Tube & Pipe End Finishing Machines

Machinery & Machining Tools, Portable Tools

Lineman's Pliers feature comfort grip handle.

February 1, 2016

Available in 6 and 8.5 in. models, Lineman's Pliers feature 6140CrV drop forged carbon alloy steel body with hardness level of 45 ±3 and blade hardness of 58–61 to ensure clean cut for years. Two-tone TPR molded comfort grip handle facilitates gripping, twisting, bending, and cutting of wire and cable. Read More

Machinery & Machining Tools

Benchtop PP Pipe Fusion Machine affords operational flexibility.

January 18, 2016

Used to socket fuse pipe and fittings for polypropylene (PP) piping systems, portable SmartFab® 125 can be positioned on any flat surface for prefabrication on large assemblies. Inserts can reduce ovality in pipe and fittings, while pivoting heater, accommodating fittings on either side of machine, conserves time by eliminating machine repositioning. There are 4 jaws that adjust to any desired spacing, and each jaw clamps individually. Removable outer fixed jaw promotes clearance capacity. Read More

Machinery & Machining Tools

End Forming Systems handle tubes up to 1 ½ in. in diameter.

December 8, 2015

Programmable through human machine interface, Model M71-E-6 features servo driven, 6-position rotary shuttle, while Model M71-E-3 has pneumatically driven, 3-position shuttle. Servo flag stop system is available for tool-free flag adjustments, which helps achieve quick, accurate setups. In addition to reduced noise, electric tube end forming systems also feature independent stroke speed adjustment and easy access for tooling changeovers and service. Read More

Machinery & Machining Tools

Press Brake Tool bends delicate materials.

August 21, 2015

Available in both European Precision Style and Wila Trumpf Style tooling, CleanBend™ Forming Tool can be adapted to American Precision Style tooling. Product has 2 opposing spring-loaded half-moon rollers that rotate as force is applied in middle of die, resulting in clean bend with minimal to no marking of sheet metal. Primary applications include bending: short flanges, sensitive materials, highly polished materials, painted or coated surfaces, and materials with foil or plastic coverings. Read More

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

Machinery & Machining Tools

CNC End Machining Center offers continuous production.

March 18, 2015

Offering completely automated operation with chip removal and scrap handling managed separately, Model BC80 is suited for cut to length, chamfering, facing, boring, and threading of tube and bar. Machine can provide 24-hour production processing of tube up to 3.15 in. diameter with lengths from 0.4–13 in. All tube changeover adjustments are handled from single location. Available in lengths to 40 ft, bundle loader can be filled without interrupting production. Read More

Machinery & Machining Tools

Air Powered Pipe Belt Finisher meets diverse application needs.

February 11, 2015

Utilizing .7 hp air motor, Pipe Belt Finisher runs at 3,400 rpm, uses ½–1½ in. wide x 30 in. long abrasive belts, and allows 180° of work piece abrasive capture at any time. Abrasive belt slack allows use on various sizes of pipe, and tension arm accelerates changing of both coated and non-woven belts. To increase operator comfort, belt housing and side handle are adjustable. Tool is suited for blending and finishing applications on metal, stainless steel, and other materials. Read More

Machinery & Machining Tools

Pipe Fusion Machine suits confined work settings.

January 23, 2015

Featuring top-loading heater and facer, In-Ditch 48 brings fusion capability to confined work settings using large-diameter pipe. Machine features maximum pressure of 3,000 psi to serve various in-ditch applications for 16–48 in. OD pipe. Removable jaws and clamp cylinder facilitate loading, while 4-jaw carriage converts to 3-jaw configuration to fuse short pipe stubs. For mobility, machine offers multiple lifting points, carriage spreader bar, and skidded carriage. Read More

Machinery & Machining Tools

Low-Force Fusion Machine works efficiently in tight areas.

December 11, 2014

Able to be configured from 4 jaws to 3 jaws without use of tools, Acrobat™ 160 lets operators fuse 63–160 mm polypropylene pipe for plumbing, mechanical, and geothermal projects and various other indoor applications with constrictive work spaces. Facer and heater can be loaded from top or bottom (3-jaw configuration) of carriage, and design facilitates manipulation when performing fusions overhead as well on ground. Machine comes with HPU and inserts for butt-fused polypropylene pipe sizes. Read More

Machinery & Machining Tools

Double End Finishing Machine handles parts as short as 1.0 in.

October 7, 2014

Capable of handling parts up to 8.0 in., Model 922 features 2 movable spindle heads mounted on precision ground rails over all-steel welded base. Twin heads simultaneously chamfer both inside and outside and face end of processed part, leaving smooth finish. Suitable for processing variety of carbon steels, alloys, and stainless steels, machine has single plane horizontal part clamping system that eliminates need for multiple clamp adjustments and allows accurate, repeatable centering of part. 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

Machinery & Machining Tools

Socket Fusion Tool incorporates Universal Clamping feature.

April 17, 2014

Suited for installations using 63–125 mm polypropylene (PP) pipe in overhead, vertical, and tight work spaces, Spider™ 125 offers Universal Clamping feature that lets tool accommodate any size of pipe or coupling and thereby eliminate need for inserts. Tool weighs 15 lb and incorporates worm gear drive and parallel link system that brings pipes and fittings together evenly and under control. As design is non-back drivable, constant pressure is maintained throughout process. Read More

Welding Equipment & Supplies, Machinery & Machining Tools

Abrasive Belt Coping Machine has compact footprint.

April 16, 2014

Used to cope square, rectangular, and irregularly shaped tubing and pipe for seamless fit, LCV 3000 is designed to take up minimal shop space and fit into mobile welding truck. This 300 lb machine, measuring 48 x 30 x 14 in., can be equipped with ¾–5 in. spindles and is manufactured from steel and aluminum for strength and service life. Adjustable vise allows for precise angles from 30° to 90°.
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Machinery & Machining Tools

Tube Production System processes 5,000 pieces per hour.

April 1, 2014

Equipped with twin machining head that fits onto standard head, ACS® + CFMtwin can cut 2 tube or bar sections simultaneously, then machine both ends of both workpieces, also simultaneously. When in twin mode, machine can process 2 workpieces of 10–41.5 mm OD each into finished lengths from 10–1,500 mm. When twin head is removed, standard machining head can process single workpiece up to 105 mm OD. Machine and all auxiliary workstations are motion-controlled by CNC from single operator station. 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

Machinery & Machining Tools

Flanging and Flaring Machine makes leak-free connections.

December 16, 2013

Capable of flanging and flaring ¼ x .028 in. through 1½ x .120 in. steel and stainless steel tube, Parflange ECO 25 creates leak-free Seal-Lok O-ring Face Seal and Triple-Lok 37° JIC tube connections up to 9,200 psi without brazing or welding. Mobile machine features orbital spindle motion and multi-functional tooling, creates smooth mating surface on flanges (90°) and flares (37°), and requires one die set per tube size for both flanging and flaring. 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

Socket Fusion Kit supports 20-63 mm diameter pipe and fittings.

July 22, 2013

Designed for use with polypropylene-random pipe and fitting sizes, Polypropylene Socket Fusion Kit includes 16–63 mm socket heater, 20–63 mm socket heater adapters, storage box, socket adapter tray, heater sling, heater bench mount and support frame weld, specification chart, depth gauge tool, and ¼ in. Allen driver. Microprocessor controls precisely set and monitor heater temperature in all field conditions. Equipment meets ISO 15874, DIN 16962, and DIN 8077 pipe and fitting specifications. Read More