Manufacturing Capabilities

“When a customer issues a purchase order to Clark Technology Systems, they are not simply buying a product.  They are forming a partnership with a company that cares as much about their customer’s success as their own.  Our dedicated team of fabricators offers the highest possible level of quality while remaining flexible enough to make changes midstream based on a phone call.  Let’s partner and see how Clark Technology Systems will make your next job easier.”

Ron Clark, Vice President

Welding

As a premier fabricator, welding is the core competency of our manufacturing team. Our employees take great pride in producing consistent high quality welds to various industry standards including, but not limited to the following:

  • ASME Section IX
  • ASME B31.1
  • ASME B31.3
  • AWS D1.1

Our team has developed and implemented weld procedures to meet extreme design temperatures and customer specific standards including, but not limited to the following end customer specifications:

  • Praxair
  • ExxonMobil
  • Shell
  • Technip
  • Air Products
  • Chevron
  • Marathon
  • Conoco Phillips
  • Sunoco
  • Aramco

Materials

As a manufacturer of custom designed systems, our products typically utilize many different grades of carbon and stainless steel. We have welders certified to company standard weld procedures for the following steels:

  • Stainless Grades 304, 316, 317, 347, 309, and 310
  • Carbon Steels as Defined by P1, All Groups

Standard weld procedures include GTAW, GMAW, and FCAW processes for a wide range of material thicknesses

Inspection Capabilities

All finished products are stringently tested to meet end-use requirements. Our employees use standard test plans and custom inspection procedures to perform run tests as needed to meet domestic and international customer requirements. We frequently run test equipment to many electrical supply requirements including, but not limited to, 120V, 240V, 400V, 480V, 575V, and 690V with varying frequencies.

Visual weld inspections are completed by internally certified employees. Other nondestructive inspection requirements are fulfilled by trusted third parties. These inspections include, but are not limited to the following:

  • Positive Material Identification (PMI)
  • Dye Penetrant
  • Magnetic Particle
  • Weld X-Ray
  • AES Material Analysis

Calibrated Inspection Equipment

  • Paint Adhesion Tester (Pull Test, ASTM D4541)
  • Coating Thickness Gages with Ferrous Coat Thickness Standard
  • Thickness Gage
  • Various Hand Measuring Equipment Including Calipers, Dial Indicators, Height Gages, Machinist Levels, etc.
  • Various Electrical Inspection Meters
  • Sound Meter and Tachometer
  • Environmental Measuring Equipment Including Contact Thermometers, Sling Psychrometers, etc.
  • Flow Meters Covering Various Flow Rates
  • Material (Impact) Hardness Tester
  • Laser Aligner
  • Wide Array of Pressure Gages
  • Scales
  • Typical Shop Inspection Equipment Used in the Fabrication Industry

In-House Manufacturing

  • Pipe Welding
  • Structural Welding
  • Pipe Bending up to 3”
  • Tube Bending
  • Manual Milling and Turning
  • Assembly
  • Industrial Wiring
  • Conduit and Cable Tray Installation
  • Junction Box and Control Panel Assembly and Integration
  • Typical Fabrication
  • Large Production Sawing
  • Functional Testing

Equipment List

  • Ironworker – 70T
  • 9" x 48" Knee Mill
  • Manual Lathe (15” x 48”)
  • Drill Presses and Drilling Equipment
  • 25" Large Band Saw
  • Standard Band Saw
  • Pipe Bender (1/2” to 3” Pipe Sizes)
  • Moveable Gantry Cranes
  • Typical Shop Tooling: Hand Tools, Blast Cabinet, Chop Saws, Grinders, etc.
  • Lifting Capabilities for Projects up to 375,000 lbs.
  • Pipe Beveling Tools
  • Pipe Rotators
  • Plasma Cutter
  • 20’ x 50’ Paint Room with Blasting Capabilities
  • MIG and TIG Welding Stations
  • Tubing and Conduit Bending Equipment 

Painting and Blasting

Our wet paint finishing capabilities have evolved to support the complex requirements of our worldwide customer base. We routinely apply Sherwin Williams, Dupont, Carboline, and PPG industrial coatings to stringent specifications. Our coating integrity can be verified to customer standards using the following tests:

  • Blotter Test for Air Contaminants
  • Blast Profiles using Press-O-Film
  • Dust Tests
  • Soluble Salt Tests
  • Environmental Conditions – Temperature/Humidity
  • Solvent Rub Tests for Cure
  • Tape Adhesion Tests
  • Pull-Off Adhesion Tests
  • Wet and Dry Film Thickness