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Esco Tool

75 October Hill, Holliston, MA, 01746, US

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Phone: 800-343-6926
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Machinery & Machining Tools

Pipe Beveling Tool assures proper weld end alignment.

August 7, 2015

With Commander MILLHOG® Pipe Beveling Tool, users can machine heavy-wall, highly alloyed pipe from 3.75 in. ID to 14 in. OD, including Super Duplex and P-91. Optional 3-blade holder enables tool to bevel, face, and bore simultaneously, assuring uniform inside bore and smooth face and bevel for proper pipe end alignment. Capable of performing any angle of end-prep including 37 ½° and J-preps for orbital welding, tool uses one mandrel and only 7 sets of clamps. Read More

Machinery & Machining Tools, Portable Tools

Pipe Beveling Tool features bevel, face, and bore blade holder.

June 29, 2015

Offered in air- and electric-powered models, Prepzilla MILLHOG® machines 1.5 in. ID to 8.625 in. OD pipes using 8 sets of clamps and one mandrel. Rigid 3-blade holder bevels, faces, and bores in one operation and ensures smooth transfer when matching 2 different pipe schedules. Able to produce end preps at any angle without cutting oils, ID clamping tool features dual-opposed tapered roller bearings, direct drive gears, rigid blade lock system, and TiN-coated T-15 tool steel cutter blades. Read More

Portable Tools, Machinery & Machining Tools

Tube and Pipe Beveler preps small bore heavy wall tubes.

May 29, 2015

Developed for machining highly alloyed tubes, ESCO C-HOG MILLHOG® O.D. Clamping End Prep Tool features rugged clamp that mounts onto outside of tube, evenly distributing holding power to assure chatter-free end prep. Tool is 1 ¾ in. wide to fit in tight areas and is equipped with 1.07 hp pneumatic motor that runs at 130 rpm. Capable of prepping tube and pipe from ½–3 in. O.D., tool is suited for high-purity piping systems requiring 37 ½° bevels, flat-facing, J-preps, or orbital welding. Read More

Portable Tools, Machinery & Machining Tools

Fin Removal Tool accelerates use via rack and pinion feed.

April 9, 2015

ID-clamping and self-centering, Fin MILLHOG® Tube fin Removal Tool is powered by 1.25 hp pneumatic motor and is capable of peeling back 4 in. fin from tube OD in <2 min. Rack and pinion feed offers side ratcheting, and blade cleanly separates fin from tube. Available for left- or right-hand spirally wound fins, portable tool mounts rigidly, has no torque reaction to operator, and can be used in any orientation. Range is 1.25 in. ID to 3.0 in. OD. Read More

Machinery & Machining Tools

Electric Pipe Beveling Tool end preps where air isn't available.

September 11, 2014

Able to perform any angle of prep, including compound bevels and J-preps, ESCO MILLHOG® Mini Electric Pipe Beveling Tool features 1,800 W, 110/230 Vac, 40–60 Hz motor and self-centering draw rod mechanism that rigidly mounts into tube or pipe ID. Portable tool utilizes wedge-lock blade locking system and pulls thick chip without oils. Suitable for boiler tubes and pipes from 1¼ ID to 6 5/8 in. OD, tool offers 2-speed operation (18 and 60 rpm) to handle various metals and alloys. Read More

Portable Tools, Machinery & Machining Tools

Beveling Tools come in battery and electric models.

July 21, 2014

Available in 950 W electric motor model as well as rechargeable 18 V battery-powered model for portability, ESCO Mongoose MILLHOG® Tools require just 2.25 in. clearance for beveling tube and pipe from 5/8 in. ID to 3 in. OD. Self-centering, right angle drive ID clamping tools feature TiN-coated cutter blades that mount securely in wedge-style blade locking system. Radical chip breaker directs chips away from surface to minimize heat generation. Read More

Machinery & Machining Tools

Bolt Seat Resurfacing Tool ensures tight steam turbine cover fit.

