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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Microlaser welding offered for variety of materials

December 13, 2005

LSA Laser offers precision microlaser welding of tubing, ribbon, and round wire for use in medical devices such as defibrillation leads, stents, catheterization subassemblies, and surgical...

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Software facilitates piping layouts

November 8, 2005

Victaulic has released the Vic 3D piping software designed for AutoCAD® drawings for carbon steel, copper, ductile iron, HDPE, and stainless steel piping layouts.The software provides users with...

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Orbital welding power supply enhanced

November 8, 2005

Orbimatic (UK) Ltd. has added the HMS (hardware monitoring system) and AWCC (automatic weld current calibration) to its Orbimat 165CB orbital welding power supply.The HMS allows operators to...

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Hydroforming software upgraded

November 8, 2005

AutoForm Engineering GmbH has released its Hydroforming software version 4.0 that provides analysis and simulation of the entire hydroforming process.New features include automatic generation of...

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Orbital stretch wrap machine secures loads on forks, forklift

October 11, 2005

Yellow Jacket LLP has improved its 87-in. 110® orbital wrap machine for securing any standard, oversized, or odd-shaped palletized loads on the forks or forklift.Loads are wrapped and secured as a...

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Scale weighs, transports rod, tube, bar stock

October 11, 2005

Alliance Scale Inc. offers a rod weighing scale designed to weigh rod, tube, and bar stock and transport it on heavy-duty, smooth rolling casters to a storage bin or to feed machinery.The portable...

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Roll form software automatically creates flower pattern

September 13, 2005

Ubeco's Profil roll form design software automatically creates the flower pattern, which speeds up roll tool design for recurring profiles.The required know-how is taken from the system's knowledge...

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Tube cutoff machine has four blades

September 13, 2005

The Multicut MC4-610 tube cutoff machine from Linsinger features four blades for improved speed and efficiency.Designed for 10- to 24-in. longitudinal welded tube, the 50-ton machine is accelerated to...

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Silicon purge dams reduce weld joint purging time

August 9, 2005

Orbimatic (UK) Ltd. now offers JA welding purging equipment, including silicon dam purging systems for localizing purging volume inside tube and pipe. The systems are designed to reduce both the gas...

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Draw bending machine stacks four different size tools

August 9, 2005

Schwarze-Robitec offers the CNC 220 HD MR stacked-tool rotary draw bending machine, capable of stacking four different large-size tools. This stacking ability limits tool changeover to the collet and...

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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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