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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Machine bends 1-in. tube clockwise, counterclockwise

July 12, 2005

Ying Lin Machine Industrial Co., J&S Machine Inc., and YLMUSA have announced the latest addition to the YLM rotary bender product line. The all-electric, 1-in.-capacity YLM CNC-25MSLR-O-12A machine...

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End prep blades cut dry

June 14, 2005

Esco Tool's MILLHOG® cutter blades for welding end prep tools are designed to produce a thick chip without cutting fluids.The blades feature a radical chip breaker to direct the chip away from the...

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Tube bender designed for tight-radius mandrel bending

June 14, 2005

The HMT #2E CNC bender from Horn Machine Tools is a 3.0-in.-OD-capacity, multiaxis machine that comes with all accessories needed to perform tight-radius mandrel bending.Suitable for applications such...

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Endprep machine processes 5-m tube

March 8, 2005

Caorle US offers the CL132-5000 CNC endworking machine for simultaneous and dual-ended facing, chamfering, boring, and neck turning oftubing and tube-type bars up to 5 m (16.4 ft.) long.The machine...

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Machine cleans 12-in.-dia. pipe to SSPC-6

March 8, 2005

Viking Blast & Wash Systems has released its SR-12P pipe and rod blaster, capable of cleaning a variety of materials from fractional diameter up to 12-in.-dia. pipe to SSPC-6 surface finish on a...

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Coupling system for 14- to 24-in. pipe introduced

March 8, 2005

Victaulic Co. has introduced its patent-pending Advanced Groove System (AGS), a mechanical coupling assembly system for 14- to 24-in. pipe. The line, which consists of flexible and rigid couplings,...

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End facing machines finish 3 -m to 114.3-mm-OD tubes

January 11, 2005

Orbimatic GmbH now offers tube end facing machines. The RPG 1.5 can be used for tubes 3 mm to 38.1 mm OD, and the RPG for tubes 25.4 mm to 114.3 mm OD.The ergonomically designed machines use collet...

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Machine cuts tube up to 7 mm thick

January 11, 2005

Orbimatic GmbH has added the RA41 tube cutting machine to its product line. The machine cuts tubes from 20 mm to 120 mm OD with wall thicknesses up to 7 mm.The machine has a heavy-duty variable-speed...

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Software generates safety-compliant pipe, valve, conduit marking

January 11, 2005

With K-Sun Corp.'s MaxiSoft® PipeMarker V2® Windows®-based safety software, safety and maintenance professionals can create inhouse more than 500 standard or custom pipe markers, labels,...

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Pipe purging system facilitates high-temperature welding

December 7, 2004

Argweld™ heat-resistant pipe purging systems from Huntingdon Fusion Techniques Ltd. allow for high-temperature welding.Designed for materials in which pipe joints and adjacent areas need to be...

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Orbital welding power source redesigned

October 12, 2004

Magnatech's digital Pipemaster Model 515 has been redesigned and is half the size and weight of previous models. Digital technology provides improved accuracy and reliability, the company says.The...

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Software introduced for EMI of pipe

July 13, 2004

PITCO™, a division of Scan Systems Corp., has introduced DIGI-PRO™ electromagnetic inspection (EMI) software for the pipe industry. The software is designed to be either an integral part...

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Orbital GTAW head designed for low-clearance applications

July 13, 2004

Orbimatic GmbH has introduced the M34 weld head to its range of orbital GTAW weld heads. Designed for applications with low radial clearance, such as tubes in boilers and rotary dryers, the heads can...

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Welding station designed for tube, pipe prefabrication

June 8, 2004

The Tiger welding station from Orbimatic is designed for tube and pipe prefabrications. The station incorporates a clamp located on an Easi-Glide X-Y slide. The clamp rotates to allow 45-degree and...

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Weld head designed for welding tubes to tube sheets

May 4, 2004

Orbimatic's P16M orbital GTAW head can be used for welding tubes to tube sheets for applications such as boilers, heat exchangers, and economizers. The weld head uses a mandrel, which is inserted into...

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