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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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 …