Specialized Welders & Tradesmen

Pipe Fabrication Capacity & Capabilities

Location: Kingston, Ontario. Our shop is less than 2km from Highway 401.

Shop Specifics: Universal is co-owner of a 50,000 square foot office and shop facility. Currently, we have access to 8,000 square feet for our own work, but that capacity could be increased if required.

Capacity: Currently up to 20,000 Man Hours annually, but expandable if required.

Work Force: Employee pool in this area has done extensive work at Dupont/Invista, Alcan/Novelis, Celanese, Goodyear and Ontario Hydro (both Oil and Nuclear), to name a few.

Recent Fabrication Work: Universal has recently performed design, fabrication and vessel work for such customers as Invista, Novelis, Goodyear, Strathcona Paper, Kingston Cogen, Hotel Dieu Hospital, Queen's University and many others.

Applications/Capabilities & Certifications

  • Mig, Tig, Stick, Brazing and Orbital.
  • Recent experience with Carbon Steel, Stainless Steel 304L, 316L, 310L, 347L, and dissimilar metals applications (stainless to carbon) with inconel, monel, aluminum and titanium.
  • Technical Standards & Safety Authority (TSSA) Certifications:
    • Fabrication of welded & non-welded Category A,B,C,D,E,F and H type fittings.
    • Repair and alteration of boilers, pressure vessels, piping and Category A,B,C,D,E,F and H type fittings.
    • Fabrication, assembly and erection of process piping, nonflammable medical gas piping and power piping.
    • B31.1 and B31.3 Power piping /Medical gas B.51
    • CWB 47.1 accredited for structural applications.
  • In-house development of customized welding procedures to suit any application.
  • Quality Assurance (QA) and workplace health & safety manuals in place, and QA Supervisor in house on a full time basis.
  • Radiography and non-destructive testing as needed.
  • Significant experience working with Mechanical and Structural Engineers in the design and registration of custom fittings to suit the needs of customers.
  • A reputation of excellence and the ability to develop customized solutions for any need on a continuous basis.