ThomasNet News Logo
Sign Up | Log In | ThomasNet Home | Promote Your Business

Flange Facing Machines suit heavy-duty applications.

Print | 
Email |  Comment   Share  
Flange Facing Machines suit heavy-duty applications.
Flange Facing Machines suit heavy-duty applications.
Click Here to Enlarge Picture
March 5, 2010 - Used for in-situ repair and on-site machining of flange surfaces, FF6200/FF7200/FF8200 let users adjust feed rate while machine is running and without reaching into it. Feed rate is infinitely variable from 0.002-0.035 in./rev, and heavy-duty, construction-grade bearings provide rigid performance throughout entire machining range. Turning arm and tool head rotate full 360°, creating variety of chamfers, o-ring grooves, and other angular surfaces as well as generating phonographic finishes.

Climax Portable Machine Tools Introduces Heavy-Duty Flange Facers for Precise, On-Site Machining


(Archive News Story - Products mentioned in this Archive News Story may or may not be available from the manufacturer.)

Climax Portable Machine Tools, Inc.
2712 E. Second St.
Newberg, OR, 97132
USA



Press release date: March 3, 2010

New safety and operating features improve tool performance, reduce repair and maintenance costs

NEWBERG, Oregon, and Düren, Germany - Climax Portable Machine Tools' new line of powerful, versatile flange facers are ideal for in-situ repair and on-site machining of demanding flange surfaces. Developed for use in power generation facilities, petrochemical plants, ship building and maintenance applications, and in the heavy equipment industry, the new flange facers' operating power and rigid design enable fast and accurate metals removal.

Climax's new machines have an exclusive, patented safety feature. They are the only flange facers on the market that let operators adjust the feed rate while the machine is still running, without having to reach into the machine. They can achieve infinitely variable feed rates from 0.002 to 0.035-inches/rev (0.0508 to 0.889 mm/rev).

"These new flange facers comply with the latest European CE safety standards, making them the safest portable flange facers to operate today," said Geoff Gilmore, president of Climax Portable Machine Tools. "With these new flange facers, customers attain a level of power unparalleled in other tool options, helping them get their jobs done faster and more efficiently."

Features such as large, heavy-duty construction-grade bearings provide powerful, rigid performance throughout the entire machining range, even when machining over bolt hole patterns. These features substantially shorten the time needed for repairs to equipment such as flanges on piping systems, heat exchangers, pump housings, hatch seat openings, and bearing mounts.

The machine's turning arm and tool head rotate a full 360 degrees, creating a variety of chamfers, O-Ring grooves, and other angular surfaces, and generating phonographic finishes. Modular construction over the entire line minimizes the number of individual components and greatly simplifies machine set-up and tear down.

The new flange facer line includes:
  • Climax FF6200 with a facing range from 20 to 50 inches (508 to 1270 mm);
  • Climax FF7200, with a facing range of 30 to 72 inches (762 to 1829 mm); and
  • Climax FF8200, with a facing range of 45 to 120 inches (1143 to 3048 mm).

    In addition to a broad line of flange facers, boring machines, autoborewelders, milling machines, portable lathes, and valve repair machines, Climax specializes in customizing portable machine tools to fit any repair and maintenance application. Detailed specifications and operational dimensions of Climax's complete line of flange facers are available at http://www.cpmt.com/products/flange-facers

    About Climax Portable Machine Tools, Inc.

    Based in Oregon and Germany, Climax Portable Machine Tools, Inc. is a strategic world-class provider of comprehensive, custom on-site machining solutions. The company offers specialized engineering consulting services, customized training programs and a full line of portable machine tools for sale and rent, enabling customers to efficiently perform on-site machining for applications in the power generation, shipbuilding, heavy construction and mining, as well as service and engineering sectors. Climax Portable Machine Tools pioneered the portable machine tools concept over 40 years ago, and as the world's largest supplier of portable machine tools, offers standard and custom-built solutions. It holds 21 issues patents with four pending. Climax serves domestic and international markets through its own international offices and licensed representatives in 26 countries. More information about the company is available at www.cpmt.com or by calling 1-800-333-8311 toll free in the US or 1-503-538-2185 worldwide.
    Print | 
    Email |  Comment   Share  
    Contacts: View detailed contact information.


  • User comments about this story

    Inquiry

    Dear Sir,
    i want to purchase this flange facer machine.so for that purpose can you send me the complete specification of that machine on my email address.thanks

    By Aftab Ahmed on Nov 19, 2013 07:06

    Reply to this comment


     

    Post a comment about this story

    Name:
    E-mail:
    (your e-mail address will not be posted)
    Comment title:
    Comment:
    To submit comment, enter the security code shown below and press 'Post Comment'.
     



     See related product stories
     See more product news in:
    Machinery and Machining Tools
     More New Product News from this company:
    Heavy-Duty Portable Flange Facers offer milling option.
    Tool repairs flanges, seals, and bearing fits on-site.
    Portable Linear Mill handles difficult field machining.
    Bore Measuring Tool presets tool bits.
    More ....
    | Featured Manufacturing Jobs
     Other News from this company:
    Climax Portable Machine Tools Named to Inc.'s 2008 List
    Climax Portable Machine Tools Recruit New Hires to Support Growing Global Services
    Climax Portable Machine Tools Expands Facilities
    Climax Portable Machine Tools, Inc. Elects Thomas R. Liebermann as Chairman of the Board
    Climax Portable Machine Tools Expands On-Site Machine Tool Training Programs
    More ....
     Tools for you
    Watch Company 
    View Company Profile
    Company web site
    More news from this company
    E-mail this story to a friend
    Save Story
    Search for suppliers of
    Facing Tools
    Facing Machinery
    Join the forum discussion at:
    Tools of the Trade




    Home  |  My ThomasNet News®  |  Industry Market Trends®  |  Submit Release  |  Advertise  |  Contact News  |  About Us
    Brought to you by Thomasnet.com        Browse ThomasNet Directory

    Copyright © 2014 Thomas Publishing Company. All Rights Reserved.
    Terms of Use - Privacy Policy



    Error close

    Please enter a valid email address