Tube & Pipe End Finishing Machines

Machinery & Machining Tools

Fusion Machine handles pipe from 16-48 in. OD.

August 18, 2016

Designed to function in ditch, on ground, or on wheels, MegaMc® 1648 Series 2 features electric-powered hydraulic system to assist in all functions, including operation of jaws, pipe lifts, heater, and facer. Fusion carriage, mounted on wheeled chassis, can convert from 4 to 3 jaws as needed and interchanges with tracked counterpart to create self-propelled, all-terrain, track-mounted fusion machine. Series 2 allows for butt fusion of most fittings without special holders or removal of outer jaw. Read More

Machinery & Machining Tools

Fusion Machine handles 2-10 in. polypropylene pipe. .

July 19, 2016

Designed to meet needs of HVAC, plumbing, and mechanical industries, Acrobat™ 250 is equipped with lightweight hydraulic power unit that can easily be moved around jobsite. Lightweight heater and guide rod latching system eliminates need to manually hold heater in place during overhead fusions, minimizing operator fatigue. Compact design allows operators to fuse pipe in confines of walls, ceilings, and floors. To further reduce footprint, carriage can be configured from 4 to 3 jaws without tools. Read More

Machinery & Machining Tools

Pipe Fusion Machine incorporates Tier 4 engine.

April 28, 2016

Powered by Cummins US EPA Tier 4/EU Stage IIIB engine that burns ultra-low sulfur diesel, TracStar® 900 Series 2 Automatic fuses 12 in. IPS to 36 in. OD thermoplastic pipe. Fusion functions are controlled automatically with The Coach® pendant, which can also upload joint reports to McElroy DataLogger® Vault™. Self-contained with on-board generator for powering heater, all-terrain vehicle features rubber crawler tracks and is self-propelled via wireless remote control. Read More

Machinery & Machining Tools

McElroy Fusion Machine Selected for Desert Water Line Project

April 14, 2016

McElroy’s MegaMc® 1600 fusion machine was selected to fuse pipe in support of drought mitigation activities being undertaken by the U.S. Department of the Interior’s Bureau of Reclamation. As a part of an ongoing initiative to preserve water resources during the West’s ongoing and historic drought, Reclamation is updating aged infrastructure to be able to achieve greater efficiency out of... Read More

Machinery & Machining Tools

Advanta Industries Takes Delivery on New Tube and Flat Sheet Processing Machine from BLM Group USA

February 12, 2016

Wixom, MI—BLM GROUP USA (, a global leader in the manufacture of tube processing equipment, has announced the sale of its LC5 laser tube and flat sheet processing machine to Advanta Industries, Petersburg, MI. The LC5 will be housed at Advanta's Manning, SC facility. The sale was announced by Jeff Ahrstrom, President and COO, of BLM... Read More

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

Delaware Metals adds Tube Flaring & Expanding Capability

November 11, 2015

Here at Delaware Metals, located in Newport, DE, we have added a new Tube-End Forming Machine that enables us to expand and/or reduce the ends of tubing.  We can expand/reduce tube sizes ranging from ¼" to ¾" and can do flaring up to 1-¼" diameter and can do so in many types and grades of metal.  We recently did a project for a customer expanding one end of 30,000 pieces of 3/8" diameter... Read More

Machinery & Machining Tools, Materials & Material Processing, Welding Equipment & Supplies

Sonobond Ultrasonics Celebrates the Resurgence in U.S. Manufacturing Sector

October 20, 2015

US-Made Ultrasonic Metal Welding Machines Offer Manufacturers Increased Productivity and Efficiency WEST CHESTER, Pennsylvania – Sonobond Ultrasonics has been buttressing what some analysts expect will be a resurgence in U.S. manufacturing.  "Our faith in the U.S.A. as a manufacturing base has never wavered," says Sonobond President Janet Devine.  She adds that despite the domestic... Read More

HVAC, Machinery & Machining Tools

Burr Oak Tool to Reveal New Innovative Pressure Expansion Technology during Global OAK Events

October 2, 2015

Burr OAK Tool Inc. will reveal their much anticipated pressure expansion technology that’s poised to revolutionize the HVAC industry. Burr OAK Tool will introduce a new Coil Expander to the market, which the company ensures will impact all HVAC&R industry stakeholders. “We anticipate the new machine and expansion technology will be a refreshing and powerful advancement for the HVAC... Read More

Machinery & Machining Tools, Services

Custom All-Electric Tube Bender Will Accelerate Right-First-Time Production for Precision Metal Fabricator

September 22, 2015

Unison’s US support office receives first order – just weeks after opening! Asheville, NC, – Unison’s new North American support office in Asheville, NC, has received its first order for an all-electric CNC tube bending machine, just five weeks after opening. The order was placed by Byers Precision Fabricators, Inc., of Hendersonville, NC, for a versatile dual-head machine that is... 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

BLM GROUP USA to Feature New Lean Tube and Sheet Fabricating Machines at FABTECH 2015

August 18, 2015

Company to also feature new tube bending machine Wixom, MI — BLM GROUP USA, (, a global leader in the manufacture of tube processing solutions will display its wide range of equipment in booth N2010 at FABTECH 2015, November 9-12, 2015, at McCormick Place in Chicago. The company will feature its new LC5 tube and sheet fabricating... Read More

Machinery & Machining Tools, Services

Precision Tube Bending Performance Reaches New Users and Applications

August 10, 2015

Preview: Unison at Fabtech 2015, Chicago, 9-12 November (booth: #N2055) Asheville, NC, – The tube bending machine innovator Unison will demonstrate the right-first-time capability of all-electric machines at Fabtech - and show a novel new machine architecture designed to dramatically lower the costs of CNC precision tube bending. Right-first-time, scrap-free production demonstrations... 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

Produce Superior ID Finish in Tubing with Sonobond's Ultrasonic Tube Drawing System

July 1, 2015

Ultrasonic Vibrations Significantly Reduce Friction, Increase Production Speed and Improve Internal Surface Finish WEST CHESTER, Pennsylvania – Sonobond Ultrasonics  announced today that its Tube Drawing System and components are specially designed to accommodate manufacturers of fine metal tubing used in syringe needles, as well as for medical devices and tubing products used in many... 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

Machinery & Machining Tools, Mining, Oil Drilling & Refining

Jereh Stages at Global Petroleum Show 2015 with 5 Pieces of Equipment Displayed

June 16, 2015

-- Innovation to Suit Customer the Best CALGARY, Alberta - Jereh Group (SZ 002353) announced its successful exhibition at the Global Petroleum Show 2015, in Calgary, Canada. Over 2,000 leading brands showcased technologies, products and services at the forefront of the industry, among which Jereh stood out, showing its overall strength with 5 high-end equipment displayed onsite and speaking a... Read More

Machinery & Machining Tools, Portable 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