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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 …

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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 …