A high speed, hand-held pneumatic beveler that features an automatic pilot locating system which eliminates setup time and can perform end preps in only a few seconds is available from ESCO Tool. The Millhog® High Speed Hand-Held Beveler features a pilot that automatically seats in the tube ID and a cutterhead with field-replaceable carbide blade inserts and multiple cutting edges to perform 37-1/2 deg end preps. Easy to use, it can bevel a single tube in three seconds and can be supplied with an optional track-mount system for rapidly end-prepping full panel sections. Providing torque-free operation, without cutting oils, Millhog® High Speed Hand-Held Bevelers are ideally suited for repetitive end preps. Straight-through and right-angle models which operate at either 5,000 or 10,000 rpm are offered with working ranges from 0.450 deg ID to 4 in OD. Applications include tube fabrication shops and water wall boiler repairs. Millhog® High Speed Hand-Held Bevelers are priced from $ 3,250.00 or can be rented for $ 196.00 per week in the continental USA; with overnight shipment. Literature is available upon request. www.escotool.com
AIDA-America’s 300-Ton Servo Press Increases Productivity at Graham Stamping
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Beckwood Delivers Hydraulic and Servo-Electric Presses to Supplier of Solid-State Batteries
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ATI Industrial Automation Acquired by Novanta
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