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November 7, 2011
Orbital welding machine allows both manual, automated welding
Magnatech has introduced the modular EZ orbital welding system. Model 517 is a tube welding controller that integrates the operation of a standard, commercial GTAW power source with the weld head. The operator can use an existing power source,... Read more...
August 15, 2011
Orbital welding machine interface requires minimal operator training
Magnatech's Tubemaster 517 orbital welding machine integrates a controller and orbital head with standard GTAW power supplies.
An intuitive, symbol-based interface requires minimal operator training.
May 5, 2010
We've come a long way, baby
Have you ever wondered how orbital welding technology evolved or just how long it has been around? Believe it or not, orbital welding is 50 years old. During its lifetime the process’s electronic control technology has advanced... Read more...
May 4, 2010
Orbital weld heads with digital technology eliminate need for calibration
Magnatech LLC has introduced a full line of enclosed autogenous orbital weld heads that incorporate digital encoder drive motors and eliminate the need for calibration.
A patent-applied-for over-close collet clamping system and full-exchange... Read more...
September 16, 2008
Digital FCAW orbital pipe welding system uses push-pull system for positive feeding
A new Pipeliner model from Magnatech uses a push-pull system for positive feeding. The 30-lb. standard wire spool helps lower consumable cost, according to the manufacturer. The head welds pipes from 6 in. to 60 in. The system allows contractors... Read more...
February 12, 2008
Welding more with less
Oil and gas is one of the key industries requiring extensive pipe welding—transmission and production activity in the industry is forecast to increase this year. Meanwhile the number of skilled welders is projected to decrease. With the... Read more...
November 6, 2007
Magnatech names sales director
Magnatech, East Granby, Conn., has hired Scott Anthony as director of sales and marketing for the Western Hemisphere. Anthony has more than 20 years of senior-level sales and marketing experience with advanced motion control technology.... Read more...
August 8, 2007
8 FAQs about orbital FCAW
Mechanized, or orbital, gas tungsten arc welding (GTAW) of pipe was first introduced about 40 years ago, largely in response to the need for high-quality welds, repeatability, and zero defects for the large number of nuclear power generator... Read more...
May 9, 2006
Hitting pay dirt -- in pipe
72-in.-dia., 1-in.-wall pipe is being welded using preheating coils on each side of the weld. A torch bracket reaches over the coils. Oil refineries aren't the only ones hitting pay dirt in Canada. Northern Alberta is the land of... Read more...
January 10, 2006
Wading through the world of welding
Many high-tech gadgets that once were handy extras are becoming indispensable in the workplace. A personal digital assistant (PDA) device makes programming a welding power supply faster and easier than manual programming. Photo provided by... Read more...
October 12, 2004
Orbital welding power source redesigned
Magnatech's digital Pipemaster Model 515 has been redesigned and is half the size and weight of previous models. Digital technology provides improved accuracy and reliability, the company says. The machine has an autoranging input of 110 to 480... Read more...