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Structural Division

Structural steel facilities

Introduction

The structural division of Thompsons moved into a new 40,000 square foot purpose built plant at Newacre on a 30-acre site in 2005.

An image of our head office in Newacre, Carlow

Our head office in Newacre, Carlow

This new facility has a state of the art CNC cutting, drilling and shot blasting equipment including sub merged arc welding.

All drawings are completed in either Strucad or Xsteel 3D modelling in our modern drawing office.

List of plant and equipment below:

  • 1 nine-spindle Peddinghaus saw drill line
  • 1 Gietart automatic shot blasting plant 6 wheel 2.5 m wide
  • 1 CNC Peddinghaus drilling and plate production machine
  • 1 30 mm Guillotine
  • DC 600 amp welders
  • Submerged arc welding
  • Automated seam welding
  • Automated submerged arc welding

View a gallery of facility images below:

Plate Machine

Design and Manufacturing Facilities - Plate Machine

Saw Drilling Line

Design and Manufacturing Facilities - Saw Drilling Line

Saw Drilling Line

Design and Manufacturing Facilities - Saw Drilling Line

Shotblaster Infeed

Design and Manufacturing Facilities - Shotblaster Infeed

Shotblaster Infeed

Design and Manufacturing Facilities - Shotblaster Infeed

Shotblaster Outfeed

Design and Manufacturing Facilities - Shotblaster Outfeed

Spray Shop Belvelly Viaduct

Design and Manufacturing Facilities - Spray Shop Belvelly Viaduct

Workshop Belvelly Viaduct

Design and Manufacturing Facilities - Workshop Belvelly Viaduct

Workshop Fab Ballydown

Design and Manufacturing Facilities - Workshop Fab Ballydown

Workshop Fab Toll Plaza Cor

Design and Manufacturing Facilities - Workshop Fab Toll Plaza Cor