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Esco Tool

75 October Hill, New England Industrial Park, Holliston, MA, 01746, USA

  • 800-343-6926

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Machinery & Machining Tools, Portable Tools

Welding End Prep Tool works with hard-to-machine materials.

Jun 14, 2005

Prepzilla MILLHOG® pipe milling end prep tool features one mandrel and 8 sets of interchangeable clamps to cover 1½ in. ID to 8 5/8 in. OD operating range. Designed for materials such as stainless steel and P-91, tool has 2¾ hp pneumatic motor, generates 1,500 lb-ft of torque at cutter blade, and pulls thick chip without cutting fluids. It uses EscoLock(TM) blade lock system and TiN... Read More

Machinery & Machining Tools, Welding Equipment & Supplies

End Prep Cutter Blades cut without fluids.

May 16, 2005

MILLHOG® Cutter Blades feature radical chip breaker to direct chip away from tube surface and minimize heat generated. Made from T-15 tool steel and titanium nitride-coated for added lubricity, blades can cut stainless steels, P-91, and other hard materials without fluids. Capable of beveling, facing, and boring simultaneously, MILLHOG Blades are available in any angle of end prep including... Read More

Machinery & Machining Tools, Portable Tools

Air-Powered Saw uses quick-clamp assembly.

Mar 25, 2005

Air Powered Saw, Model APS-438 is available with PanelHOG® Assembly, which features wedge-style clamps and track that comes in 5-15 ft sections for making straight cuts without tack welding tabs and hot spots. Providing cut-line indicator gauge to facilitate setup and alignment, clamping bracket can be adjusted for all types of boiler tube panel sections. Operating on 90 psi air with 3 hp... Read More

End Prep Tool is hydraulic powered for tough materials.

Feb 15, 2005

MILLHOG® Dictator Hydraulic ID Clamping Tool machines up to 20 in. dia Schedule 160 pipe and features 8 sets of clamps for full working range of tool. Providing 6,500 lb-ft of torque, tool can machine materials such as chrome-molybdenum pipe and stainless steel without using cutting lubricants. Tool has self-centering mandrel, dual opposed tapered roller bearings, uses standard TiN coated... Read More

Machinery & Machining Tools

Hand-Held Beveler preps tubes in 3 seconds.

Nov 24, 2004

Pneumatic MillHog® features automatic pilot locating system on tube ID, which eliminates setup time. Combined with track-mount system, operators can end-prep water wall boiler panel sections without clamps or cutting oils. Available in straight-thru and right-angle models, MillHog uses field-replaceable carbide blade inserts with multiple cutting edges. Models operating at 5,000 and 10,000 rpm... Read More

Right Angle End Prep Tool performs power plant tube repairs.

Aug 17, 2004

Wart MILLHOG® Right Angle I.D. Clamping End Prep Tool, with ¾ in. ID to 4½ in. OD clamping range, handles heavy wall- and highly alloyed tubes. Compact design requires 2 5/8 in. wide clearance to fit between boiler tubes, and incorporates 1¼ hp motor with gear drive supported by dual opposed tapered roller bearings. Unit uses EscoLock(TM) wedge-style blade lock system with TiN coated... Read More

Machinery & Machining Tools, Portable Tools

End Prep Tool removes membrane and machines tube.

Jul 09, 2004

Wart Membrane Removal Head for the Wart MILLHOG® right angle welding end prep tool machines membrane from between clad tubes, simultaneously removes overlay, and puts finished end prep on tube. Head features multiple carbide bits with 4 cutting edges each and is designed to perform 37½° and J preps, flat face, and bore clad tubing. Tool requires min 2 5/8 in. radial clearance to fit... Read More

Machinery & Machining Tools

End Prep Tool eliminates hand grinding.

Jun 07, 2004

Air-powered Ground MILLHOG® consists of right angle drive ID clamping end prep tool that fits into water wall boiler tube panels where one tube has been removed and there is 1½ in. radial clearance. Featuring push-pull clamp and release mechanism, tool produces clean, consistent end preps to help provide X-ray certifiable welds. Unit also employs wedge style blade locking system and uses... Read More

Pneumatic Clamp System automates repetitive applications.

Dec 31, 2003

Able to work with Ground-, Mongoose-, and Tube Weasel MILLHOG® right angle welding end prep tools, MILLHOG Air Clamp(TM) increases cycle times between end preps for highly repetitive tasks. Consisting of pneumatic cylinder, self-centering draw rod inserts into tube or pipe ID and actuates clamp ribs, providing instant attach-and-release. It is offered in 3 sizes and is suited for boiler tube... Read More

Machinery & Machining Tools

End Prep Tool prevents out-of-round bevels.

Sep 30, 2003

Portable, air-powered MILLHOG® Dictator Clamping Tool features centering cage, mounting sleeve for tool, and dial indicator for establishing actual center of pipe up to 24 in. OD. Capable of compound bevels without adjustments, preset template allows ratchet cross-feed mechanism to engage single point cutting blade. Tool uses cutter blades made from TiN coated, high-speed tool steel and... Read More

Portable Tools

Boiler Tube End Prep Tool fits into tight areas.

