Steelmax provides an extensive range of Plate Beveling Solutions to the steel fabrication industry.

  • SBM20 - Steelmax - Tools beveling machine
    The Steelmax SBM20 is a robust and efficient solution for beveling and deburring steel plate, angle, square/rectangular tubing and pipe. With its high-speed rotary milling head and variable auto feed, the SBM20 produces accurate milled weld preparations, improves welding efficiencies and reduces costs. Machined bevel angles are accurate and consistent, making plate and root gap fit-up extremely precise and easy. Accurate weld preparation reduces the costs of over welding, defect repair and production time. FEATURES
    • Variable auto feed permits use on ferrous and non-ferrous materials
    • Adjustable bevel angles from 30 to 60 degrees
    • High-speed rotary milling head with carbide inserts produces clean milled surface free of thermal distortion or heat affected zone
    • Powerful 3,000 Watt electric motor for continuous operation
    • Versatile table top operation permits hand feeding of small plates, square/rectangular tubing, pipe, angle iron and round stock
    • Optional table extensnions accommodate longer material
    • Produces bevel widths to 1-3/16” (30 mm) at 30 degree angle
    • Plate thickness up to 4” (100 mm)
  • SBM 500 Stationary Beveling Machine SBM 500 Stationary Beveling Machine
    The Steelmax SBM500 is a robust and efficient solution for beveling and deburring steel plate, angle, square/rectangular tubing and pipe. The SBM500 features a high-speed rotary milling head with carbide inserts that produces a clean, milled surface without thermal distortion or a heat affected zone. Variable feed rates and precise milling head speed control produce repeatable and accurately milled weld preparations in both ferrous and non-ferrous materials; improving part fit-up resulting in better welds. Accurate weld preparation reduces over welding, defect repair and production time, significantly lowering production costs. With the capacity to produce bevels up to 1-3/16” wide on plate up to 4” thick, the SBM500 is a unique solution for fabricators that need a high throughput beveling solution. FEATURES
    • Powerful 7,500 Watt electric motor for continuous operation
    • Variable auto-feed to bevel both ferrous and non-ferrous materials
    • Continuously adjustable bevel angle from 15 to 60 degrees
    • Simple depth of cut adjustment
    • High-speed rotary milling head with 7 replaceable carbide inserts produces a clean, milled surface free of thermal distortion with no heat affected zone
    • Multiple cutting insert designs for optimal performance on different materials
    • Versatile table top operation permits hand feeding of small plates, square/rectangular tubing, pipe, angle iron and round stock
    • Optional table extensions accommodate longer material
    • Produces bevel widths up to 1-3/16” (30 mm)
    • Plate thickness up to 4” (100 mm)
  • ABM28 - Steelmax - Tools portable plate beveling machine
    The Steelmax® ABM28 is the latest generation in automatic portable beveling machines with the ability to face plates (0 degrees) and produce top and bottom side bevels at any angle between + 60 degrees and -60 degrees from a single setup. With its unique self-indexing guide rail system, the ABM28 can bevel plates in both travel directions, significantly improving machining times and overall productivity. An optional cladding-removal setup is available for the ABM28 which dramatically simplifies preparing clad materials for welding. FEATURES
    • Auto-feed beveler with overload protection produces consistent high-quality bevels with minimal operator fatigue
    • Continuously adjustable bevel angle between +60 and -60 degrees enables beveling of both sides of the plate without turning the plate over - significantly enhancing safety and productivity
    • Maximum bevel width (depending on the beveled angle) from 1-1/8” to 1-3/8” (28-35 mm)
    • Variable feed speed accommodates many types of metals and thicknesses up to 1-3/8” (35 mm) as standard or optionally up to 2-3/4” (70 mm)
    • Bevels in both directions reducing cycle times and imprtoving productivity
    • Optional cladding-removal attachment simplifies preparing clad materials for welding
    • Quick setup and simple operation
    • Multiple guide rails can be connected to bevel long plates
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    The Steelmax DBM 12 Portable Beveling Machine produces weld-ready bevels on flat plates of any shearable material up to 85,000 psi tensile strength. The DBM 12 uses a shearing process that is silent and fast. A powerful 3 phase electric motor drives the machine at speeds up to 6 feet per minute and cuts bevels up to ½” wide on material thickness from 1/8” to 1-3/8” (see technical specifications table for more details). Interchangeable bevel angle attachments produce 22.5, 30, 37.5, 45 and 50 degree bevels. This lightweight machine is easily inverted to bevel the underside of the plate for creation of X- and K-bevels without flipping the plate. The DBM 12 produces no smoke or dust and is extremely quiet. It will not distort the plate or create a heat affected zone. All electronic components are housed in a dust proof enclosure and the machine conforms to all appropriate CE specifications. FEATURES
    • 180° inversion enables double-sided bevels – no need to rotate or flip heavy material - dramatically reducing material handling costs and improving safety
    • Shearing cutting wheel is long lasting, quiet, and fast; beveling up to 6 feet per minute
    • Great machine for creating weld test coupons
