Icon Block Welder Block

Category:Functional Block

Used to construct blocks.

Fits small ship
Mass:473.4 kg
Capacity:3,375 L
Power:-2 kW
Range:1.5 m

Fits large ship and station
Mass:745.4 kg
Capacity:15,625 L
Power:-2 kW
Range:2 m

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The Icon Block Welder Block Welder Block is a massive, ship-sized version of the handheld Welder tool. It can be placed on both large and small ships, as well as stations.


To use the Welder, either turn it on in the control panel or assign it to the toolbar. When it is turned on and in close proximity to an incomplete block, the Welder will add components to the construction stockpile and add progress to the block, exactly as a handheld Icon Item Welder Welder would.

For the Welder to work, the components needed for construction progress must either be in the target block's stockpile or in the Welder's inventory. If the Welder is connected to a conveyor system, the components can be pulled from there.

Range of effect is 3 small blocks on small ship and 4 small blocks on a large ship. Range is spherical and centered roughly on the welding tip.

Warning: the welder tip is lethal to players when active.


The Welder requires 2 kW of power while running, regardless of the ship or station it is attached to. It uses the same power whether it has work to do or not.


The Welder has an inventory with a capacity of 3,375 L on small ships and 15,625 L on large ships. The inventory will only accept component items. If attached to a conveyor system the block will pull items that it needs for a job from the network.

It is important to note that many construction items can only be conveyed via large conveyor tubes and conveyor.


The Welder Block is constructible on both large and small ships, as well as stations.

Icon Block Welder Block Welder
ComponentLarge Ship/Station
Large Ship/Station
Small Ship
Small Ship
Icon Item Computer Computer22
Icon Item Motor Motor22
Icon Item Large Steel Tube Large Steel Tube11
Icon Item Small Steel Tube Small Steel Tube86
Icon Item Construction Component Construction Component255152
Icon Item Steel Plate Steel Plate155102


Space Engineers - Small and Large Ship Welder, Small Ship Grinder03:08

Space Engineers - Small and Large Ship Welder, Small Ship Grinder


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