TIW Steel Platework (Surplus to ongoing operations)

by Workingman Capital Corp.

Nov 30, 2021 10am ET (3pm GMT) Live Webcast Auction

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Heavy Duty Large Capacity Structural Fabrication Facility

Surplus to the ongoing operations of TIW Steel Platework Inc.


23 Smith Street

St. Catharines, Ontario. L2P3J7


Auction           Tuesday November 30, 10 am ET

Inspection       Monday November 29, 9am-4pm

Live Webcast via Bidspotter.com


Plasma Cutting

(2) 2014 ESAB Avenger X 5000 Heavy Duty Large Gantry Plasma Cutting Machine, 14'x75' table, single head, Vision T5 CNC system, heavy duty automatic rotary plasma bevel system, plasma air curtain system, video alignment camera, sn’s 0560955532 (bay c), 0560955533 (bay d), Esab precision plasmarc 601 power, sn PH-K44600178, PH-K4480001, CC11 coolant circulators



2012 FACCIN 3162 HAV 3 roll plate rolls, 10’ max plate length, 693 Ton bending, 24.41” top roll dia, 21.26” lower roll dia, 6.5 – 13 FPM, variable geometry, hydraulic adjustment, siemens control, 100 HP, sn 12034179-4181

HEAVY DUTY 10' Plate rolls, approx. 5/8", 0-15 mm capacity, approx 14" dia top roll, 15" dia bottom rolls

PULLMAX Heavy Duty hydraulic angle rolls, model Z41, 5” x 5” x ½” capacity, 4” pipe, spare dies 

Scottish 550 Ton x 16’ Press Brake, type 550 16H14, 12" stroke, hydraulic, sn 3271 *Auctioneer’s note: not in operation

CINCINNATI approx. 250 Ton x 14'8" press brake, 4 way die, asst. tooling, sn 011844 1910

BALDWIN Southwark 200 Ton sectional flanging press

MARVEL vertical bandsaw, model F 2150M-60, 60 deg. mitering, sn 30173M

MARVEL universal vertical bandsaw, series 8, model MK1, 18” x 20” capacity, sn 82215W



NOMURA horizontal boring mill type B-100WR, 4" spindle dia., travels: X 63”, Y 60”, Z 26”, w 50” (saddle), 50 taper, 55” x 63” rotary table, spindle speeds 12-1200 rpm, feed rate .25-100 IPM, acu-rite dro, sn 3671 

18” x 49" angle plates

GIDDINGS & LEWIS vertical lathe, type 54, dual arm, 52" table, sn 18560 / 7535

CINCINNATI BICKFORD HD 6’ radial drill, box table, sn 4E1074

LANDIS bolt threader, 11" chuck, assorted chucks

ARCHDALE Staveley Drill sharpener sn 31239

ROCKWELL surface grinder, 5” x 10”


Flange Facer

CLIMAX FF3000 portable flange facer, facing diameter capacity range from 1.5” - 12”, ID mounting diameter 1.5” – 6.75”

Assorted flanges and tank parts


Weld Positioners & Manipulators

PANDJRIS model 8x8 weld positioner, sn 8123242 w/ Lincoln Electric Idealarc DC600 power source

(3) LINCOLN ELECTRIC LN-9F circle welder

(3) LINCOLN ELECTRIC LT-7 Tractor weld units

PANDJRIS weld manipulator model 30-6 MVRMT sn 2518212

PANDJRIS weld manipulator 35” x 35” table

PANDJRIS weld manipulator model 7.6 MVRHT, sn 25692

36" dia weld manipulator



(12) MILLER SRH-444 CC DC weld power sources

(2) MILLER Dimension 652 weld power sources 

(11) LINCOLN ELECTRIC DC-655 weld power sources

(2) LINCOLN ELECTRIC DC-600 weld power sources

(9) LINCOLN IDEALARC R3R-400 power sources

(6) LINCOLN ELECTRIC LN-25 suitcase welders


Weld Support

(9) LINCOLN ELECTRIC fume extractor model Mobiflex 200-M

(8) Assorted power tank rollers

Skid of Lincolnweld 5/64”, 2 mm, L-61 weld wire, ED500343, 60 lb net wt

Gullco electrode stabilizing / flux holding oven model GOV-100 FH, sn GOV17252

Assorted weld screens, steel saw horses



KOMATSU 30,000 lb capacity, model FD135-5, type D, 197” max fork height, 2 stage mast, diesel 96” forks, fork positioner, pneumatic, 8,912 hrs, sn 4016

