Welding Chicago

Chicago Metal Fabrication Shop

We appreciate you taking the time out of your day to inquire about our welding services. We have some of the best metal fabrication Chicago IL has to offer, and a variety of services relating to welding and fabrication. If you do not see a service you require, do not hesitate to reach out to Welding Chicago and find out how we can assist on your next welding project!

"Half the time I can’t get through to other welding companies in Chicago. But I had no issues speaking with these guys. They were in constant communication with me through the process, it was a pretty nice change of pace." - Codi McClendon

Services Provided By Welding Chicago

The best aspect of our shop is our ability to provide Chicago welding services like no shop around. Our welders are well versed in all welding processes and prepared to tackle any job that comes our way. If you do not see a service listed or have questions about one of the services then we will be happy to work with you and find a way to make sure you get the welding or fabrication you need. See below just a handful of the many welding fabrication services.

Residential Welding

There are many projects around the house that require trained professionals like plumbing, electrician, or carpet cleaning. An often forgotten profession is welding. Many people do not consider a Chicago welder for their home repairs. Fortunately for you we have many steel fabricators ready for any residential service. Maybe you just do not feel like towing your wheelin rig down to the shop to have a roll cage welded up. That is why your concern with “metal fabrication near me” is a thing of the past because we are a phone call away from providing welding services to your doorstep.

Mobile Welding Services

We have been providing the best mobile welding Chicago has to offer. Whether you are down at navy pier or out in Naperville we have welding rigs prepared for any service needed. Our welders have the equipment to handle any job and we pride ourselves in the ability to provide such a wide array of mobile welding services in a timely fashion. So if you have ever found yourself saying “i need mobile welders near me,” then you have come to the right place.

Commercial Welding

Throughout the years new construction has been booming around the Chicago area and commercial welding has become increasingly in demand. Many of our welders have experience welding inside man lifts 60+ feet in the air pipe welding and structural welding. Our equipment can support welding at heights, hazardous locations, or 10 feet down in a ditch. So the next time you need “welding services near me,” consider calling Welding Chicago for all of your commercial welding needs.

Welding Repair

Accidents happen at home, work, or out dirt biking. So when you are thinking you need “welding shops near me,” think about Welding Chicago to provide the quality weld repairs you deserve. We have repaired big rig equipment all the way down to a 50cc dirt bike frame. We are known for having some of the best aluminum welding Chicago has, and we have proven that over the dozens of ATV and dirt bike frames we have repaired. If you need welding repairs taken care of at home or have the ability to bring the equipment by our shop, we have some of the best welders to provide that service.

Metal Fabrication

We have the innate proficiencies to provide the highest quality custom metal fabrication Chicago has to offer. If you need custom welding or large scale fabricated products then we have the manpower to execute any job. Our welders have Provided dozens of one-off weld jobs and are not afraid to think outside the box. When you are looking for the best welder, our Chicago welding shop has several to choose from. Whether you need custom handrail fabrication for a sky rise or a one of a kind fire pit for your backyard our welders are here to take care of you.

About Welding Chicago IL

Welcome to the last time you will ever need to search “welding companies near me.” We are a full service welding shop with a number of metal fabricators that have been properly trained and certified in many welding processes. Many times our customers find that other welding companies in Chicago IL can’t always provide a specific service they need. Luckily for you we are prepared for anything!

Our shop has some of the best welding contractors Chicago IL has to offer. Our welders are periodically tested in various welding processes and situations to ensure their skills stay sharp and they can perform to the best of their abilities. We value high quality work and that is what the customer deserves. All of our welders are proficient with a MIG welder, TIG welder, Stick Welder, spot welder, and all the associated fabrication tools and equipment. This has been a proven track record to the community for our service.

Below is just a few of the welding processes our welders are proficient in:

  • Pipe Welding
  • Arc Welding
  • Plasma Cutting
  • Aluminum Welding
  • Copper Welding

And many, many more. We are confident that we can provide the welding services Chicago needs, for any project you can come up with. When you need a Chicago welder to provide top quality craftsmanship and receive upstanding customer service, then look no further than Welding Chicago.

Our top priority is to provide you with the highest quality service like no other metal fabrication shop Chicago residents have seen. We have been working with the Chicago area community for years and are thankful for all of the services they have requested from us. We do our best to give back when possible by providing free or discounted services to local businesses to help jump start their careers. We love this city and love being part of it, so we put that love into our work.

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Why Choose Welding Chicago?

All of our in house custom welding is done by professional, certified welders. This ensures you receive the best possible work we can produce. In addition to our quality, many other welding companies in Chicago just cannot produce the number of services we provide. Between our mobile welding services and variety of site specific services, our shop can handle any welding project. Customers repeatedly use our shop for quick turnaround time and hassle-free transactions. When it comes to welding services we are surpassed by none! When you need a quick, quality welding project taken care of for a reasonable price look no further than Welding Chicago.

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What To Expect

Since all of our welders are certified and periodically tested in a variety of welding processes, our product standards are top of the line. We do not cut corners and always pay attention to the details. We maintain a high quality end product for all of our customers no matter what the project is. Our shop is synonymous with quality, and the number of repeat customers we have is proof of that.

We like to ensure your interaction with our shop is nothing short of hassle-free. By providing excellent customer service and keeping in communication throughout the process we have established ourselves as one of the premier welding shops in Chicago.

