Clare Machine Works has been serving the marine and fisheries verticals with top-notch and machine-engineered industrial products and solutions that cater to their evolving needs.

Fusion welding is a process that uses heat to join or fuse two or more materials by heating them to melting point. There are many ways in which fusion welding can be carried out, but all of them involve the deposition of a small amount of molten steel between the components to be joined or coated.

CMW is certified for Fusion Welding of Steel by The Canadian Welding Bureau (CWB). The CWB Group is an industry-supported private sector organization providing welding certification, management systems registration and training services to over 7600 companies in 48 countries.

Supported through CWB Certification, CWB Education, CWB Registration, CWB Consulting, and the CWB Association membership, the CWB Group provides a comprehensive and integrated service to the welding and joining industry. The Canadian Welding Bureau (now known as CWB Certification) was formed by the Canadian Standards Association (CSA) over 70 years ago. The purpose of the Welding Bureau is to administer Canada’s national welding standards, which are embedded in the national building code and other industry-specific documents.

An organization certified by the CWB will have qualified welders, accepted welding procedures and accepted supervisory / engineering personnel. All elements of the welding operation will be independently verified by the Canadian Welding Bureau on an on-going basis.

At its core, CWB Certification requires three key things be in place:

1. Welding must be done by competent, qualified individuals
2. Welding operations must be overseen by competent, qualified individuals
3. Welding must follow proven, qualified welding procedures.

If any of these three elements are not in place, the risk of welding quality issues and therefore the risk to public safety greatly increases.

The Canadian Standards Association sets the criteria for Standard W47.1. Companies who wish to be certified under this standard are required to qualify their welding supervisors and their welding engineers, submit for review and approval their company’s welding procedures, and qualify their welding personnel (welders or operators).

CMW is composed of dedicated professionals including welders, fabricators, machinists, and hydraulic technicians that are capable of fabricating any type of aluminium, stainless steel, or metal product you require.

By virtue of extensive library of CSA welding procedures and over 48 years of industry experience, the CMW team has the skill and experience to deliver the highest-quality structural steel projects as required by our clients.

Under the leadership of Vince Stuart, CMW has a special focus on innovation, which it believes is the primary component of growth. This emphasis enables CMW to continuously develop world-class industrial products that caters to the evolving needs of its existing and prospective customers. With a 4-ton monorail, a 5-ton crane and an 20′ x 20′ shipping door, CMW’s 10,000 sq. ft facility has been the fabricator of choice for the marine and fisheries sectors of Southwest Nova Scotia.

To sum it up, Clare Machine works is your go-to custom metal shop for your marine related fabrication needs.