Hautau Offers a Better Way for Conveyor Idler Rolls

Fred Hautau Custom Systems, Dual-Blade Tube Cutoff, Tube Handling

Automated conveyors are essential for manufacturers, retailers and distribution centers throughout the world. It’s not unusual for the conveyors to literally have thousands of powered rollers and belt-driven idlers for smooth sorting and moving of products. With a traditional manufacturing method, the idlers require several steps for production. After the tube has been cut to its specific length, it’s then …

Unique Tube Cutting Solution Also Improves Product Tracking

Caldiatech Custom Systems, Dual-Blade Tube Cutoff, RC Compact Tube Cutoffs, RC H-Series Tube Cutoffs, Tube Handling

A manufacturer of heavy truck driveshafts came to Hautau with a two-pronged problem. The cutoff machines they were using were slow and took too much time to set up. Because there are three tubes of different lengths in a typical driveshaft, they needed a better way to track each tube group throughout the assembly process. Their previous practice of relying …

Tube cutting machine is ideal for short runs

Fred Hautau Custom Systems, Dual-Blade Tube Cutoff, Tube Handling

A fabricator of hydraulic tube assemblies needed a more efficient way to cut and chamfer tubing for crimp fittings. Their tube saws left burrs and small shavings, and their lathe-type cutoff machines couldn’t chamfer all tube ends. As a result, tube chamfering and de-burring operations were needed.  Production runs were often small, and they cut many different tube sizes, so …

How Hautau Pipe Cutting Solutions Can Completely Change the Way You Do Business

Fred Hautau Dual-Blade Tube Cutoff, RC Compact Tube Cutoffs, Tube Handling

For many businesses, selecting a Hautau solution for their pipe cutting needs has meant an increase in efficiency and an equally impressive increase in their bottom line. Whether you choose from our complete line of Rotating-Head Tube Cutoff Machines or require a custom solution, Hautau engineers have established a reputation for satisfying their customers’ needs and providing ongoing expert technical …

Discover How a Custom-Built Hautau Lathe Improved DOM Tube Production

Caldiatech Custom Systems, RC Compact Tube Cutoffs, Tube Handling

A long-held Hautau hallmark is its ability to custom-design and build tube and pipe cutting solutions to suit individual needs of specific businesses. A perfect example is when PTC, a major Midwest producer of high-quality cold-drawn tubes needed to improve their tube cutting operations. Custom-Designed and Built Rotating-Head Cutoff Lathe Leads to Increased Production and Better Yield Because cold-drawn tubes …

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Rotary-head Lathe vs Rotating Tube Lathe

Caldiatech Custom Systems, Dual-Blade Tube Cutoff, Tube Handling

Before Hautau unveiled its innovative rotary head lathe, the conventional method of close-tolerance tube and pipe cutting centered upon lathes with a fixed, stationary tool that would cut one end as the workpiece rotated – the rotating tube lathe approach. For many years these conventional lathes were the only game in town, but they had drawbacks. The workpiece could not …

Which is Better: Abrasive or Lathe Cutting?

Fred Hautau Dual-Blade Tube Cutoff, RC H-Series Tube Cutoffs

There are a host of methods for tubing and pipe cutting. Before making your decision, you should consider several factors, including wall thickness, the end-conditioning requirements, and any necessary secondary processes. Here, we’ll compare abrasive and lathe cutting. What are the advantages and disadvantages of abrasive cutting? This manual method does not cut with saw teeth. Rather, it utilizes grinding …

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Find Out How Hautau Became the Industry Standard for Pipe and Tube Cutting

Fred Hautau RC Compact Tube Cutoffs, RC H-Series Tube Cutoffs

In practically any aspect of manufacturing, quality control is the key to continued success. In fact, just about every process handled by machines is likely to include markings, chamfers and burrs. What’s the big deal with chamfers, burrs and other rough surfaces? For starters, workers on down the line of production can easily experience severe injury by handling sharp surfaces. …