    • Bevel pipe & round tubes 3-3/4” in diameter and larger
  • BM21 - Steelmax - Tools beveling machine
    Reduce your costs and lay the foundation for high-quality welds with the Steelmax BM21 (and the BM21 SS specifically for use on stainless steel). Inaccurate bevels and poor weld preparation are often the root cause of weld defects and excessive welding costs. Both machines utilize a high speed rotary milling head with ten carbide inserts to produce precise bevel angles from 0 to 60 degrees that dramatically improve fit up and all subsequent welding operations. Unlike flame or plasma cut weld preparation, the BM21 (and BM21 SS) produce no heat affected zone or distortion of the work piece. These portable tools can be carried anywhere and eliminate time consuming and costly material handling associated with moving plates around the shop to stationary burning and milling machines. The BM21 features an ergonomic design that includes vibration dampening technology to protect the operator and the machine during heavy continuous operation. Automatic thermal overload protection circuitry protects the motor from premature failure, providing a reliable tool that can withstand the toughest jobs. The BM21 can be used on plate and pipe without any additional accessories. FEATURES
    • Single milling head using 10 indexable carbide inserts produces weld-ready bevels quickly and efficiently with low operator effort
    • Fast and easy exchange of inserts with no need for special adjustment
    • Working range from 0 to 60 degrees with continuous angle adjustment
    • Simple bevel angle and bevel width setup
    • Advanced vibration isolation protects both the operator and the machine
    • Universal guide plate requires no additional accessories for beveling both plate and pipe
  • BM 21 SS Portable Beveler for Stainless Steel BM21 SS Portable Beveling Machine for Stainless Steel
    The BM21 SS beveling machine is a customized version of our industry-leading BM21 beveling machine specifically designed for use on stainless steel plate and pipe. Inaccurate bevels and poor weld preparation often lead to weld defects and excessive welding costs. With expensive stainless steels, accurate weld preparation is even more important. The BM21 SS utilizes a rotary milling head with ten carbide inserts to produce precise bevel angles from 0 to 60 degrees that dramatically improve fit up and all subsequent welding operations. Designed specifically for stainless steel applications, The BM21 SS utilizes a lower speed motor to improve machining and all contact surfaces are made of stainless steel to eliminate carbon contamination of the stainless steel work piece. Unlike flame or plasma cut weld preparation, the BM21 SS produces no heat affected zone or distortion of the work piece. This portable tool can be carried anywhere and eliminates time consuming and costly material handling associated with moving plates around the shop to stationary burning and milling machines. The BM21 SS features an ergonomic design that includes vibration dampening technology to protect the operator and the machine during heavy continuous operation. Automatic thermal overload protection circuitry protects the motor from premature failure, providing a reliable tool that can withstand the toughest jobs. The BM21 SS can be used on plate and pipe without any additional accessories. FEATURES
    • All stainless steel contact surfaces to eliminate carbon contamination
    • Single milling head using 10 indexable carbide inserts produces weld-ready bevels quickly and efficiently with low operator effort
    • Fast and easy exchange of inserts with no need for special adjustment
    • Working range from 0 to 60 degrees with continuous angle adjustment
    • Simple bevel angle and bevel width setup
    • Advanced vibration isolation protects both the operator and the machine
    • Universal guide plate requires no additional accessories for beveling both plate and pipe
  • portable beveling machine
    The BM20 Plus is a low-cost, heavy duty, portable hand operated beveling machine designed to mill accurate high quality bevels for weld preparation on plate and pipe. Utilizing a rotary milling head with ten indexable carbide inserts, the BM20 Plus will create precise bevel angles that improve fit-up time, eliminate weld defects and reduce welding consumable use. Unlike thermal cutting for weld preparation, the BM20 Plus produces no heat affected zone or distortion of the work piece. This simple to operate machine can be carried anywhere and eliminates costly material handling associated with moving plates around the shop to stationary burning and milling machines. Automatic thermal overload protection circuitry protects the motor from premature failure, providing a reliable tool that can withstand the toughest jobs. FEATURES
    • Portable, heavy-duty machine
    • Equipped with guide rolls for easy operation
    • Automatic motor overload protection
    • Fitted with two milling heads for smooth and efficient operation
    • Continuous bevel angle adjustment between 15°- 60°
  • BM16 - Steelmax - Tools portable beveling maching
    The Steelmax BM16 is a light weight portable beveling machine for use on flat, curved or rolled plate. It can also perform OD and ID bevels on pipe, including deburring, and can chamfer and countersink holes with a minimum diameter of 1-9/16" (40 mm). Interchangeable bevel milling heads, utilizing indexable carbide inserts, are available for bevel angles of 22.5°, 30°, 37.5°, 45° and 60°.  A radius milling head is also available with indexable carbide inserts to radius plate edges with a perfect 2, 3, 4 and 5 mm radius. The BM16 is equipped with a simple bevel depth adjustment, overload protection and electronic speed control for use on a variety of materials, including steel and aluminum. The BM16 is highly efficient for edge weld preparation and for producing radiused plate edges for optimal paint and coating adhesion. The compact design makes the BM16 an excellent tool for many fabrication applications FEATURES
