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 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.
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.
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.
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.
Al Bohlen now leads their North American operations.
They invest in a BC80 CNC end-machining center and a CM602 automatic CNC sawing machine from BLM Group.
This deal expands representation and support of Burr Oak tube processing machinery in Canada.
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.
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.
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.