CLARK 7,200 lb capacity, model C500 YS80, 123” lift height, 4,097 hrs, sn Y685821213 


Portable Air Compressors

(3) SULLAIR P185, (1) Ingersoll Rand, trailer mounted compressors

(2) SULLAIR skid mounted compressors


Material Handling

(2) ANVER 10,000 lb cap suction lift, Model M1000M8-290-4/56FX, 24’L expandable to 32’L x 10’W sn’s 602947-7, 106395-1 

ANVER 4,200 lb cap suction lift, model L420M3-110, sn S0070013255

1 Ton jib crane approx. 10’

Heavy duty lifting chains, plate clamps and grabs

(5) Heavy duty lifting magnets up to 5,500 lb cap

1.25 ton capacity 5’ spreader bar w stand


Raw material

(3) assorted drops of HD steel plate, grills


Rolling Stock

2005 MACK CXN613 yard truck, 696,587 km indicated, manual transmission, vin 1M1AK07Y26N008834

1992 FORD Aero Max L 9000 yard truck, GVWR 52,000 lb, 50,497 km indicated, manual transmission, vin 1FDYY95R6NVA34747 (auctioneer’s note: damage over passenger wheel housing)



2011 DESIGN SPACE Trailers 10’ x 16’ portable office, sn 1253

QUINCY QGV75, 75 HP compressor, rotary screw, variable speed

Ford Smith dual pedestal grinder

HD steel table 114" x 420" x 1”

(8+) HD steel welding tables

5'x10' steel slotted cutting table

5'x50' I beam support stand

18 HD shop fans

Safety equipment

Steel bins, buckets, cages, cabinets etc.




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Invoices will include all applicable taxes, which are in addition to the purchase price and must be paid by purchaser.  If a purchaser is exempt for any reason, the purchaser must furnish a tax exemption certificate, otherwise taxes must be paid.


Purchases may be removed only upon presentation of a paid invoice. Each auction will have specific information relative to the times of removal. All items must be off the premises by a specific time and date. If applicable, items must be safely and properly disconnected from electrical, gas, water and or air lines, conforming to all safety and professional codes. Any floor bolts must be sheared flush to the floor. Safety barriers must be erected around existing pits or holes in the floor. Any existing holes in roof, walls or floor must be properly and safely capped with appropriate material and weather sealant. Any property damage caused by removal must be repaired. Any machine oils or other materials in items purchased are the responsibility of the purchaser and must be removed. All items remaining after the specified time will be considered abandoned, and may be responsible for any costs of removal. No claims are permitted for items not removed within the time indicated. No items are to be removed during the auction. Time is of the essence, and the work area must be left in a clean condition with no debris remaining. Removal must be conducted safely under the supervision of the auctioneer’s staff, any unsafe removal work will be stopped at the purchasers expense. 

Compliance with terms of sale

If invoices are not paid in full within the time specified, the auctioneer, in addition to all other remedies allowed by law may retain all monies received as deposit or otherwise, as liquidated damages. Lots not paid for and removed within the time allowed may be resold at public or private sale without further notice, and any deficiency, together with all expenses and charges of resale including legal fees, will be charged to the defaulting purchaser. Purchasers are not permitted to assign, transfer or dispose of their rights in any item purchased before the entire invoice has been paid in full.




