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Weld purging system designed for use with heat-treated pipes

March 20, 2017

Huntingdon Fusion Techniques HFT® has developed HotPurge®, an inflatable pipe purging system for heat-treated chrome and high-strength stainless steel pipe joints that might stay at temperatures as high as 1,400 degrees F for many hours.Available from Cob Industries, the system allows the purge...

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Saw blade line extended for tube cutting

March 17, 2017

Kinkelder has extended its line of TCT Champion saw blades for tube cutting. The Champion TL saw blade features a new carbide grade, PVD coating, body design, and tooth geometry. It cuts tubes with tensile up to 850 N/mm2 on high-output, stationary sawing machines. The blade is available in...

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Pipe stands offer coarse and fine height adjustment

February 20, 2017

IRCO has updated its standard pipe stand line. The pipe stands provide a stable platform to support pipe spools, usually being rotated by a welding positioner. They feature an upper support structure mounted on a customizable base. The upper support has drop-in wheel assemblies that adjust on a...

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Bender’s automatic tool change system helps simplify complex tube processing

February 15, 2017

The DB 40120-CNC-VE tube bending machine is available from transfluid. It permits bending radii of 1xD at very low wall thicknesses. All movement axes in this fully electric bending system are synchronized by the sequence control. All parameters can be taken from the CAD, and the corresponding form...

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Weld purging system removes oxygen from pipe within minutes

February 13, 2017

The QuickPurge® tube, pipe, and pipeline weld purging system is available from Huntingdon Fusion Techniques HFT®. The system is inserted into a tube or pipe and inflated, restricting the area that is to be welded and removing the oxygen within minutes. According to the company, a 36-in.-dia....

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Automatic sawing machine handles tube up to 4 in. dia.

January 9, 2017

BLM Group USA has introduced the CM602 automatic CNC sawing machine. It can handle tube and bar up to 4 in. dia. depending on the material, achieving blade speeds up to 5,000 RPM. The saw is suitable for cutting short and medium-length steel, copper, brass, and aluminum tubes, as well as solid bars...

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Software supports tube cutting with plasma, laser, waterjet, oxyfuel

December 22, 2016

Hypertherm has released Rotary Tube Pro™ software to help users design and cut tube and pipe parts with no 3-D CAD experience required. It supports plasma, laser, waterjet, and oxyfuel cutting processes for almost all brands of tube cutting machines, including stand-alone units and cutting table...

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Tube bender switches from clockwise to counterclockwise bending

November 18, 2016

Transfluid offers the t bend DB 630 CNC bending machine for pipes up to 1.65 in. dia. While the machine usually processes the parts in a clockwise direction, it can be converted to counterclockwise bending for smaller diameters.For the processing of smaller pipe diameters, a quick change of the...

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End forming machine achieves tube expansions to 12 in.

November 8, 2016

Huth Ben Pearson Intl. has introduced a new end forming machine for large tube and pipe expansions. The 1674V achieves expansions from 1-1/2 to 12 in. The machine has two expanding cylinders, mounted vertically. The vertical orientation uses gravity to hold the part against the expander head and...

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Tube bender bends random-length tube components in single step

October 11, 2016

Schwarze-Robitec offers the CNC 80 E TB MR tube bending machine, developed for the series production of tube systems, commonly used in the automotive industry.A disconnecting device integrated into the bending tool makes it possible to bend and separate tube components at random lengths in a single...

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Roll grooving tool digitizes pipe grooving

September 8, 2016

Victaulic has introduced the RG5200i roll grooving tool. The fully automatic tool transmits instant feedback on the quality of the pipe and the pipe groove. The tool, which roll grooves Sch. 40 carbon steel pipe from 4 to 60 in. dia., is designed to meet ANSI specifications and the American Water...

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Laser stent, tube cutter introduced

September 1, 2016

Amada Miyachi America Inc. offers the Sigma laser stent and tube cutter. It features a large access workspace door with an embedded quick-open slide door, pull-out drawers, a closed-loop water system, and internal flexible lamps. The single-mode laser and optical focusing assembly provide spot...

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Single machine serves as fully automated pipe cutting shop

August 2, 2016

HGG’s 3-D Tube Cutting Line (TCL) combines precision tube cutting with an automated and custom-designed infeed/outfeed logistics system to help increase production capacity. The line offers the accuracy to serve as an alternative to laser machines, and its automation gives users the...

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All-electric tube bender provides right-, left-hand bending in automatic cycle

July 18, 2016

E-turn, an all-electric tube bender from BLM Group USA, automatically loads, bends, and unloads various tube configurations, including round, square, rectangular, flat-sided, oval, and elliptical, on one machine. The series consists of four models: The E-Turn 32 that can handle tube up to 1.18...

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Large-capacity pliers hold pipes and tubes for butt welding

July 14, 2016

Strong Hand Tools® has introduced Strong Grip® economy pipe pliers for holding round pipes and square tubes for butt welding. The pliers assist with accurate line-up and setup of materials for a proper fit-up to prevent gaps and leave the welder’s hands free for handling and tack welding....

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