Tube & Pipe End Finishing Machines

Machinery & Machining Tools

Spider™ 125 Series 2 Fusion Tool comes with removable fitting stop.

Oct 14, 2017

Spider™ 125 Series 2 Fusion Tool comes with a serrated jaw which helps to hold polypropylene pipe tightly. This light in weight unit is equipped with gearbox and self-locking drive handle. Product is designed for 63 mm to 125mm pipe sizes and features knobs and D-ring. Spider™125 Series is suitable for socket fusions overhead and vertically. Tool offers universal clamping jaw system which... Read More

Machinery & Machining Tools

FireLock® Groove Systems meet cULus and FM standards.

May 17, 2017

Consisting of Installation-Ready™ fittings, Installation-Ready™ rigid coupling, adapters, VicFlex™ Series AH2-CC braided hose and RG2100 roll grooving tool, FireLock® Innovative Groove System is designed for 1 in. fire protection piping. Unit’s roll grooving tool allows users to cut, ream and groove 1 in. pipe in 35 sec.

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Machinery & Machining Tools

Hornet™ Fusion Tool uses micro-processor controlled heaters.

May 11, 2017

Suitable for overhead and vertical fusions in tight spaces, Hornet™ Fusion Tool comes with V-base design making it to self-align on the center of pipe. Weighing 13 lb, product with small footprint can perform outlet fusions in any direction. Unit supports socket heaters and fusion outlet adapters from 20 mm to 63 mm on mains up to 630 mm.

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Machinery & Machining Tools

Acrobat™ 180 Butt Fusion Machine is compatible with DataLogger®.

Apr 08, 2017

Available with two hydraulic power units for providing fusion pressures up to 800 PSI or 1,500 PSI, Acrobat™ 180 Butt Fusion Machine is designed for underground/construction market. Capable of butting fuses 63mm to 180mm HDPE pipe and fittings, unit is suitable for in-ditch work and tie-in fusions. Product is built with hard-anodized aluminum surfaces.

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Machinery & Machining Tools

Millhog Rolling Motors and Tube Expanders feature torque control setting.

Jan 13, 2017

Providing precise torque control from 25 to 325 ft.-lbs, Millhog® Rolling Motors and Tube Expanders are available with 90, 190 and 280 RPM motors. Featuring wide selection of adapters and universal pivoting extensions, products used for rolling tubes from 3/8 in. to 4-1/2 in. O.D. Provided with torque control setting, units create uniform and tight mechanical seal.

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Machinery & Machining Tools

Synchro-Form Adaptive Bending Technology eliminates accumulative error.

Nov 09, 2016

Available in tandem, tridem and quadem configurations, Synchro-Form Adaptive Bending Technology automatically maintains angular consistency. Offering in 320 tons by 13 feet (4 meters) up to 3000 tons by 46 feet (14 meters) models, unit uses laser scanner and synchro modules to manipulate, position and measure each bend, relaying the digital information to the TOUCH-B control. Device is... Read More

Machinery & Machining Tools

Medium-Diameter Pipe Fusion Machine is rugged and maneuverable.

Oct 27, 2016

Offering on-site maneuverability with self-contained and self-propelled all-terrain system, TracStar® Series 2 shares common vehicle interchangeable with 28, 250, 412, and 618 fusion machines for 2 in. IPS to 18 in. OD thermoplastic pipe. Unit is powered by diesel engine and features Centerline Guidance System for equal distribution of force around joint. Carriage can be... Read More

Machinery & Machining Tools

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

Aug 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... Read More

Machinery & Machining Tools

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

Jul 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,... Read More

Machinery & Machining Tools

Pipe Fusion Machine incorporates Tier 4 engine.

Apr 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... Read More

Machinery & Machining Tools

McElroy Fusion Machine Selected for Desert Water Line Project

Apr 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... Read More

Machinery & Machining Tools

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

Feb 12, 2016

Wixom, MI—BLM GROUP USA (www.blmgroup.com), 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.

Feb 01, 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.

Jan 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... Read More

Machinery & Machining Tools

End Forming Systems handle tubes up to 1 ½ in. in diameter.

Dec 08, 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... Read More

Machinery & Machining Tools

Delaware Metals adds Tube Flaring & Expanding Capability

Nov 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"... Read More

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

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

Oct 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

Oct 02, 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

Sep 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.

Aug 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,... Read More