Tube & Pipe End Finishing Machines

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