Sep 09, 2003

Esco Mongoose MILLHOG® right angle drive ID clamping end prep tool utilizes push-pull clamp and release mechanism with attached wrenches to bevel tubes with 5/8 in. ID to 3 in. OD. Its 2/3 hp pneumatic motor generates cutting torque at the bit capable of machining stainless steel and alloyed tubing. Suitable for performing any angle of prep, tool includes dual opposed tapered roller bearings,... Read More

Machinery & Machining Tools, Portable Tools

End Prep Tool repairs boiler tubes.

Jan 23, 2003

Wart MILLHOG® Right Angle ID Clamping End Prep Tool features gear drive supported by dual-opposed tapered roller bearings, separate bearing to support cutter head, and EscoLock(TM) wedge-style blade lock system. Requiring only 2 5/8 in. wide clearance to fit between boiler tubes, tool features handle with ratchet for clamping to tube ID and knurled knob to simplify positioning. Tool provides... Read More

Machinery & Machining Tools

Tool Bits perform specific welding end prep jobs.

Nov 20, 2002

Titanium nitride (TiN) coated Formed Tool Bits, for use with EscoLock(TM) wedge-lock blade locking system, bevel, face, and bore clad boiler tubes simultaneously without cutting oils. Suitable for Millhog end prep tools, bits work on tubes from ½ in. ID to 18 in. OD and cut angles from 10° to 37½°. In addition to peeling back clad boiler tubes, bits perform specific welding end prep... Read More

Machinery & Machining Tools

Tube Expander Kits are fitted to user requirements.

Oct 03, 2002

MILLHOG® Rolling Motor and Tube Expander Kits accurately control tube expansion and create tight mechanical seal between tube OD and tube sheet. They include choice of rolling motor types, custom sized tube expanders from 3/8 to 4 ½ in. O.D., hose whip with in-line air filter, oiler, wrenches, and operating instructions. Air-powered motors have torque limits that can be preset from 25 to... Read More

Machinery & Machining Tools

Air-Powered Saw converts into chop-off saw.

Sep 12, 2002

Model APS-438 uses chain-mount Single Cut Bracket to convert into portable chop-off saw that cuts tube, pipe, or bar stock from 2 to 5 in. OD. Featuring 3 hp motor that runs on 90 psi, saw uses 10 or 12 in. fiberglass-reinforced abrasive blades that leave no HAZ (heat affected zone). Saw produces square cut with ±1/16 in. accuracy, and can cut stainless steel, inconel, and other hard materials. Read More

Machinery & Machining Tools

Pipe Milling End Prep Tool has oversize ID clamping system.

Aug 12, 2002

Air-powered Commander Millhog® Model C-314 offers dual opposed tapered roller bearings for smooth operation. Oversize clamp ribs fit into pipe ID and have 6 contact points to spread radial load and minimize vibration. Fully portable, it pulls thick chip without cutting oils on pipe from 3.75 in. ID to 14 in. OD Providing 1 mandrel and 7 sets of clamps, model unit has 3 hp air motor that... Read More

Fluid & Gas Flow Equipment

Orifice Unions regulate process flow.

Jun 17, 2002

SMA Orifice Unions are available for pipe sizes from ¼ to 2 in. and offer 316L stainless steel orifice plates with drilled holes from 1/64 to 1 in. Various orifice plates are offered for regulation of specific pressure drop and low pressure blanking applications. Suitable for 3,000 and 6,000 psi systems, they provide 45° cone-to-ball, metal-to-metal seating and are made from carbon steel... Read More

Machinery & Machining Tools, Portable Tools

Air Powered Saw cuts round pipe square.

May 31, 2002

APS-438 3 hp saw and WrapTrack clamps around circumference to cut pipe from 6 to 60 in. dia with ±1/8 in. accuracy and no heat affected zone (HAZ). It can cut 10 in. Sch. 160 pipe in under 10 min. Saw is available with 8 to 14 in. fiberglass reinforced abrasive blades and carbide tipped blades for cutting everything from plastic to cement lined ash pipe. Saw requires 90 psi @ 80 cfm, and... Read More

Machinery & Machining Tools

Air-Operated Clamp field retrofits onto existing tools.

Jan 14, 2002

MILLHOG® Air Clamp(TM) pneumatic cylinder replaces manual draw rod clamping assembly on Tube Weasel-, Ground-, and Wart MILLHOG® right angle welding end prep tools to speed up attach/release times. Featuring self-centering draw rod, which inserts into tube or pipe I.D., MILLHOG Air Clamp instantly locks tool into position. Read More

Machinery & Machining Tools, Portable Tools

Abrasive Saw cuts pipe up to 5 ft in diameter.

Dec 11, 2001

Air-powered APS-438 saw and track mount assembly can square cut any diameter pipe from 6-60 in. O.D. up to 4 in. thick with ±1/8 in. accuracy and no heat affected (HAZ) zone. Its stainless steel track mounts securely around pipe's circumference and pipe trolley on which abrasive saw travels. Saw uses fiberglass reinforced blades from 8 to 12 in. O.D., or optional carbide tipped blades, and... Read More