What is Steel Plate Processing? Steel Plate Processing is the ability to take a single steel plate and turn it into multiple finished parts. We use our full complement of grades, inventories and services to be a one-stop source for all your plate needs. Discreet Plate, Strip Mill Plate, AR Plate, High Strength Plate are just some of the product categories we carry.

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Alabama Plate Cutting Company utilizes two 3000 watt LVD Impuls 4020 Laser cutting machines to cut tight tolerance metal parts. These LVD Lasers are equipped with dual 80” x 160” shuttle tables and is easily capable of maintaining tolerances of +/- 0.005” for material up to 0.875” thick.

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Alabama Plate Cutting Company’s Messer CNC controlled Oxy-Fuel cutting tables measure as wide as 22’ and as long as 45’ with between 6 and 14 torches per machine. Using high-speed divergent nozzles that use an oxygen jet that opens slightly along its passage allowing the compressed oxygen to expand as it leaves, forming a high-velocity jet that spreads less than a parallel-bore nozzle, allowing a cleaner cut.

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Alabama Plate Cutting offers the capabilities to machine plates, burnouts and weldments utilizing three CNC Machining Centers with a working envelope of X 30” x Y 60” x Z 30”. These machines are programmed using modern CAD (Computer Aided Drafting) and CAM (Computer Added Manufacturing) software to provide precision parts with superior repeatability and accuracy.

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Alabama Plate Cutting Company offers both manual and robotic MIG Welding and manual SMAW welding. All of Alabama Plate Cutting’s welders have been certified to AWS D1.1 standards including all associated weld repair procedures.

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Alabama Plate Cutting utilizes a 400 amp Plasma Torch on a 12’ x 67’ long table. Plasma works by sending a pressurized gas, such as nitrogen, argon, or oxygen, through a small channel. In the center of this channel, you'll find a negatively charged electrode.

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Many of customers require parts that involve forming. To assist these customers we have a 350 ton 7-axis CNC controlled 14’ LVD Brake Press and a 160 ton 7-axis CNC controlled 12’ Brake Press.

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Alabama Plate Cutting Company has substantial experience in the processing of tubes and beams. One of the company’s ongoing projects requires the processing of thousands of pounds of tubes and beams each month and the finished products must meet MIL-SPEC quality levels.

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Since 1983, Alabama Plate Cutting Company has successfully partnered with fabricators, job shops, and a wide variety of OEM’s. We’re an organization built on timeliness, quality and cost effectiveness. We strive to partner with our customer, to develop a long lasting relationship that will improve their profitability.

Alabama Plate Cutting Company offers a complete line of processing capabilities such as Laser Cutting, Plasma Cutting, Oxyfuel Cutting, CNC Machining, Forming, and Robotic Welding. You can get raw materials transformed to finished parts all from one local source.

APCCO operates out of a 62,000 ft manufacturing facility and produces approximately 60,000 parts per month. We use our volume buying power to deal directly with the steel mills. For our customers this means APCCO can provide material pricing competitive to any steel service center. Whether you’re looking for a single piece of cut plate or require numerous truck loads of plate, weldments or fabricated and machined parts, Alabama Plate Cutting Company can handle your needs. Give us an opportunity to lower your cost today.

Alabama Plate Cutting Company stocks material in many grades including the following:

  • 11 gauge through 12” hot rolled A36 and A572-50
  • Pressure Vessel A515/516 Grade 70
  • High Strength
    • A514 Grade through 6”
    • A572 Grade 50 through 3.25”
    • A656 Grade 80 through 0.75”
  • Abrasive Resistant plate (AR225, AR360, AR400 and AR500 Brinell)