RC50-60-Tubes

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 …

Tube Loading Systems

Automatic Tube Loading Options

Fred Hautau Custom Systems, Tube Handling, Tube Loading Systems

Tube fabricators and processors are always looking for ways to increase production and reduce costs. With any high-volume tube fabricating operation, the first steps in the process are handling tube bundles, cutting tubes to length and then moving the cutoff tubes to the next operation. This tube cutting process is required for all your raw tube material, and it can …

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 …

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 …

RC80-tube

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 …