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We Provide More than Pieces & Parts - We Provide Engineered Connection Solutions

In conjunction with the manufacturer, it is our goal to provide you with more than just a list of parts. In addition to providing material we can provide the engineering support necessary to evaluate the Beam Clamp connection solution. Our team of engineers will work with you to determine which connection solution is most appropriate for your situation.

We Solve Steel-to-Steel Connection Problems

If you have a situation where you need two large pieces of steel to connect, we can help. Whether you are connecting two new beams together or you are trying to secure something to existing steelwork our team will help provide you with engineering support for the connection point.

Two Example Solutions

Lifitng Support for Bridge Rehab

A French bridge rehab project needed to connect I-beams together temporarily without deforming the permanent beams with welding. BeamClamp became the perfect engineered connection system. Keep Reading...

Offset Connections for I-Beams

Connecting I-beams that are offset from one another can be difficult. This is often needed in the manufacturing and refinery industries. BeamClamp can be used to bridge the gap between I-beam connections. Keep Reading...

Technical Support

We offer a full engineering service to support our products which includes recommendation of an individual product through to a full design capability for a large project. Our technical team has 2D/3D Computer Aided Design (CAD) capabilities and can supply design engineers with specific application solutions. Our Technical Sales Engineers perform regular Continuous Professional Development (CPD) seminars to educate the design engineers on how to specify our clamping products.

The Cost of a Connection

Is it worth it to pay $60.00 for an engineered connection? The numbers clearly add up that using an engineered Beam Clamp connection is less expensive, more efficient and safer to install.

Connection Step   Site Drilling or Welding Costs Engineered Solution Costs
  Market Value Time Cost Time Cost
Design Engineering $65.00 /hr. 1/2 hr. $32.50 1/4 hr. $16.25
Permits "Hot Work" $50.00 /hr. 1/4 hr. $12.50    
Permits "General Work" $50.00 /hr. 1/4 hr. $12.50 1/4 hr. $12.50
Hot Work Attendant $15/hr. ?      
Marking of Site Steel
Double marked is conventional
$25.00 /hr. 1/2 hr. $12.50 1/4 hr. $6.25
Welding process Setup and Breakdown
String leads, extension cords, deliver welding machine, etc.
$15.00 /hr. ?      
Assembly Costs $25.00 /hr. 1/2 hr. $12.50 1/2 hr. $12.50
Support Equipment
(Welding machine, drills, etc.)
$40.00 /hr. 1/4 hr. $10.00    
Lead Abatement Process $35.00 /hr. 1/2 hr. $17.50    
Drill bits, oils, etc.
$15.00 /bit 1 bit $15.00    
Site Drill Holes $25.00 /hr. 1/5 hr. / hole $40    
Perform Welding Operation Process $21.00 /hr. ?      
Touch Up Painting / Galvanizing $25 /hr. 1/3 hr. $8.25    
  Subtotal   $173.25   $47.50
Material Cost per Connection
Bolts, nuts, welding rods, hardware, etc.
    $5.00   $60.00
  Total Time 4 1/2 hr.   1 1/4 hr.  
  Total Cost   $178.25   $107.50