Tube and Pipe Fabrication Products

The tube and pipe fabrication technology area covers sawing (band, circular, and friction) and other cutting processes, such as abrasive, flame, laser, oxyfuel, plasma, and waterjet. It also discusses forming processes, including bending and end forming. Finally, it includes a handful of miscellaneous processes, such as trimming, beveling, finning, grooving, threading, and spinning.

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Portable machine bevels pipe from 1.5 to 10 in. in diameter - TheFabricator.com

Portable machine bevels pipe from 1.5 to 10 in. in diameter

March 21, 2011

Steelmax Tools LLC has introduced the PRO 10PB/PBE portable pipe beveling machine. Available in pneumatic and electric versions, the machine can bevel pipe diameters from 1.5 to 10 in. Its lightweight, compact design allows it to be set up and operated by a single user. Using a self-centering,...

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Welding machine designed for pipeline, construction, maintenance applications

March 14, 2011

Lincoln Electric has introduced the new SAE-300® engine-driven welding machine, designed for pipeline welding, as well as construction and maintenance applications. The new machine features the company's Dual Continuous Control™ technology, which allows the adjustment of two dials on the...

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Pipe clamp has adjustable T-handle for positioning in tight locations - TheFabricator.com

Pipe clamp has adjustable T-handle for positioning in tight locations

February 17, 2011

H&M Pipe Beveling Machine Co. Inc. has introduced the Easy-Fit pipe clamp for precision fit-up of flanges, fittings, and pipe-to-pipe alignment. The two-handed handle locks positively in place, and an adjustable T-handle slides back and forth for positioning in tight locations. Features...

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Boring tool system supports spindle speeds up to 6,600 SFM

February 7, 2011

Big Kaiser has introduced the new, large-diameter Kaiser 318 series, a complete tooling system supporting aluminum and steel components for twin-cutter rough boring, precision finish boring, and precision OD turning operations. The system bores from 7.87 to 13.39 in. OD for ISO40/HSK-A63 tapers,...

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Tube fabricating tool package suitable for installing CPI™, A-LOK® fittings - TheFabricator.com

Tube fabricating tool package suitable for installing CPI™, A-LOK® fittings

February 7, 2011

Parker Hannifin Corp. offers a package of heavy-duty, hand-operated tube fabrication tools for small-bore tube assembly. The tools can be used to install both CPI™ and A-LOK® tube fittings in various system applications. The package includes several tools: *Heavy-duty PTB tube...

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All-electric tube bender holds up to eight tool sets - TheFabricator.com

All-electric tube bender holds up to eight tool sets

January 31, 2011

The ELECT XL™ all-electric, 12-axis tube bending machine from BLM Group USA is designed to bend tubes up to 6 in. in diameter. The multistack bender holds up to eight tool sets, permitting rapid processing of complex parts and quick changeover, according to the manufacturer. It can be...

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Kit comprises variety of pipe fitting tools

January 24, 2011

Sumner Mfg. offers the new Fit Kit 2- to 12-in. tool package, comprising a variety of pipe fitting tools. The kit contains four Fold-A-Jacks®; one 2- to 6-in. Ultra Clamp; one 2- to 6-in. Ultra Fit; one 5- to 12-in. Ultra Clamp; one 5- to 12-in. Ultra Fit; one each of the 2- to 4-in., 4- to...

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Welding end prep tool suitable for cutting high-chrome-content boiler tubes, stainless steel, and tubes with overlay - TheFabricator.com

Welding end prep tool suitable for cutting high-chrome-content boiler tubes, stainless steel, and tubes with overlay

January 17, 2011

Esco Tool offers the Mongoose MILLHOG® right-angle-drive, ID-clamping welding end prep tool. It features a 1.25-HP motor with a reduction drive gear that produces 240 lbs. of torque at 100 RPM. Suitable for cutting high-chrome-content boiler tubes, stainless steel, and tubes with overlays,...

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Angle roll has 6-in. pipe, 6-in. bending capacity - TheFabricator.com

Angle roll has 6-in. pipe, 6-in. bending capacity

January 3, 2011

Carell Corp. has introduced the 310HV4 angle roll with 6-in. pipe and 6-in. angle bending capacity. The three-driven-roll, double-initial-pinch, fully hydraulic universal roll bending machine has independent hydraulic adjustment of both lower bending rolls and hydraulic powered rotation of all...

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Beam manipulator helps keep welders safe while working on beams - TheFabricator.com

Beam manipulator helps keep welders safe while working on beams

December 6, 2010

SMS Inc. has developed the Rimco Rotator for keeping welders safe while working on beams. It comprises a pair of clamshell wheels that mount and lock around the ends of a beam. The wheels sit in motorized rotator bases that can be fixed to the shop floor, mounted on rails, or left freestanding...

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Tool separates fin from tube OD in one step - TheFabricator.com

Tool separates fin from tube OD in one step

November 8, 2010

The MILLHOG® fin tube removal tool from Esco Tool features a patented blade design that separates the fin from the OD of a tube in one step. Capable of peeling back 4 in. of fin in less than 2 min., the rigid ID-clamping tool has no reaction torque, requires no cutting fluids, and eliminates...

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Two-axis CNC cutting machine, cuts/profiles pipe from 1 to 12in. OD up to 40 ft. long

September 21, 2010

The new MasterPipe™ profiler from Vernon Tool™ is a two-axis, CNC pipe cutting machine capable of cutting and profiling pipe from 1 to 12 in. OD and up to 40 ft. long. Powered by the company's WinMPM Microsoft® Windows®-based operating system, the machine consolidates setup, programming, and...

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Pipeline welding machine designed for transmission pipeline, structural steel, construction, fabrication, and MRO applications - TheFabricator.com

Pipeline welding machine designed for transmission pipeline, structural steel, construction, fabrication, and MRO applications

September 21, 2010

Miller Electric Mfg. Co. has introduced the Big Blue® 350 PipePro diesel engine-driven welding machine and AC generator. The machine is designed for transmission pipeline welding, as well as structural steel, construction, fabrication, and MRO applications. The unit provides 20 to 400 amps...

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Boiler tube expanders allow operators to roll multiple tubes rapidly - TheFabricator.com

Boiler tube expanders allow operators to roll multiple tubes rapidly

September 13, 2010

MILLHOG® air-powered tube expanders and rolling motors for creating steel-to-steel mechanical seals in boilers, heat exchangers, and condensers are available from Esco Tool. The tools feature precise torque control from 25 to 325 ft.-lbs. for tube expansion and wall reduction to create...

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CNC tube benders feature extendability, new communication capabilities - TheFabricator.com

CNC tube benders feature extendability, new communication capabilities

August 30, 2010

Maruka offers the Chiyoda Kogyo EX series CNC tube benders with Windows® XP-based control system. The modularly designed main body has little interference area. The machine features the performance characteristics of the SP series CNC bending machine, along with extendability and new...

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