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July 15, 2013
OCTG producer installs fourth Thermatool seam annealer
A North American producer of OCTG has completed the installation of a fourth Thermatool® seam annealer for the manufacture of API line pipe.
The fourth annealer will help increase mill tonnage to meet the growing demands of the OCTG industry.... Read more...
May 22, 2013
API product-maker installs Thermatool machines
Thermatool Corp., East Haven, Conn., has announced that a North American producer of API products has completed the installation of a 1,200-kW HAZControl™ technology, dual solid-state HF welding machine and three Thermatool® seam... Read more...
June 27, 2012
Tuper installs Brazil's largest HF welding machine
Tuper Industria Metalurgica's Caxias do Sul, Brazil, mill has installed a Thermatool 1,000-kW HF dual contact/induction welding machine. According to Thermatool, it is the largest HF welding machine in that country. Installed with the welding... Read more...
May 10, 2012
Thermatool installs cutoff system for new Allied Tube mill
Thermatool Corp. has installed an Alpha Mach 3 cutoff system for a new mill at Allied Tube and Conduit, a brand of Atkore International, in Caxias do Sul, Brazil.
The machine cuts high-tensile-strength tube and pipe with blades of high-speed... Read more...
June 1, 2010
High-frequency electric resistance welding: An overview
HF ERW which, generally requires minimal heat input, produces a narrow heat-affected zone (HAZ), resulting in improved weld properties.
Architects and engineers are designing structures with new and innovative shapes due in part to new... Read more...
September 11, 2007
Console control displays welder's location in weld process
Thermatool Corp.'s HAZ Control Technology™ displays the combined effects of weld power, frequency, V length, impeder function, and wall thickness on the operator console. Designed to provide optimal HAZ, the control displays the welder's... Read more...
December 12, 2006
Chinese firm installs Thermatool pipe mill
Faray Petroleum Steel Pipe Co. Ltd., Dongying, China has installed an API pipe mill equipped with a CFI 1000 Thermatool induction welding unit which achieves welds at a frequency of 230 kHz. Three VIP 500-kW, 1-kHz annealing units also are... Read more...
August 8, 2006
Opening the gate to efficiency
Dotting the rolling landscape on U.S. 127 in Kentucky, just south of Danville, are a half-dozen small gate manufacturers. As is typical in many rural areas throughout the nation, most of these shops are small operations where people have... Read more...
January 10, 2006
Alpine Pipe installs welding machine
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... Read more...
September 13, 2005
Thermatool announces welding machine start-up in China
Thermatool, East Haven, Conn., has announced the successful start-up of a CFD 1200 solid-state dual contact and induction welding machine at Kingland Petroleum-Gas Pipeline Co. Ltd. in Zhejiang, China. Installed on a 24-in. (630-mm) API and... Read more...
December 7, 2004
Die set features new crosscut blade design
Thermatool has introduced the Alpha TRC-3008 3-in. double-cut die set that features a patented geared crosscut motion with softer cam angles than previous versions, continuous internal lubrication of all critical die components, and a new... Read more...
December 11, 2003
Selecting a welding frequency
High-frequency contact and induction welding processes have been used in welded tube production for more than 50 years with little attention paid to the welding frequency. Traditional vacuum-tube-type welders operated at... Read more...
June 13, 2002
Electric resistance welding at a glance
Figure 1 Object Several electric resistance welding (ERW) processes are available for tube and pipe production. While each process has different characteristics, all ERW processes have one thing in common–all of them produce a forged... Read more...