Weld Heads

Welding Equipment & Supplies

Weld Head System suits safety critical applications.

February 24, 2016

Designed for applications requiring precise position and force control, Series 320 Electronic Weld Head System features inline and offset opposed electrode configurations. Users can set displacement limits and use weld-to-displacement feature to stop weld precisely during collapse. For integration with PLCs, I/O offers 4 programmable relay outputs. Other features include initial part detection function and displacement limits that facilitate monitoring of initial and final part thickness. Read More

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Lincoln Electric Brings a Complete Orbital TIG Solution to Weld Various Pipe and Tube Sizes and Applications

May 20, 2014

New clamp-on style weld heads and off-board feeders expand the orbital system for welding smaller-diameter pipe and tube Cleveland – The Lincoln Electric Company is bringing welding operators in refineries, power generation and pressure vessels a single system solution for welding various pipe and tube sizes with the new HELIX® C450 and C663 weld heads. With these orbital TIG (gas... Read More

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Enhancing Our Orbital Welding Capabilities at Astro Machine Works

April 3, 2013

At Astro Machine Works, we feel it is our responsibility to only use top of the line equipment and the latest technology. Our newest addition to our equipment list is a Liburdi Portable Orbital Welder, the PTW 160. It has some pretty extraordinary capabilities considering it is the smallest portable welder available. For starters, the PTW 160 can go where traditional welders can't. It weighs... Read More

Welding Equipment & Supplies

Orbital Fusion Head utilizes digital technology.

August 2, 2011

Measuring 1.7 in. wide, Model 860 welds tube from 2-6 in. and can be used in tight clearance applications for welding fitting-to-fitting or fitting-to valve. Enclosed autogenous weld head features over-close collet clamping system and full exchange water cooling system that allow for true 100% duty cycle. Digital encoder drive motors eliminate need for calibration. Read More

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Orbital Welding Heads feature compact, ergonomic design.

January 26, 2011

Automatic TS 8/75 tube/tubesheet welding heads have ergonomic double grip with control buttons for clamping and welding. They have pneumatically operated clamping/centring system that lets user work with several welding heads simultaneously as well as adjustable support legs. Integrated rotating wire feed ensures feed velocity and impact position for filler wire are constant, while closed cooling water circuit maximizes service life. Read More

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Retaining Heads improve welding performance.

May 10, 2010

TOUGH LOCK(TM) Retaining Heads integrate Dual Taper Technology, second rear taper between gooseneck and contact tip, to help dissipate heat and provide consistent welding performance while extending life of consumables. Available in 2 versions compatible with either Tregaskiss Slip-On or Thread-On Nozzles, heads complement TOUGH LOCK Contact Tips, which feature dual-lead thread design. Design between retaining head and contact tip helps keep tip secure, centered, and cool. Read More

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Orbital Weld Heads utilize 100% digital technology.

May 4, 2010

Incorporating digital encoder drive motors, 800 Series maximizes arc-on productivity and eliminates need for weld head calibration. Over-close collet clamping system and full exchange water cooling system allow for true 100% duty cycle. Available in 5 models, enclosed autogenous orbital weld heads cover broad range of tube sizes from .125-6.625 in. OD. Read More

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Weld Head handles return bends in thin walled tube.

January 3, 2006

Using Orbital Welding Power Supply, Model M45 enables welding of thin-walled return bends to tubes fitted into heating and cooling equipment. Rotation of torch is consistent, and delivery of welding current is kept constant and can be varied around circumference of tube. Suited for welding stainless steel, nickel alloys, and titanium tubes from 6-20 mm OD, head is controlled with closed loop servos and parameters are monitored 500 times/sec. Read More

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TIG Welding Head suits tube to tubesheet applications.

October 18, 2005

Suited for high production environments where fusion weld is suitable, automatic TIG welding head, Model P24 accommodates tube diameters from 10-26 mm. It clamps directly to tube to be welded via expanding mandrel, which is operated by mechanical clamping system. As clamping mechanism clamps inside tube, head is automatically aligned concentrically. Fully enclosed welding zone enables unit to be used for highly reactive materials such as titanium. Read More

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Weld Heads provide integrated welding solutions.

December 17, 2004

Suited for applications in automotive, aerospace, and appliance industries, MH series 1201, 1301, 1501, and 1601 heads are designed for benchtop use. Models 1501 and 1601 can optionally be configured for pedestal use, as C frame prevents electrode deflection during weld. All heads utilize ac or dc inverter controls and are available with displacement and force monitoring options. Read More

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Orbital TIG Weld Heads use on-board wire feed system.