Removal shall be at the expense, risk and liability of the purchaser. Auctioneer shall not be responsible for goods not removed within the time published. For any article purchased, but not paid for and removed within the time published, Auctioneer shall have the option to remove and store or dispose of at the expense and risk of the purchaser. A certificate of insurance is required for all riggers and must be presented to auctioneer at the auction site prior to work commencing. Purchaser should provide a copy of these instructions and terms and conditions to their rigger. If a purchaser intends to do their own rigging and use a powered vehicle in the process, purchaser must provide a certificate of insurance. The certificate shall name additional insureds specified by auctioneer and the auctioneer. General liability coverage shall be, unless otherwise specified, in the amount of $1,000,000 per each occurrence and $2,000,000 aggregate and, when applicable, business auto for $1,000,000 combined single limit.  Contact auctioneer for insurance requirements for specific auction.  If purchasers can move your purchases by hand or with a non-powered item, such as a cart, you do not need to present auctioneer with a certificate of insurance.  Auctioneer is not permitted to move purchased items, nor is a rigging company and therefore will help with any moving or rigging.

Titled Assets

Once full payment has been received and cleared, titles relative to titled assets purchased will be provided on site or mailed to the purchaser’s address as such documents are available.


Condition of articles sold – As is where is

All sales are final on an “as is, where is, in place, with all faults” basis. Neither the auctioneer nor the seller shall be responsible for the correct description, genuineness, authenticity of, or defect in any lot, and makes no warranty or conditions in connection therewith. No sale shall be set invalidated, aside nor allowance made on account of any incorrectness, error in cataloging, advertising, or otherwise, or any imperfection or deficiency not noted. No deduction is allowed on damaged articles, all articles being exposed for public exhibition, and sold "as is" and without recourse. Articles are not warranted as merchantable or fit for any particular purpose, and no claim may be made by purchaser relating to the condition or use of articles purchased or for proximate or consequential damages arising therefrom. Descriptions have been prepared for guide purposes only and shal not be relied upon by the purchaser for accuracy or completeness. Purchasers are encouraged to inspect all items before bidding, as purchasers are deemed to have relied entirely upon their own inspections.

Safety devices

Articles purchased may not incorporate approved activating mechanisms, operating safety devices or safety guards, as required by OSHA, law or otherwise. It is purchaser's responsibility that articles purchased be so equipped and safeguarded to meet OSHA and any other requirements before placing such articles into operation.


Purchaser shall defend and indemnify and hold auctioneer and seller harmless from and against all claims and liabilities relating to the condition of, removal of, or use of the articles purchased or failure of user to follow instructions, warnings or recommendations of the manufacturer, or to comply with Municipal, Provincial, Federal, or any local laws applicable to such articles, including OSHA requirements, and environmental protection agency requirements, or for proximate or consequential damages, costs or legal expenses arising therefrom.

Responsibility for non-delivery

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Risk to person and property

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Addition to or withdrawal from sale

The auctioneer reserves the right to withdraw from sale any of the property listed, or to sell at this sale property not listed, and also reserves the right to group one or more lots into one or more selling lots, or to subdivide into two or more selling lots. Whenever the best interest of the seller will be served, the auctioneer reserves the right to sell all the property listed, in bulk, or prior sale.

Sale by estimated weight, count or measure

When items are sold by estimated weight, count or measure, the purchaser will be billed for and required to pay for the estimated weight, count or measure. If, upon delivery, any shortage exists, the purchaser will receive a refund at the rate of purchase. If there is an excess, the purchaser will be required to take and pay for such excess, at the rate of purchase. Even if there are adjustments, all above terms and conditions remain in force and effect. 

Dispute between bidders

If any dispute arises between two or more bidders, the auctioneer may decide the same or put the lot up for sale again and resell to the highest bidder. The auctioneer's decision shall be final and absolute.


All items will be sold to the highest bidder conforming to the bid process. All sales shall be concluded as indicated by the auctioneer and thereafter no purchaser may revoke his/her bid. As well, the auctioneer reserves the right to reject any and all bids. On lots upon which there is a reserve, the auctioneer or his assigned agents, shall have the right to bid on behalf of the seller.


The record of sale kept by the auctioneer and bookkeeper, which may be in the form of documents, audio or video recording, will be accepted as final in the event of any dispute.


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Independent contractor

The auctioneer is acting as an independent contractor only and is not responsible for the acts of its principals or sellers.

Additional terms and conditions

The auctioneer may add other terms and conditions of sale, such additional terms and conditions will be announced prior to the auction and also posted for the specific auction.


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