April 3, 2014

Offered in pneumatic, electric, and battery powered configurations, ESCO MILLHOG® BSR Tool uses cutting head equipped with 3 flat-face, TiN-coated blades to cleanly remove corrosion from and resurface turbine shell diaphragm retainer bolt holes. Portable tool, suitable for all surfaces subjected to corrosion, can remove metal up to 1.5 in. deep and is capable of 0.001 in. flatness accuracy. Tool accommodates different sized heads to fit hole and circumference that requires resurfacing.
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Machinery & Machining Tools

Pipe Beveling Tool End preps offshore piping systems.

January 30, 2014

Designed for dry-cutting high-temperature, high-pressure pipe from 4.5–18 in. OD, MILLHOG® Dictator Welding End Prep Tool features 3 hp air motor designed for operation in environments that have dirty air and high moisture content. ID clamping pipe milling machine develops 4,100 lb-ft torque at cutter blade and pulls continuous thick chips without cutting oils. TiN-coated blades dissipate heat from pipe surface, and design facilitates cleaning and maintenance of air motor. Read More

Portable Tools, Machinery & Machining Tools

Welding End Prep Tool features battery-powered design.

December 23, 2013

Available with rechargeable 18 V Lithium Ion battery pack, Tube Weasel Battery MILLHOG® is suited for use anywhere air or electricity is not available. Right angle drive ID clamping tool employs wedge-style blade locking system and TiN coated cutter blades to perform clean end preps without cutting oils. Featuring 3 clamps which fully contact mandrel and expand inside tube, product is suited for milling pipe and tubing from ¾ in. ID to 3 in. OD. Read More

Material Handling & Storage, Portable Tools, Machinery & Machining Tools

Electric OD Clamping End Prep Tool features 950 W motor.

September 16, 2013

With ½–2 ½ in. working range, ESCO Electric C-MILLHOG® OD Clamping End Prep Tool is suitable for prepping stainless steel and most hard-to-machine alloys. Clamp grips tubing from outside, evenly distributing holding power, to ensure chatter-free, precision end prep on both thin- and heavy-wall tubes. Suited for use on high-purity piping systems requiring 37½° bevels, flat-facing, J-preps, or orbital welding, tool comes equipped with ratchet feed that provides over 1 in. of stroke. Read More

Machinery & Machining Tools, Mounting & Attaching Products

Safety Chain Lanyard helps operators align heavy tools.

June 26, 2013

MILLHOG® ET-800 Dual Spring Hanger features 48 in. long safety chain, secured into milled slots on two 8 in. wide x 3/8 in. top and bottom steel plates. Chain is retained by welded covers and rated for 4,500 lb, while each of unit's drawbar springs is rated at 610 lb. Product is designed to limit travel of springs to 3.5 in. and prevent bottoming out, breakage, and personal injury while moving heavy or bulky tools. Read More

Portable Tools, Machinery & Machining Tools

Beveling Tool Head removes boiler tube membrane and overlay.

September 10, 2012

Available to fit MILLHOG® end prep tools covering tube range from 7/8-3 in. OD, ESCO Membrane and Overlay Removal Head features proprietary inserts shaped like golf tees, rather than screws, that tap into place and can be rotated to utilize 360° cutting edge. As head rotates, holding forces of inserts are multiplied, which minimizes vibration and heat. Head can also hold beveling blade. Read More

Mounting & Attaching Products

Dual Spring Hanger fosters safe positioning of heavy loads.

July 18, 2012

Permitting 3.5 in. of travel for safely positioning heavy/bulky tools, MILLHOG® ET-800 has top and bottom steel plate, 2 drawbar springs rated 610 lb each, and 48 in. long safety chain that prevents springs from bottoming out, wearing excessively, and breaking. Tamper-proof safety chain, rated at 4,500 lb, cannot be detached, is shorter than travel of drawbar springs, and features links secured into milled slots on plates and retained by welded covers. Read More

Portable Tools, Machinery & Machining Tools

Welding End Prep Tool features variable speed 14 A motor.

