Tube & Pipe Fabrication

Intelligent Bending

This plant heralded a complete shift to all-electric tube bending technology to meet huge demand for their new product with an integrated tube processing system that merges robotic handling of the material to bend extremely long tubing in very short cycle times and almost double their manufacturing output from 1,800 units to 3,500 units a day.
Tube & Pipe Fabrication: Articles

Speed and Precision in Chemical Plant Engineering

With investments in chemical plants expected to double over the next few years, here are some insights into selecting the right machines to efficiently manufacture enormous quantities of quality double-walled tubes from high-strength special materials that are often flanged and beaded.

Automatic Bending Cells for Automotive Parts

Automatic bending cells simplify the manufacturing process, offer a high degree of occupational safety, withstand nonstop operation effortlessly, and increase productivity of hollow profiles for body and chassis construction, exhaust gas technology and other applications demanded by the automotive industry.

The Largest All-Electric Tube Bending Machine Ever

An ultra-powerful all-electric pipe bender starts operations at a U.S. shipbuilder that supplies nuclear-powered aircraft carriers and submarines to the U.S. Navy.

Tube Machining

This transfer machine uses a CNC servo driven spindle and slide components to cut extremely difficult and challenging large and long OD threads on steel tubing parts used in the HVAC component industry.

From Days to Minutes

To dramatically shorten design-to-manufacture time, this advanced 3D simulator unveils powerful real-time visualization with collision detection that speeds tube bending program development so that shops can optimize their computer-controlled bending machines.


Tube & Pipe Fabrication: Industry News

Superior Tube and Fine Tubes Appoint New Sales Managers

Mark Boyle, Andrew Millett and Matthew Jablonsky join their sales management team.

Steel Tube Expands Manufacturing Operations

They also appoint Steve Davis to lead their quality and safety operations.

Roll-Kraft Boosts Workforce

These hires include experienced employees that expand their skill base.


Tube & Pipe Fabrication: Products

FABTECH 2016: Tube & Pipe

Take a closer look at some of the tube and pipe fabrication technologies that will be exhibited November 16-18 on the show floor in Las Vegas.

Full Electric CNC Bender

The YLM CNC 38 MS AE full electric bender from J&S Machine uses TEACH programming to simultaneously move any or all axes of the machine to reduce cycle times or work around machine interference on parts being bent.

Vertical Dual Head Expanding Machine

Ideal for higher volume fabricating cells, the 1674V vertical dual head expanding machine from Huth Ben Pearson expands up to 12 in with custom tooling.