Welding & Metal Fabrication

Industrial gas supply & technology for welding & metal fabrication 

Sparking productivity

At Praxair, we are a trusted provider of industrial gases, applications, products and services that support welding, cutting and other processes. Our ProStar® product line includes welding supplies, cutting machines and automation from a large variety of manufacturers, and our strategically distributed plants and hubs allow us to efficiently supply our customers with our full range of industrial and process gases. But our service goes beyond providing high-quality products. We are an overall solutions provider and through our exclusive StarSolver® Productivity Enhancement Program, we work with you to reduce manufacturing costs, increase productivity and improve quality. We also have five R&D centers dedicated to developing new technologies that help you do just that.

Industrial applications for the welding & metal fabrication industry


Cutting Processes

We’ll help you find the right gas for any industrial cutting application. From oxy-fuel to plasma arc to laser cutting, our gases and supply systems can make all the difference in your productivity.


Welding Processes

We work with you to select and apply the most cost effective welding process for your needs. From laser to submerged arc and gas metal arc welding, our expertise spans across the board.

Brazing & Soldering

Our gases and consumables for brazing and soldering systems help you create strong, reproducible joints by minimizing oxide formation and filler metal flashing. At Praxair, we will work with you to determine the best brazing or soldering system to produce the highest-quality joints possible.

Industrial services for the welding & metal fabrication industry

StarSolver® Productivity Enhancement Program 

Using the StarSolver® solution approach, we will review your current welding practices, analyze the data collected and recommend high quality, low cost solutions. And we’ll work with you every step of the way.

StarDirect Distribution System 

We offer a large inventory of welding products in North America. With 25 strategically located distribution centers, we can guarantee on-time delivery of over 30,000 items from more than 200 of the industry’s best manufacturers.

Metal Fabrication Lab

We want to help you better understand your welding costs and  possible opportunities for efficiency improvement. That’s why our metal fabrication lab offers a full range of capabilities from manual, automated and robotic welding systems using a wide range of electric arc welding processes Our development work, analytical tools and product evaluations are designed to help you determine the optimum shielding gas, wire and process combinations for improved productivity, better-quality welds and lower costs.

At Praxair, we partner with you to optimize every step of your process. From consultation to implementation and use, we offer a range of services that help you monitor and manage your gas supply to help you do more with less.

Welding supplies, equipment, tools & products


Welding Equipment

At Praxair Directwe offer a full line of welding supplies and products. From clamps and power tools to arc equipment and protection, we have the welding supplies and equipment you need to work safely and efficiently.

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