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Tube & Pipe

Tuesday | 14 February, 2017 | 10:26 am

Team player

One tool to do it all, BLM unveils a new fully automatic laser tube

Wednesday | 07 December, 2016 | 1:41 pm

Battling bottlenecks

Overtime and inconsistency factor into well-timed capital investment

Thursday | 06 October, 2016 | 2:20 pm

Precise profiles

Complex cutting and shaping equipment help a job shop diversify its customer base

Tuesday | 05 April, 2016 | 2:02 pm

Upstairs downstairs

Mega Bender helps fabricator beautify bends and control costs

Monday | 08 February, 2016 | 3:49 pm

Shape shifting

Manufacturer takes manual manipulation out of the equation with programmable technology for high-end tubing

Tuesday | 15 December, 2015 | 1:25 pm

Pipe dream as reality

A view from the front lines of America’s heartland as an energy pipeline rig welder

Thursday | 15 October, 2015 | 3:00 pm

One-stop shop

Pressure vessel manufacturer cuts process time with help from advanced profile equipment

Wednesday | 13 May, 2015 | 12:45 pm

A weld runs through it

Using the weld-after-backfill method, crews keep Colorado waterline project on track

Thursday | 19 February, 2015 | 10:52 am

The whole picture

What lies beneath a smooth exterior is what counts

Thursday | 11 December, 2014 | 1:27 pm

The politics & price of safety

Reconciling conflicting European and American machinery safety standards

Thursday | 16 October, 2014 | 9:59 am

Making cuts

Manufacturers mow a path through production obstacles with progressive technology

Wednesday | 16 April, 2014 | 8:57 am

Quick tool switch

AddisonMckee’s new automated tool change tooling system for HG150-IDOD tube sizing machine leads to faster changeover

Wednesday | 02 April, 2014 | 12:11 pm

A simpler seam

New technology combats a weld’s heat affected zone

Thursday | 19 December, 2013 | 2:18 pm

Reputation stronghold

An experienced DOM producer re-establishes itself in the marketplace

Tuesday | 29 October, 2013 | 1:14 pm

Changing direction

Hot bending short radius returns requires the right pipe

Tuesday | 23 July, 2013 | 9:32 am

Bending larger radii

New technology uses independently mounted rollers to quickly bend complex radius paths

Friday | 17 May, 2013 | 9:45 am

Desert industrialist

In the shadow of Death Valley, one fabricator brings hometown back to life with investment

Monday | 18 March, 2013 | 2:25 pm

Superior spray

The future of welding may lie in pulse spray transfer

Thursday | 13 December, 2012 | 10:07 am

An easier run

Cutoff presses make accuracy a straightforward task

Monday | 22 October, 2012 | 11:14 am

Consolidated processing

Two fabricators use a laser tube cutting solution to replace multiple processes

Thursday | 02 August, 2012 | 1:25 pm

The sky’s the limit

Custom truck suspension shop lofts drivers above the rest

Thursday | 24 May, 2012 | 9:57 am

Tailored tubing

Hanksville Hot Rods turns a niche market into a profitable business

Monday | 23 April, 2012 | 12:15 pm

Cutting out finishing

Fast, four-axis pipe cutting makes mechanical contractor more competitive

Friday | 17 February, 2012 | 3:33 pm

Elevating efficiency

Stannah Stairlifts forms custom rails with AddisonMckee’s electric tube bender

Wednesday | 01 February, 2012 | 5:00 pm

Metal mollusk

Whimsical creations combine imagination with a do-it-yourself mindset

Tuesday | 22 November, 2011 | 9:22 am

Flawless fabrication

Handmade titanium bicycle company perfects its craft with U.S.-sourced tubing

Thursday | 03 November, 2011 | 2:30 pm

Refined pipe processing

With a strong, easy-to-use coper, Linders Specialty Co.’s clients complete jobs quickly

Thursday | 01 September, 2011 | 3:46 pm

Car craftsman

Ron Covell crafts metal into complex shapes for street rods

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