We like to keep in touch with the customer throughout all these stages and feel it helps relieve any stresses of the project. Please take a look through our site to find out how we can provide the perfect service for you on your next welding project

The process is simple, and an example of start to finish interaction is as follows:

  • You send out a quote, through email, our website submission, phone call, or stopping by the shop.
  • We look over the drawings or written explanation and determine an estimated cost, and propose this cost to the customer.
  • Once both parties agree upon a price, we get to work by procuring parts in the shop or scheduling some of our welders to head out to your job site.
  • For shop welding, the various metal sections needed for the project get cut and prepped for welding.
  • The welder then fabricates the sections, or if out in the field they prep the welding area for repair or new construction.
  • Once completed, we allow you to verify that our work is nothing short of exemplary. If anything looks amiss, we will fix it until it is right.

About Chicago Illinois

Chicago is the third most populous city in the United States with a staggering population of 2.7 million people. Nestled at the bottom of Lake Michigan, Chicago has a very diverse economy being a large contributor to finance, education, technology, telecommunications and transportation. Dating back to its inception in 1837, Chicago suffered the Great Chicago Fire which destroyed several hundred square miles of the city and then less than 30 years later rebuilt the city to become the 5th largest city in the United States in the early 1900s. Dozens of steel-framed sky scrapes drape the city and its wide array of attractions.

Falling just short of New York, Chicago has an estimated 60 million tourists a year making it the second most visited city in the United States. Often referred to as the “windy city” Chicago has a little piece of history for everyone. Sprawling throughout downtown, you can visit the Chicago Theatre, Navy Pier, The Pritzker Pavilion, or the Willis Tower. With all that is offered in Chicago the surrounding suburbs also have desirable attractions. Some of those cities include:

  • Aurora IL
  • Schaumburg IL
  • Naperville IL
  • Joliet IL
  • Evanston
  • Gary IL
  • Merrillville IL
  • Many other surrounding areas

Industry FAQs

What does a welder do?

Contrary to popular beliefs, a welders job extends well beyond just welding two pieces of metal together. There is typically extensive prep work associated with each welding project. Dirt, debris, rust, or mill scale can inhibit a quality weld by causing porosity or inclusions in the fused metal. Proper cutting and grinding is crucial before any weld is made and typically these cuts and grinded edges need high precision depending on the drawing specifications.

What are the four types of welding processes?

Gas Metal Arc Welding (GMAW) also known as MIG is the wire feed welding process while using a shielding gas. The shielding gas (typically stargon, a tri mix gas, for general use) provides a layer of coverage to help eliminate porosity in the weld.

Gas Tungsten Arc Welding (GTAW) also known as TIG is the most difficult welding process to learn. Typically, you are using three appendages at the same time: one hand is holding your electrode with a sharpened tungsten bit, the other hand is holding your filler rod and slowly feeding as you melt the pieces of metal together, and your dominant foot is controlling a foot pedal to fluctuate the amount of heat going to your metal.

Shielded Metal Arc Welding (SMAW) also known as a stick welder, combines a little bit of TIG and MIG. Your electrode IS the filler metal and it is coated with a flux that works similar to a MIG shielding gas. As you weld, the flux covers the weld to trap in the natural gasses emitted during the weld and it helps reduce flaws in the weld.

Flux Core Arc Welding (FCAW) is another form of MIG welding. You are still using a wire feed welder and a shielding gas, but the filler material is also coated in flux similar to stick welding. Regular GMAW has difficulties outside due to wind blowing the shielding gas away, but with FCAW the flux traps in the gas making it an excellent process for both indoor and outdoor use.

What can you do with a 125A flux core welder?

A 125A 120V MIG welder is an excellent hobby/beginner welder. MIG (Metal Inert Gas) is the easiest welding process to learn (although still takes quite a bit of practice) and can perform without a shielding gas. Its limitations are thickness of metal you can weld on (3/16”) and the duty cycles are typically around 40% or lower. But for little odd jobs around the house it is the perfect welder to learn on!

I have seen a few welding shops in Chicago and I always expect to pay a lot. Fortunately that was not the case with Welding Chicago. I had a custom drop hitch welded for my Duramax and expected to pay way over what a commercial hitch would cost but it was very reasonable. A+ service.

Terrance Smith

What can I say about the quality of work… except wow. They helped me through the design process and swung for the fences because I am blown away. Their welds look like a machine did it and everything is perfectly dimensioned. If you need a professional welder this is the shop for you.

Martin M.

Contact Us Today

When you need the best welder Chicago has to offer, you come to our shop. Our welders have been trained and certified to ensure we provide the best service possible. Unlike other welding contractors Chicago IL has, our shop provides the three basic principles:

1. Quality craftsmanship. We never cut corners and attention to detail is never lacking.

2. Customer service. Your satisfaction is our number one priority. If there is any reason our work does not meet your standards we will gladly fix or amend it until it does.

3. Quick turnaround. Without sacrificing quality of work, our shop is able to produce quality welding and fabricating in a timely fashion. No longer do you need to wait 2 months to get a quality weld job completed.

So the next time you find yourself wondering “where can I find welding near me,” look no further than Welding Chicago. Our welding staff is in high demand so do not hesitate to submit a request for a quote or contact us today!

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