Submerged arc welding is the most commonly used down hand welding method in the shipbuilding industry, owing to its arc stability and quality of joint.
Welders are the ones responsible for welding all the metal structures that make up the ship, which includes the ship’s hull plates, frames, girders, tanks, foundations, pipes, etc. Most shipyards have welding training schools within their premises
Welders fabricate and assemble metal structures and equipment through the use of welders, cutters, shapers and measuring tools. Welders produce metal products according to customer or employer specifications. They use multiple welding machines to repair and maintain metal equipment and structures of various sizes