January 10, 2006
Thermatool Corp., East Haven, Conn., has announced the start-up of a CFI 1200 solid-state induction welding machine at Alpine Pipe Mfg. Sdn. Bhd., Malaysia.
It is installed on a new pipe mill supplied by Nakata Mfg. Co. Ltd., Osaka, Japan. The mill produces API and structural pipes up to 18-in. dia. by 5/8-in. wall thickness.
Thermatool also provided three 500-kW, 1-kHz annealing units for the mill.