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
Manufacturing Industry Invited to Take Reshoring Survey
AMT and the Reshoring Initiative will use the survey results to identify which processes, products and components face the most pressure from imports and which offer the biggest opportunities to reshore. Part of AMT’s “Rebuilding the Supply Chain” initiative, the survey is open to OEMs, job shops, technology suppliers and distributors through the end of February.
Year-Over-Year November U.S. Manufacturing Technology Orders Up 1.4%
While November’s $330.3 million represent a decrease of 13.3% from October, AMT’s president says it’s clear ‘the sector did not fare as poorly as originally predicted.’