Pipe Stands: Introduction

Pipe stands, also known as pipe support or pipe hanger, are elements that move the weight of the pipe to the support structures. The weight is all the mass of the pipe itself and the importance the pipe can carry, and all fittings attached to the pipe and the pipe coverings, like insulation. The primary…

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Pipe Rollers

Pipeline rollers can support, guide, and protect a section of the pipeline during crossings by rivers and roads. Pipe guide rollers reduce drag forces when a pipe is pulled through horizontally bored or drilled holes. Pipe Standmakes conical or conveyor roller-style pipe rollers. They are suitable for applications that range from 2” HDPE pipe up…

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Welding Manipulator Seam Tracking Options

Three welding manipulator seam tracking options: How to find the right one for you Traditionally, semi-automated welding using a column and boom welding manipulator has been done by fixing a welding torch at a set distance from a workpiece, then manually adjusting this relationship during welding to account for any variances in part geometry. This…

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Pipe Lifting Jacks Overview

Purple Engineering’s Pipe Lifting Jacks made by LJ Welding Automation in Canada make installing pipe in tight spaces easy. It is now possible to inspect pipes and replace supports with ease. Pipe lifting jacks are easy to use, save time, and do not require a hoisting device. Pipe lifting jacks resist corrosion and have a…

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What are Welding Positioners?

Welding positioners are a device that holds and turns a workpiece in order so that welders can work at an appropriate angle and on a uniform surface. It can move at a rapid speed even when it is carrying weights that signify weight. The principal function of a welder’s positioner is to ensure that the…

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Roller Systems for Pipes

What are the Different Types of Pipe Roller Systems? Pipe roller systems make it simple for installers to manufacture or repair pipes virtually any size. Steel pipe support systems might be single or double in design, and they’re used to support medium to big pipes and pipe systems once installed. Pipe rollers make it possible…

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