December 16, 2004

ORBIWELD TP Series covers range of tube and pipes from 10-275 mm OD. Models TP600 and TP1000 handle pipe diameters up to 170 mm and 275 mm, respectively. Both heads can be used with or without wire feed units. Drive mechanism of arc gap compensation mechanism ensures consistent profile around circumference of tube. Compact, lightweight design facilitates handling and use. Read More

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Weld Heads suit limited access applications.

August 17, 2004

Designed for welding closely packed stainless steel tubes and fittings in pipeline systems, Orbiweld S series slim line weld heads feature quick fit Snap In collet system. Design incorporates water cooling channels around weld head body, and all main process functions are controlled on in-handle panel. Suited for on-site use, applications include electronics, offshore, pharmaceutical, and aerospace industries. Read More

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Weld Head targets applications with low radial clearance.

July 6, 2004

Water-cooled, Model M34 covers tubes with OD from 12-46 mm and works with welding currents up to 200 A. It includes onboard wire feed unit and arc gap control mechanism, which takes into account any ovality in tube profile. Torch angle and wire entry angle can be adjusted to suit weld preparation and joint profile. Model M34 is suited for fusion-only welds as well as applications that require additional wire feed. Read More

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Servo-Motor Driven Weld Heads offer repeatable force.

June 18, 2004

Used in automation or benchtop welding, 70 Series weld heads provide consistent welding force down to 0.25 lb, independent of part height and with no overforce. Products feature controlled, repeatable servo-motor actuation; overforce protection; programmable search position; 32 schedules; remote control I/O; and PC communication. Offered in parallel and opposed configurations, products also provide individual speed control for stroke-to-search and search-to-weld. Read More

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Orbital Weld Heads weld pipe in place.

February 4, 2004

Redhead weld heads, used with digital Tubemaster Power Source, are designed for orbital welding of pipe/tubes from 0.5-6.625 in. Products can be used for autogenous welding applications or with optional wire feeder. Mechanical device maintains constant arc length on out-of-round pipes, and design incorporates continuously adjustable clamping. Weld heads mount on one side of weld joint, allowing pipe-to-fitting and pipe-to-pipe butt welds. Read More

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Focus Heads suit welding and heat treatment applications.

June 30, 2003

Luminator(TM) heads are based on 1-piece machined body, sealed to industrial standard IP55 for work in demanding conditions. Straight and right-angle forms are available with CCTV option available for right-angle version. Basic head accepts ancillary items such as air knives and welding gas nozzles. Precision fixing points allow repeatable mounting on robots and other processing equipment. Read More

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Weld Head suits limited-clearance applications.

May 23, 2003

Orbital Model 8 Series, for fusion TIG applications, welds tube and thin-wall pipe from 0.25-6.625 in. OD. When connected to cooling unit, all components are liquid cooled, including cables, clamp housings, and electrode rotor. Narrow width of head makes it suitable for applications such as welding fitting-to-fitting or fitting-to-valve body assemblies, and welding materials such as stainless steel, titanium, and Hatelloy(TM). Read More

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Welding Head can be used with up to 500 W of power.

October 22, 2002

Model YW20 for Nd:YAG laser welding consists of focusing module, connector head, and collimator. It is available with or without camera adapter. Offered with working distances of 90 and 100 mm, head can be configured with recollimating housing and/or CCTV adaptor either in-line or at right angles to output laser beam. Achromatic, distortion-free optics allow precise alignment and simultaneous focus of CCTV image, visible-red aiming laser, and 1064 nm welding laser beam. Read More

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Weld Heads allow welding of pipes and tubes in place.

October 22, 2002

Quickclamp Weld Heads are designed for GTAW circumferential butt welding of pipes and tubes. They cover size range from 1 in. OD tube to 6 in. pipe. Units include electronic Arc Gap Control, filler wire feed capability, torch rotation, and torch oscillation with adjustable stroke width, speed, and end point dwell. Heads mount using adjustable clamp. Standard 2 lb wire spool, mounted directly on head, provides positive wire feeding. Read More

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Welding Heads suit medium to large-scale resistance welding.

October 2, 2002

Model MH-1201A offers force from 70 to 250 lbs and provides absolute weld-to-weld consistency. Model MH-1301A, with 100 to 400 lbs of force, features integrated weld transformer and is suitable for demanding applications. Heaviest duty weld head, Model MH-1401 allows forces up to 1000 lbs. All are plug and play, benchtop units built on heavy-duty frames. They can be run with either AC or DC inverter controls. Read More