Product News: Machinery & Machining Tools

Welding End Prep Tool features battery-powered design.

Press Release Summary:

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.

Original Press Release

Welding End Prep Tool Battery Powered for True Portability

Press release date: December 17, 2013

A field-proven, right angle drive I.D. clamping pipe milling tool for performing welding end preps anywhere an air hose or electric cord is unavailable is being introduced by ESCO Tool of Holliston, Massachusetts.

The Tube Weasel Battery MILLHOG® is a right angle drive I.D. clamping welding end prep tool that employs a wedge-style blade locking system and TiN coated cutter blades to perform clean, ready to weld, end preps without cutting oils.  Now available with a rechargeable 18V Lithium Ion battery pack, this tool is ideal for use anywhere air or electricity is unavailable.

Featuring three clamps which fully contact the mandrel and expand inside the tube, the Tube Weasel Battery MILLHOG® is suitable for milling tubing and pipe from 3/4” I.D. to 3” O.D. and only requires a 3” radial clearance for boiler tube panel repairs.  The battery is rechargeable using 120/220V and can be easily retrofit with existing pneumatic versions of the tool.

The Tube Weasel Battery MILLHOG® is priced from $4,195.00 complete.  Literature and pricing are available upon request.

For more information contact:
ESCO Tool
A Unit of Esco Technologies, Inc.
Matthew Brennan, Marketing Director
75 October Hill Rd.
Holliston, MA 01746
(800) 343-6926  FAX (508) 429-2811
e-mail: matt@escotool.com
www.escotool.com