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.
The new headquarters will boast 75,000 sq ft with room to grow up to 50 percent for future expansion.
The larger 75,000 sq ft headquarters and Tech Center will more than double the space of their current facility and provide greater access for customers to explore their tube processing technologies.
Zekelman is the parent company of Atlas Tube, Wheatland Tube, Sharon Tube, Picoma and Energex Tube.
The LRC 20 hand tool from Suhner grinds, mills and polishs the leading edges and corners of impellers or the insides of narrow pipes that previously could be accessed only with great difficulty.
For pipe drilling and hole cutting, the MagDrill Disrupter 30 from Magswitch/Euroboor uses a uniquely flexible drill base for a superior grip on flat and round pipe outer and pipe inner surfaces a little over two inches in diameter,
The fully automatic DB 622-CNC ‘t bend’ mandrel bending machine from Transfluid performs exact bending of 22 x 2.0 mm round steel tubes, 22 x 1.5 mm stainless steel tubes, and 16 x 1.5 mm square tubes.