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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System monitors vibrations during seamless pipe piercing

October 24, 2012

OG Technologies Inc. has introduced the In-line Piercing Process Monitoring (iPPM™) system. It monitors vibrations during the piercing operation for seamless pipes. The vibration signal carries information about the interaction among the pipe billet, the tapered rolls, and the piercing head and...

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Cold bending machine processes large quantities with short setup times - TheFabricator.com

Cold bending machine processes large quantities with short setup times

October 22, 2012

Schwarze-Robitec offers the CNC 220 HD MW tube and profile cold bending machine. It is designed for bending large quantities of many different tube types, such as for shipbuilding, chemical industry, or power plant construction applications. Using multiple bending tools, the machine processes...

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Stainless steel tube bends easily - TheFabricator.com

Stainless steel tube bends easily

September 27, 2012

Classic Tube offers stainless tubing made in U.S. mills from U.S. strip stainless steel made exclusively for its products. SAE and ASTM specifications are used to create stainless that is soft enough to avoid cracks during flaring or crimps during bending. The tubing performs and lasts as well...

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Portable beveling tool head removes boiler tube membrane, overlay - TheFabricator.com

Portable beveling tool head removes boiler tube membrane, overlay

September 18, 2012

Esco Tool has introduced a new, patented membrane and overlay removal head to fit several of its MILLHOG® beveling end prep tools. The head features proprietary inserts shaped like golf tees, rather than screws, that can be rotated to use their 360-degree cutting edges. Capable of removing...

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Tube recut machine achieves up to 3,000 cycles/hr. - TheFabricator.com

Tube recut machine achieves up to 3,000 cycles/hr.

August 22, 2012

Haven Mfg. offers the model #873 servo tube recut machine for cutting round, square, and rectangular tubing to a variety of precise lengths automatically. Material to be cut is fed through an integrated servomotor-controlled linear slide, allowing the operator to preprogram the machine to cut...

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Profile cutting machine cuts pipe, tube, flat plate - TheFabricator.com

Profile cutting machine cuts pipe, tube, flat plate

August 16, 2012

HGG's new Multi-Profile Cutting Machine (MPC 350) is designed for construction companies with production volumes that do not justify dedicated machines for profiling pipe. The machine can be configured to cut pipes, with material positioned on pipe supports and clamped in three jaws of the...

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Beveling machine bevels steel pipe 6.25 in. and larger - TheFabricator.com

Beveling machine bevels steel pipe 6.25 in. and larger

August 9, 2012

CS Unitec's SKF 25 beveling machine provides quick, simplified preparation of weld seams and bevels steel pipes 6.25 in. dia. and larger. It is suitable for use on steel, stainless steel, aluminum, and nonferrous metals. The machine has a continuously adjustable angle of 15 to 60 degrees and a...

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Mitering band saw designed for large beams, structural material - TheFabricator.com

Mitering band saw designed for large beams, structural material

August 8, 2012

Behringer has introduced the new HBP-510/1208G mitering band saw for precision, high-speed cutting of large structural beams and profiles. With a cutting range of 47.2 by 20.0 in. and a bilateral miter of 30 degrees off of 90 degrees on both left and right side, the new saw is suitable for use...

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Machine finishes square, rectangular tube in a single pass - TheFabricator.com

Machine finishes square, rectangular tube in a single pass

August 6, 2012

AM Machinery Sales Inc. offers the FGWH150.8Z flat finishing machine, manufactured by NS-Maquinas Industriais. Developed for continuous and intensive finishing of square tubes and bars in one pass, it has four sets of double abrasive belts. This eight-station belt grinding machine finishes each...

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High-speed tube bender bends up to six components at once - TheFabricator.com

High-speed tube bender bends up to six components at once

July 31, 2012

AddisonMckee has designed an EB28HS4 electrically powered and hydraulically operated, CNC tube bending machine for a manufacturer of flow control products. The high-speed machine accepts tubing up to 1.10 in. dia. bending up to six components at a time. The setup incorporates four or six sets...

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Press fittings connect without wrenches

July 19, 2012

Cimberio Valve Co. offers FASTLOCK™, a line of malleable iron press fittings for Sch. 10-40 black and galvanized steel pipe. The fittings install with press jaws that are compatible with most press tools on the market, according to the manufacturer. There is no need for threading dies, pipe...

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Plate beveler designed for edge beveling, finish chamfering - TheFabricator.com

Plate beveler designed for edge beveling, finish chamfering

July 11, 2012

Heck offers the new model 4000 Bevel-Mill plate beveler, designed for edge beveling in weld preparation and finish chamfering. The 22-lb. machine uses a 2.5-HP motor to bevel 6 to 8 FPM. Features include variable angle of 15 to 45 degrees, adjustable depth of cut, trigger operation, and...

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Machining center processes tube in three stages - TheFabricator.com

Machining center processes tube in three stages

June 27, 2012

BLM Group USA offers the EM80 combined automatic sawing and end machining center for the cutting, chamfering, facing, boring, threading, and profiling of tube. The machine operates in several stages or stations. The first cuts the tube or bar to length; the second performs turning operations...

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Pipe end prep tool features 1,800-W electric motor - TheFabricator.com

Pipe end prep tool features 1,800-W electric motor

June 19, 2012

Esco Tool has introduced the Prepzilla MILLHOG® electric ID clamping end prep tool for heavy-wall preps. The heavy-duty unit has dual-opposed tapered roller bearings, direct-drive gears, a rigid blade-lock system, and TiN-coated T-15 tool steel cutter blades. Now offered with an 1,800-W...

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Saw designed for minimum backlash

May 31, 2012

The AMSAW® line from Advanced Machine & Eng. Co. uses carbide or cermet blades to cut ferrous and nonferrous material, bars, billets, rails, profiles, pipes, and tubes.The compact, rigid design includes hardened spindle gears ground for minimum backlash. The saw blade guide and dampening...

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