Bug-O’s Modular Drive System runs on aluminum and other non-ferrous materials.  

A common misconception is that Bug-O machines can only be used on steel. Not true – non-ferrous materials work with Bug-O machines. Instead of magnets a vacuum cup system is used.

Maximize Your Workforce Potential with Bug-O’s Modular Drive System!   

The welding industry predicts that by the year 2022, the U.S. will have a shortage of over 450,000 skilled welding professionals. The effects of this coming shortage have been felt by shipyards, fabricators and the construction industry. With mechanization, a qualified welder is still necessary, however, due to the increased efficiency more welding can be achieved in less time with fewer operators. This not only addresses the shortage of welders but allows facilities to achieve greater efficiency and profitability while utilizing their workforce to their greatest potential.

The Modular Drive System is the only product in the industry that allows the user to configure one machine for multiple applications. The Master Drive Unit accepts several interchangeable control modules for programmable shape cutting, straight line cutting/welding, stitch welding, programmable stitch welding, arc gouging, linear weaving and pendulum weaving.

The Modular Drive System is used in many applications:

  • Pilings
  • Pipe Welding
  • Plate Fabrication
  • Pressure Vessels
  • Resurfacing & Rebuilding
  • Shipbuilding
  • Structural Fabrication
  • Tank Fabrication
  • Transportation

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