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May 16, 2013 - Supporting simultaneous production of 2 barrels, OTW Twin-Spindle 5000 offers turnkey package with twin parallel spindles, quick-change hydraulic fixturing, independent feed systems for adjusting stock removal rates, and automated touchscreen PLC controls. Design and functionality enable suppliers of pump barrels and other high volume extraction-related products to increase productivity while protecting dimensional integrity of thin-wall, small diameter parts.

Ohio Tool Works Corp.

491 US Hwy. 250 E., Ashland, OH, 44805, USA

Original Press Release

Ohio Tool Works Introduces New High Production Twin-Spindle Honing Machine

Press release date: May 15, 2013

With Specialized Fixturing, Tooling, Abrasives and Cutting Fluids, New OTW TWIN-SPINDLE 5000 is a Turn-Key Solution for High Volume Pump Barrel Production and Other Oil & Gas Honing Applications

Ashland, Ohio – Ohio Tool Works (OTW), the innovative and trusted manufacturer of honing machines, tooling, and abrasives, has officially announced the launch of its newest honing machine – the OTW Twin-Spindle 5000.

Developed for one of the world’s largest Oil Country Tubular Goods (OCTG) manufacturers, the OTW Twin-Spindle 5000 was specifically designed to help suppliers of pump barrels, and other high volume extraction related products, achieve new levels of productivity while protecting the dimensional integrity of their thin-wall, small diameter, parts. To do so, the OTW Twin-Spindle 5000 offers an unmatched “turn-key” package of proprietary honing technologies and advantages, including:

• Twin parallel spindles for simultaneous production of two (2) barrels

• Quick-change, hydraulic fixturing for rapid part clamp and un-clamp

• Specialized tooling and cutting fluid formulations, tailor-made to improve straightness, surface finish and preserve wall integrity in DOM tubing, brass and chrome plate

• Independent feed systems for adjusting stock removal rates between parts

• Automated touchscreen PLC controls for easy operation in the high production environment

• Superior construction and durability of system, tooling, and abrasives

Specifications
I.D. Capacity: 1.25” – 3.5” (31.75 – 89 mm)
O.D. Capacity: Up to 4.5” (114 mm)
Stroke Capacity: 22’ to 42’ (7 – 13 M)
Spindle Drive: 40 HP (29.8 KW)
Spindle Speeds:
Infinitely Variable
Various Packages to 750 RPM
Reciprocation Rate: Infinitely Variable
10-100 FPM
Special Features:
• Twin-Spindle Configuration
• Hydraulic Fixturing
• Touch Screen PLC Controls
• Specialty Cutting Fluids
• Vitrified & Metalbond Abrasives

According to Randy Iselt, OTW’s Vice President of Sales, the OTW Twin-Spindle 5000 offers pump barrel manufacturers the opportunity to potentially double their production.

“At Ohio Tool Works, we take pride in our dual commitment to quality and innovation – and the OTW Twin-Spindle 5000 delivers on both. By balancing the needs for high volume output with small-diameter honing precision, the Twin-Spindle 5000 addresses the specific needs of our customers in the Oil industry, and the pump barrel market in particular.” said Mr. Iselt. “We are excited to deliver this new high volume solution to all the places where pump barrels are honed and finished – from Houston to Singapore.”

For more information on the OTW Twin-Spindle 5000, please visit http://www.ohiotoolworks.com/new-products.html or contact Randy Iselt, OTW Vice President of Sales, at (419) 281-3700 or riselt@ohiotoolworks.com.

OTW Twin-Spindle 5000
Sales & Application Inquiries:
Mr. Randy Iselt
Vice President of Sales
Ohio Tool Works (OTW)
P: (419) 281-3700
E: riselt@ohiotoolworks.com
www.ohiotoolworks.com

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