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Solution for minimising weld failures

Published:  23 November, 2016

Roberts Machining Solutions (RMS) has announced it has developed an innovative solution for minimising weld failures when using the cold metal transfer welding process. The company says the cold metal transfer (CMT) welding process has been proven to reduce fabrication costs by up to 60% and the solution involves internal and external pipe deformers which can re-shape the tubulars to within 0.010" of roundess.

The internal pipe deformers have either four or eight 25 tonne capacity hydraulic cylinders. A Vernier Calliper is used to check the internal diameter in eight places. Once the readings are taken, each hydraulic cylinder is energised appropriately to deform the pipe until a total indicator reading of 0.010" is achieved

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