Clamp is designed to facilitate weld alignments.
Press Release Summary:
Machined from heat-treated steel, HOG-TIE(TM) Weld Alignment Clamp delivers up to 15,000 lb of force for holding 2 boiler tubes, pipes, flanges, or plates in place. It consists of 2 clamping jaws and one steel strap. Latter is inserted between 2 sections being aligned, engages clamping jaws, and pulls them together using wrench. Design accelerates setup and releases instantly, while allowing users to set weld gap in same step.
Original Press Release:
Weld Alignment Clamp for Boiler Tubes, Pipes and Flanges
A new compact, high-strength weld alignment clamp that is easy to use for rigidly holding in place two sections of tube, pipe, flanges, or plate is being introduced by ESCO Tool of Medfield, Massachusetts. The Esco HOG-TIE(TM) Weld Alignment Clamp delivers up to 15,000 lbs. of force for rapidly positioning two pipes, boiler tubes, flanges or plates. Fast and easy to use, it consists of two clamping jaws and a steel strap that inserts between the two sections being aligned; engages the two clamping jaws, positioned on either side, and pulls them together using a wrench. Machined from heat treated steel, The Esco HOG-TIE(TM) Weld Alignment Clamp sets up quickly and releases instantly, while allowing users to set the weld gap in the same step. Applications include boiler tube water wall panels and pendant tubes, pipe from 2", steel plate, panel sections for erecting tanks, and flange alignment for valve replacement. The Esco HOG-TIE(TM) Weld Alignment Clamp is priced at $1,295.00 or is offered for rent at $168.00 per week in the continental USA. Literature is avail-able upon request. For more information contact: ESCO Tool, A Unit of ESCO Technologies, Inc. Matthew Brennan, Marketing Director 50 Park Ave. / P.O. Box 530 Medfield, MA 02052 (800) 343-6926 FAX (508) 359-4145 e-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org www.escotool.com