Cladding & Weld Services

Richardson Manufacturing Company specializes in a variety of welding capabilities. Our AWS certified welders are highly skilled and able to take on a wide variety of applications from general fabrication and component weld repair, to bore welding and cladding. RMC’s experienced and versatile welders are highly competent in many types of welding processes and can complete them to the exacting standards as required by the customer.

RMC’s newest capability is an ARC-05i cladding machine, which utilizes the process of automated GTAW-Pulse-Hotwire welding to apply corrosive resistant overlays (CRO) as well as hard surfacing to components commonly found in the Oil and Gas, Energy, Petrochemical, and Marine industries. RMC has qualified weld procedures in place that have undergone rigorous destructive and metallurgical testing to verify that they meet today’s high quality standards.

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RMC has additional weld overlay procedures qualified for large component repair of various types of damage, whether from the manufacturing process itself or from being worn-out or damaged in the field. Whatever your cladding or overlay requirements may be, RMC may be able to utilize one of their current procedures or qualify a new one to meet the customer's specific requirements.









Clad & Weld Capabilities
Cladding Process GTAW-Pulse-Hotwire
Max Part Height 95"
Max Part Size 80"
Max Part Weight 15,000 lbs.
Clad Geometrics         • Straight Cylindrical Bores          • Race Track Configurations
        • Conical Bores                            • Bonnet Faces
        • Intersecting Bores                     • Ring Grooves
CRO Materials 625, 316L, 4130 (Others upon request)
  • Fabrication
  • Component repair - Build-up and Re-machine
  • Bore Welding and Repair (up to 54" diameter)
  • Corrosive Resistant Overlays
  • Cosmetic Repairs and Blending
  • Hard Surfacing
  • Automated Welding
Additional Weld Capabilities
  • GTAW (Tig)                                 • SCAW 
  • GMAW (Mig)                               • Brazing
  • SMAW                                         • Gouging
Base Materials
  • High and Low Carbon Steel
  • Aluminum
  • Cast Aluminum
  • Cast Iron
Induction Heat Treat Pre-heat and Stress Relieving applications