Tech-Fab has over 25 years of experience fabricating custom bulkheads for marine applications. Well fabricated bulkheads can make the biggest difference in protecting your vessel or property. Our knowledge and expertise in marine fabrication make us uniquely qualified to provide you with the best solution for your application. We work with your designs to build and fabricate the bulkhead to your exact specifications and to our high quality standards. Using the most current production methods and equipment, Tech-Fab will deliver your finished product, done right, on time and on budget.

Bulkheads are used within ships to support the structure and create compartments that can be watertight or fire resistant. On land, they are used to reinforce docks and protect the ships and docks from damage during docking. Tech-Fab fabricates custom bulkheads for ships and docks, including:

  • Structural frames and walls for internal bulkheads
  • Dock bulkheads using steel sheet
  • Breasting dolphins and mooring dolphins
  • Piles
  • Walkways
  • Rub rails
  • Drip pans, hatches and bulkhead doors
  • Wall and bulkhead combinations


Our staff is knowledgeable in the requirements for constructing watertight or fire resistant compartments and will work with you to ensure that all standards and certifications for the finished project are met.

Tech-Fab’s experience in fabricating custom bulkheads ensures that it will perform well, whether the bulkhead is constructed for a ship’s compartment or a dock bulkhead exposed to the environment. Our 26,000 sq. ft., fully-equipped assembly facility provides us with the capabilities to fabricate custom bulkheads to your exact application requirements. Our expert project management staff will work with you to ensure your project is completed on time, on budget and of the highest quality.

Full CAD/CAM capabilities to convert your designs into a finished product.

Turnkey fabricating and assembly services including CNC plasma cutting, NC forming, NC rolling, NC shearing and NC bending.

Certified ABS welding services including MIG, TIG, SAW, TCAW, GMAW and SMAW welding. Tech-Fab’s welders are AWS certified and all our welding services meet the American Society of Mechanical Engineers (ASME) Section VIII Division 1 and ABS standards.

Finishing services - We work with our sister company, G&C Coatings, to provide finishing services for your equipment including machining, coating, painting, polishing and grinding.

Inspection and testing services including 100 % dimensional inspection, NDE, load testing and pressure/hydro testing.

We work with a wide range of metals, and can supply a custom alloy for your application. The most common alloys we work with are stainless steel, carbon steel, aluminum, nickel, titanium, phosphorous bronze and Inconel®.

Tech-Fab’s extensive experience in fabricating custom bulkheads will ensure that your project will be completed to your specifications. Our staff will work closely with you to make sure that your custom bulkheads are delivered on time, on budget and to your exact requirements. Call us today or click here to request a quote for your application.

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