HAUX-LIFE-SUPPORT – Vessel and Apparatus Construction

Experience, Design, Safety

Our factory in Cuxhaven, Germany is a subsidiary of HAUX-LIFE-SUPPORT GmbH in Karlsbad.

Cuxhaven serves as our welding facility and constructs vessels and apparatuses on a production area of approximately 4000 m².

Quality Makes the Difference

Our expertise is the result of over 35 years experience producing the most complex apparatuses and vessels according to international standards and certification authorities, such as: TÜV (PED-AD2000), EN13445, ASME (U-Stamp), DNV-GL, LR, GOST, SQL approval (D1, D2, A5 air pressure), etc.

Our customers come from a wide range of industries and sectors with the following manufacturing focuses:

  • Pressure vessels (high and low pressure)
  • Apparatus and vessel construction
  • Pressure chambers
  • Submarines
  • Special projects, e.g. explosion pressure chambers
  • Test chambers
  • Frame and framework construction
  • Repair work
  • Appliances and equipment
  • Processing of C-steels, heat-resistant and austenitic steels as well as aluminium
  • Services in abrasive blasting (5.5 x 15 m) and painting (5.5 x 15 m)


With our more than 40 employees and apprentices, we work with the following technologies:

  • Apparatuses and containers up to 6 m diameter
  • Weights up to 140 t
  • Crane hook height starting at 8 m
  • Bending machines for sheets up to 3 m width and 30 mm thickness (larger wall thicknesses on request)
  • Welding processes: UP, MAG, MIG, TIG
  • Company-owned, state-of-the-art machinery
  • Frame and framework construction:
    • Machining center       up to 5000 x 3000 x 2000 mm (larger dimensions on request)
    • Lathes carousel          up to 2400 mm (larger dimensions on request)
    • Milling machines        up to 1100 mm
    • Lathes                          up to 1200 mm (x 5000 mm)
  • Blasting
  • Painting

We provide further training with supprt from the NBank and European sponsorships for Lower Saxony:

EU label e1690285542290

Already sponsored programs: training as welding quality control inspector and basic course NDT.

Mr. Strähnz / Factory Manager
Phone.: +49 (0) 4721-39998-31
Fax: +49 (0) 4721-39998-32

Cuxhaven Facility
Repsoldstraße 9
27472 Cuxhaven