December 13, 2005 | By John J. Pavelec
With the right equipment and proper setup, tube mills can produce dimple-free round tubing efficiently. A multistep process using a two shear blade makes a dimple-free cut, and an inline brush end finisher can be used to remove the ever-present clearance burrs, if needed
September 13, 2005 | By John J. Pavelec
When properly selected and utilized, single-cut die sets can produce top-quality cut ends on square and rectangular tubing. This article discusses the criteria for selecting and using the die sets to achieve the best results.
October 25, 2001 | By John J. Pavelec
This article covers the application of single-cut and dimple-free cutoff shear technologies as they are applied to contemporary high-speed tube mills.