Wright-K provides chime band welders for barrels and drums that are fabricated from fiber materials.
Our Chime Band welders utilize our proprietary and patented weld heads that ensure long lasting and reliable welds.
We have many of these machines decades old, still in use today. All of our machines are supported for both Replacement Parts and Operation
These welders are typically manually operated, and lap seam weld the bands into rings.
Various strip shapes and material types can be welded, such as:
- Mild Steel
- Electro-Galvanized Steel
- Hot-Dipped Galvanized Steel
- Stainless Steel
- Up to 4 inches in width
- From 14 inches to up to 23 inches in diameter
- Thickness from .019 to .038 in Stainless
- .050 in Mild Steel
Production rates range from 900 to 1100 chime bands per hour depending on the operator.
This chime band welder is typically hand operated, but can easily but automated for faster production rates.
The operator will load the band into the welder and once all of the part detectors are satisfied, the operator can then press the foot pedal to initiate the weld