    • Highly-efficient beveling machine - up to 10 times faster than grinding
    • Produces no hazardous dust, greatly improving working environment
    • Guide plate and roller guides insure consistent, highly accurate bevel angles
    • Lightweight ergonomic design reduces worker fatigue
    • Variable speed control permits adjustment of milling head for use on various grades of steel and aluminum
    • Versatile tool which can be used to bevel or radius mill straight edges, contours and holes
    • Ideal solution for radius milling for paint and coating preparation
    • Optional anti-abrasion plate and special inserts available for aluminum milling
  • BM7 Hand-Held Beveling Machine BM7 Compact Plate Beveling Machine
    BEVEL, DEBURR, CHAMFER AND RADIUS EDGES WITH A SINGLE MULTI-PURPOSE BEVELING TOOL The Steelmax BM7 is a compact, multi-purpose milling tool that can bevel, deburr, chamfer and radius mill edges of plate, pipe, tubes, and holes.  The machine can be used on flat, curved and radius cut edges and can countersink holes as small as 1-3/8” (35mm) diameter.  The BM7 is an efficient solution for quick and consistent beveled edges for weld preparation, rounding off edges for paint and coating preparation, removing burrs and removing sharp edges on workpieces.  It is ideal for cleaning out holes and cut outs. Benefits • Increased production - as much as 3 times faster than grinding • Consistent high-quality finish produced by rotary milling process • Improved safety compared to abrasive grinding wheels which can shatter • Produces no hazardous dust • No distortion or heat input to the part • Requires no secondary grinding process to remove heat affected zones Features • Rotary milling head using 4 indexable TiN coated carbide inserts • 45-degree bevel with variable bevel width up to ¼” (7mm) • Radius milling inserts available for 2, 3, 4 and 5mm radius • Compact, ergonomic design with cushioned handle • Special anti-loading inserts available for beveling aluminum and other soft materials • Optional Anti-Abrasion Guide Plate reduces friction for smoother operation
  • The Steelmax ABM1218 is a portable beveling machine capable of producing weld-ready bevels on flat plates of any shearable material up to 100,000 psi tensile strength. The ABM1218 FR uses a shearing process that is silent and fast. A powerful 3 horsepower electric motor drives the machine at speeds up to 8.5 feet per minute, making it the most powerful machine in its class. The machine can produce a 1/2” (12 mm) wide bevel in a single pass and can produce a maximum 3/4” (18 mm) wide bevel on plates or round tubes from 1/4” (6 mm) to 1-9/16” (40 mm) thick in multiple passes. A 30° bevel angle attachment is included and interchangeable bevel angle attachments are available for 22.5°, 25°, 30°, 35°, 37.5° and 45° bevels. The machine is easily inverted to bevel the underside of the plate – eliminating the need to flip the material – improving operational safety and increasing productivity. The ABM1218 FR produces no smoke or dust and almost no noise. Bevels are produced without thermal distortion and the material is weld-ready without additional grinding to remove dross, slag or heat affected zone (HAZ). FEATURES
    • 3 horsepower motor
    • Self-feeding for consistent bevel geometry from end-to-end
    • 180° inversion allows for quick and easy creation of double-sided bevels – dramatically reducing material handling costs and improving safety.
    • Shearing cutting wheels are long lasting, quiet and fast – beveling up to 8.5 ft/min
    • Bevel pipe and round tubes 4” in diameter and larger
    BENEFITS
    • Functions as a traveling machine with the trolley, or as a stationary machine
    • Portable machine that can easily be moved throughout the shop
    • Great machine for creating weld coupons
  • Self-Propelled, Inverting Beveling Machine Improves Safety & Reduces Material Handling

    The Steelmax ABM 50 produces accurate, high-quality, machined single and double-sided bevels on plates from 5/16” to 3-1/8” (8-80 mm) thick using a high-speed rotary milling head with replaceable carbide inserts. The machine features an infinitely adjustable bevel angle between 15 and 60 degrees and is capable of producing bevels up to 2” (50 mm) wide. The ABM 50 quickly inverts to produce double-side bevels without having to flip the plate - enhancing safety and reducing material handling time and expense. The ABM 50 incorporates onboard spindle speed adjustment to optimally bevel ferrous and non-ferrous materials and excels in beveling high tensile strength materials up to 450,000 PSI. FEATURES
    • Self-feeding for consistent bevel geometry from end-to-end
    • Real-time measurement and on-screen display of exact bevel geometry and milling parameters
    • Variable spindle speed for milling ferrous and non-ferrous materials including high tensile strength materials
    • 180° inversion allows for quick and easy creation of double-sided bevels
    • Rotary milling head with carbide inserts produces an accurate, high-quality finish without thermal distortion that is weld ready
    • Built-in overload protection
    • Floating trolley compensates for uneven floors
    • Portable Machine that can easily be moved throughout the shop