Key Plant design, manufacture and supply an extensive range of welding rotators and tank turning rolls from 100kg to 2000ton and beyond.
Increase your production and reduce handling & idle time with Key Plant welding rotators, tank turning rolls and pipe rollers.
Buy and rent welding rotators, tank turning rolls and more.
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.
About Key Plant welding rotators
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.
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 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.
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.
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.
Ex-rental / pre-owned
Working within a budget? or just looking for a great deal? We have a comprehensive stock of used and ex-rental equipment available to buy. Various models and capacities available, contact us today to discuss your requirements.
Welding rotator options & features
Choose your wheel type
Pick the tyre/wheel best suitable for your steelwork application, we provide; polyurethane (PU), steel and rubber wheel options.
Enhance your production line
We provide options of stationary, manual or motorised bogie undercarriages for use with floor rails.
Variable diameter adjustments
Fixed, bolted or leadscrew adjustable wheel brackets for varying the work piece diameter.
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.
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.
2000 Ton & beyond..
Other positioning equipment
Check out our headstocks and tailstocks, welding positioners and welding floor turntables
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