CNC Tube Cutoff Machine

How To Fix Tube Cutting Bottlenecks

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

The term “bottleneck” refers to a slowdown or stoppage in any production process.  In tube cutting, bottlenecks typically occur at certain points on the production line.  In order to fix these problems, it is important for planners to understand how their process becomes bottlenecked in the first place and what steps will solve the situation. Finding and Fixing Production Bottlenecks  …

Cutting Tubes In-House or Buying Pre-Cuts

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

Manufacturers who use metal tubing in their products have a few choices when it comes to buying their raw tube material. High-volume operations usually purchase tubing directly from a mill and use high-speed, automatic tube cutting machines. These cutting systems often transfer the cut pieces directly to a complete production line. Low-volume manufacturers generally purchase full-length tubing and use a …

Tube Cutting and MES Integration to Improve Efficiency

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

Efficient production is the key to profitability for any manufacturing company.  As manufacturing plants work to improve efficiency, many are utilizing a Manufacturing Execution System (MES), which is a computerized solution on the manufacturing floor to process raw material into finished goods.  An MES monitors and controls the complex data surrounding these processes with the goal of ensuring efficient output. …

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Getting Creative With Rotating Head Cutoff Machines

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

Rotating head tube cutoff machines have completely reorganized the workflow of producing and processing in the metal pipe industry. Those with factories or plants dedicated to creating metal pipe products are discovering that with a rotating head cutoff machine, they can quickly streamline their procedures and make the entire process less labor-intensive and more efficient.  However, many of these same …

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The Workflow of Metal Tube Processing

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

For a manufacturer and processor of all types of metal tube products, such as pipes, it is very important to have good productivity and workflow on the factory floor.  In fact, it is not an exaggeration to say that workflow can make the difference between a profitable business and one that does not make money for the owner.  Focusing on …

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Hautau Voted One of The Top Machine Tool Solution Providers in 2020

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

Hautau Tube Cutoff Systems was recently named one of the Top Ten Machine Tool Solution Providers in 2020 by Manufacturing Technology Insights. This publication is one of the top in our industry, and we’re honored to be included among other commendable companies who excel in the manufacturing business. There are many aspects of our business that have allowed Hautau to …

Automatic Tube Cutting System

Benefits of an Automatic Tube Cut-off System

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

Hautau, a renowned manufacturer of tube cutting machines, has consistently delivered innovative technologies to reduce human resources and increase automation for the tube processing industry. Responding to a request from a customer, Hautau delivered a custom tube cut-off system that would transfer the cut-up tubes into special transport carts without requiring human intervention. There are numerous benefits of this fully …

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 …