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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 …