April 18, 2012

Esco Electric Wart MILLHOG® performs any angle of end prep and bevel, face, and bore simultaneously to produce clean, smooth, and square end preps. Designed for for applications where compressed air is not available, tool features Metalbo® 14 A electric grinder motor and gear reduction mechanism that produce variable speeds from 100-200 rpm. Portable tool is able to machine highly alloyed stainless steel pipe and tube from 3/4 in. ID to 4½ in. OD without requiring cutting oils. Read More

Machinery & Machining Tools

Welding End Prep Tool performs complex operations on large pipe.

November 11, 2011

Designed for use on pipe from 8 5/8 in. ID to 36 in. OD, Terminator MILLHOG® Welding End Prep Tool can bevel, face, and bore simultaneously on all types of hard alloys, including SuperDuplex, and pulls thick chip without cutting fluids. Tool rigidly clamps to ID and has tracker to compensate for out of roundness. Offered with 5 hp pneumatic or hydraulic motor, product can produce symmetrical end preps of any angle and has 8 sets of clamps and 2 wedges for entire tool range. Read More

Machinery & Machining Tools

Saw and Track System evens off concrete pilings.

April 18, 2011

Capable of cutting accuracy to ±1/16 in., APS-438 Air-Powered Saw and FlexTrack® system features track sections that attach to circumference of pilings and forms from 6 in. dia and up. Trolley with 4 V-grooved stainless steel roll guides moves along track and holds saw with 14 in. fiberglass reinforced abrasive blade that cuts to 5 in. depths. Suited for cutting concrete or highly alloyed steel, saw has 3 hp motor and operates on 90 psi @ 80 cfm. Read More

Machinery & Machining Tools

Portable Welding End Prep Tool features optimized ID clamping.

March 17, 2011

Suited for end prepping single water wall boiler panel tubes, air-powered Ground MILLHOG® requires 1 ½ in. radial clearance and features clamp rib assembly that incorporates captive internal band and smooth clamp ribs. Design facilitates removal of ID clamping tool from tube; it will not catch on burrs and is unaffected by repetitive cycling. Totally sealed for use in any orientation, right-angle drive scarfing tool can prep high-chrome content alloyed tubes from ½ ID to 2 ¼ in. OD. Read More

Portable Tools, Machinery & Machining Tools

Fin Tube Removal Tool eliminates chipping hammers and grinders.

August 27, 2010

Featuring air-powered design, MILLHOG® clamps to tube I.D., separating fin from tube and beveling tube end, all in one step. Tool has no reaction torque to user, is chatter-free, and can remove 4 in. of fin from tube in under 2 minutes. Cutter blade, made from high-grade tool steel, can be resharpened, while heavy-duty rack-and-pinion feed mechanism assures smooth operation. No cutting lubricants are required. Read More

Machinery & Machining Tools

Membrane Removal Head is designed for boiler tubes.

July 6, 2009

Capable of removing membrane and overlay from tube's outer surface, as well as bevel tube simultaneously, Membrane Removal Head is designed to fit 5 different MILLHOG® tools that cover tube range from 7/8-3 in. OD. It features Golf T inserts, which can be installed and removed without wrenches, and eliminate screws and head breakage. Head is available in 2 styles; to remove membrane only or to remove membrane and overlay. Read More

Machinery & Machining Tools

End Prep Tool mounts to outside of tubes and sets up quickly.

May 15, 2009

Featuring large solid clamp with easy to change blocks for gripping ½ to 2½ in. tubes, C-HOG MILLHOG® O.D. Clamping End Prep Tool is suited for beveling and boring heavy-wall small ID steam header tubes where there is unobstructed access to ID. Equipped with attached wrench providing over 1 in. of stroke with ratchet feed, Tool's rigid clamping design minimizes chatter and vibration which lets cutter blades prep quickly without using fluids. Read More

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