your steelwork application, we provide; polyurethane (PU), steel and rubber wheel options.

Welding rotator wheel options

Enhance your production line

We provide options of stationary, manual or motorised bogie undercarriages for use with floor rails.

Welding rotator wheel options

Variable diameter adjustments

Fixed, bolted or leadscrew adjustable wheel brackets for varying the work piece diameter.

Turning roll pendant

Controls and pendants

Tank Turning Rolls come with either a 5 function wired CE or UL standard pendant. We can also provide bespoke, wireless pendants, digital speed & touch displays, and PLC controls for special purpose project requirements.

Atex explosion proof systems

Explosion proof systems

For rotators that are used in hazardous environments, such as paint, shotblasting and petrochemical works – Key Plant can manufacture special Atex certifed systems for explosive atmospheres.

heavy roller bed turning rolls

2000 Ton & beyond..

Did you know? Since 2008 Key Plant have led the market in heavy roller bed / turning rolls PU tyre development.

We also have used / ex-rental equipment available for sale.

Over 1000 various welding automation, handling and positioning equipment in stock.